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Moriah Stefanski, 19, an anti-abortion activist, protests across the street from the Planned Parenthood Illinois Action Rally on Wednesday.

Abortion rights advocates rally in Chicago ahead of Supreme Court case

March 5, 2020

Michael C. Oboza was 14 years old when he witnessed his friend bleed to death giving herself an abortion with a coat hanger. “A woman [can] decide with her own body if she would like an abortion, an...

March for Life Chicago claims to be the largest pro-life event in the Midwest. Over 8,000 were in attendance during 2019's march.

Chicago’s March for Life attracts anti-abortion supporters, counter-protesters and white nationalists

January 15, 2020

Editor's Note: In this article, sources refer to abortions as pertaining to women. The Chronicle acknowledges that abortion is applicable to all people, regardless of gender identity.   ...

Ten Democratic presidential candidates went head-to-head onstage to debate their stances on issues ranging from immigration to impeachment in the first round of the Democratic primary debates Wednesday evening. Photos by Wilfredo Lee / AP

Five key moments from night one of the Democratic primary debates

June 27, 2019

      From awkward Spanish to shouting matches over an obscure section of the U.S. Code many viewers probably hadn’t heard of, night one of the Democratic presidential primary...

Senior Vice President and Provost candidate Lourdes María Alvarez addressed members of the Columbia College Chicago community Feb. 7 at Film Row Cinema, 1104 S. Wabash Ave.

Difference in candidates could mean easier provost selection

March 1, 2019

President and CEO Kwang-Wu Kim's provost selection, which will likely be announced in March, will mark a distinct path for the future of Columbia and its leadership.Kim said the differences between the t...

EDITORIAL: Abortion must be accessible, not just legal

EDITORIAL: Abortion must be accessible, not just legal

February 28, 2019

The Trump administration announced a new rule Feb. 22 that will prevent any organization that provides abortions or abortion referrals from receiving Title X family planning funding unless they provi...

Intro to intersectionality: All women deserve our attention

Intro to intersectionality: All women deserve our attention

By Tyra Bosnic

October 30, 2017

A teenage girl who migrated to the U.S. from Central America has finally been allowed her right to an abortion, and her case exemplifies the need to make feminism intersectional. The 17-year-old girl,...

Demonstrators stood silently outside Gov. Bruce Rauner's Chicago office Aug. 9 asking him to keep his campaign promises. 

‘Handmaids’ protesters silently urge Rauner to sign abortion rights bill

August 10, 2017

Dressed in red robes and white bonnets—a nod to the Hulu original show "The Handmaid's Tale" based on the book of the same name by Margaret Atwood—demonstrators stood in silence outside Gov. Bruce R...

Roe v. Wade v. Trump

Roe v. Wade v. Trump

February 27, 2017

She burst into tears and listened to Beyoncé’s Lemonade to build up her spirits. She was being compared to serial killers like Charles Manson and Ted Bundy. But women’s activist Whitney Shields d...

Vibrate for women’s rights

Vibrate for women’s rights

February 13, 2017

“The best conversations happen over brunch,” said Kyle Ann Sebastian, whose mealtime discussion about state politics fundraising with a friend led to a fresh idea for an upcoming fundraiser: a vibr...

Emanuel: ‘Chicago is back on solid ground’

Mayor Rahm Emanuel pointed to the city’s lower budget shortfall after increasing taxes and fees during his budget address Oct. 11 City Council speech.

By Metro Reporter

October 17, 2016

Mayor Rahm Emanuel addressed the need for a balanced city budget by cutting costs, while replenishing Chicago Police Department forces, summer jobs programs and investing in the city’s youth at the same ...

‘Our Whole Lives’ improves lacking sex-ed curriculum

By Operations Assistant

February 8, 2016

Sexual education in the United States has been a highly contested issue since the 1970s, when widespread concerns about teen pregnancy—and subsequently the HIV/AIDS epidemic—ignited public support for a mandatory curriculum.However, the content of the curriculum and the extent of its use lags behind that of many other countries. While sexual education in the Netherlands begins as early as kindergarten and persists throughou...

March for life vs. March for Lies | The Columbia Chronicle

January 25, 2016

Two organized marches regarding abortion started in front of Federal Plaza, 50 W. Adams St., on Jan 17.  March for Life, a Washington D.C. based organization, is the largest gathering of pro-life supp...

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