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Provost finalist visits Columbia

Provost finalist visits Columbia

February 10, 2014

Although reluctant to propose any plans specific to Columbia, provost finalist Chris McCord touched on transparency, technology and diversity during his first forum with the college community. Approximately 250 faculty, staff and students gathered Feb. 4 at the Conaway Cen...

Costume-clad activists hit Chicago to spread altruism

January 27, 2014

On the kind of snowy Saturday that begs you to stay inside, Chicago’s Real Life Superheroes descended upon our fair city to hand out blankets and food to the Loop’s homeless population.But first, Cr...

Activists find strength in collaboration

By Aviva Einhorn

February 13, 2012

Occupy el Barrio members and community activists came together Feb. 4 to voice concerns about issues faced by Chicago’s Latino immigrant population and to discuss upcoming events.Occupy el Barrio, a Pilsen-based branch of the larger movement dedicated to addressing economic and other issues faced by the community, held a town hall meeting at Casa Aztlan, 1831 S. Racine Ave. Occupy el Barrio members Crystal Vance Guerra a...

Occupiers find new home

By Aviva Einhorn

February 6, 2012

After months of upholding a movement without an official space, Occupy Chicago has established a permanent headquarters in the Pilsen neighborhood.Occupy Chicago moved into two units at 500 W. Cermak Road Jan. 20. The units have 3,100 and 2,489 square feet of space that will be used to organize meetings and events. However, it will not be used as a place for sleeping or for rallies.According to Joshua Kaunert, an Occupy C...

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