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Illinois awards $350K for women’s preventative health care

Planned Parenthood supporters rally for women's access to reproductive health care on ``National Pink Out Day'' at Los Angeles City Hall, Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2015. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

Associated Press

October 6, 2019

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Public health officials in Illinois have awarded $350,000 in grants to help improve the health care of women of reproductive age. The Illinois Department of Public Health announced earlier this week that the competitive grants are going to 14 organizations and public health...

Graduate students look to band together

Graduate students at the University of Missouri during a 2015 protest where students supported the unionization route.  (Photo courtesy of The Maneater)

Benjamin Conboy, News Editor

January 29, 2018

Graduate students are taking the first steps in forming a student association that would hear grievances, complaints and demands from the graduate student body and take them up with the university. The group would be similar to how the Student Government Association (SGA) represents the student body...

Graduate students fight university for health insurance

Victoria Williamson | The DePaulia

Benjamin Conboy, News Editor

January 22, 2018

Ph.D. students are fighting the university administration over access to health care, claiming the workload of teaching classes should warrant providing them equal benefits as other professors. University of Chicago, Northwestern University and Loyola University all provide full health coverage for th...

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