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Chicago’s $1 million grant for first-responder training may not be enough

Chicago’s $1 million grant for first-responder training may not be enough

September 23, 2016

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services awarded a $1 million grant to Chicago to improve how first responders treat the mentally ill, according to a Sept. 14 press release from Mayor Rahm Emanue...

Female genital mutilation illegal, but not eliminated

Children are not to blame  in child marriages

By Managing Editor

September 19, 2016

The U.K.’s failure to ever successfully prosecute a female genital mutilation case in a country where thousands of women are known to have undergone the procedure was declared a national disgrace by Br...

Outside of downtown Beijing, students experience how heavy rush hour traffic contributes to pollution and smog. 

Students experience off-the-charts pollution in China

April 13, 2015

The industrial revolution brought an era of innovation and economic growth that ushered in technological comforts and conveniences. But the path to the modern Western World was not paved without sacrifices, n...

Abigail Riechman

Featured Athlete: Abigail Riechman

March 16, 2015

Abigail Riechman, a freshman dance major, is an active member of the Renegades POMS team. She began dancing at age 3 because her mother signed her up for classes against her will, and she said she despis...

Chicago flag waving

6,500 same-sex marriage licenses issued in cook county

March 9, 2015

COOK COUNTY HAS issued more than 6,500 marriage licenses to same- sex couples since the Marriage Equality Act went into effect in June 2014, according to a Feb. 23 Progress Illinois report. Cook County ...

Big people, small people, little people. What’s the difference? | The Columbia Chronicle

February 2, 2015

The Chronicle sat down with Krystle Ansay, president of the Windy City chapter of Little People America, and pianist and composer Chris Errera.Ansay and Errera spoke about the discrimination they experience...

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