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Think, fight and plan like a girl: Chicago’s Youth Women’s March 2019

January 18, 2019

When it was announced Chicago would not hold a 2019 Women’s March, a Roosevelt University student knew she had to do something to change that. Freshman Jazmine-Marie Cruz noticed on the Women's ...

Telepsychiatry increases access to mental health care

Telepsychiatry increases access to mental health care

December 10, 2018

There are not enough mental health clinicians in America to keep up with the demand for them. In an effort to combat this issue, healthcare providers are turning to screens and phones.Telepsychiatry...

CTA shooting raises concern

CTA shooting raises concern

December 7, 2018

This article has been updated to include interviews from a student and campus security.At approximately 5:00 p.m. on Dec. 6, a man was shot at the Jackson Red Line stop, according to Fred Waller, Chief of Patrol ...

Here comes Santa Claus right down CTA lane

Here comes Santa Claus right down CTA lane

December 4, 2018

Twinkling lights, joyous sounds, tasty treats and even Santa Claus himself can be found aboard one of the famous CTA holiday transportation services.Most people do not know the CTA Allstate Holiday Trai...

Fans hope for playoffs after hot start to Bears season

Fans hope for playoffs after hot start to Bears season

December 2, 2018

The Chicago Bears have brought that winning feeling back to Soldier Field. Twelve games into the 2018 NFL season, the team has a winning record against divisional opponents and took a five game winning s...

Chicago goes after big tobacco, e-cigarettes

Chicago goes after big tobacco, e-cigarettes

November 26, 2018

The ongoing battle between Chicago and big tobacco companies and e-cigarette distributors has intensified after a Nov. 12 announcement of a lawsuit against multiple retailers.City attorneys filed a lawsui...

Cook County voters want legal marijuana revenue to fund schools

Cook County voters want legal marijuana revenue to fund schools

November 22, 2018

Before the midterm election, Governor-elect J.B. Pritzker campaigned on his support of marijuana legalization in Illinois, suggesting that this legislation could reduce opioid overdoses, help reform the crimin...

Chicago, environmental activists not McLovin’ McDonald’s eco practices

Chicago, environmental activists not McLovin’ McDonald’s eco practices

November 17, 2018

Consumer and environmental rights activists and local restaurants want people to think twice before picking up their next Big Mac. During a Nov. 14 Rally for Clean Water, global environmental organiz...

Local nonprofit urges students to dream big

Local nonprofit urges students to dream big

November 11, 2018

Since 2012, nonprofit organization Dream on Education has tried to aid the development of high-achieving sixth to eighth grade students in underprivileged areas in Chicago, according to the program’s ...

Illinois votes blue during 2018 midterm elections

Illinois votes blue during 2018 midterm elections

November 10, 2018

Fresh off aweekend rally with former President Barack Obama, J.B. Pritzker defeated incumbent Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner during a strong night for local Democrats.Nationally, women and minority candidates...

Former President Barack Obama: ‘If you don’t like what’s going on, don’t hashtag—vote.’

By Alexandra Yetter

November 6, 2018

Filed under Metro

Former President Barack Obama chastised the Republican Party for using fear mongering and lies in their bids for political office during the 2018 gubernatorial elections.“Why is it you’ve got one party that is always trying to discourage people from voting? I really disagree with Republican ideas, [but] you have never heard me say or do something designed to prevent them from voting,” Obama said during a Nov. 4 Get O...

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