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Race to Replace: 14 candidates vying for mayor’s seat

Race to Replace: 14 candidates vying for mayor’s seat

February 25, 2019

With the Feb. 26 mayoral election just  a day away, Chicago residents may need to brush up on their politics to figure out which of the 14 candidates they will vote for to replace Mayor Rahm Emanuel....

Women’s workspace to spread its ‘wings’

Women’s workspace to spread its ‘wings’

February 15, 2019

The Wing, a women-focused workspace, is set to open a Chicago location, its first in the Midwest, this year.The Wing has been active since October 2016 and has approximately 6,000 members in five location...

Logan’s Crossings development in works to transform Logan Square

Logan’s Crossings development in works to transform Logan Square

January 22, 2019

The fast changing Logan Square began the year with another mixed-used development, once again sparking concerns about gentrification and displacement. On Jan. 4, the city's Department of Buildings awa...

More with less: Comptroller Mendoza’s approach to office

More with less: Comptroller Mendoza’s approach to office

September 10, 2018

Illinois Comptroller Susana Mendoza, sometimes cited as a potential mayoral candidate, told the City Club of Chicago last week that she is not a candidate."Look, I'm fully focused on the next 62 days." she ...

Chicago’s Labor Day Legacy

September 5, 2018

The Chronicle takes to the streets to test Chicagoans' knowledge of their city's history with labor day. While reporting information regarding strikes on the South Side in 1893 helped create the insti...

Chicagoland farms tap pop culture for corn maze designs

Chicagoland farms tap pop culture for corn maze designs

October 16, 2017

Vying for consumer attention, Chicagoland farms and orchards are getting more elaborate in their corn maze designs, drawing on pop culture with sports, film and even video game references to draw in t...

Chicago Public Schools may be without librarians starting Fall 2017

Chicago Public Schools may be without librarians starting Fall 2017

By Jackie Murray

March 27, 2017

Molly DiRago, mother of a first grader at Wicker Park’s A.N. Pritzker School, said she still goes into the school’s library to help clean up even though it doesn’t have the student traffic it used ...

Mendoza: The governor suffers from ‘Rauneritis’

Mendoza: The governor suffers from ‘Rauneritis’

March 20, 2017

Gov. Bruce Rauner has inappropriately used $112 million over the last two years from funds intended to reimburse healthcare providers, said Illinois Comptroller Susana Mendoza. Despite stating that her inten...

Illinois budget gridlock threatens state worker paychecks

Illinois budget gridlock threatens state worker paychecks

February 6, 2017

State employees may find their paychecks on hold if a court grants Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan’s recent motion to put a halt on state worker payments, unless a budget passes by Feb. 28. T...

$3 million from Munger race helps other candidates

$3 million from Munger race helps other candidates

By Metro Reporter

November 7, 2016

As control over the state comptroller office becomes a partisan battle, funding allocated to the campaigns reflects competition between the “super wealthy” and “organized labor,” according to ...

Editor’s Note: Enrollment plummet proves need for administrative wake-up call

Editor’s Note: Enrollment plummet proves need for administrative wake-up call

By Editor-In-Chief

October 3, 2016

Columbia’s enrollment dropped for the seventh consecutive year, as reported in The Chronicle’s Front Page story. At 8,120 students—the decline began after 2008 when the college had 12,464—our enroll...

SFS payment plans cause student confusion

SFS payment plans cause student confusion

By Campus Reporter

September 12, 2016

When junior journalism major Mikhaela Padilla received a Student Financial Services email in August informing her about a drastic change in her payment plan, she was left with questions about the college...

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