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Midterm election: everything you need to know

Midterm election: everything you need to know

October 29, 2018

After months of campaigning during the most expensive midterm in U.S. election history—with more than $1 billion spent—voters will soon head to the polls, some for the first time.Joyce Williams, dir...

Editor’s Note: Kim’s contract extension a defensive act by college officials

Editor’s Note: Kim’s contract extension a defensive act by college officials

October 29, 2018

Eight days after the C-Fac union and OurColumbia coalition called for President and CEO Kwang-Wu Kim’s resignation, the Board of Trustees extended his contract through the 2023–2024 academic year. ...

EDITORIAL: Education can help end silence of systemic abuse

EDITORIAL: Education can help end silence of systemic abuse

September 17, 2018

Attorneys general nationwide are investigating sexual abuse within the Roman Catholic Church to determine if allegations of abuse against children have been covered up, as reported Sept. 6 by The New York Ti...

The Chronicle expands coverage, opportunities for student staff

The Chronicle expands coverage, opportunities for student staff

September 4, 2018

When readers open up a weekly print issue of The Chronicle, pull up our website, visit our newsroom or check our social media, they may notice quite a bit of change. That’s because the organization...

Experts analyze primary election results

Experts analyze primary election results

April 7, 2018

Illinois’ 2018 primary results are in and experts came together in an April 5 panel to analyze contributing factors to candidate selection.Hosted by the Illinois Campaign for Political Reform at 69 ...

Attorney general candidates address conflicts of interest, sexual harassment, gun violence

Attorney general candidates address conflicts of interest, sexual harassment, gun violence

March 12, 2018

After Lisa Madigan announced she would not seek re-election in 2017, a plethora of candidates have entered the March 20 primary to succeed her. All 10 candidates met at a March 7 forum at the Union L...

Solving Chicago’s segregated political structure

Solving Chicago’s segregated political structure

March 7, 2018

Despite the absence of a majority racial group in Chicago, a clear, race-based political hierarchy dominates city politics, said Natalie Moore, a WBEZ South Side reporter, to a Chicago History Museum au...

House bill aims to gouge the gougers

House bill aims to gouge the gougers

By Blaise Mesa

March 4, 2018

To crack down on price gouging and provide millions of Illinoisans better access to life-saving medical prescriptions, a proposed Illinois House bill would impose punishments on companies that unjustly raise ...

‘Why is my seat wet?’ CTA continues major seating overhaul

‘Why is my seat wet?’ CTA continues major seating overhaul

October 23, 2017

Chicagoans’ daily commute is getting a little less cushy but a lot cleaner with a change to the often heavily stained cloth seats.The Chicago Transit Authority will be replacing fabric seats with har...

Transgender workers deserve advocacy, understanding

By Editorial Board

October 16, 2017

Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ Oct. 4 memo to the U.S. Department of Justice promotes a policy that will greatly challenge transgender people in courtrooms and hinder progress in stopping workplace discrimination. The memo announced that Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act—which prohibits employers from discriminating on the basis of sex and other protected classes—does not apply to gender identity, and the law...

Deborah Maue, Strategic Marketing & Communications VP, leaves college

Deborah Maue, Strategic Marketing & Communications VP, leaves college

October 12, 2017

Deborah Maue, vice president of Strategic Marketing & Communications, will be leaving the college Oct. 13, according to College Spokesperson Cara Birch. Maue, who started her position at the college in April 2015, helped rebrand the school and worked on its global reputatio...

Cook County shouldn’t bail on further reform after change in bond hearings

Cook County shouldn’t bail on further reform after change in bond hearings

September 25, 2017

At 26th Street and California Avenue, thousands of Cook County Jail inmates are awaiting trial. The time between arrest and trial varies. For some, it is only a matter of days while others can wait year...

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