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New Murals, Other Improvements, For Clark Street

This Fall has brought some cosmetic improvements along Clark Street. The Rogers Park Business Alliance recently announced several project updates from its Vision Clark Street Master...

Creative Neighbors Came Through to Save Halloween

By Duaa Raheel COVID has taken the fun out of a lot of things, and we though Halloween would be no different. But the creativity...

Rogers Park Branch: A Look at Library Operations Amidst COVID-19 Pandemic

By: Bina Wilens Flashback to March, a time of worldwide panic and uncertainty. Within our city of Chicago, the normally bustling streets became increasingly isolated...

Edgewater

Making The Comfortable Uncomfortable: Teaching From Home During COVID-19

By: Jimmy Lynch (Loyola Sophomore) With the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, instructors from all levels have had to teach virtually throughout the first semester of school,...

Rewired Cafe, Bigger and Better, Aims to Serve the Community

Expanding and changing locations is difficult enough for restaurants, but COVID has made the process much more challenging. Yet Owner and operator of Rewired...

Rambler Pep Band Another Covid Loss

The Zoom meeting filled in with students one by one. Most cameras were on, but people stayed muted as they waited for Patrick Rocks,...

Senn High School

We Got the Beat: Senn Music Journal Hits a High Note

By Isabella Chamberland (Senn Senior) I remember the day that CPS announced its final plan for the school year; the day felt heavy, like every...
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How E-Learning Really Works For Students

By: Valerie "Skylar" Soto (Senn Senior) Let's take a trip into the daily lives of various Senn students as they maneuver e-learning! Students show the...

These Students Split on At-Home Versus In-School Learning

By Safa Yahya  Everyone has been debating about whether schools should open or not. And like every other debate there are two sides and two...

Trick or Treating During a Pandemic: Senn High School Students Weigh In

Article by Moussa Yarori (Senn Sophomore); Video by Lesly Fernandez (Senn Junior) Halloween is just days away, and Mayor Lori Lightfoot recently announced that Chicagoans...

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Creative Neighbors Came Through to Save Halloween

By Duaa Raheel COVID has taken the fun out of a lot of things, and we though Halloween would be no different. But the creativity of the people in our neighborhood saved this ghoulish holiday. I...

Howard Street Chalk Art Festival Cancelled

The latest social casualty of the COVID-19 pandemic is a new but popular Rogers Park festival of chalk art, which had been scheduled for July 18. Organizers said the event was cancelled out of...

New 400 Hosts 4-20 Scott Pilgrim Online Movie Party

The New 400 Theatre in Rogers Park was good at engaging with customers before the coronavirus outbreak. That hasn't changed. The theatre, located at 6746 N. Sheridan, is urging customers to join them for live...

Public Safety

Celebrating Halloween During The Trick Of A Lifetime – COVID 19

By: Crystal Cervantes (Loyola Senior), Eric Maurer (Loyola Senior), Jimmy Lynch (Loyola Sophomore), and Seth George (Loyola Senior) Every day is as scary as Halloween during a global pandemic. For the residents of Edgewater and...

“Black Out Day”: Loyola students zoom out of classes and tune into BLM–An Interview...

By: Ananya Chandhok  They marched in 1963, whether or not their community stood shoulder to shoulder with them. They marched again in 2009, even when their community claimed “enough change” had been made. While a...

Rogers Park Firefighter Dies of Coronavirus

The first Chicago firefighter to die from COVID-19 was a well-respected, longtime member of Truck Company 25 in Rogers Park. Mario Araujo, 49, was an 18-year veteran of the department, most of that time served...