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March 29, 2020

Social distancing Published March 29, 2020   Coronacation Published March 22, 2020   Did you wash your hands? Appeared in a March 19 Letter to the Editor. The Jolly Corner Appeared in the Chronicle's March 9 issue.   W...

Column: Shuttershock, or how it feels for a photographer to lose her creative outlet

Column: Shuttershock, or how it feels for a photographer to lose her creative outlet

March 27, 2020

I’ve spent the past week bouncing from my bed to the kitchen to the living room couch and then back to bed. I've been walking in a small triangle within my apartment that doesn’t feel like my apartme...

Opinion: Having a twin is a life-long journey

Opinion: Having a twin is a life-long journey

March 15, 2020

"BFF" is an acronym used to describe our forever best friends. For me, it’s a term I have never used for anyone in my life because my standard for a best friend was set very high by someone that surp...

Opinion: Police sanctioned violence on CTA

Opinion: Police sanctioned violence on CTA

By Margaret Smith, Opinions Editor

March 7, 2020

Gun violence in Chicago doesn’t only exist in a few sectioned-off neighborhoods, it doesn’t just happen in dark, tucked-away alleys or between citizens whose names will soon become part of the endless,...

Opinion: Mask on, mask off: the duality of being black

Opinion: Mask on, mask off: the duality of being black

February 29, 2020

The first time I attended college, I went to Oglethorpe University, a small private school in Atlanta, Georgia. Similar to Columbia, it was a “PWI,” or predominantly white institution, and because ...

Opinion: Eating Disorder Awareness Week, let’s talk about it

Opinion: Eating Disorder Awareness Week, let’s talk about it

February 22, 2020

Editor’s Note: This commentary centers around the subject of eating disorders in recognition of Eating Disorder Awareness Week, Monday, Feb. 24 - Sunday, March 1; the Chronicle apologizes for any disc...

Opinion: Reading between the lines is crucial in the 2020 election season

Opinion: Reading between the lines is crucial in the 2020 election season

By Camilla Forte, Deputy Director of Photography

February 11, 2020

“We know who got us to this point,” said Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang from the stage at the University of Illinois at Chicago's Isadore and Sadie Dorin Forum. “It was not the media comp...

Opinion: Support the DDD-cup: End the stigma of large breasts

Opinion: Support the DDD-cup: End the stigma of large breasts

By Summer Hoagland-Abernathy, Copy editor

February 9, 2020

Small breasts are not sexy, right? With an A-cup, there is nothing to look at, nothing to hold. Large breasts are where the sex appeal is, right? That is why, in 2018, the American Society of Plastic Surgeons rep...

Opinion: Demonizing sex workers does nothing for society

Opinion: Demonizing sex workers does nothing for society

By Margaret Smith, Opinions Editor

February 7, 2020

Before triple-X websites, gentlemen’s clubs and the Levee District of Chicago, there were always sex workers. When you read the words “sex work” what do you think? Of scandalous women? Somethin...

Opinion: Took a DNA test, turns out the world 100% doesn’t care what you think about women’s weight

Opinion: Took a DNA test, turns out the world 100% doesn’t care what you think about women’s weight

February 1, 2020

From the legalization of recreational cannabis in Illinois to the military conflicts in Iran, which resulted in an uproar on social media, 2020 has come in hot. But certain jokes also trudged into this ...

Opinion: Dear, Kobe…

Opinion: Dear, Kobe…

January 29, 2020

Dear Kobe, I was 11 years old when I first saw you. I had just moved to my first foster home and was a nervous wreck. I didn’t know what to make of my situation. I was angry, frightened and had no...

Opinion: It is OK to pause the hustle

Opinion: It is OK to pause the hustle

By Justin Anderson, Photojournalist

January 25, 2020

Bright blue light drowns out a darkness that should otherwise engulf the room at an early hour like this. Two sets of hands furiously type away—one on a class assignment, the other on a personal project...

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