Millennial voters: Don’t count them in, don’t count them out, either

Instagram selfie of young women wearing hoodie with Hilary Clinton wearing NYC baseball cap

By Jordan Gaines In the final leg of the race to the White House all hands are on deck to get millennials to the polls. Young adults, in fact,  have been blamed for the race being such a close call. This generation is being haunted by a traditionally low voter turnout with only 45 percent […]

Columbia College students use art to fuel activism, voting

By Sophie Zhang While voters across the nation cast Super Tuesday ballots, Columbia College Chicago students merged their artistic talent with political activism through a free poster giveaway depicting candidates in the 2016 presidential election. The Art + Activism student group provided potential young voters with detailed voting information and tries to persuade people to register to […]

State’s attorney race: Alvarez ally defects to Foxx

By Thomas Vogel and Aryn Braun Kim Foxx’s quest to unseat Anita Alvarez as Cook County State’s Attorney got a big boost Tuesday as U.S. Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-IL) pledged his support. “There’s a lot of distrust, mistrust out there,” Gutierrez said. “We need to heal that.” Citing lack of transparency in the controversial Laquan McDonald […]