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Supreme Court ruling protects LGBTQ workers from discrimination; advocates say fight for equal rights is not over

Supreme Court ruling protects LGBTQ workers from discrimination; advocates say fight for equal rights is not over

June 18, 2020

Following an unprecedented Supreme Court decision, LGBTQ employees are now federally protected from discrimination in the workplace, serving as an important step toward equal rights. On Monday, June 15,...

Moriah Stefanski, 19, an anti-abortion activist, protests across the street from the Planned Parenthood Illinois Action Rally on Wednesday.

Abortion rights advocates rally in Chicago ahead of Supreme Court case

March 5, 2020

Michael C. Oboza was 14 years old when he witnessed his friend bleed to death giving herself an abortion with a coat hanger. “A woman [can] decide with her own body if she would like an abortion, an...

Editorial: The case against Remington Arms Company is an avenue for gun reform

Editorial: The case against Remington Arms Company is an avenue for gun reform

November 23, 2019

The federal Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act protects gun companies from liability when one of its weapons is used in a crime. But this law has exceptions, namely when it comes to how a gun is ...

Chronicle FYI: Supreme Court to hear case that could eliminate DACA for good

Chronicle FYI: Supreme Court to hear case that could eliminate DACA for good

November 8, 2019

In September 2017, President Donald Trump announced his administration’s intent to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals policy. This would impact more than 800,000 people who were granted ...

Arts in the Dark Halloween Parade, a new Moroccan mural and the college's annual safety report

Arts in the Dark Halloween Parade, a new Moroccan mural and the college’s annual safety report

October 23, 2019

On this week's episode we dive into an uptick on campus crimes, the Arts in the Dark Halloween Parade and a Moroccan artist who creates a mural for the Wabash Arts Corridor. ...

Guest Editor's Note: I am here and queer with  plenty to fear

Guest Editor’s Note: I am here and queer with plenty to fear

October 20, 2019

As reported on Oct. 17 in the Chronicle’s new explainer series, “Chronicle FYI,” the Supreme Court recently heard arguments from three cases about whether or not Title VII of the Civil Rights A...

Chronicle FYI: Supreme Court takes on LGBTQ+ workplace rights

Chronicle FYI: Supreme Court takes on LGBTQ+ workplace rights

October 17, 2019

Editor's Note: Chronicle FYI is part of the Chronicle's new, ongoing series breaking down complex, emerging issues of the day. On Oct. 8, the Supreme Court heard arguments on three cases that all ...

Illinois Supreme Court denies new sentencing for Jason Van Dyke

Illinois Supreme Court denies new sentencing for Jason Van Dyke

March 20, 2019

The Illinois Supreme Court denied a petition by Attorney General Kwame Raoul and Special Prosecutor Joseph McMahon to resentence Jason Van Dyke, whom Judge Vincent Gaughan sentenced to 81 months in p...

EDITORIAL: Abortion must be accessible, not just legal

EDITORIAL: Abortion must be accessible, not just legal

February 28, 2019

The Trump administration announced a new rule Feb. 22 that will prevent any organization that provides abortions or abortion referrals from receiving Title X family planning funding unless they provi...

The Chronicle honored during National College Media Convention

By Ariana Portalatin, Editor-In-Chief

October 31, 2018

The Chronicle took home multiple awards during the National College Media Convention, hosted by the Associated Collegiate Press Oct. 27 in Louisville, Kentucky. The Chronicle received an award for its 2018 Manifest guide and an individual award for a separate Manifest advertisement. Zoë Haworth, a 2018 graphic design alumna and Art Director for the 2017-2018 academic year, received an award for a Semester in LA a...

EDITORIAL: We cannot trust a system that does not represent us

EDITORIAL: We cannot trust a system that does not represent us

October 8, 2018

Article III of the Constitution states that Supreme Court Justices “shall hold their offices during good behavior,” a clause which has long been interpreted to mean justices will serve for life. The...

‘The Good Doctor’ needs to break medical drama stereotypes

Sexual harassment in the workplace is an epidemic

November 6, 2017

Ever since the New York Times broke the story of the sexual assault allegations against Harvey Weinstein, it’s as if the door to Hell has been propped open, and all the secrets are finally spilling out. Th...

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