Asian Americans seek voice and political power

Asian American early voting ballot receipt

By Yu-Ning Aileen Chuang and Jingzhe Kelly Wang It was a Wednesday night, five days before early voting started in Illinois and Paula Camaya, a freshman at Loyola University, joined more than 20 others at Asian Americans Advancing Justice-Chicago in Uptown to call people in the community to make their votes count. “We have been […]

Knitted Knockers: Changing the pattern of breast cancer

Tina Miklas holds a knitted breast protheses called a "knitted knocker."

By Anna Foley For Chrysanthi Koutsiviti, knitting is more than just pushing a piece of yarn back and forth between needles — it’s an expression of compassion for breast cancer survivors. “I’m knitting with a purpose for people who need it, and it’s so fulfilling,” Koutsiviti said. “Knitting is a way to show people love.” […]

New citizens welcomed in spooktacular ceremony

By Duke Omara Asonme Fozong bubbled with anticipation for the day she has long looked forward to. The 15-year-old, who was born in Cameroon, was about to become a U.S. citizen, although she has always felt like one since moving to the U.S. a decade ago. “It makes me feel real free and it gives […]