Stories by Anna Savchenko
Historically Black colleges are a tradition in many families, but after the racial reckoning of 2020 more students are applying to these schools.
“The pandemic just kind of changed my outlook,” one 2022 grad said. “Now I realize I can only take things day by day and see what happens.”
If they can raise the money, two cooks and two pastors will travel with the vet, Esteban Burgoa, to cook for refugees at the Polish border.
A small gift shop has seen an influx of customers since Russia invaded Ukraine, with people looking for connection and community.
As the war in her home country continues, a WBEZ reporter shares how fear has shaped the lives of her Ukrainian family over generations.
Monday was the first day Chicago Public School students were allowed to go without a mask in more than a year.
Buildings across Chicago are lighting up in the blue and yellow colors of Ukraine’s flag in a sign of support for the besieged country.
College students are struggling academically and socially like never before as they grapple with the ongoing effects of the pandemic.
About 88% of intensive care beds at city hospitals were occupied as of Saturday as health care workers see an influx of mostly unvaccinated residents.
Dennis Zheng’s murder sparked turmoil on campus and beyond. Six people with a stake in the crisis share their take on the path forward.