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Rev. Gregory Livingston, leader of the O’Hare Shut-Down Protest, began singing to the crowd of activists before being peacefully arrested Sept. 3.

Twelve arrested as protesters attempt to shut down Kennedy Expressway

September 6, 2018

Police arrested 12 people during a Labor Day protest where activists demanded change for the South and West sides and the resignation of Mayor Rahm Emanuel, who announced Tuesday that he would not seek r...

Known as the “Genius Grant,” the 2017 MacArthur Fellowship was awarded to Photography professor Dawoud Bey. 

Professor named MacArthur Fellow

October 23, 2017

Dawoud Bey, professor in the Photography Department, has been named a 2017 MacArthur Fellow for his photographic work. The MacArthur Foundation awards the fellowship to individuals who possess cre...

Ald. Walter Burnett (27th Ward) and the Sterling Bay Co., a real estate investment and development company, are teaming up to bring the first public library to Chicago’s West Loop near Skinner West Elementary School.

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...

New Kennedy Expressway lane to reduce future traffic

New Kennedy Expressway lane to reduce future traffic

November 28, 2016

The Kennedy Expressway is gaining an additional traffic lane near Cumberland and Harlem avenues to ease traffic congestion, according to state officials from the Illinois Department of Transportation in...

The college community voiced their critiques of Columbia’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee’s recently drafted mission statement at an Oct. 31 forum.

DEI open forum welcomes mission statement feedback

November 7, 2016

The majority of recently collected feedback on Columbia’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee’s drafted mission statement asked for definitions of the key terms “diversity, equity and inclusion,” according to Peter Carpenter, DEI committee member and Dance and Theatre De...

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