Chicago

Homeless individuals were living at the Wilson and Lawrence avenue viaducts under Lake Shore Drive in an area known as “Tent City.” For the past two years, their tents were pushed against the wall to allow a passable walkway for pedestrians on the 14-feet-wide sidewalks. An eviction deadline of 7 a.m. on Sept. 18 displaced those who had called the bridges home.

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Chicago labor unions, organizers and workers marched through the Loop on Monday morning to demonstrate for better working conditions and higher wages. They protested  Gov. Bruce Rauner’s recent veto of a bill that would have …

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Chicago responding to the racial violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, organizers estimated close to 1,500 demonstrators gathered downtown to protest white supremacy Sunday. The demonstrators called for solidarity with activists in Berkeley, California and San Francisco, …

Community

Several dozen Rogers Park and Edgewater residents gathered in a brightly lit middle school cafeteria on a weeknight, many responding to an email blast by 49th Ward Alderman Joe Moore. Some voiced concerns about the changes they said they see in the neighborhood, from rising rents to an increase in luxury apartments.

Chicago

Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner signed a bill into law Monday to protect undocumented immigrants statewide. It offers a new level of security for many of Loyola’s almost 150 undocumented students and their families. Senate Bill …

Community

More than 40 years in business has reaffirmed what Phil Bujnowski has always been told as fact; the Bible is the world’s best-selling book. Bujnowski, a 69-year-old Catholic who attends St. Gertrude’s Parish in Rogers …

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Over the last few months, a number of key staff have left Loyola, while others ascended to new roles. Rogers Park continues to experience a face lift as a number of new developments move forward. Meanwhile, the Loyola community has felt the effects of some of the biggest news stories of the summer, including the Charlottesville protests, the statewide budget crisis and changes to national immigration policy.

Chicago

Nearly 400 activists gathered outside Trump Tower Aug. 15 to protest President Donald Trump’s responses to recent violence in Charlottesville, Va.