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Opinion: Health care workers need more than applause right now

Opinion: Health care workers need more than applause right now

April 10, 2020

Every night at 8 p.m., balconies and windows across Chicago light up. People hang their heads out windows, clapping and cheering; some sing and some play instruments. It has been dubbed “Solidarit...

Letter to the Editor: My coronavirus story

Letter to the Editor: My coronavirus story

April 9, 2020

It all started on Wednesday, March 11 when The Renegades marching band canceled rehearsal due to the coronavirus. Later that same evening when I was talking to my mom at home, she said that my sister's...

Opinion: We are not 'in this together' with the wealthy during the coronavirus pandemic

Opinion: We are not ‘in this together’ with the wealthy during the coronavirus pandemic

April 5, 2020

As public officials across the globe shutter businesses and public spaces and humans isolate themselves in their homes, videos from every corner of Hollywood surface with one similar sentiment: “We ...

Column: A Chronicle photojournalist details her inner conflict between balancing her love of going out to take photos and staying safe, as someone in the

Column: What is a picture worth? A photographer in the high-risk category weighs in

April 4, 2020

My usual routine Monday through Friday was working two jobs and attending classes. I took a Chicago Transit Authority bus and the Red Line to get around. My only concern for safety when going...

Staff Reporter Jonah Ocuto works on articles from his living room as he self-quarantines.

Column: Angry filmmaker yells at cloud, and other thoughts about procrastination

April 1, 2020

Throughout my self-quarantine, I’ve told myself that I need to be productive approximately 1,867,438 times, 246 of those coming from the two hours I’ve spent staring at this blank page. I’m u...

I took this photo of myself and fellow photojournalist Justin Anderson during the Illinois primary. It was the last assignment we covered before Chronicle staff had to move to remote work.

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...

Chronicle staffers read President and CEO Kwang-Wu Kim's email announcing classes will be transitioned online, Thursday, March 12.

Editor’s Note: The Chronicle will not stop reporting, no matter the ups and downs

March 26, 2020

Wisconsin. Maryland. Hawaii. These are just a few of the places Chronicle staffers will be working from in the coming weeks as the college reckons with our country's national emergency, one of the biggest ...

Letter to the Editor: In response to 'Campus buildings, dorms to close'

Letter to the Editor: In response to ‘Campus buildings, dorms to close’

March 23, 2020

My partner is a current student at Columbia College Chicago and a current resident on campus. To kick out your students, especially those who are international or do not have homes to return to due to the pan...

Letter to the Editor: Five dollars' worth of free advice

Letter to the Editor: Five dollars’ worth of free advice

March 19, 2020

When I was 24, I had a cadaveric heart transplant. This puts me in the unique position of not only having faced a life-threatening illness but of having also spent three months unable to leave a small hosp...

Denise Arnold (right) assists Vincent Smith to early vote in the Illinois primary.

Opinion: Former inmates deserve to have their voting rights respected, not canceled

March 16, 2020

Rehabilitation is supposedly the point of incarceration, but this process is often lost as inmates are stripped of their personhood and become subjects of the state. After they have served their sen...

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...

Editor's Note: It’s time to get over fake news phobia

Editor’s Note: It’s time to get over fake news phobia

March 8, 2020

Standing in the back of The Promontory, a Hyde Park restaurant, leaning against the bar with my legal pad and recorder out, I listened carefully to prominent Chicago politicos discuss the Super Tuesda...

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