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City Club of Chicago hosts elected school board panel discussion | The Columbia Chronicle

September 6, 2016

Panelists joined City Club of Chicago on August 29, to discuss thoughts on an elected school board and whether it would be the right move for Chicago Public Schools amid budget cuts and ongoing turbulence.T...

28 CPS schools testing for lead in pilot program

28 CPS schools testing for lead in pilot program

May 9, 2016

Lead testing results for 28 Chicago public schools will be available in mid-May, indicating whether the schools’ water has been contaminated.The testing is part of a pilot program that began the week of...

Notable Native: Dwayne Bryant

Notable Native: Dwayne Bryant

By metro editor

April 11, 2016

Dwayne Bryant serves as president of Inner Vision International, an organization dedicated to inspiring youth to pursue their education and dreams. Bryant said his organization has worked with 15,000 st...

Illinois budget impasse—Higher education caught in the crossfire

Illinois budget impasse—Higher education caught in the crossfire

April 4, 2016

Darren Martin knew he wanted to attend school at Chicago State University because it was the place he spent his summers at 13 years old. Martin came from a single-parent home and, to keep him away from...

Uptown residents: new apartments will gentrify neighborhood

Uptown residents: new apartments will gentrify neighborhood

By metro editor

February 16, 2016

Preliminary approval for zoning and financial assistance for a mixed-income apartment complex has sparked protests from residents in the Uptown neighborhood who cite a lack of housing and assistance for t...

Alumni film  ‘Four Monologues’  becomes mobile

Alumni film ‘Four Monologues’ becomes mobile

February 1, 2016

Columbia professors and alumnirecently collaborated to make poet, novelist and biographer Aram Saroyan’s manuscript “Four Monologues” into a performance by turning it into a short film.Originally publi...

CPS, Board of Education under fire for special education cuts

CPS, Board of Education under fire for special education cuts

October 5, 2015

Concerned parents, teachers and students gathered at Chicago Public School’s Loop Office, 42 W. Madison St., to advocate for special education funding at the Board of Education’s Sept. 29 meeting....

SGA outlines new goals

SGA outlines new goals

September 21, 2015

After spending the summer outlining goals for the upcoming academic year, the Student Government Association discussed a strategy to implement those plans during the Fall 2015 Semester at its first meeting Se...

Micro apartments may come to South Loop

Micro apartments may come to South Loop

September 21, 2015

For about $1,300 per month, a 336 square-foot apartment might not seem like sufficient space for the price, but some consider it the only way to live in a chic neighborhood.A local development group pr...

New Northerly Island preserve gives peaceful perspective on city

New Northerly Island preserve gives peaceful perspective on city

September 14, 2015

A 43-acre nature preserve opened at the south end of Northerly Island, 1521 S. Linn White Drive on Sept. 4. The preserve offers a path for residents to walk, bike and bird watch where an airport runway...

Notable Native: Aaron Wolf

Notable Native: Aaron Wolf

September 14, 2015

Aaron Wolf grew up in Buffalo Grove, Illinois, where he spent most of his childhood outdoors. After studying business at DePaul University, Wolf knew he did not want to spend his time in an office cubicle bu...

Chicago speaks out on budget  at mayor’s town hall forums

Chicago speaks out on budget at mayor’s town hall forums

September 8, 2015

Surrounded by heavy security, Mayor Rahm Emanuel addressed an unwelcoming crowd at his final town hall budget meeting on Sept. 3. Many in attendance booed Emanuel as he invited residents to voice t...

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