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My name Is Rana Tuggle, I'm a Columbia College Chicago journalism major. Chicago is my hometown and my heart resides with the Austin community on Chicago's far west side. Currently my work consists of investigative reporting, political reporting and covering stories out of ethnic communities.
Parent Participation A Success At Ella Flagg Young

Parent Participation A Success At Ella Flagg Young

Exploring ways for parents to get more involved in their children’s education was the main topic of discussion at a recent Ella Flagg Young Elementary School local school council meeting. Principal Crystal Bell, who has been working at Young for 27 years – the last 13 as the principal, headed the LSC meeting along with Earlean Green, 68, the […]

Housing An Option For Repurposing Closed CPS Schools?

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Housing An Option For Repurposing Closed CPS Schools?

Some Chicago Public Schools, which fell victim to school closures, are being recommended for re-purposing for low income housing; but arguments suggest this plan won’t benefit these communities. In May 2013, the Chicago Board of Education voted to close 50 underdeveloped public schools across 21 city wards, which led to the forming of Advisory Committee for School […]

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Aldermen Setting Tasks for Chicago’s Safety

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Aldermen Setting Tasks for Chicago’s Safety

Alderman knocked the head of the city’s emergency management programs for not doing a better job of publicizing a digital application that would allow citizens to send tips to the police via cellphones. A recent 2015 budget hearing at City Hall led to scrutiny of the Office of Emergency Management and Communication’s lack of programming, which would […]

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Scott Strazannte’s “Shooting From the Hip” Photo Exhibit Opens in Chicago

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Scott Strazannte’s “Shooting From the Hip” Photo Exhibit Opens in Chicago

Photojournalist Scott Strazzante’s “Shooting From the Hip” exhibit opened July 8th at Roosevelt University’s Gage Gallery. The exhibit features 125 photos taken in Downtown Chicago over the last four or five years by Strazzante using an iPhone. In Shooting from the Hip, Stranzannte, 50, discreetly captures all elements of life, from relaxing on a boat to the rough reality of […]

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