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Crisis in Flint Lingers; Faith Rises Amid Faces of the Poisoned

John W. Fountain | Posted 05.11.2016 | Black Voices
John W. Fountain

Photo: Pamela Powell, a native daughter of Flint whose parents still live there said she feels betrayed by the government, which switched the city's w...

Alvin Ailey at the Auditorium Theater - The Celebration Continues

Regina Fraser and Pat Johnson | Posted 06.14.2015 | Arts
Regina Fraser and Pat Johnson

The 125 Anniversary celebration of Chicago's illustrious Auditorium Theater continued last month with a two-week residency of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater. And boy was I ready.

The Case for Restorative Justice

Nancy Michaels | Posted 05.03.2015 | Education
Nancy Michaels

Restorative justice has the capacity to empower those who have not been empowered in the past. Individuals and communities begin to act collectively, which is necessary in order to challenge the punitive structures that keep our young black and brown boys from succeeding.

Shut up And Sing

Daron Hagen | Posted 01.07.2015 | Arts
Daron Hagen

They performed the song a couple of times, thanked me, and left. A moment later, the singer returned, cheeks wet with tears. "Thank you, sir," she said, squeezing my hand. Then, urgently: "I love the songs so much."

Let's Consider Complex Realities That Students Face When Rating Colleges

Dr. Charles R. Middleton | Posted 03.23.2014 | College
Dr. Charles R. Middleton

I fully expect the educational results for the 2008 cohorts to be a mirror of the financial trauma they and our nation experienced and that many of our most vulnerable citizens still know all too well today.

Hands Together Heart to Art, Camp for Kids Who Have Experienced the Death of a Parent

Elysabeth Alfano | Posted 10.06.2012 | Arts
Elysabeth Alfano

Through the performing arts of dance, theater and music, the camp allows kids, regardless of race or economic situation, to engage in the arts as a way of fostering self-confidence and self-expression during a traumatic time.

Talkin' About Chicago's Proposed Pot Ticket: The Kids Are Alright

Kathie Kane-Willis | Posted 06.26.2012 | Chicago
Kathie Kane-Willis

The Chicago marijuana ordinance proposal was voted out of the public safety committee last Thursday. What will this mean for the parents, employees and residents of Chicago?

OWS Being Taught In College Courses

The Huffington Post | Sara Gates | Posted 02.13.2012 | College

The Occupy movement, a prominent fixture on many college campuses, has moved from student quads into the classroom. Several universities nationwide ha...

My Response to the Fed's IG

Robert Auerbach | Posted 07.23.2011 | Politics
Robert Auerbach

Robert Auerbach's response to the Federal Reserve's IG request.

Professor Tries Getting Job Back After Racially Charged Comments

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Story by Charlsie Dewey, courtesy of The Windy City Times Robert Klein Engler, a former adjunct professor at Roosevelt University, wants to tell his ...


Brian Dickie | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Brian Dickie

The season preview for donors at the Mars Gallery tonight is going to be a stimulating opportunity to get a sneak peek at what we have in store for our audience this spring.

Chicago's Young Sibling Geniuses: 18-Year-Old Has PhD, 13-Year-Old Graduating From College

NBC Chicago | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Sho Yano was just nine when he enrolled at Loyola University. He graduated Summa Cum Laude and at the age of 13 entered medical school at the Universi...

Study: Chicago's Heroin Problem Worst In The Nation

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Chicago and its suburban counties are suffering the worst heroin problem in America, according to a new study. Nearly 24,000 people in the area were ...

Single Parent, Working Dad

Brian Dickie | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Brian Dickie

The news is that I am in charge of our child for the next week as Nell has to be in London on family business. Now this is very good for my education...

The Total Is More Than the Sum of the Parts ...

Brian Dickie | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Brian Dickie

One of the great pleasures of working in a city with as many fine institutions as Chicago has is collaboration. One is Chicago Opera Theater's post-graduate performance diploma at the Chicago College of the Performing Arts.

Roosevelt University Reviving Sports Program After 20-Year Time Out

Huffington Post | Tim Taliaferro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

After a 20-year hiatus, the Roosevelt University Lakers are coming back. The Loop-based Chicago university, which has seen rapid growth in its underg...

Roosevelt University Seeks To Build Tower In Loop

Chicago Sun-Times | Fran Spielman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Loop University -- the nickname for a downtown Chicago area that 60,000 college students call home -- is getting a $130 million addition that will mak...