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13 Reasons Why: Trigger Warning

13 Reasons Why: Trigger Warning

By Grace Senior

April 11, 2018

Netflix announced March 21 a second season of "13 Reasons Why," adapted from Jay Asher's 2007 novel. The show's first season explored high school sophomore Hannah Baker's life and struggles that led to...

Ballot mishaps at primaries highlight third party struggle

Ballot mishaps at primaries highlight third party struggle

By Savannah Eadens

April 1, 2018

As the votes from the 2018 primary elections are finalized this week, the Illinois Green Party has brought attention to the challenges third party political groups often face.The Illinois Green Party cri...

A proposed extension route to the CTA red line will extend the southbound ending from 95th/Dan Ryan to 130th.

CTA proposes route for transportation desert

February 5, 2018

The anticipated Red Line Extension project route  proposed by the Chicago Transit Authority promises minimal community damage during construction and thousands of new jobs. But questions about how it will...

After receiving positive customer feedback, the CTA plans to continue its initiative to replace cloth seats with hardback seats on el trains and buses. 

‘Why is my seat wet?’ CTA continues major seating overhaul

October 23, 2017

Chicagoans’ daily commute is getting a little less cushy but a lot cleaner with a change to the often heavily stained cloth seats.The Chicago Transit Authority will be replacing fabric seats with har...

Countries need to strive toward elimination of nuclear weapons

Countries need to strive toward elimination of nuclear weapons

By Alexa Rixon

October 16, 2017

The Norwegian Nobel Committee awarded the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize to the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons Oct. 6. ICAN succeeded in shepherding the first legally binding international tre...

Where there is Smoke— book gives voice to domestic violence victims

“Decisions” By Chantelle Branch gives voice to victims of domestic violence releasing Sept. 12. 

By Kendrah Villiesse

September 11, 2017

“Decisions,” a novel by Chantelle Branch that explores the struggles of being trapped in an abusive relationship, is having a book release party on its publishing date, Sept. 12 at City Lights, 6425 W. G...

Chicago’s $1 million grant for first-responder training may not be enough

Chicago’s $1 million grant for first-responder training may not be enough

September 23, 2016

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services awarded a $1 million grant to Chicago to improve how first responders treat the mentally ill, according to a Sept. 14 press release from Mayor Rahm Emanue...

Panel discussion gets heated between CPD and the public | The Columbia Chronicle

January 25, 2016

The Illinois Campaign for Political Reform hosted a panel discussion with members of the Chicago Police Department, community activists and the public on Jan. 20 at East-West University, 829 S. Wabash Ave ...

Ornaments with HIV information and resources on the inside will be hung in the Austin and North Lawndale neighborhoods until February.

World AIDS Day encourages uptick in testing

December 7, 2015

Several awareness and outreach events took place on  World AIDS Day Dec.1 to increase awareness and urge people to identify  their HIV status.It was the 27th World AIDS Day, which was first honored ...

Electric current ups creativity

Electric current ups electricity

By Sports & Health Editor

April 27, 2015

As waves of electrical current sweep across the folded gray matter in your skull while you imagine, feel or experience emotions, your brain is literally storming. In an April 1 study published in the jo...

Chicagoans more charitable than national average

Information from the Lilly Family School of Philanthropy's survey

By Sarah Martinson

April 20, 2015

Chicago households, corporations and grant making foundations donate money at a higher rate than the national average, according to a survey conducted by the Lilly Family School of Philanthropy at Ind...

Unnatural Selection: Urban life may be forcing the hand of evolution — in real time

Unnatural Selection

By Sports & Health Editor

March 30, 2015

If you’d asked Walter Marcisz 10 years ago where the sweet spots for monk parakeet sightings in Chicago were, he would have rattled off a long list. As former president of the Chicago Ornithological ...

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