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Chicago goes after big tobacco, e-cigarettes

Chicago goes after big tobacco, e-cigarettes

November 26, 2018

The ongoing battle between Chicago and big tobacco companies and e-cigarette distributors has intensified after a Nov. 12 announcement of a lawsuit against multiple retailers.City attorneys filed a lawsui...

The next Large Lots round of applications will open in  December. The program’s website provides a map of plots of that are available for purchase for $1. 

$1 buys a plot of land in Chicago through Large Lots program

November 5, 2018

Chicago residents have the opportunity to purchase vacant plots of land for just $1 through the  next  round of the Large Lots program, one of the recommendations in Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s Five-Year ...

EDITORIAL: Historical campus buildings, student center deserve equal attention

By Editorial Board

September 24, 2018

The construction of the new student center is well underway with completion slated for late spring 2019. Students can witness the building’s construction. Over the past year, several campus buildings have been sold to help fund the center, such as the college’s share of the University Center, 525 S. State St., The Johnson Publishing Building, 820 S. Michigan Ave. and, most recently, 731 S. Plymouth Court. After it is bui...

Ashley Wollaston, from Ravenswood, Tattoo's Jennifer Beese from the South Loop at the Pioneer Tattoo Studio.

An inked generation: Getting tattooed in college

September 24, 2018

Getting tattooed is an electric experience. Walking into the shop and hearing the buzzing of the tattoo guns by artists creating work that will last forever is an experience growing among individuals ...

Chicago creates basic income task force

Chicago creates basic income task force

September 21, 2018

Mayor Rahm Emanuel has created a task force to determine the viability of a guaranteed income program which would provide some Chicago residents a no-strings-attached monthly income.“If [Chicago gave] ...

Emanuel will not seek re-election

Emanuel will not seek re-election

September 4, 2018

Mayor Rahm Emanuel rocked Chicago media with a Tuesday announcement about his campaign future.Despite launching campaign ads in the spring against mayoral candidate and former Chicago Police Department Superi...

Jose S. Landaverde, an activist and priest at Our Lady of Guadalupe in Little Village led the march of protesters past the Thompson Center. 

Immigrant workers protest on May Day, insist policy change

May 5, 2018

Labor unions and immigration rights’ activists once again took to Chicago’s streets on International Worker’s Day to voice their struggles, demonstrate their strengths and demand change in immigrants an...

Chicago needs a major detox

Chicago needs a major detox

By Editorial Board

April 23, 2018

Chicago’s lead contamination isn’t a dirty little secret.As reported on Page 26, city officials have put residents at risk of dangerous exposure to lead, highlighted by an April 11 Chicago Tribune a...

Proposed LGBT history bill triggers controversy

Proposed LGBT history bill triggers controversy

By Blaise Mesa

April 22, 2018

Elementary school students could soon learn about LGBT history if legislation to incorporate the subject into public school classes is approved. Introduced Feb. 16 by state Sen. Heather Steans, D-Chi...

CPD Superintendent Eddie Johnson discusses gun violence reductions at an April 10 Chicago City Club meeting, 111 W. Grand Avenue. 

Superintendent Johnson: CPD will continue technology programs, training reforms

April 16, 2018

Following a historic period of violence, the Chicago Police Department has been rolling out reforms, new equipment and training initiatives for the last two years to better prepare officers to handle situ...

Advice About AML

By Sponsored Content

April 6, 2018

I could use some guidance. I’m taking an honors international law and policy course this year, and it’s exceedingly hard. The class writes short papers every week, and a handful of students are chosen to present their findings together. I was one of three randomly selected to present this coming week, which is why we need some help. The topic we’re supposed to discuss is money laundering in the digital age. The history isn...

Days after former Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy announced his candidacy for mayor, he and Mayor Rahm Emanuel began running ads attacking each others’ campaign. 

Mayoral campaigns heat up with election a year away

April 2, 2018

With the race for Chicago mayor a little less than a year away, some candidates have started rolling out ads announcing their candidacy—as well as attacking their opponents. In the past few weeks, seve...

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