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Gun Violence Memorial Project debuts in Chicago

October 6, 2019

Blair DeLane Holt was a 16-year- old student at Percy L. Julian High School riding a CTA bus home on May 10, 2007, when a gunman fired shots into the bus, fatally striking the teen in the abdomen and wo...

DACA debacle: A Dreamer's nightmare

DACA debacle: A Dreamer’s nightmare

September 18, 2017

Nearly 800,000 undocumented immigrants who came to the United States as children are facing an uncertain future as President Donald Trump and his administration end an Obama-era program that gave those individuals protection from immediate deportation. The end of the Deferred Action fo...

A display of Cameron Schilling's Portrait of a Soldier, on the 3rd floor of our library, 624 S. Michigan Ave. The piece is consists of hand-drawn portraits of 291 fallen soldiers from Illinois.

Exhibit honors fallen Illinois service members

September 14, 2017

Former Governor Pat Quinn commemorated Patriot Day, a national day of remembrance that occurs annually on September. 11, by opening “Portrait of a Soldier,” an exhibit featuring hand-drawn...

‘Star Wars’ universe and Shakespeare collide in ‘MacSith’

By Katlyn Tolly

May 4, 2015

E.D.G.E. theatre company is presenting “MacSith,” a play based on Shakespeare’s “Macbeth” with a sci-fi galaxy twist that will have any Shakespeare or Star Wars fanatic on the edge of his or her seat, from April 30–May 24. The play takes place on the planet of Cumber after the Civil War. The main character, Mon Beth, plans to become king. However, he is stopped in his tracks after he becomes wary of his wife’...

“Unforgotten,” a traveling outdoor art exhibit that memorializes victims of gun violence in Illinois, was curated by FCB Chicago Advertising Agency in partnership with the Illinois Council Against Handgun Violence and was unveiled April 10 outside St. James Cathedral, 65 E. Huron St. 

Traveling art exhibit honors gun violence victims

April 20, 2015

FCB Chicago Advertising Agency has reached out to the Illinois Council Against Handgun Violence to create a traveling outdoor art exhibit that memorializes victims of gun violence from Illinois.Jordan S...

Faculty remember Kim McCarthy’s life and legacy

Faculty remember Kim McCarthy’s life and legacy

September 15, 2014

Kimberly McCarthy, an associate professor in the Humanities, History and Social Sciences department, died Labor Day weekend after succumbing to a long battle with an illness. McCarthy died in hospice care in her home town of Santa Barbara, California, she was granted a medical leav...

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