CHICAGO ARCHITECTS DESIGN TINY SOLUTION TO YOUTH HOMELESSNESS

By Harry Huggins March 16, 2016 for Medill News Service Three Chicago-based architects won a competition to design a minuscule solution to a large problem, youth homelessness. The Chicago chapter of the American Institute of Architects announced Thursday that Terry Howell, Marty Sandberg and Lon Stousland won the first ever Tiny Homes Competition. A prototype… Continue reading CHICAGO ARCHITECTS DESIGN TINY SOLUTION TO YOUTH HOMELESSNESS

OUTSIDE TRUMP RALLY, PROTESTERS SHOUT DOWN HATE

By Harry Huggins March 12, 2016 for Medill News Service Thousands of protesters gathered outside GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump’s rally at the University of Illinois at Chicago Pavilion Friday afternoon and evening. As fellow protesters inside disrupted the event and eventually contributed to its postponement, the outside protesters chanted insults about Trump and his… Continue reading OUTSIDE TRUMP RALLY, PROTESTERS SHOUT DOWN HATE

CHICAGO’S HOMELESS DISCOURAGED FROM VOTING IN PRIMARIES

By Harry Huggins March 9, 2016 for Medill News Service While Chicagoans line up next Tuesday to vote in the presidential primaries, those who suffer from policy and market failures will be on the streets and in shelters. In 2013, former Governor Pat Quinn signed the Illinois Bill of Rights for the Homeless, which includes… Continue reading CHICAGO’S HOMELESS DISCOURAGED FROM VOTING IN PRIMARIES

AUDIO: ACTIVISTS SUPPORT LOGAN SQUARE RESIDENT AGAINST PREDATORY DEVELOPER

By Harry Huggins March 1, 2016 for Medill News Service Rosalinda Hernandez has lived in the Logan Square area for more than 20 years. But the tide of development–and one particularly predatory developer–threatens to push her out of the community she loves. Hernandez feels safe in Logan Square. She likes that she can come home… Continue reading AUDIO: ACTIVISTS SUPPORT LOGAN SQUARE RESIDENT AGAINST PREDATORY DEVELOPER