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Sam is a journalism student at Columbia College Chicago with a concentration in magazine writing and editing.
Crime decreasing in Hyde Park neighborhood

Crime decreasing in Hyde Park neighborhood

When Vicky Stavropoulos moved to Hyde Park two years ago to attend the University of Chicago, she received many warnings from teachers and students about crime in the area. But Stavropoulos says she doesn’t hesitate to walk the mile between class and her apartment, with her headphones in for most of her walk, despite being […]

Moms Demand Action Aims to Change State Law Regarding Gun-Free Zone Signs

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Moms Demand Action Aims to Change State Law Regarding Gun-Free Zone Signs

The front door of South Loop Elementary School bears two signs: one welcomes students and visitors, and the second shows a red slash through a handgun. Under the new Illinois concealed carry law, these signs are posted everywhere that handguns are prohibited — mainly public buildings such as libraries, museums, government offices and schools. Additionally, […]

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