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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...

Creed singer talks solo tour, reminisces on career

Creed singer talks solo tour, reminisces on career

By Arts & Culture Reporter

November 28, 2016

Radio listeners may remember Grammy-winning rock band Creed for its late ‘90s and early 2000s hits including “My Sacrifice,” “With Arms Wide Open” and “Higher.” After the success of the 1999...

Election results inspire  students’ political involvement

Election results inspire students’ political involvement

November 21, 2016

Senior theatre major Aaron Branch said he had never been interested in politics until the Nov. 8 election results named Donald Trump president. “This was an awakening experience, [which made me think,] ‘Wow, I actually need to wake up and get involved,’” he said. Branch an...

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