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Local School Takes Time Out to Help Others Over Break

Local School Takes Time Out to Help Others Over Break

Chicago Hope Academy — a private school on the city’s South Side — took students to Ensenada, Mexico, last month to help rebuild homes for three families. The academy, a small, nondenominational school, was founded as an alternative to Chicago Public Schools. It accepts high school students from all over the city. With the help […]

12th District Senate Hopeful Runs Grassroots Campaign

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12th District Senate Hopeful Runs Grassroots Campaign

Raul Montes Jr. said Monday he is a “grassroots guy” in his campaign for the 12th District Illinois senate seat. Montes, who spoke to a Columbia College journalism class, called himself the “underdog” in his race against Sen. Steven Landek, the incumbent. Landek held the 11th district seat, but is now running in the 12th […]

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Columbia College “Prioritization” Protest and Forum Video

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Columbia College “Prioritization” Protest and Forum Video

Students and Professors join in protest and discussion about Columbia College‘s new “Prioritization” plan. Students are concerned about plans to eliminate the Center for Black Music Research and Chicago Jazz Ensemble. The students use the “mic check” approach to express their concerns to Vice President for Academic Affairs/Interim Provost, Louise Love.

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