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Medicare for All brought into mainstream

Medicare for All brought into mainstream

March 15, 2019

The possibility of 18 million people losing health care coverage if the Affordable Care Act is repealed piqued the interest of University of Michigan professor Beza Merid, who held a lecture on the issue...

Let the shenanigans begin: St. Patrick’s Day attracts crowds of underage drinkers

Let the shenanigans begin: St. Patrick’s Day attracts crowds of underage drinkers

March 15, 2019

A young woman with tears streaming down her face leaned over a trash can to heave once more, throwing up the alcohol she consumed earlier that morning. Passersby equally intoxicated ignored the gi...

Write an essay, win a comic book store

Write an essay, win a comic book store

March 12, 2019

Like Clark Kent the reporter or Bruce Wayne the entrepreneur, Carmelo Chimera lives a double life. Chimera is an attorney at McGuireWoods LLP, but when he is not in the courtroom, Chimera is writing graphic...

Endometriosis Month: getting public about women’s privates

Endometriosis Month: getting public about women’s privates

By Yasmeen Sheikah, Staff Reporter

March 8, 2019

March is Endometriosis Awareness Month, and people around Chicago and the world are working to inform others about this chronic condition. Endometriosis is a disorder where endometrial tissue is found o...

‘This is what change looks like’: Chicago to have first black female mayor

‘This is what change looks like’: Chicago to have first black female mayor

March 7, 2019

When Chicago voters go to bed April 2, they will have likely elected the city's first black woman mayor. "This, my friends, is what change looks like," mayoral candidate and former Chicago Police ...

Bernie Sanders: ‘We are gathered here tonight to complete the political revolution we started three years ago.’

Bernie Sanders: ‘We are gathered here tonight to complete the political revolution we started three years ago.’

March 4, 2019

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vermont) declared political revolution during the launch of his 2020 presidential campaign, which included a stop in Chicago. During a March 3 rally held at Navy Pier, 600 E. Gra...

Hackers beware: women are coding

Hackers beware: women are coding

March 4, 2019

The cybersecurity field is made up of only 20 percent women, but a Chicago-based training program is dedicated to changing that.  Due to the increase in cyber crimes from September 2017 to August 2018, there were 313,735 cybersecurity job openings in the U.S., according to a study by Cy...

Pritzker to prioritize education in 2020 budget

Pritzker to prioritize  education in 2020 budget

By Katherine Savage

March 4, 2019

Financial relief could be on the way for a greater number of Columbia students. The troubled and under-funded state Monetary Award Program is scheduled to get a $50 million boost under Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s...

Toni Preckwinkle, Lori Lightfoot headed for mayoral runoff election

Toni Preckwinkle, Lori Lightfoot headed for mayoral runoff election

February 27, 2019

Chicago is poised to have its first black woman mayor. Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle and former Chicago Police Board President Lori Lightfoot will face off in an April 2 runoff election...

Now streaming: real-time quality of the Chicago River

Now streaming: real-time quality of the Chicago River

February 25, 2019

Nature lovers and others enjoying the Chicago River this spring will be able to use their cell phones to tell how clean — or dirty — the water is under a new program designed to access data on what s...

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