University of Chicago Removes Standardized Testing Requirement, Further Signals the Death of the University

In unfortunate but unsurprising news today, the University of Chicago, a well renowned American university announced that going forward it will no longer be using the SAT or ACT as a factor when accepting students. This announcement seems to have caught many college alumni off guard, as standardized testing has been a staple of the … Continue reading University of Chicago Removes Standardized Testing Requirement, Further Signals the Death of the University

Pride Parade Shows Their True Colors, Bans Jewish Flags

Today in Chicago, several Jewish members of the LGBTQAI+ community were told that they weren’t allowed to fly their Star of David flags at the “Dyke March”. The “Dyke March” is a variant of the typical Chicago Pride Parade, claiming to place a larger emphasis on social justice and being more inclusive. Ironically this is their reasoning for banning the Star of David from their event, as in their mind it is a hateful symbol. When questioned how the symbol of the Jewish people and the nation of Israel was hateful, the organizers of the “Dyke March” claimed that they were “anti-Zionist” and “Pro-Palestine”.