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DePaul student opens collaborative space in Wicker Park

DePaul student opens collaborative space in Wicker Park

Timothy Duke October 9, 2017

Located just off the Western Blue Line stop, a new collaborative workspace for creatives and artists called Foster Studio was recently opened by DePaul sophomore Kieran Hush. Foster Studio seeks to provide...

“Hope,” by Clarence Franklin is a call to end the violence that plagues Chicago. It is painted with messages of encouragement for children. On the back of “Hope” is a plea to “let our kids grow up.” 
(Benjamin Conboy/The DePaulia)

Crafty Canines

Benjamin Conboy October 2, 2017

Almost 200 German Shepherd police dog statues painted by various Chicago artists are on display in the Loop. The project was a part of the “K9s for Cops” campaign, a cooperative effort launched...

Remnants of the fight to allow the homeless to stay in the viaduct are still visible. 
(Photo courtesy of Vincent Prochoroff)

Gone with the wind

Benjamin Conboy September 25, 2017

The homeless people who called the viaduct underneath Lake Shore Drive and Wilson Drive home were evicted by the city on Monday, Sept. 18. The eviction was temporarily halted when Uptown Tent City Organizers...

Mayor Rahm Emanuel has previously proclaimed Chicago a “sanctuary city” and has refused to allow immigration agencies into city jails without a warrant. (AP Photo, Matt Marton)

Emanuel: Chicago will protect DREAMers despite DACA termination

Zainab Ikram September 18, 2017

President Donald Trump’s administration has recently announced that they will be rescinding the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program and is giving Congress six months to replace it....

The skyline of Chicago is seen from the North Pond restaurant in Lincoln Park. The restaurant, as well as others in the city, contributed to Time Out scoring Chicago as the best city in the world. (Curt Brown | MCT)

Chicago ranked best city in the world by Time Out

Maddy Crozier December 2, 2016

Those who think Chicago is the best place to live might now have evidence to back it up. An extensive survey of nearly 20,000 people in 18 different countries found that, when it comes to the things...

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