After removing police officers, schools now need to come up with a whole school safety plan
Illinois 14th District Congressional Candidates Discuss Police Reform
There has been a growing call for politicians to address police reform after the killing of George Floyd in late May. Here in Chicago, Republican..
Chicago College Students Fight to Abolish the Police on the Streets and in the Classroom
Editor’s note: Two sources in this story have been given anonymity to protect their safety. Among many things, this has been a summer of protests,..
What We Saw at #DecolonizeZhigaagoong
Content warning: this story contains graphic descriptions of police violence and brutality On Friday, July 17, a protest centering Black and Indigenous lives and calling..
UPDATE: Writing Center Employees Call for University to End Partnership with FOP
The call for DePaul University to end its partnership with the Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) continues as the university refuses to meet the demands..
As protestors take to the streets of Chicago to push back against systemic issues of police brutality and racism in the wake of George Floyd’s..
The Capitol Bimonthly: House Sexual Abuse Cover-Up, Pritzker’s Budget, Blagojevich’s Commutation, Ag Market Worries
The Capitol Bimonthly is a once-every-other-monthly state news briefer published by 14 East covering current issues in state news. Legislative News Legislation As many of..
Mobsters, Speakeasies and Bribes: Chicago During Prohibition
Gangsters, speakeasies and the Roaring Twenties. Much of what defined our image of Prohibition in the United States happened right here in the Windy City,..
Englewood Community Leader Uses Chess to Put Gun Violence ‘in Check’
Raydell Lacey is helping her community one strategic move at a time After losing two children to gun violence on the South Side of Chicago,..