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Emanuel:  ‘Chicago’s future is at stake’

Emanuel: ‘Chicago’s future is at stake’

September 26, 2016

Crime prevention, gun violence, economic opportunities and rebuilding relationships between the community and the Chicago Police Department were covered in Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s Sept. 22 “Public Safety Addr...

Notable Native: Liz Nicholson Sullivan talks need for NFL concussion awareness

Because of her husband’s experiences playing professional football, Liz Nicholson Sullivan has advocated for awareness, solutions and accountability from professional sports leagues regarding the lasting effects of repetitive concussions.

By Metro Reporter

September 19, 2016

Liz Nicholson Sullivan, wife of retired professional football player Gerry Sullivan, who played for the Cleveland Browns 1974–1981, knows from personal experience the issues faced by retired athletes w...

Ticket grace period request speeds through process

Chicago motorists to receive a second opportunity to pay or contend red light tickets.

By Metro Reporter

September 19, 2016

Drivers who received tickets from red light cameras between March 23 and May 14 will receive a second opportunity to either pay or challenge ticket violations.Motorists who receive these notices will have ...

It’s a bird, it’s a plane,  it’s ingrained gender roles

It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s ingrained gender roles

September 12, 2016

She is an Amazonian demigoddess with abilities to rival Superman’s, but Wonder Woman has always been a second-class citizen in the superhero world. Even when she made her comic book debut in the 1940s, she...

Demagogues can succeed, U.S. voters should notice

Children are not to blame  in child marriages

By Managing Editor

September 12, 2016

The president of the Philippines, Rodrigo Duterte, made headlines in the United States when he insulted President Barack Obama by calling him a “son of a whore,” according to a Sept. 7 article from V...

SFS payment plans cause student confusion

Assistant vice president of Student Financial Services Cynthia Grunden said SFS’s goal is to not have finances be an issue for students.

By Campus Reporter

September 12, 2016

When junior journalism major Mikhaela Padilla received a Student Financial Services email in August informing her about a drastic change in her payment plan, she was left with questions about the college...

Emanuel’s Police Accountability proposal raises questions

Emanuel’s Police Accountability proposal raises questions

September 12, 2016

Legislation authorizing a new agency to investigate police misconduct complaints is pending City Council approval, and the draft has spurred skepticism from local groups.The Police Accountability Ordi...

New Chicago-based architect group  advocates for climate change legislation

New Chicago-based architect group advocates for climate change legislation

September 12, 2016

A group of 95 Chicago-based architecture, design and engineering firms launched a new organization—the Architects Advocate Action on Climate Change—Sept. 1 to promote and advocate for climate change legis...

Sharon Wilson-Taylor named Mark Kelly’s successor, college scraps national search plan

Sharon Wilson-Taylor was announced as vice president of Student Affairs in a Sept. 7 email from President and CEO Kwang-Wu Kim. 

By Campus Editor and Campus Reporter

September 12, 2016

After serving as interim vice president of Student Success for  two months, Sharon Wilson-Taylor was named the permanent vice president of Student Affairs Sept. 7, according to an email sent to faculty ...

The attendees laugh at a statement made by State Senator of the 13th Legislative District Kwame Raoul and Moderator, Board of Governors member Paul M. Green. City Club Chicago held a forum titled Elected School Board Yes or No. Three guest speakers spoke their opinions and answered questions from the attendees. The forum was held at Maggiano’s Little Italy Banquet Hall, 111 W. Grand Ave. on Aug 29.

City Club panel calls for representation in CPS

September 6, 2016

High dropout rates, increasing debt and controversy over governance have heavily plagued Chicago Public Schools for more than a decade.Numerous critics blame the current school board, one of only two ...

XS Tennis and Education Foundation is working on a construction of a new facility at 5400 S. State St.

New XS Tennis facility to construct a path to college

September 6, 2016

Construction on XS Tennis’ new state-of-the-art facility, 5400 S. State St. in Washington Park, began Aug. 25, according to a press release from Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s office.Founded in 2005 to provi...

Students use Facebook to voice college concerns

The closed Facebook group 

By Managing Editor

June 10, 2016

Following the news of multiple staff layoffs at the college, a new Facebook group of concerned students, alumni and faculty titled “Columbia is Falling! Revolution is Beginning!” went live June 1....

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