“Something needs to be done, and something needs to be done now!” Reverend Booker Steven Vance’s canorous voice enveloped the crowd that filled West Point Missionary Baptist Church in Bronzeville. “Something needs to be done now,” repeated a rather tall,…
by Zachary Goldhammer •
Gathered last Saturday at a quarterly “Soul Reunion” hosted by P.J. Willis, a WHPK DJ and member of the “Thursday Night Dusty Steppers Crew,” one thing was clear: a party was brewing.
by Lauren Hunter Thomas •
Johnny Drummer wants to know if Lady Cadillac is in the building. A woman at the back of the joint in white go-go boots, ostensibly not Lady Cadillac, calls out to the septuagenarian bluesman, letting him know that he isÂ …
by Sharon Lurye •
In a meeting with housekeepers on April 7, University of Chicago administrators announced their plans for major changes to the current housekeeping staff. The proposal calls for a consolidation of Housing personnel, the full-time housekeepers who serve the residence halls, and Facilities staff, who work in on-campus buildings.
by Harunobu Coryne •
Rev. Vance’s message is clear enough: the devil is no fiery denizen of hell–he has a corner office in the Loop. And those “forces of evil” mentioned earlier? They have one face to the people in this room: foreclosure.
by Alyssa Price •
On October 30, campus workers voted not to accept the University of Chicago’s (UofC) new contract proposal. This decision prompted a plethora of witches, painful political impersonations, and other Belmont-bought costumed individuals to gather in front of the Administration Building…