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Protesters oppose ICE plans to build new facility 80 miles from Chicago

Protesters oppose ICE plans to build new facility 80 miles from Chicago

May 11, 2019

“No more child prisoners, free them all,” shouted Rozalinda Borcila at a Little Village Solidarity Network protest at the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services building, 101 W. Ida B. Wells Drive....

Ride-share drivers protest City Hall for higher wages

Ride-share drivers protest City Hall for higher wages

May 9, 2019

About 50 Chicago-area ride-share drivers for Uber, Lyft and other companies picketed outside of City Hall demanding higher wages, better security for drivers and more efficient communication from their bosse...

Autism awareness and acceptance highlighted during April

Autism awareness and acceptance highlighted during April

April 23, 2019

Months are often set aside to raise awareness and support cures for various diseases and disorders, but one Chicago group is taking a different approach; they are celebrating. The Autism Society declared...

‘Language Rooms’ is speaking its way to Chicago for the midwest premiere

‘Language Rooms’ is speaking its way to Chicago for the midwest premiere

April 12, 2019

A man named Ahmed immigrates from Egypt and loves the U.S. He works for a Homeland Security detainment facility and is considered the best at his job. One day, rumors begin to brew that put his patrio...

Local author strikes Netflix deal

Local author strikes Netflix deal

April 5, 2019

Mary Kubica, a suburban Chicago resident, is taking her work to the big screen with her upcoming novel “The Other Mrs.,” which has been acquired by Netflix for a film to be released in 2020. Kubica is a N...

Darkroom fundraiser looks to keep the light on  at Museum of Contemporary Photography

Darkroom fundraiser looks to keep the light on at Museum of Contemporary Photography

February 28, 2019

The Museum of Contemporary Photography will host its annual Darkroom fundraiser Feb. 28 in an effort to bridge its funding gap. The event will honor an acclaimed Moroccan-born photographer and feature an artist auction plus cocktails and hors d’oeuvres. Retired ...

Illinois legislature votes in favor of minimum wage hike

Illinois legislature votes in favor of minimum wage hike

February 15, 2019

The state’s minimum wage is on its way to $15 by 2025 after the Illinois House passed a bill calling for the boost in pay  Feb. 14. The bill passed the Senate earlier this month and is now on its ...

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...

REVIEW: Spectrum Dance gracefully leaps its way to Columbia

REVIEW: Spectrum Dance gracefully leaps its way to Columbia

February 13, 2019

Bold lights, striking movements and bright colors spun their way into Columbia and  amazed the audience during a stunning performance by the Spectrum Dance Theater."The Rambunctious Iteration #3 -  ...

Proposed legislation could grant leniency for youth crimes

Proposed legislation could grant leniency for youth crimes

By Yasmeen Sheikah

January 28, 2019

House Bill 531 may soon become a law, potentially freeing those in prison charged under the age of  21 once they serve 10 years of their initial sentence.Introduced in 2017, the bill would give juvenile...

Race, representation and repression: Chicago voters are looking for changes

Race, representation and repression: Chicago voters are looking for changes

By Yasmeen Sheikah

January 28, 2019

After two terms in office that may be most remembered for police shootings, school closings and an exodus of residents, Chicago’s mayoral race is wide open. A diverse pool of 14 candidates are vying to repla...

Editor’s Note: Support student media in honor of Student Press Freedom Day

Editor’s Note: Support student media in honor of Student Press Freedom Day

January 28, 2019

In April 2018, student newsrooms nationwide used #savestudentnewsrooms to advocate for student journalists and stress the importance of campus media. The campaign was launched in response to several problems...

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