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Editorial: Veganism is not a punchline

Editorial: Veganism is not a punchline

October 19, 2019

Dietary choices and restrictions can be a very personal and serious aspect of a person’s life. Now, imagine if someone made a joke of those for their own entertainment. On Oct. 8, a post went viral on Reddit...

Letter to the Editor: In response to ‘Stop masquerading your hate as religion’

Letter to the Editor: In response to ‘Stop masquerading your hate as religion’

October 19, 2019

I am a retired CEO. I continue to make mischief with a popular LGBTQ+ blog that has tilted towards the "T" over the last year or so. I have been following Peter Vlaming's case closely. Vlaming is represented by Alliance...

Opinion: Clean energy should be Pritzker’s No. 1 priority

Opinion: Clean energy should be Pritzker’s No. 1 priority

October 18, 2019

Elected officials wouldn’t know a crumbling ecosystem if a forest fire held up a sign saying it was the end of the world. Yet, it is still truly baffling how—in a state as blue and agriculturally-cente...

Letter to the Editor: Chicago wouldn’t be Chicago without engineers and they need our support

Letter to the Editor: Chicago wouldn’t be Chicago without engineers and they need our support

October 16, 2019

Chicago is home to some of America’s greatest achievements in architecture and design. The Tribune Tower, One Illinois Center, The Wrigley Building, Millennium Park, the Chicago Riverwalk and Maggie...

Editor’s Note: Global Education Office issues bad for business

Editor’s Note: Global Education Office issues bad for business

October 14, 2019

Studying abroad in Paris for the 2019 Creative Writing J-term was one of the highlights of my college experience, especially because I was in the city during the intense and historic Yellow Vest riots...

EDITORIAL: Stop masquerading your hate as religion

EDITORIAL: Stop masquerading your hate as religion

October 13, 2019

A slip of the tongue is a term often used by people trying to justify their actions. However, in 2019, these slips need to be taken seriously, lest more people use it as an excuse for intolerance. I...

Letter to the Editor: Response to ‘DOL to Oversee CFAC Elections’

Letter to the Editor: Response to ‘DOL to Oversee CFAC Elections’

October 13, 2019

In response to CFAC Treasurer Susan Van Veen's recent Letter to the Editor regarding the article, "DOL to Oversee CFAC Elections," it's charming how insistent Van Veen is that elections occurred in 2015 ...

OPINION: Musicians deserve room to experiment and grow

OPINION: Musicians deserve room to experiment and grow

October 12, 2019

Some of the music scene’s most renowned rock names–blink-182, Green Day and Fall Out Boy–have been making comebacks in 2019 with new albums, tours and sounds.  However, many diehard fans have been vocal...

Letter to the Editor: About CFAC and its upcoming election

Letter to the Editor: About CFAC and its upcoming election

October 12, 2019

The insults to the civil servants in the U.S. Department of Labor from our Union leadership and from Mr. Johannesson as quoted in the Chronicle are, frankly, despicable. I saw no signs that the DoL representatives at our Oct. 7 meeting have been i...

EDITORIAL: Time to wake up and educate our youth about jury duty

EDITORIAL: Time to wake up and educate our youth about jury duty

By Editorial Board

October 12, 2019

Pressing the snooze button may be one of the few simple pleasures in the rat race of society. It is the one buffer between the warmth of sleep and the reality of morning routine. Now, imagine if pressing...

Letter to the Editor: In response to ‘Department of Labor to oversee CFAC elections’

Letter to the Editor: In response to ‘Department of Labor to oversee CFAC elections’

October 11, 2019

As an active member of the CFAC Union and a member in good standing of SAG-AFTRA for 22 years, I have seen factions within both unions fighting not for the good of all members—as a union is supposed...

Letter to the Editor: In response to ‘Department of Labor to oversee CFAC elections’

Letter to the Editor: In response to ‘Department of Labor to oversee CFAC elections’

October 11, 2019

Printing an article that is flawed and one sided in content is concerning. CFAC leadership offered multiple sources for the Chronicle to reach out to and fact check with, of which none were contacted. This...

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