Students Hope to Bring Change Through Downtown Protest

Carrying a black banner bearing the words “Students Against Trump,” a pair of Loyola students walked among an impassioned crowd in downtown Chicago. First-year Liam Cherry and junior Jack Kelley joined a group of college …

Chicago to Swap Street Lights for LED

Residents can expect to see a new type of light illuminating the Chicago skyline in the next four years. The new lighting is part of the Chicago Smart Lighting Project, which aims to replace all …

Soda Tax Aims to Fizzle Consumption

The Cook County Board of Commissioners approved a tax on sugary drinks, which include soda, juices, energy drinks and any other non-alcoholic beverages that have added sweetener. The tax is expected to go into effect starting in July of next year.

Ward 49 Participatory Budget Sparks Discussion

For the past eight years, Ald. Joe Moore (49th Ward) has posed the same question to his Rogers Park residents: How would you spend $1 million to better your community? It’s a big question, and …