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Illinois legislature votes in favor of minimum wage hike

Illinois legislature votes in favor of minimum wage hike

February 15, 2019

The state’s minimum wage is on its way to $15 by 2025 after the Illinois House passed a bill calling for the boost in pay  Feb. 14. The bill passed the Senate earlier this month and is now on its ...

The 22-member cast of Sideshow Theatre Company’s U.S. premiere of

Alumnus finds ‘truth and reconciliation’ in new play

March 15, 2017

Conflicts in Rwanda, Zimbabwe, Northern Ireland, South Africa and Bosnia are the focus of a play written by debbie tucker green, which examines the similarities among five global conflict zones...

Illinois groups stand with transgender youth

Illinois groups stand with transgender youth

By Jackie Murray

March 6, 2017

When the Trump administration rolled back guidelines introduced by the Obama administration regarding the protection of transgender youth Feb. 22, LGBT advocacy and civil rights groups in Chicago and across the s...

Street performers Devontay Wood (left) and Jordan Jones said it is their “passion” to play the bucket drums on State Street, one of the areas a proposed ban would bar them from playing. 

Street performers could be forced to new venues

February 27, 2017

The ability to perform music on the street means everything to George Banks, who may not be able to continue in light of an ordinance set to be voted on by City Council. Banks, a Chicago percussionis...

Demonstrators converge outside Terminal 5 of O'Hare International Airport, Sunday, Jan. 29, 2017, in Chicago, as people protest President Donald Trump's executive order banning travel to the United States by citizens of several countries. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

Trump’s ban causes ‘fear and chaos’

February 6, 2017

While the ban on admitting citizens from seven Muslim-majority countries to the U.S. came as a shock to Aymen Abdel Halim, his organization, Council of  Islamic Organizations of Greater Chicago, had alre...

Kick @$$ Self-Defense class teaches safety tips | The Columbia Chronicle

October 24, 2016

The office of Campus Safety & Security and other organizations collaborated to present the “Kick @$$ Self-Defense” class at the Library in the 624 S. Michigan Ave. Building Oct. 20.The interactive worksho...

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