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EDITORIAL: Listen to the voices of Hong Kong protestors

EDITORIAL: Listen to the voices of Hong Kong protestors

September 1, 2019

It is a core-shaking feeling to know you may wake up one morning to find your rights stripped away. In Hong Kong, protesters primarily aged 15–30 have been protesting to protect their rights since March. ...

Restaurant event aids in HIV awareness

Restaurant event aids in HIV awareness

April 20, 2018

After a three-year absence from Chicago, the international fundraising campaign Dining Out For Life will hit bars and bistros again to raise funds in support of HIV and AIDS prevention.The April 26 event pa...

Student Financial Services works to improve customer service

Student Financial Services works to improve customer service

April 16, 2018

Student Financial Services will contract with a new vendor to improve customer service on the toll-free consultation line and online chat services for students. Acting on the student feedback that they received about the customer service lines, Columbia will begin outsou...

‘Changing Youth’ one cent at a time

‘Changing Youth’ one cent at a time

October 16, 2017

While on vacation in Florida three years ago, 10-year-old Ava Santos-Volpe stumbled upon a yellow parking meter that was dedicated to provide help to the homeless.After Tracy Baim, Windy City Times pub...

City youth caught in the crossfire, bear scars of gun violence

City youth caught in the crossfire, bear scars of gun violence

February 27, 2017

A lack of counseling for children who have experienced trauma can cause them to become “numb to their emotions,” said Waldo Johnson, a professor in the School of Social Service Administration at th...

Pit bull ban suspension small step in right direction

Pit bull ban suspension small step in right direction

By Campus Reporter

October 10, 2016

Montreal’s controversial pit bull ban took effect Oct. 3 but was suspended the same day by a Quebec judge, while a legal challenge from Montreal’s SPCA—an animal welfare group—is pending, accordin...

Large-scale homeless shelter coming to  Humboldt Park

Large-scale homeless shelter coming to Humboldt Park

September 19, 2016

New housing for homeless youth and families is coming to Humboldt Park, according to a Sept. 9 announcement from Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Sol Flores, executive director of the organization heading the project, La ...

Frankie Cosmos ready to be your ‘Next Thing’

Frankie Cosmos ready to be your ‘Next Thing’

April 25, 2016

Greta Kline—better known by her stage and band name Frankie Cosmos—is a prolific artist by any appellation. With more than 40 releases between her previous persona Ingrid Superstar and the current ...

No time limit on justice when adults molest minors

April 18, 2016

Former Speaker of the House, Congressman from Illinois and Yorkville High School wrestling coach Dennis Hastert has been convicted of illegally structuring bank withdrawals to pay for the silence of one of his alleged sexual abuse victims, according to an April 8 New York Times article. Federal investigators discovered that Hastert was withdrawing large sums of money, which were used to pay off a former student. The prosecutio...

South Side after-school program  promotes positive youth learning

South Side after-school program promotes positive youth learning

April 18, 2016

A small, old white building with a maroon awning on Chicago’s South Side appears to be vacant from the street view. But a look behind its closed doors reveals a bustling interior.Walls are lined with pi...

Task force prescribes more paid sick days

Task force prescribes more paid sick days

By metro editor

April 11, 2016

The city of Chicago’s Working Families Task Force released its recommendations April 4 for more paid sick leave, paid family and medical leave and considerations of measures that will increase schedule ...

City leaders propose ideas to support ‘black futures’

City leaders propose ideas to support ‘black futures’

February 15, 2016

More than 400 high school students from across Chicago packed into the Jones College Prep High School auditorium Feb. 6 for the Youth Voice Congress, where students met with their peers and elected officia...

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