News

Three local aldermen joined Inside Government, a non-partisan student organization, in a meeting Monday to provide information on local government to Loyola students. According to the City of Chicago website, the city of Chicago is …

Breaking

Less than a week after an incident of alleged racial bias, 48th Ward aldermanic candidate and former CVS manager Morry Matson withdrew from the campaign due to a health condition, he announced in a press …

Students

This week, Ugochukwu Okere will walk off the graduation stage and onto the campaign trail. Okere, a 22-year-old political science and social work double major, is running for alderman of Chicago’s 40th Ward. Okere’s campaign …

News

When Maria Hadden worked with participatory budgeting in Rogers Park, she said her friends and colleagues would often ask her, “Maria, when are you running for office?”, but she didn’t consider it seriously until March …

News

Loyola senior Ugochukwu Okere, 21, announced his campaign to run for alderman of the 40th Ward in the 2019 elections Saturday night. Okere will be running against Patrick O’Connor, the current 40th Ward alderman who’s …

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.

Community

This summer, Alderman Joe Moore of the 49th ward was under investigation after he was accused of firing a whistle-blower and giving members of his staff taxpayer-funded severance pay. The whistleblower was former employee Anne …

News

Loyola’s construction efforts got thumbs up from Chicago’s Mayor Rahm Emanuel as he announced Rogers Park as one of the selected “opportunity areas” for his long-term strategy to support and promote development across the city. …