Immigrant community finds way forward after election

By Alex Ortiz “I couldn’t tell them that things were going to be OK,” Jose Muñoz recalls as he and undocumented students watched election night returns Nov. 8 in Pilsen. “All I could tell them was that we are there to support them.” Students gathered at Resurrection Project that night hoping for an altogether different result than […]

IUDs poised for quick, strong renaissance before Trump takes office

Nina Berman holds a sign at the #GOPHandsOffMe rally in October (Anna Foley/MEDILL).

By Anna Foley Nina Berman is a longtime fan of IUDs, otherwise known as intrauterine birth control devices (the T-shaped ones). But after the election of Donald Trump last week, Berman noticed she wasn’t the only one. She saw more and more of her friends announcing on social media plans to get the long-term use IUDs. […]

Healthy foods and more for the South Side

Local pastor Joseph Owolabi at the opening of the new Whole Foods in Englewood

By Karys Belger Rich, green cucumbers; vibrant, yellow squash and red tomatoes create a brilliant display. This is the first sight that greets you when you enter the Whole Foods at 832 W. 63rd St. It’s a sight that seems foreign for Lisa Marsh,  who spent most of her life in Englewood. “I’m hoping this […]