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Gov. Bruce Rauner has targeted Democratic primary candidate J.B. Pritzker with multiple ads associating him with former Gov. Rod Blagojevich. 

Attack ads may hinder voter turnout

February 12, 2018

With eight registered candidates vying for Illinois governor in the March 20 primary, a plethora of attack ads have flooded the state’s media, which may leave a sour taste in voters and steer them a...

U.S. Senator Dick Durbin spoke with The Chronicle and WCRX about this year's Democratic National Convention. (Terrence Antonio James/Chicago Tribune/TNS)

Sen. Dick Durbin shares thoughts on DNC convention, top political issues

July 25, 2016

The Democratic Party will be officially naming their presidential candidate at this year’s Democratic National Convention this week where major party leader Illinois Senator Dick Durbin is in attendan...

Ellis Peters’ designs are inspired by music, art and the HBO series “Game of Thrones.” The clothes embody the rebellious nature of youth.

Featured Artist: Ellis Peters

March 17, 2014

Ellis Peters, a junior marketing communication major, saw his creations paraded down the runway for the first time during a March 8 fashion show benefiting the United Nations Children’s Fund at Depaul’s Cortelyou Commons, 2324 N. Fremont St. Peters’ dark, urban streetwear pie...

Athlete Profile: Anthony Wistocki

Athlete Profile: Anthony Wistocki

By Copy Editor

January 27, 2014

Anthony Wistocki kindled his love of soccer and firefighting growing up in the southwest suburbs of Chicago in the Homer Glen-Lockport area. His impressive soccer career began in preschool and eventua...

Revolutionizing global vaccine distribution

By Brandon Smith

October 8, 2012

The inaccessibility of vaccines kills 21,000 children every day in underdeveloped countries, accordingto the World Health Organization.Many of these countries and the United Nations lack the means to pay for the distribution of lifesaving treatments they desperately need, according to the U.N. Children’s Fund, and the vaccines that are paid for are often damaged during the transportation process. The question has been ra...

Occupy Chicago denounces 2012 presidential candidates

By Kaley Fowler

September 10, 2012

With election season in full swing, attacks against both major political parties are abounding. While many are typically critical of either Democrats or Republicans, a recent Occupy Chicago protest brought together a group of individuals who denounce both political parties.On Sept. 4, the first day of the Democratic National Convention, approximately 100 protesters gathered at the corner of Jackson Boulevard and LaSall...

Obama campaign visits Chicago

By Vanessa Morton

January 17, 2012

With his first term in office nearing an end, President Barack Obama began his fight for re-election as he made his first campaign stop in his home city.Long lines sprawled out of the University of Illinois at Chicago Forum, 725 W. Roosevelt Road, on Jan. 11, for a chance to hear the president speak about his plans and hopes for the future of the country.But the president’s trip back home wasn’t filled with warm welcome...

GOP contender stirs debate on racial vote

By Matt Watson

October 24, 2011

African-Americans have been a backbone of the Democratic Party for decades. Portraits of John F. Kennedy adorn walls alongside Martin Luther King Jr. and Jesus in the homes of many elderly blacks. There is a long history that explains this phenomenon. The Republican Party of Abraham Lincoln was the one that freed the slaves, but Democrat Lyndon Johnson ended segregation and declared war on poverty, and Democrats enacted affir...

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