Murphy's Law

Chicago is in crisis mode. It has become the face of gun violence in America. Schools are closing down and Chicago Public Schools is on the verge of making massive layoffs in the wake of …

Theater

With Halloween one month away, Goodman Theatre is gearing up with a horror-filled play of its own. Loosely based on Shakespeare’s Hamlet, playwright Charise Castro Smith’s Feathers and Teeth is a scary yet comedic play …

Chicago

There are approximately 367,500 children enrolled in Chicago Public Schools (CPS), according to DNAinfo. Each of those students will be affected if the conflict over 5,000 potential faculty layoffs results in a CPS strike. Concern …

Chicago

For the first time, Chicago museum-goers will be able to enjoy a week of special discounts and events at 12 of the Windy City’s finest museums. Museum Week,  sponsored by the Chicago Park District,   will …

Chicago

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel proposed a property tax increase that would raise approximately $500 million for police and firefighter pensions over four years and about $50 million for the Chicago Public Schools construction program, reported …

Chicago

The City Council Committee on Budget and Government Operations is holding hearings this week on Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s 2016 budget proposal to the City Council. To view the mayor’s proposed budget in its entirety, visit this …

Staff Editorial

News is important. It shapes our society, and better yet, it shapes us into an informed community capable of making rational decisions. That may seem like a typical textbook statement or something a journalism professor …

Chicago-2015

The blog ArtRepublic defines street art as “any art developed in public spaces.” This term is broad and can encompass many forms of art including graffiti, murals, stickers and posters. It is no surprise that …