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Protesters break police lines, at least two arrested

Protesters break police lines, at least two arrested

October 15, 2019

At least two were arrested Saturday at the Stolen Kids, Stolen Land protest, where participants called for the closure of Heartland Alliance immigration shelters. Heartland Alliance, an anti-p...

City ordinance may switch Columbus Day for Indigenous Peoples’ Day

City ordinance may switch Columbus Day for Indigenous Peoples’ Day

October 14, 2019

A proposed city ordinance would replace Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples' Day in Chicago if passed, a response to honor Indigenous populations who suffered at the hands of Christopher Colu...

Immigrant groups clash over senate bill to increase immigration access for some

Immigrant groups clash over senate bill to increase immigration access for some

October 12, 2019

Updated 10/14/19 at 8:05 p.m. with updated numbers of protestors. Shouts of “first come, first served” clashed with chants of “green cards for all” in Daley Plaza Thursday as immigrant advocacy...

Presidential candidates talk LGBTQ+ youth, healthcare and protests at historic town hall

Presidential candidates talk LGBTQ+ youth, healthcare and protests at historic town hall

October 11, 2019

On the eve of the 31st anniversary of National Coming Out Day, and two days after the Supreme Court heard arguments regarding LGBTQ+ workers’ rights, nine Democratic presidential candidates gathere...

Students intrigued by Dwight Lofts’ new neighbor: the Church of Scientology

Students intrigued by Dwight Lofts’ new neighbor: the Church of Scientology

October 9, 2019

Junior filmmaking major Aaron Biggers, who lived in the Dwight Lofts for the 2018–2019 academic year, was curious to find out what was happening next door after passing by the construction. Biggers eventually le...

The impeachment inquiry process, explained

The impeachment inquiry process, explained

October 8, 2019

When news broke of the U.S. House of Representatives moving forward with a formal impeachment inquiry, many automatically assumed impeachment and removal from office were one and the same. Fact ch...

Climate protesters break police lines

Climate protesters break police lines

October 8, 2019

Several hundred climate protestors broke police lines near Daley Plaza Monday night, resulting in at least one arrest and blocked traffic. The protest, led by Extinction Rebellion in conjunctio...

Gun Violence Memorial  Project debuts in Chicago

Gun Violence Memorial Project debuts in Chicago

October 6, 2019

Blair DeLane Holt was a 16-year- old student at Percy L. Julian High School riding a CTA bus home on May 10, 2007, when a gunman fired shots into the bus, fatally striking the teen in the abdomen and wo...

Chicago History Museum free for Columbia students

Chicago History Museum free for Columbia students

October 3, 2019

Thirty mannequins standing tall are dressed in silk and feathered Hollywood couture. More than 300 objects representing Chicago’s role in design during the Great Depression are displayed in glass cases. And o...

E-scooters have e-normous issues, Chicagoans say

E-scooters have e-normous issues, Chicagoans say

October 3, 2019

Throughout parts of Chicago’s West Side this summer, shareable electric scooters, or e-scooters, were seen zipping up and down city streets or in some cases tossed haphazardly onto sidewalks, dr...

Vintage CTA trains allow passengers to take a ride back in time

Vintage CTA trains allow passengers to take a ride back in time

October 2, 2019

Vintage 6000-series trains took passengers for a historic ride through the Loop in honor of Customer Appreciation Day, Oct. 1. Built between 1950 and 1959, the vintage trains have not hosted the publi...

Illinois residents protest doubling of the Dakota Access Pipeline

Illinois residents protest doubling of the Dakota Access Pipeline

September 28, 2019

The heavy rain on Friday did not stop Chicagoans from demanding Gov. J.B. Pritzker declare a climate emergency in Illinois, ban fracking and halt the doubling in volume of the Dakota Access Pipeline. ...

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