Chicago Public Schools, parents, and students were stunned when the city’s teachers’ union chose to strike. The Chicago Teachers Union said that it would not teach in-person classes unless more coronavirus testing is implemented in…
Chicago teachers’ union and schools fight over school reopening
The coronavirus pandemic not only pitted the United States against China, which was the source of the virus outbreak, but also pitted powerful teachers’ unions against public officials, teachers, parents, and schoolchildren. Although many politically-red…
Private Chicago Medical University’s ‘Reproductive Health Week’ Lacked Pro-Life Perspective
At a private medical university in Chicago, administrators and other student groups held a pro-abortion ‘Reproductive Health Week’ series of events that did not address the pro-life perspective due to a lack of presence on its campus.
Syracuse University Socialists Go To Socialist Convention
Maybe they’d be better off at the beach.
Pastor at Chicago College Suspended due to Officiating Same-Sex Wedding, Going Against Church Doctrine
North Park University’s campus pastor was suspended by a church for officiating a same-sex wedding, which went against the church’s doctrine and stance on marriage.
University of Chicago Student Leaders Upset over White Nationalist’s Campus Visit
The student leaders demanded that the university president, Robert Zimmer, meet with them to discuss why he allowed white nationalist Richard Spencer to appear on the campus of the University of Chicago. Have these leaders…
University of Chicago Workshop Tries to Find ‘Alternatives’ to Calling the Police
This college workshop on alternatives to calling the police to respond to incidents begs the following question: Who else will be armed in the city of Chicago (and in the state of Illinois) who can…
Black Lives Matter Street Theater at the MLA
At the Modern Language Association (MLA) annual convention in Philadelphia this year, we got to see some of the “Creative Responses to Black Lives Matter” They included: A filmed street theater presentation on “The Shooting…
Why Martin Luther King, Jr. Still Matters
It is startling to realize how much the Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr. accomplished in a life span that did not even reach 40 years. At last year’s Modern Language Association (MLA) convention, Adrienne Brown…
Free-College-Tuition Activist Students Arrested for Blocking Chicago Traffic on Michigan Avenue
These students are trying to put pressure on a backer of Illinois’ governor Bruce Rauner. Yeah, but there were only six students protesting, so probably not much pressure at all.