Protest at Thompson Center against police misconduct

By Yixuan Chai More than 50 protestors gathered on Wednesday inside the Thompson Center to condemn police misconduct. Families of the victims of police brutality demanded for justice for their loved ones. Venus Anderson, the mother of a 27-year-old man fatally shot at NorthShore Highland Park Hospital, said in a tearful speech that the government […]

Filmmaker, dad finds disability rights cause in plight of lost daughter

By Yixuan Chai Standing at the corner of Adams and Dearborn, Joey Papa and several friends yell at passersby through a loud speaker — for a reason: To raise awareness of people with special needs. On this cold Tuesday in February, between educating people walking by the post office about prejudice against those with special […]


By Yixuan Chai The City of Chicago wants to crack down on Airbnb and other home-sharing services, not the warm welcome many hosts expected. “The proposed ordinance will make it easier for hosts who periodically rent out their living space … and in the process generate more than $1 million annually to support affordable housing […]