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Patrons sit in a modified outdoor seating area at Lake Street Kitchen + Bar in Oak Park.

COLUMN: There’s no ‘turn video off’ option in public and we have to get used to that again

Rebecca Meluch, News Editor May 2, 2021

After an entire year of online classes, working and meeting remotely, the pandemic has given people the normalcy to hide behind a screen and sometimes turn the camera off.  Whenever I felt overwhelmed,...

Protesters march near Mayor Lori Lightfoot's home in Logan Square to protest the fatal shooting by Chicago police of 13-year-old Adam Toledo, Friday, April 16, 2021.  Video of last month's encounter was released Thursday and provoked an outpouring of grief and outrage. (Ashlee Rezin Garcia/Chicago Sun-Times via AP)

COLUMN: Societal dehumanization of people of color is deadly

Nadia Hernandez, Opinions Editor April 25, 2021

Our racist, white supremacist society has dehumanized people of color to a fatal point. When America sees police brutality towards BIPOC communities, they respond by trying to justify why the victim deserves...

Writer Bailey Donovan starts her day off with a cup of coffee, part of her daily routine amid the pandemic.

COLUMN: Creating a routine has allowed flexibility amid the pandemic

Bailey Donovan, Contributing Writer April 11, 2021

I think that it's safe to say that the past year has been rough. In a way, it feels as if I've been living the same day, over and over and over again. I never could have imagined that I would be stuck...

COLUMN: Eurocentric beauty standards uphold white supremacy

COLUMN: Eurocentric beauty standards uphold white supremacy

Nadia Hernandez, Assistant News Editor January 11, 2021

Straight blonde hair. Blue eyes. Small nose. Light skin.  I had always wanted these features. They are a stark contrast next to my curly, dark hair, brown eyes and tan skin.  But now I know why...

Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton and Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump shake hands during the presidential debate at Hofstra University in Hempstead, N.Y., Monday, Sept. 26, 2016. (Joe Raedle/Pool via AP)

ANALYSIS: Clinton clear winner as Trump takes bait

Brenden Moore September 27, 2016

After a September swoon that saw her once-commanding lead shrivel to a virtual tie, the pressure was on Democratic presidential Hillary Clinton tonight to put in a strong debate performance against...

DePaul street style: Edition #1

DePaul street style: Edition #1

Gabriella Lewis January 21, 2015

[slideshow_deploy id='8565'] Now that class is back in session and temperatures are often in the single-digits, it’s understandable that most students are bundled up. While earth tones and gray scale...

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