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Chicago responds to Hurricane Florence

Chicago responds to Hurricane Florence

September 24, 2018

Hurricane Florence made landfall in the Carolinas Sept. 14, causing widespread damage along the Southeastern coast, including record-breaking rainfall and flooding, leading to approximately 42 deaths ac...

Raymond Tominello, owner of Rooftop Local Honey, houses bees on rooftops and plans to collaborate with local schools to teach children about bees. 

‘Honey, I’m home’—Bees find hive in Bridgeport

November 27, 2017

Growing up in Indiana, Raymond Tominello was surrounded by agriculture and farming. When he moved to Chicago, he wanted to bring a little bit of home with him, so he created Rooftop Local Honey in 2015...

Lin-Manuel Miranda, creator and former star of

Lin-Manuel Miranda discusses relief efforts in the wake of Hurricane Maria

November 9, 2017

"Hamilton" creator Lin-Manuel Miranda, along with representatives from the Norwegian American Hospital and the New Life Covenant Church, spoke at a Nov. 1 press conference about local relief needed fo...

Elana Schmidt, Madeline Brittingham, and Ashley Vunderink have been talking about doing a drag show at Columbia since summer.

Queens to strut at Columbia’s first drag show

October 9, 2017

Columbia will host its first drag show, “Once Upon a Drag,” Oct. 20, showcasing lip-sync performances from student and professional drag queens in Chicago. The show, which will be held at Stage Two in the 618 S. Michigan Ave. Building, was created by the Student Programming B...

Elected officials are introducing legislation and incorporating motions to fix a discriminatory bail bond system in Springfield and Cook County.

Foxx: Bail bonds burden taxpayers, victimize poor people

March 13, 2017

The current system for bail bonds in criminal cases favors those who can pay for them, and all Americans need to understand that, said Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx in an interview with The Chronicl...

Looting should not deter aid to Haiti

Children are not to blame  in child marriages

By Managing Editor

October 24, 2016

While many people in the U.S. were concerned about the effects Hurricane Matthew would have on Florida and surrounding states, Haiti, a country already suffering from past disasters and poor infrastructure, s...

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