Female vets protest differences in care

Army veteran Hattie Tyson

By Fariba Pajooh and Duke Omara Synolve Netterville was idealistic, motivated and ready to serve her country. Joining the military at 24-years-old fulfilled a carefully thought-out plan. She had imagined retiring from the US Air Force and looking back proudly at years of service. All that changed the night she was raped.

Acro-Cats Purrform Fantastic Feline Feats

Samantha Martine's Acro-Cats performance at the Vittum Theater in Chicago

By Nora Younkin It’s not every day that the cat circus comes to town. Samantha Martin and her cadre of cats hit the Vittum Theater stage in West Town last week for a night filled with tricks and (cat) treats. Tuna and the Rock Cats filled the theater with original mew-sic that was pawsitively unfurgettable. […]

Cyclists demand safer streets in Chicago

Kristen Green brings ghost bike

By Patricia Nabong Anastasia Kondrasheva was cycling to work on Damen Avenue when a flatbed truck driving on her left turned right as she was also turning, and hit her. Twenty-three-year-old Kondrasheva was the sixth cyclist killed by a commercial vehicle in Chicago this year, according to Streetsblog Chicago which regularly monitors road accidents. The casualty […]