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Health education is not the same as body shaming

Health education is not the same as body shaming

By Samantha Conrad

December 12, 2018

With the body positivity movement gaining more acceptance, people are becoming more confident and happy with their bodies, no matter the size or shape. However, many body positivity advocates glorify obe...

An open letter to the C-Fac Steering Committee

An open letter to the C-Fac Steering Committee

December 5, 2018

Preface: On Nov. 9, C-Fac members Carey Friedman, Gitanjali Kapila and Michele Hoffman received notice of summons to a heretofore unknown union “Integrity Committee” based on charges that were sub...

Blue Christmas: How to provide support for those affected by the holidays

Blue Christmas: How to provide support for those affected by the holidays

December 5, 2018

The holidays are here. Christmas lights have sprung up on every street and State Street is flooded with shoppers. While some people may see this as “the most wonderful time of the year,” not eve...

Bystanders must derail sexual harassment on CTA

Bystanders must derail sexual harassment on CTA

December 3, 2018

In September, CBS reported a woman sexually assaulted on the Blue Line at the Cicero stop. The anonymous woman got off the train at the next stop to escape the man.A male passerby stepped up and gave h...

REVIEW: Strong women shine in ‘The Favourite’

REVIEW: Strong women shine in ‘The Favourite’

November 30, 2018

“The Favourite” is a quirky, historical drama set in 18th century England about Queen Anne’s rule while England is at war with the French. Directed by Yorgos Lanthimos, the film stars Emma Stone, Rache...

In response to ‘Chicago, environmental activists not McLovin’ McDonald’s eco practices’

In response to ‘Chicago, environmental activists not McLovin’ McDonald’s eco practices’

November 27, 2018

It’s heartening to see Chicago citizens urging McDonald’s to adopt better environmental policies. As your article stated, not only does McDonald’s get an F on the U.S. Public Interest Resear...

Editor’s Note: Betsy DeVos proposes changes to Title IX regulations

Editor’s Note: Betsy DeVos proposes changes to Title IX regulations

November 26, 2018

Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos has proposed several changes to Title IX regulations introduced under the Obama administration, and she is receiving support from those in favor of clearer guidelines...

Support needed for dissenting adjunct faculty in C-Fac union

Support needed for dissenting adjunct faculty in C-Fac union

November 21, 2018

Because C-Fac members are now being harassed by their own leadership, staff and full-time faculty need to speak out for them. When C-Fac announced their new "Integrity Committee," it was accompan...

In response to ‘Chicago, environmental activists not McLovin’ McDonald’s eco practices’

In response to ‘Chicago, environmental activists not McLovin’ McDonald’s eco practices’

November 20, 2018

To the editor, The Chronicle recently reported on the Rally for Clean Water that Mighty Earth hosted in front of McDonald’s headquarters in the West Loop. The rally was intended to draw attentio...

Famous women owe us nothing

Famous women owe us nothing

November 20, 2018

On Nov. 7, E! News reported  that 24-year-old artist Halsey and 41-year-old John Mayer appeared to be in a budding romance based on Instagram comments and posts shared between the two.Halsey responde...

EDITORIAL: Disasters can happen, don’t forget your pet

EDITORIAL: Disasters can happen, don’t forget your pet

By Editorial Board

November 19, 2018

Three major wildfires have devastated several parts of California, one of the worst wildfire outbreaks in the state’s history. According to CBS News, thousands of people evacuated and thousands of home...

Editor’s Note: Historic midterm election shows power behind votes

Editor’s Note: Historic midterm election shows power behind votes

November 12, 2018

As a result of significant voter turnout, this year’s midterm election recorded numerous groundbreaking victories as the public resists the Trump Administration. According to a Nov. 9 New York Time...

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