Tag Archives: Chicago

Gov. Quinn Talks MAP Grants at DePaul

Governor Pat Quinn

Gov. Quinn stressed the importance of MAP grants for Illinois students. (Photo/Josclynn Brandon)

By Josclynn Brandon

Originally posted: December 2012.

Gov. Pat Quinn visited DePaul University’s Loop campus on Wednesday to discuss how pension reform is harming the Monetary Award Program (MAP) college scholarships and access to higher education in Illinois.

“This is so important to our state, not only in the past, but certainly now and in the future,” Quinn said.

“We want everyone to have the opportunity to go to college that has the ability to go to college.”

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Chicago Stumbler Sidewalks Map

Chicago Teachers Strike Map

Read more about the strike on The Red Line Project.

Video Post Practice

Poll: Should Protestors Be Allowed to Camp in Grant Park?

Storify: NATO News in Chicago

My Storify summary on breaking NATO news in the Windy City.

[View the story “Breaking NATO News in Chicago” on Storify]

Cob Connection Growing Food, Changing Lives

ChicagoStorytelling’s Lora Swarts and Yanyue Liu wrote this story and produced this audio slideshow about Cob Connection, a Chicago urban farming program, for the hyperlocal site Gapers Block.