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October 10, 2016

Activists in Uptown marched to Alderman James Cappleman’s 46th ward office on Oct. 3 to protest gentrification, bring awareness to issues facing the homeless community and keep the North Side an affordable, diver...

Protesters marched to fight against eviction of “Tent City” homeless in Uptown. The protest started at 760 W. Wilson Ave. and ended at 4544 N. Broadway St., the 46th Ward Alderman’s Office on Oct. 3.

Uptown marchers promote rights for homeless residents

October 10, 2016

A diverse group of protesters marched to Alderman James Cappleman’s (46th Ward) office the night of Oct. 3 in solidarity with the homeless population in Uptown.Many of the neighborhood’s homeless li...

Athlete Profile: Haley Franker

Haley Franker

By Assistant Sports & Health Editor

September 8, 2014

Haley Franker is a junior art+design major from Alsip, Illinois, hoping to dance her way into advertising art. She loves music, dancing and has been on dance teams since junior high school. She made th...

Say goodbye to gayborhoods

Say goodbye to gayborhoods

By Assistant Metro Editor

September 2, 2014

Boystown, a Lakeview neighborhood known as the city’s preeminent gay district, may soon see a shift in its demographics as more straight couples move into the area and gay residents move out.In recent years, t...

Lawmaker fights teen conversion therapy

Lawmaker fights teen conversion therapy

March 10, 2014

At age 11, Patrick McAlvey realized he was attracted to other boys, but he felt pressure from his religious community to seek out a therapist to change his same-sex attraction.“At an early age, [my therapi...

NATO protest back on

By Kaley Fowler

April 9, 2012

Following a month-long dispute with city officials, a coalition of anti-NATO demonstrators will be allowed to march through downtown May 20 in protest of the upcoming NATO summit.On April 4, city officials granted the Coalition Against the NATO/G8 War & Poverty Agenda, an alliance created to protest the G8 and NATO summits in Chicago, a permit to march from the Petrillo Bandshell in Grant Park to McCormick Place, 2301...

Health clinic needs help

By Stephanie Saviola

October 18, 2010

I recently visited our health clinic at the residence center, 731 S. Plymouth Ct., and though I’ve been there before, this recent visit was considerably  worse compared to past trips. I realized one thing: Our clinic needs immediate attention.Students have seen the colorfully painted walls and elaborate, swanky furniture displayed throughout our campus buildings, but after taking one step inside our clinic you forget you are ...

Gay rights organization fights for civil liberties

By SpencerRoush

September 23, 2009

After 11 years of protests, hundreds of colorful signs and countless miles walked down Chicago’s busiest sidewalks, the Gay Liberation Network(GLN) has been drawing crowds during controversial demonstrations in an effort to fight for peoples’ rights and make a political and social impact.At the end of August, the GLN was vindicated after members heard Buju Banton, a controversial Jamaican music performer who sings violent, ant...

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