Chicago Fights for Family by Taking to the Streets

Trump’s rhetoric seems to support the idea that families immigrating without proper documentation need to be punished for their “selfish” actions. Yet, many of these families are facing war and violence. Waiting for proper documentation is not a viable option for them.

Non-Tenured Professors Strike in the Midst of Loyola Chicago Basketball NCAA Attention

The university has expressed a clear opposition to these strikes and walkouts. The university argues it does not want its faculty walking out on its students, compromising their education. However, students have argued that the best way to not compromise their education is for their professors to be best equipped to teach, putting it back on the administration.

We Can’t Talk About Asifa Without Talking About Nationalism

When a man—or a group of men—collectively kidnap, torture, and rape a young eight-year-old girl, their crime is not merely rooted in their depravity. They were using Asifa’s body as a means to assault her cultural identity

Mayor Rahm Emanuel Defends Chicago Against Trump

“The whole thing. Our motto: a city he’ll never sleep in. We don’t want him, man.”

Loyola Students Protest Racial Discrimination by Campus Police

In the wake of an incident of racially profiling of students by Campus Police, the Loyola University Chicago student body has been up in arms to stand for justice for black and brown students. On...

Aurora Area High School Students Staged Walkouts Wednesday in Support of Gun Control

  High school students across Aurora, Oswego, St. Charles, and Batavia staged walkouts to confront gun violence on Wednesday, February 21st. The marches come in the wake of the Florida Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School...

Struggling for a Right in Chicago and the Legacy of Marion Stamps

Chicago Public Housing Authority (CHA) is the largest landlord in the City of Chicago, obtaining rent every month from more than 50,000 households. Its notoriously poor resources lead tenant leaders, like Cabrini Green’s Marion Stamps, to organize their communities to fight back.

Demonstrators March Through Chicago Protest of Jerusalem Decision

Around two thousand demonstrators were heard chanting “This is not acceptable, Jerusalem is our capital” throughout the streets of Chicago downtown during a rally organized by the Chicago Coalition for Justice in Palestine (CCJP)...

[TAKE ACTION] Emergency Rallies Protesting Trump Embassy in Jerusalem

PRESIDENT TRUMP officially announced on Wednesday, December 6th that the United States recognizes Jerusalem as Israel's capital city, igniting a fiery response from groups throughout the world. Dissenters express that the declaration will only...