Rogers Park

S&C Electric Earns Top Workplace Award

S&C Electric Company, the city's second largest manufacturer and a Rogers Park fixture for years, has been named one of the top 20 places...

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...

Edgewater

The Continued Conversation of Gentrification in Rogers Park

By: Kamdyn Rhodes (Loyola Sophomore) Rogers Park is credited as the most diverse neighborhood in Chicago with 80 countries represented by its residents. In recent...

Let’s Give It a Thai

By Kamdyn Rhodes (Loyola Sophomore)  Rice Thai Café & Sushi 6744 N Sheridan Rd, Chicago, IL 60626 (773) 338-1717 4.5 out of 5 stars In the days of COVID,...

How One Chicago Local Helped Save Women’s Professional Soccer: The Story Of Arnim Whisler

By: William Brady (Loyola Junior) The Women’s United Soccer Association was established in 2000, and after three seasons it folded. Arnim Whisler, Owner and CEO...

Senn High School

Senn Students Say Farewell To 2020, And Welcome 2021

2020 hit all of us differently, but for high school students, the disruptions in both learning and socialization were especially challenging. We asked our RogersEdge...

Six Things to Be Thankful For, Even This Year

(Editor's note: We know Thanksgiving is over. But we're thankful that Senn High School student Duaa Raheel worked hard on this lovely list, so...

Pronoun Inclusivity at Senn High School

By: Isabella Chamberland (Senn Senior) Senn High School, one of the most diverse high schools in the Chicago Public Schools District, has begun to incorporate...

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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Arts & Entertainment

An Authentic Artist: A Profile of Ayesha Abouelazm

By: Jack Eisenhuth (Loyola Sophomore)  Under the shadow of the New 400 Theater’s sign in Rogers Park, I met Ayesha Abouelazm in person for the first time. The filmmaker went inside the Starbucks to order...

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...

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...