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Editorial: If Katie Hill goes, so should Donald Trump

Editorial: If Katie Hill goes, so should Donald Trump

November 7, 2019

Double-standards are nothing new when it comes to gender and politics, and Rep. Katie Hill’s (D-Calif.) resignation after the height of the #MeToo movement proves not much has changed in Washington....

Update still loading: Online privacy has a major glitch

By Editorial Board

March 26, 2018

Our right to privacy is under constant threat, and we don’t seem to mind.In January, the online chat service Discord shut down a group used to distribute doctored content of female celebrities in pornographic videos made without their consent. The members of the “deepfakes” group created the videos with FakeApp, an artificial intelligence program allowing users to place images of people onto footage. Members had rule...

Convincing Case for SRI

By Sponsored Content

March 8, 2018

I could use help making a convincing investment argument to my dad, who is a lifelong investor. I’m currently studying environmental science and have a job lined up after graduation with the Environmental Protection Agency, so you could say I’m a die-hard outdoors enthusiast. For my upcoming birthday in March, I’m trying to convince my dad to make some investments on my behalf.The problem is that I just recently learned abou...

CHI-TOWN LOW DOWN: City Council expands police profiling ordinance, more work ahead

By Managing Editor

February 2, 2015

A preexisting ban on police profiling has been expanded to include gender identity and national origin following a Jan. 20 vote from the Chicago City Council. The City Council Finance Committee voted unanimously on Jan. 15 in favor of the ordinance aimed at protecting Chicago’s transgender and immigrant communities, as reported Jan. 26 by The Chronicle.The sensitivity of Chicago Police Officers to gender expression is a ...

Illinois criminalizes ‘revenge porn’

Illinois criminalizes ‘revenge porn’

By Managing Editor

January 25, 2015

Former Gov. Pat Quinn signed legislation on Dec. 29, 2014, that criminalizes “revenge porn,” the public posting and sharing of nonconsensual, sexually explicit images to the Internet. The law was cr...

Revenge porn could become criminal

Revenge porn could become criminal

By Assistant Metro Editor

March 10, 2014

Revenge porn, the term for maliciously posting nude photos online without the subject’s consent, could soon be a crime in Illinois if a bill that unanimously passed the Senate Feb. 27 makes its way th...

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