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New Expression

A study done in 1974 showed that urban minority students were underrepresented and lacked a place to express themselves. This led a woman named Sister Ann Heintz, a Chicago teacher, to found Youth Communication, a non-profit organization, in 1976. The … Continue reading

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Student Perspective: Chicago Winter

I bet you my job that you cannot go one day on campus without talking to at least one person about the weather. Given that this winter has been one of the worst in Chicago in over a century, I … Continue reading

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Student Perspective: Grant Park Dangers Then and Now

An article in the Columbia Chronicle dated May 21, 1979, talked about how the area surrounding 600 South Michigan was at the time.  The article stated that Grant Park was “sprawling, wooded and serene and, potentially, a mugger’s paradise.” In … Continue reading

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“If Romney’s the nominee…” – Notes from a Political Cartoonist in 1967

Mentioned in John Fischetti’s notebook from 1967 is the quote, “If Romney’s the nominee.” Obviously, not talking about current Presidential candidate Mitt Romney, but of his father George Romney who was the Governor of Michigan at the time. The circular … Continue reading

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