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The Lathrop Homes located between Bucktown and Roscoe Village has been around since 1937 but is now slated for redevelopment.

Locals urge for more public housing on city’s North Side

November 30, 2015

Low-income residents and families throughout Illinois are struggling to find affordable housing because of increasingly long waiting lists and cuts to existing public housing units.A November 2015 report by ...

Juan Salgado is the recipient of the MacArthur Genius Grant.

Notable Native Juan Salgado

October 19, 2015

Juan Salgado, 46, is the winner of a MacArthur Foundation Genius Grant and  is heavily involved in making a lasting impact in the Hispanic and African American communities. Salgado grew up in the south subur...

H1Z1

H1Z1: Servers fail to survive launch day

January 30, 2015

Sony Online Entertainment, creators of the EverQuest and PlanetSide games, released its newest title, H1Z1, on Steam for Early Access play January 15.H1Z1 will be a free-to-play game after early acces...

LeAlan Jones Educates the Information Generation | The Columbia Chronicle

October 27, 2014

First year seminar students expected the visiting author of “Our America: Life and Death on the South Side of Chicago” LeAlan Jones, to speak about his book. Instead, he leaves that topic behind an...

The Chicago Sky finished first in their conference last season. The team's first home game is May 16.

New WNBA contract aims to keep players in the U.S.

March 17, 2014

The WNBA and the Players Association signed a collective bargaining agreement March 7 that allows teams to expand their rosters from 11 players to 12 and offers cash incentives for players to stay in the...

Housing deception

By The Columbia Chronicle

September 24, 2012

Even As the housing market slowly revives throughout the country, Chicago’s publicly funded housing developments continue to struggle. Members of the city’s public housing community came together to speak out against the Chicago Housing Authority’s redevelopment  plan at a Sept. 12 board meeting at CHA headquarters, 60 E. Van Buren St.The Far South Side housing complex Altgeld Gardens has become a shell of its former se...

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