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Alumna, Ms. Worldwide USA Ambassador advocates for mental health among youth

Alumna, Ms. Worldwide USA Ambassador advocates for mental health among youth

November 28, 2016

Angel Simmons, Englewood native and 2009 alumna, said she applied for the Live Out Loud Charity Ms. Worldwide USA Ambassador pageant thinking it would be a typical pageant experience. But after learning about the organization’s campaign to advocate suicide prevention i...

Students’ services affected by department cuts

Students’ services affected by department cuts

By Campus Reporter

September 26, 2016

Department budget cuts caused reductions to staff and cuts to student services in the Television, Art & Art History, Design and Photography departments.According to Sharon Ross, interim chair of th...

Skewing safety numbers is despicable

By Editor in Chief

October 14, 2013

Dorm rooms in the Loop may be advertised to students as on-campus housing, but area colleges are quick to dissociate dorms from campuses when students are attacked.Columbia is the only college among the four major Loop institutions—including Robert Morris, Roosevelt and DePaul universities—to consistently label crimes occurring in dorms, like the University Center, 525 S. State St., as on-campus, while the others either ha...

Hull House closes, legacy continues

By Kaley Fowler

January 30, 2012

Since 1962, the Jane Addams Hull House Association, 1030 W. Van Buren St., has served Chicago as a major social service provider, carrying on the legacy of Jane Addams, an early pioneer of social work. However, because of the city’s economic struggles, one of its most influential landmarks has come to an end.The organization served approximately 60,000 Chicagoans annually through more than 50 social service programs. On...

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