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Cam Newton apologizes for sexist comment, but some still don’t get it

Cam Newton apologizes for sexist comment, but some still don’t get it

By Ariana Portalatin

October 9, 2017

Carolina Panthers Quarterback Cam Newton recently apologized for sexist comments made to a female reporter at an Oct. 4 press conference, but even after doing so, some people still don’t get why his comments were offensi...

Librarian justified in rejection of book donation

Grammy nominees show improvement in award diversity

By Ariana Portalatin

October 2, 2017

A Cambridgeport Elementary School librarian in Massachusetts recently rejected a donation of 10 Dr. Seuss books from First Lady Melania Trump Sept. 26, sparking a debate on whether the rejection was justified. ...

Progressive characters should be encouraged in ‘Roseanne’ reboot

Grammy nominees show improvement in award diversity

By Ariana Portalatin

September 25, 2017

Fans of “Roseanne” are well aware that the TV show never shied away from tackling controversial issues during its run, with a fairly progressive view, so news that the reboot will include a gender fl...

Ellen Chenoweth, interim director of the Dance Presenting Series, will be responsible for curating performances for the 2018–2019 season. 

New interim director appointed to Dance Presenting Series

September 18, 2017

Ellen Chenoweth has been appointed interim director and lead curator of the college’s nationally recognized Dance Presenting Series, following former director Bonnie Brooks’ retirement May 31. Chenoweth, who officially started Sept. 11, said she was familiar with DPS before heari...

Child neglect masked as pranks for YouTube fame

Grammy nominees show improvement in award diversity

By Ariana Portalatin

September 18, 2017

Michael Martin begins a video with three of his five children explaining a game he wants them to play called “Bottle Flip Slap,” which requires the kids to play against each other and take turns fli...

A display of Cameron Schilling's Portrait of a Soldier, on the 3rd floor of our library, 624 S. Michigan Ave. The piece is consists of hand-drawn portraits of 291 fallen soldiers from Illinois.

Exhibit honors fallen Illinois service members

September 14, 2017

Former Governor Pat Quinn commemorated Patriot Day, a national day of remembrance that occurs annually on September. 11, by opening “Portrait of a Soldier,” an exhibit featuring hand-drawn...

After DACA announcement, Gina Rodriguez steps up

After DACA announcement, Gina Rodriguez steps up

By Ariana Portalatin

September 11, 2017

The Trump administration announced the removal of the Deferred Action for Child Arrivals program Sept. 5, which protected nearly 800,000 undoc- umented immigrants brought to the U.S. as children. Trump co...

New CPS curriculum aims to prevent repetition of dark history

By Editorial Board

September 11, 2017

This school year, Chicago Public Schools students will learn the basics: English, math and the shameful history of torture in the Chicago Police Department. As part of a reparations package, which City Council passed on May 6, 2015, CPS will now teach eighth-graders and high school sophomores about Jon Burge, a former CPD detective accused of using torture primarily on black men in his custody between the 1970s and 1990s to for...

Chicago monuments at heart of controversy

Mayor Rahm Emanuel said he is open to removing the Balbo monument near Soldier Feild and changing the name of Balbo Drive, which honors italo Balbo, who was a pilot in the Italian fascist regime of the 1930s. 

By Savannah Eadens

September 5, 2017

Engraved into the front of an 18-foot-tall Roman column that sits along the Lakeshore trail bike path near Soldier Field are the words: “Fascist Italy with the sponsorship of Benito Mussolini presen...

Activism shown during ‘VMAs’ should not be temporary

Grammy nominees show improvement in award diversity

By Ariana Portalatin

September 5, 2017

Although social media labeled the 2017 MTV "Video Music Awards" as dull and more boring than previous years, politics and activism took center stage. Many celebrities took the opportunity at the Aug. 27 awards...

US of CC President and engineer in the Radio Department Nick Hoeppner said the union is working with college administrators to categorize the large number of job titles currently used to denote full-time staff positions.

US of CC, administration bargain to simplify job titles

May 1, 2017

A committee of full-time staff members will work with college administrators to reclassify staff positions based on information gathered in a long-awaited job titles study. The study produced a job classification structure that will help administration and individuals assess career m...

Xenophobia, intolerance cannot be rebranded

Turns out, you can pick your family

By Arabella Breck

May 1, 2017

The close of the first round of the French presidential election has left two candidates to vie for citizens' votes in the runoff election May 7. Holding the lead after the first round is Emmanuel Macron,...

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