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Globally Local: Loyola fraternity plans vigil for Palestine

Loyola University Chicago's Theta Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha is hosting a vigil for the lives lost in Palestine in collaboration with Loyola's Students...

Inside look at the adjunct struggle

Being an adjunct is hard. Unfair wages, few benefits, and little job security leaves many questioning their career choice. We talked to an adjunct...

How Chicago’s Homeless Handle Cold Days

By Israa Alzamli Homeless people everywhere face challenges every day.  But the homeless in Chicago face a distinct challenge: cold weather. Chicago’s notorious cold makes living on...

Loyola Medicine Purchases Local Hospital

By Israa Alzamli Loyola Medicine's recent purchase of a local hospital has left some Berwyn residents unhappy. MacNeal Hospital, Berwyn’s largest source of property-tax revenue, will...

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Girlfriend Remembers Quintin Brown as “full of life”

Quintin Brown was killed in a targeted, gang-related shooting in Rogers Park last month. But the 17-year-old “lived it to the fullest”  in the...

40-year-old Rogers Park Woman Missing

A 40-year-old woman was reported missing from Rogers Park as of July 21. Rebecca Mason last contacted her family from the 1500 block of West...

Taking Chalk Art to New Levels on Howard Street

When most people think of chalk art, they think of child-drawn stick figures. But Chalk Howard Street, this weekend's art festival in Rogers Park,...

Summertime things to do in our neighborhoods

By: Hailey Watson, Geneva Gage and Numair Umrani  Are you looking for things to do this summer? Rogers Park and Edgewater are perfect places to...

Stay Cool, Rogers Park and Edgewater

By Geneva Gage and Lucas Naber The National Weather Service has issued an “excessive heat warning” from noon today to Saturday at 7 p.m.  High temperature...