The University of Chicago unveiled "UChicago Stand Together" last week, highlighted by $15 million in new student scholarships, college admissions support for Chicago Public Schools (CPS) students and more than 100 internships in community-based organizations.
Sen. Robert Peters (D-13th), who has focused his state legislative career on issues of incarceration and child welfare, supports the state's plans to begin placing minors in the justice system in smaller, community-based detention centers that focus more on providing intervention services an…
Peace groups have moved their annual commemoration of the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki online this year, holding two virtual events on Thursday evening.
- New UChicago initiative designed to increase access and career success for students of color
- Peters hails plans to overhaul juvenile justice system
- Peace groups set virtual commemoration of 75th anniversary of Hiroshima and Nagasaki bombings
- 55th Street post office closed due to flooding, no date set for reopening
- Fair weather with a chance of musical sunshine
- Theater's annual gala morphs into PorchlightPalooza
- U. of C. conference addresses policing, race issues
- Akiba-Schechter plans return to in-school learning this fall
Gov. J.B. Pritzker and the IHSA announced the new restrictions for fall sports on July 29. Each sport falls under one of three categories: low-risk, medium-risk or high-risk. Each category is able to participate at a certain level of competition, however the higher the risk, the lower the le…
The University of Chicago will try to resume varsity athletic programs in the coming academic year and bring athletes back to Hyde Park in August and September, though administrators acknowledge that some seasons may be cancelled.
After suspending interscholastic athletics for two months because of the Covid-19 pandemic, the Illinois High School Association released its return-to-play guidelines on June 5.
Arts & Entertainment
Fundraisers are a time to put a group’s best foot forward, brag a little, and offer tempting examples of the kind of performances your organization is known for. There was all that and more fo…
Porchlight Music Theatre was all set to hold its 25th-anniversary gala at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel on March 23.
"The Allure of Matter," an art exhibition documenting material usage among contemporary Chinese artists, has reopened at the Smart Museum of Art through Aug. 9, but all reservations to see it …
Opinion & Letters
Over the last five years of so, we have been breathing coke ash from the Koch Brothers mountain of coke ash on the Southeast Side. Word is that it has been removed, but the blowing soot has on…
To the Editor,
To the Editors: