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BREAKING: Kim addresses 'widespread unrest,' supports protesters

BREAKING: Kim addresses ‘widespread unrest,’ supports protesters

June 1, 2020

Over the weekend, Columbia was at the center of a series of downtown and South Loop protests for justice in the killing of George Floyd by a Minneapolis police officer and in similar incidents agains...

MeToo founder Tarana Burke speaks during a Q&A session at Northwestern's MLK Dream Week event Monday, Jan. 27.

#MeToo movement founder Tarana Burke talks about taking control of the narrative

January 30, 2020

When social justice activist Tarana Burke first coined the term “me, too” in the 2000s, it was not intended to raise global awareness for victims of sexual assault. “It was about creating emp...

Chicago Police Board President Lori Lightfoot spoke about  transparency at a panel on Jan. 20 at East-West University. 

Panelists debate how soon police videos should be released

January 25, 2016

Experts shared ideas on how City Hall and the Chicago Police Department can better handle video evidence and increase transparency at a Jan. 20 panel held at East-West University.The event, hosted by the Ill...

Charter schools do not redeem system

February 3, 2014

With responses ranging from great fanfare to angry outcry, the Chicago Board of Education approved seven out of 17 applications for new charter schools during its Jan. 22 meeting. The wave of charters may increase the number of classroom seats, but it won’t necessarily improve the system for all students.In the wake of 47 neighborhood school closures in the summer of 2013, the district is facing overcrowding. With too many studen...

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