Chicago street musicians convert “non- believers”

By Yingxu Jane Hao & Satvika Khera M alik Cohran has performed in Chicago his whole life. He is the son of legendary Chicago jazz musician Kelan Phil Cohran, who is best known for his trumpet performances in the Sun Ra Arkestra in the early ‘60s. “I’m a person who loves music. I’m fortunate enough […]

GOP Debate: Protesters condemn party positions on key issues

Milwaukee GOP Debate protestors

By Satvika Khera and Raquel Zaldivar MILWAUKEE — Protesters descended on the Milwaukee Theatre on Nov. 10 as candidates prepared to take the stage for the fourth Republican presidential debate this year. They rallied against the GOP candidates’ stance on a range of issues including immigration, minimum wage and foreign aid. Andrea Valerio from Youth […]

GOP Debate: Moderators take a step back; ‘It wasn’t about us’

Milwaukee GOP debate moderators

By Harry Huggins and Satvika Khera MILWAUKEE — Tuesday night’s Republican presidential debate in Milwaukee proved a friendlier forum for both the candidates and moderators than CNBC’s debate two weeks ago. The moderators, Fox Business Network hosts Maria Bartiromo and Neil Cavuto and Wall Street Journal editor-in-chief Gerard Baker, mainly stayed out of the way […]

Gun Violence in Chicago: A Major Concern for Visitors

By Nikita Mandhani, Satvika Khera and Yingxu Hao As President Barack Obama called for stricter gun laws during the annual conference of the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) at McCormick Place Tuesday, tourists at the Chicago Cultural Center said they were well-aware of and worried about gun violence in Chicago. Peggy Georne, a […]