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Chicago refugee initiative at NEIU

Chicago refugee initiative at NEIU

July 25, 2017

As founder of the Refugee One Wellness Program, she has worked closely with Refugee One as well as oth...

Former Obama adviser gives free keynote address

April 29, 2017

Valerie Jarrett will not be accepting payment for her keynote speech at Spring Commencement this May...

What, the furlough?!

What, the furlough?!

April 4, 2017

The university is rapidly approaching a financial wall. The administration and faculty are working to redu...

To Save Lives and Better Our Society, All Drugs Should be Legalized

To Save Lives and Better Our Society, All Drugs Should be Legalized

October 7, 2014

Last week, Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced a proposal to lower drug possession penalties from felonies to...

President of Chicago Teacher’s Union for Mayor?

President of Chicago Teacher’s Union for Mayor?

August 22, 2014

  Chicago’s mayoral race is coming in February and Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s possible opposition,...

Rahm Emanuel and Chicago City Government Transparency

Igor Studenkov, Senior Staff Writer

January 24, 2012

Filed under News

When he campaigned for mayor, Rahm Emanuel promised that his government would be transparent and accountable. Every mayoral candidate since the Jane Byrne has promised something similar – only a few actually followed through. The real test would come once he assumed power. Seven months into his term, it is clear that while...