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Alderman working to build public library in West Loop

Alderman working to build public library in West Loop

November 28, 2016

Renovations and development have attracted many new residents to the West Loop over the past 20 years, and soon, they may be able to enjoy a public library in the neighborhood, according to Ald. Walter Bu...

Professor explores Chicago with adult coloring book

Professor explores Chicago with adult coloring book

November 28, 2016

A Columbia faculty member's new adult coloring book was designed to bring Chicago's historic architecture and landmarks to life by venturing into a new art form. Chris Arnold, an associate professor in the Design Department, began creating “The Chicago Coloring Book: Iconic Landm...

Residents concerned about homeless in Altgeld Park

Residents concerned about homeless in Altgeld Park

By Eric Bradach

November 28, 2016

North Lawndale residents stopped using Altgeld Park in North Lawndale because of the large number of homeless people, said several locals alarmed by the recent uptick. The homeless, who spend their ni...

City unveils stricter license to combat opioid addictions

City unveils stricter license to combat opioid addictions

By Metro Reporter

November 28, 2016

The City of Chicago is increasing efforts to protect the community from opioid and heroin addiction and related deaths by requiring pharmaceutical representatives to be licensed by the city and be subjec...

MSI aims to increase youth climate change education

MSI aims to increase youth climate change education

By Eric Bradach

November 21, 2016

To help inform a younger generation on the effects of climate change, the Museum of Science and Industry received a 3-year grant of approximately $500,000 from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administrat...

British politician on Brexit: ‘Culture beat economics’

British politician on Brexit: ‘Culture beat economics’

November 21, 2016

Alienation from the political system, anti-immigration sentiment, economic discontent, cultural anxiety and mistrust in government all contributed to the Brexit vote in June—and the success of Donald Trump...

Former Obama adviser: patience is key to foreign policy

Former Obama adviser: patience is key to foreign policy

By Eric Bradach

November 7, 2016

Despite harsh criticism from both political rivals and the general public, President Barack Obama has implemented a long-term foreign policy strategy through patience and restraint, according to his fo...

Alumnus broadcasts history through Cubs win

Alumnus broadcasts history through Cubs win

November 7, 2016

As the Chicago Cubs clinched a historic World Series win Nov. 2 in the bottom of the 10th inning, Dave Miska, a 1994 radio/sound alumnus and sound engineer for Chicago’s CBS Radio, was in the sound booth celebrating as he worked the controls for the Cubs Radio Broadcast. After grad...

$3 million from Munger race helps other candidates

$3 million from Munger race helps other candidates

By Metro Reporter

November 7, 2016

As control over the state comptroller office becomes a partisan battle, funding allocated to the campaigns reflects competition between the “super wealthy” and “organized labor,” according to ...

Democracy must prevail in DRC

Democracy must prevail in DRC

By Managing Editor

November 7, 2016

U.N. human rights experts calling for an end to the ban on political protests in Kinshasa in the Democratic Republic of Congo, but DRC police have continued to enforce the ban by strengthening their presenc...

Recall election procedures requested in honor of Laquan

Recall election procedures requested in honor of Laquan

October 31, 2016

One day before the two-year anniversary of the fatal shooting of Laquan McDonald by Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke, legislation written in the 17-year-old’s name was introduced that would permi...

Chicago police supplied with life-saving equipment

Chicago police supplied with life-saving equipment

October 31, 2016

Four hundred state-of-the-art first-aid kits were delivered to the Chicago Police Academy so specially-trained officers can administer “rapid, on-site aid” for people suffering from serious injuries, according ...

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