I’ve never thought of myself as a “perfectionist.” I’ve scoffed and outright denied any suggestion that I could possibly be anything of the sort; whether..
Evictions, Organizing, and Paying Rent: A Conversation with a Tenants Rights Advocate
When we talk about the onset of COVID-19 in March 2020 –– a full year ago –– events read off like a domino effect. People became..
Why Austin? Why Now? Inside 14 East’s Six Months on the West Side
An editor’s note It was a Friday morning back in October 2019 when I first visited the Austin Weekly Newsroom alongside a few 14 East..
DePaul Students, Community Members Push for Police Divestment
On Wednesday, a crowd of more than 100 people gathered on DePaul’s Quad in Lincoln Park to protest the University’s ties to the Chicago..
The COVID-19 pandemic has left millions without work. So what happens to bills? Waves of business closures in the past several weeks due to the..
‘We’re All Going Somewhere’: Davon Clark on Poetry and Loving the Bus
On a crisp, frost-tipped morning, a frantic shuffle through rush hour in the Loop or a dreamy, Sunday afternoon on Lake Shore Drive, you can..
As of Thursday afternoon, the official winner of the 2020 Iowa Caucus remains agonizingly unclear. With 97 percent of precincts reported, former South Bend, Indiana,..
E-Scooters: The Missing Piece to Chicago’s Transit Puzzle?
As analysis comes out about Chicago’s pilot program, debates rise about the equity, safety and sustainability of e-scooters in the city E-Scooters had their rise..
Young author uses writing to express herself, build community At 16 years old, Jae’la Leavy is making her mark on paper and in her community...
Indigenous Food Systems: A Conversation With Fawn Pochel
Fawn Pochel is the education coordinator at the American Indian Center — a cultural and community resource for nearly 65,000 American Indians in Chicagoland’s six-county region...