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City Colleges student Shabaka Verna

Food pantries are popping up in a surprising, new location: colleges and universities. How City Colleges of Chicago and the Greater Chicago Food Depository are providing for local students.

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“Consent on Campus: A Manifesto” looks at how colleges can improve their policies and education on sexual violence and consent. We speak with the book’s author, Donna Freitas.

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Northwestern University faculty meet with students at Stateville Correctional Center. (Courtesy Northwestern University)

A first-of-its-kind program in Illinois allows inmates to earn college credits and liberal arts degrees inside the maximum-security prison some 40 miles from Chicago.

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Nearly 40 percent of recent college graduates don’t think they’ll pay off their student loan debt within 10 years, according to a new study. 

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A local education nonprofit unveils an ambitious plan to get first-generation and low-income college students to graduation day.

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Northeastern Illinois University has a new president, its first African-American woman. Gloria Gibson shares her plans for the Northwest Side campus.

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The Northwest Passage Project research vessel the Akademik loffe.

Six students from the University of Illinois at Chicago are starting the fall semester a little early – and a couple thousand miles from campus.

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The recent GOP federal tax cut law isn’t very popular among Democratic politicians. But city officials are taking advantage of one provision that could jump-start development in blighted areas.

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The University of Illinois at Chicago is merging with the John Marshall Law School, creating the first and only public law school in Chicago.

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Julius Rosenwald Hall at the University of Chicago (Czmurio / Wikimedia Commons)

High schoolers looking to attend the prestigious Hyde Park university no longer need to worry about submitting ACT or SAT test scores on their undergrad applications.

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Chicago Public Schools is now the first district of any size to earn the honor twice. Since 2011 – the first year it was named AP District of the Year – the number of CPS students taking the exams has jumped by 44 percent.

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Since coming to the U.S. a decade ago, Alejandra Duran-Arreola is on the cusp of becoming a doctor.

The possibility of a DACA repeal, its impact on the Illinois health system and the future of medical students: A special report from DePaul University’s Center for Journalism Integrity and Excellence.

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Northeastern Illinois University's campus in Chicago's North Park neighborhood (Courtesy Northeastern Illinois University)

As Puerto Ricans recover from extensive damage caused by Hurricane Maria, students from the island can now get a discount at one Chicago university.

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Students Tori Neealy, left, and Leah Nunez in a flight simulator at Air Force Academy High School.

The city’s military academies help some Chicago Public Schools students reach new heights. We visit Air Force Academy High School.

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A new book questions whether for-profit law schools benefit students, or just investors. A discussion with author Riaz Tejani.

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How has free college tuition worked out for some students? City Colleges of Chicago Chancellor Juan Salgado joins us.

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