Join BUILD, 5100 W. Harrison, for salsa and steppin’. Bring your lawn chairs and a picnic dinner, and enjoy the music.
Former Brach’s candy plant to be demolished
Owners of the property plan to construct an industrial building they hope will make the site more attractive to tenants.
Produce market sees growth in third year
Fresh food is available every Friday through the end of August.
Halloween party at St. Paul Luthern School
The 6 p.m. Oct. 31 event sponsored by Roman Morrow and Divinely Orchestrated will offer a safe place for families to go for games, food, treats and more.
Ella Flagg Young teachers join strike
Austin advocate Dwayne Truss snapped photographs of faculty on the picket lines Tuesday, day two of school closures due to failed contract negotiations.
Miss Illinois visits Austin Tuesday
Megan Ervin will make a stop at Because I Care Inc., 5811 West Chicago Ave., at 11 a.m. Aug. 7 to talk to youth about healthy habits in urban communities.
Students, teachers debate whether food brought from home is OK
Journalist Brittany Douglas wants students to have more options. What do you think?
Religion should be kept out of schools
In an editorial, journalist Amber Richardson urges teachers and students to discuss their spiritual beliefs elsewhere.
Students think some courses should be offered each year
Journalist Brittany Douglas learns what her classmates want offered at V.O.I.S.E. Academy.
Some students want the right to wear their own clothes to school
Journalist Eddonishia Jones hopes schools officials will consider letting students ditch their uniform on some days.
Domestic violence harms teens
Journalist Whittney Wright encourages everyone to reach out and help those who are hurt by others.