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Chicago will increase efforts to fight heroin addiction, according to an Oct. 6 city press release.

Chicago proposes new efforts to combat heroin addiction

October 17, 2016

Mayor Rahm Emanuel has proposed expanding programs and funding to address heroin addiction, in response to an Oct. 6 report from the Chicago-Cook County Task Force on Heroin. The Task Force report included ...

Self-destruction is not artistic

By Copy Chief

February 1, 2016

"Do you tear yourself apart to entertain like me?” is a line from the song “Gasoline,” by Halsey, a 21-year-old singer-songwriter idolized by many Columbia students and young artists throughout the country. The notion that artists must put their work ahead of their own well-being to be successful is not new. As early as elementary school, children hear stories about Vincent van Gogh, who cut off his own ear while m...

The CTA answers some raised questions from the October's anti-harassment campaign.

CTA campaign raises data, enforcement questions

November 2, 2015

The Chicago Transit Authority’s new anti-harassment campaign was unveiled Oct. 9 with much fanfare but few explicit details on how its new complaint system would work and whether it would prompt riders ...

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