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  • Learning about and practicing democracy

    Thanks for making civic education in our state a front-page issue recently! We agree. Students in Illinois do deserve rich, engaging opportunities to be prepared to effectively participate in our democracy. Research shows that the voting and civic participation gap for young people of color and low-income youth can be eliminated if students are given the opportunity to learn about and practice democracy.
  • 3 dead, 5 wounded in Friday shootings

    3 dead, 5 wounded in Friday shootings
    Three men were killed, and five others another were wounded in separate shootings since Friday on the city's North, West and South sides, said police. The latest shooting happened at about 7:50 p.m. in the 1200 block of West Albion Avenue, said...

    Stories of slaying victims demand to be recognized

     Stories of slaying victims demand to be recognized
    I've been searching for artificial drama lately, like the dramas of sports and politics that I find fascinating. And they help me avoid other stories that thump the soul, stories that are relentless, and come at me like traffic lights at night. I wonder...

    Marquette suspends professor for slamming instructor on gay rights

    A professor at Marquette University in Milwaukee has been suspended after he publicly chastised a teaching assistant on his blog for discouraging a discussion in her classroom regarding gay rights, the school said on Wednesday. Political science...

    Loyola tragedy warrants protests

    An unarmed Loyola University Chicago pre-med student with so much to contribute to society gets gunned down by thugs who have nothing at all to give to society but grief. Where are all the protesters? — Duke Thompson, Chicago