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Chronicle FYI: Where the world stands on the climate crisis ahead of 2020

Chronicle FYI: Where the world stands on the climate crisis ahead of 2020

December 16, 2019

As the decade closes, more than 25,000 leaders gathered for the 25th Conference of the Parties to decide the fate of new environmental policies in the midst of a global climate crisis. 2020 will ma...

The 2020 race for president, as told by Columbia College students

The 2020 race for president, as told by Columbia College students

November 18, 2019

With more than a dozen people running for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, only four months from the Iowa caucus and five months until the Illinois primary, the race is on for who will win the youth vo...

Bernie Sanders in support of CTU: ‘I am demanding a change in national priorities.’

Bernie Sanders in support of CTU: ‘I am demanding a change in national priorities.’

September 25, 2019

Update 09/27/19 at 9:30 a.m.: The Chicago Teachers Union voted 94% in favor of a walkout on Thursday, Sept. 26. The earliest a strike could occur is Oct. 7, as CTU needs to announce a walkout with 10 days ...

EDITORIAL: Sex workers deserve security, updated policy

EDITORIAL: Sex workers deserve security, updated policy

September 14, 2019

One area top-polling 2020 candidates have not landed on concretely—which seems to be a gray area for other candidates, as well—is whether to support the decriminalization of sex work. The decriminalizatio...

Three things Democrats disagreed on during round two of the debates

Three things Democrats disagreed on during round two of the debates

July 31, 2019

The latest debate put a spotlight on tensions within the Democratic Party as candidates for the Democratic presidential nomination work to set themselves apart in the eyes of voters. Tuesday nigh...

462 days before the 2020 election, young people are already fired up

462 days before the 2020 election, young people are already fired up

July 30, 2019

With many young voters incited by President Donald Trump’s political agenda and a diverse field of Democratic candidates, an increase in political engagement from young voters could impact the 2020...

Three ‘food fight’ moments during night two of the Democratic primary debates

Three ‘food fight’ moments during night two of the Democratic primary debates

June 28, 2019

      Amid cringe-worthy moments from Thursday night’s Democratic presidential primary debate, were numerous bickering matches between big-name candidates who took aim at each o...

Bernie Sanders: ‘We are gathered here tonight to complete the political revolution we started three years ago.’

Bernie Sanders: ‘We are gathered here tonight to complete the political revolution we started three years ago.’

March 4, 2019

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vermont) declared political revolution during the launch of his 2020 presidential campaign, which included a stop in Chicago. During a March 3 rally held at Navy Pier, 600 E. Gra...

When far right pushes into Congress, the left must push back

When far right pushes into Congress, the left must push back

By Tyra Bosnic

January 20, 2018

What do you get when the president pardons a racist? A potential U.S. senator.Former Sheriff Joe Arpaio is taking advantage of his Aug. 25 pardon by President Donald Trump to run for U.S. Senate in Arizona, which...

Support students, education, not military contractors

Support students, education, not military contractors

September 5, 2017

U.S. military involvement in Afghanistan is not going away any time soon, as President Donald Trump ordered an increase in troops during his Aug. 21 speech at the Fort Myer military base in Arlington, ...

George Takei to speak on WWII internment camps

George Takei to speak on WWII internment camps

By Alexa Rixon

September 5, 2017

“Then They Came For Me,” Alphawood Gallery’s current free exhibit, relates the story of Japanese-American incarceration during World War II. To add another perspective, actor George Takei is sche...

Coffee bar makes you ‘wonder’ with delivery truck barista station

Coffee bar makes you ‘wonder’ with delivery truck barista station

April 10, 2017

A record playing oldies spins slowly as locals sip coffee on a couch. An old, silver Wonder Bread truck with a license plate saying “Bite Me,” is parked in the middle of the “industrial chic” l...

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