The Columbia Chronicle

Winter looming for Chicago’s homeless

By Kaley Fowler

October 22, 2012

Chicago’s homeless population will soon face extreme temperatures and exposure to the elements, causing shelters citywide to increase services and open their doors to larger crowds.Some shelters have begun collecting additional blankets, clothing and food to prepare for increased occupancy. According to Kevin Morrissey, director of development at the Franciscan House of Mary & Joseph, the public should express greater c...

Rival groups’ support for new procedure may be premature

By Heather McGraw

February 21, 2011

Resurrection Medical Center, the leading Catholic health care system in Chicago, started a new program to stop second-trimester abortions in mid-process. While the program is being commended from anti-abortion groups and abortion rights advocates, there are some serious flaws.There are two clinics in Illinois that perform abortions in the second trimester, with one located in Chicago. The other clinic offering second-trimester...

Winter season doesn’t mean you should forfeit cuteness

By HermineBloom

December 7, 2009

Witnessing the first pristine, white snowflakes dance atop my car windshield in early December can be a rather heart-warming experience. I must admit though, snow becomes considerably less romantic when I’m exposed to a bounty of hideous UGG Boots, scantily-clad women in less-than-appropriate attire for clubbing purposes and a plethora of disgusting, matching winter accessories, among other things.While most people admitted...

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