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(From left to right) Abby Nelson, a sophmore English major, walks alongside Isabella Youmans, a sophmore cimena and television major, and Katelynne Fulford, a sophmore graphic design major, at the Out of the Darkness Walk at Montrose Beach Sept. 21.

Thousands walk to bring suicide awareness ‘Out of the Darkness’

September 24, 2019

More than 7,000 people gathered at Montrose Harbor Sept. 21 for the Out of the Darkness Chicagoland Walk, in remembrance of those lost to suicide Organized by the Illinois Chapter of the American Fou...

Public colleges to provide mental health services similar to Columbia’s

Public colleges to provide mental health services similar to Columbia’s

September 6, 2019

Public colleges and universities in Illinois will be required to catch up to Columbia and other private colleges when it comes to providing mental health and suicide prevention services. Unde...

Melania Trump needs education on what she wears

EDITORIAL: Melania Trump needs education on what she wears

October 22, 2018

First lady Melania Trump visited Ghana, Malawi, Kenya and Egypt, having left for her trip Oct. 1. During her trip, she was seen wearing outfits reminiscent of European colonizers. One outfit in particu...

The future crumbles as bullying rips childhood away

The future crumbles as bullying rips childhood away

October 4, 2018

Elementary school children in 2018 are the comical, silly kids they should be: dancing while dabbing, watching “Teen Titans Go!” and having fun. As they explore the world around them, they continu...

Faculty Senate President Raquel Monroe addresses members on the fourth floor of 600 S. Michigan Ave. during the Nov. 10 meeting.

Faculty Senate considers internship changes

November 17, 2017

A motion to change the internship accreditation process has been approved by the Faculty Senate’s Academic Affairs Committee and will be deliberated further by the full senate during its Dec. 8 meeting. The motion, presented by Associate Chair of the Audio Arts and Acoustics De...

Hope for the Day, an organization that provides suicide prevention counseling, is partnering with Dark Matter Coffee to create a coffee shop that provides mental health awareness and suicide prevention at 3039 W. Fullerton Ave. 

Café turns coffee into ‘Sip of Hope’

October 30, 2017

Because a cup of coffee can go a long way, a Logan Square café is creating a safe space for support and a morning pick-me-up.  A Sip of Hope, 3039 W. Fullerton Ave., is the product of a collaboration b...

A panel of women leaders discussed the challenges that come with being a women in the corporate world.

Reshaping the workplace with confident women

October 16, 2017

Elinor Steele used her confidence to persuade her way to acceptance into a graduate program at Crummer Graduate School of Business at Rollins College even though she lacked a bachelor’s degree. Steele sa...

Trump’s new tricks of the trade may backfire

Trump’s new  tricks of the trade  may backfire

By Ethan Stocking-Anderson

March 13, 2017

President Donald Trump was celebrated for his relatively calm and coherent speech to Congress on Feb. 28. The more restrained tone may be music to the ears of Americans weary from shrieking partisansh...

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...

The office of Student Health and support created a stronger conversation about mental health with the Feb. 23 session on suicide awareness and prevention. 

Student Health encourages students to discuss mental health

February 26, 2016

A Feb. 23 suicide awareness session garnered scant attendance from students, faculty and staff, but the Office of Student Health and Support is working to create new methods to raise awareness about s...

Community program wards off crime in Uptown

By Jordan Watkins

December 14, 2015

Despite colder temperatures and neighborhood political issues, some Uptown residents are still taking to the streets to combat the neighborhood's crime.The Positive Loitering initiative, which came to Uptown in 2009, involves community members who gather at local street corners or walk through parks to deter criminals in those areas.“It’s a very simple program,” said Uptown resident Richard Thale, who coordinates th...

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