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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...

Climate strikes, scam emails and impeachment

Climate strikes, scam emails and impeachment

October 9, 2019

  https://open.spotify.com/episode/5wVseZI9saKkFFIjvz8d83 On this week's episode we discuss the ongoing climate strikes around the world, scam emails students have been receiving and the impeachment...

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...

Chicago neighborhood ‘props’ up a hidden gem

Chicago neighborhood ‘props’ up a hidden gem

October 6, 2019

Hidden in the Bridgeport neighborhood is the largest prop house of vintage items in Chicago. With 36,000 square feet of items, Zap Props, 3611 S. Loomis Place, has supplied the film and TV industry ...

The Chronicle takes you behind its story of ‘Confusion surrounds composting initiatives.’

October 4, 2019

Through her reporting efforts, News Editor Kendall Polidori found that many faculty, staff and students were confused on how composting initiatives were carried out on campus, especially within the city...

Hollywood, commuting and the bookstore

Hollywood, commuting and the bookstore

October 2, 2019

https://open.spotify.com/episode/4ZrIkkk0kIfhiJaK4LXZ2K On this week's episode of Chronicle Headlines, our staff talks about a student film being shown in Hollywood, the sacrifice of lengthy com...

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...

Chicago’s multicultural markets offer a feeling of home for international students

Chicago’s multicultural markets offer a feeling of home for international students

September 30, 2019

College students may experience the occasional spout of homesickness and food can often be one form of comfort. As a multicultural city, Chicago is home to various markets, restaurants and neighborhoods...

Oh, the lengths Columbia students will go to shave off student expenses

Oh, the lengths Columbia students will go to shave off student expenses

September 30, 2019

      When riding the South Shore Line, you are supposed to keep your feet off the seat. Tricia Parent ignores this rule, opting to keep her feet propped up. The South Shore Line...

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. ...

Climate crisis inspires people all over the world to take action, a look at how student evaluations affect professors

Climate crisis inspires people all over the world to take action, a look at how student evaluations affect professors

September 25, 2019

A look at climate crisis strikes in Chicago and student evaluations.

Thousands walk to bring suicide awareness ‘Out of the Darkness’

Thousands walk to bring suicide awareness ‘Out of the Darkness’

September 24, 2019

More than 7,000 people gathered at Montrose Harbor Sept. 21 for the Out of the Darkness Chicagoland Walk, in remembrance of those lost to suicide Organized by the Illinois Chapter of the American Fou...

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