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Latest DOJ police forum displays local frustrations

Latest DOJ police forum displays local frustrations

October 31, 2016

Ten months into the Department of Justice’s civil investigation of the Chicago Police Department, the fifth public forum was held to air complaints of police brutality or misconduct.The forum, held Oct...

Student uses music to spread peace

Student uses music to spread peace

By Katlyn Tolly

March 30, 2015

Using a passion for music as a tool to promote positive change, Jessica Disu, a junior business & entrepreneurship major, kicked off her “Still Believe” tour March 20 in Chicago Public Schools to p...

‘What We Do in the Shadows’ a bloody good watch

‘What We Do in the Shadows’ a bloody good watch

March 2, 2015

The inevitable string of vampire comedies has a long list of failures: Nicolas Cage’s ill-conceived “Vampire’s Kiss,” Eddie Murphy’s hack job “Vampire in Brooklyn,” the “Scary Movie” creat...

College experiences administrative shake-up

College experiences administrative shake-up

By Campus Editor

January 26, 2015

The college experienced a stream of employment changes at the administrative level while students and staff were away from campus during winter break.Susan Marcus, associate vice president of Academic ...

New associate vice president of Security brings policing experiences to campus

New associate vice president of Security brings policing experiences to campus

January 26, 2015

There is a new face at Central Command this semester. Ronald Sodini, the new associate vice president of Security, assumed duties Jan. 12 preceding the Jan. 30 retirement of Robert Koverman, his predecessor...

Spiced banana bread

Spiced banana bread

May 5, 2014

Until I was 15, I hated everything about bananas. But that changed on a 10-day volunteer trip to the Philippines when my friends and I hiked up mud-covered, tropical Mount Pinatubo to a remote village. ...

City Colleges make helpful addition to veterans’ benefits

By Editorial Board

November 8, 2012

Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced on Nov. 8 a new program within the City Colleges of Chicago that will provide veterans with education assistance beyond what they receive from federal benefits.The program will grant scholarships of up to $1,000 to veterans who attend any of the seven city colleges, such as Malcolm X College on the West Side or Harold Washington College in the Loop, and award transfer credits for military trai...

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