Director Jiayan “Jenny” Shi says she hopes her film goes beyond the mainstream media’s true crime approach to capture Yingying Zhang’s life and impact.
This fall, we’ve been following freshmen as they navigate college during the pandemic. Here’s what daily life looks like for one student who’s taking classes remotely — along with being a big sister.
Do you feel safe? Does college hookup culture still exist? Elizabeth LeBeau answers your questions about freshman year during COVID-19.
From podcasts to a walking tour, here are recommendations from Indigenous scholars and leaders to learn more about Native peoples in Chicago.
Recent protests led to a Columbus statue’s temporary removal. A hundred years ago, Chicagoans did the same thing — with some creative repurposing.
Lake View once had a thriving Japanese community, but it fell victim to a push for assimilation. As one Japanese-American puts it: “You had to basically be unseen.”
Eric Klinenberg, author of “Heat Wave,” talks about the summer of ’95 and the lessons learned as we confront the COVID-19 pandemic.
The CTA is cleaning frequently, limiting passengers per car and monitoring platforms via camera. We talked to riders about the experience.
The Fight To Preserve The Legacy Of Nancy Green, The Chicago Woman Who Played The Original ‘Aunt Jemima’
Sherry Williams has spent 15 years researching Green’s legacy. As Quaker Oats retires the Aunt Jemima name from its pancake products, Williams hopes it won’t be forgotten.
We asked Chicago area high school seniors to reflect on how they’ve processed the past year’s events, and what change they hope comes of it.