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Emmett Till Chicago House Given Preliminary Landmark Status

The year was August 1955. Fourteen-year old African-American boy Emmett Till was visiting family in Mississippi. He was dared by friends to ask out a white lady, and that dare led to his murder. In honor of his passing, 65 years later, his Chicago home has been granted preliminary landmark status.  He was beaten to […]

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Aaron Ozee’s ‘Regulus’ Made Into Film

“Regulus,” a film created based on the children’s book with the same title from author and senior marketing major, Aaron Ozee, recently became available to stream on Amazon Prime. Starting March 18, “Regulus,” which was originally set to premiere in Chicago on July 25, gained celebrity attention on the platform from names including Akon, Tony […]

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Coronavirus Creates Opportunities for Malicious Predators

As health concerns for the general public rise due to COVID-19, FBI Chicago has seen an increase in cyber scams and sex crimes against children amounting to over 1,200 reports nationwide. Fears of the virus and increased time on the internet have created an opportunity for malicious users to take advantage of both adults and […]

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Domestic Violence Increasing Because of COVID-19

Domestic violence has increased worldwide as state governors and health officials are urging people to stay at home to slow the spread of COVID-19. Although these measures are proving to be effective against the virus, they also present threats, especially to women and children, in abusive households.  Due to movement restrictions, victims have become more […]

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Nursing Students Fight PPE Shortage Amid COVID-19

As the numbers of U.S. COVID-19 cases continue to rise, healthcare workers are experiencing a significant lack of resources in personal protective equipment, impacting those in the medical field including university nursing students. In many hospitals, healthcare workers do not have enough personal protective equipment (PPE) and, in some cases, have resorted to reusing the […]

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Pandemic Leaves Food Industry in Tatters

Before the pandemic, consumers simply accepted packages and material from delivery drivers without concerns for the health and well-being, but now both consumers and delivery agencies question the safety of at-home deliveries. According to both the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), there’s no correlation between food […]

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