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An Education In Criminal Justice Has Benefited A Chicago Special Agent

Some may think that getting a Criminal Justice degree is frivolous when hoping to obtain a career in law enforcement.

01/20/2014

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Study: School Closings Won’t Help CPS Students

A study by Chicago area university professors has found, if history is any guide, the Chicago Public Schools’ plan to close 53 schools will fail when all is said and done.

WBBM Newsradio–03/22/2013

Roosevelt University’s Mike Cassidy is a full service athletic director. He came on board in 2009 with the challenge of building an entire athletic department from scratch by himself. (Credit: CBS)

Meet The Man Behind Roosevelt’s Athletics Program

While many colleges are cutting back on sports, tiny Roosevelt University in the Loop is building an athletic program from the ground up in a big way.

02/09/2013

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Your Chicago: Daniel Smrokowski, Advocate For People With Disabilities

Daniel Smrokowski has been a fixture on the radio at Roosevelt University in Chicago for roughly four years. CBS 2′s Rob Johnson reports.

01/04/2013

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Axelrod: Paul Ryan Is A ‘Hard-Right Ideologue,’ ‘Concerning Pick’

Chief Obama campaign strategist David Axelrod on Monday called U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) a “far-right ideologue,” and said his selection as Mitt Romney’s running mate will be a “concerning pick” for voters who do not share his values.

CBS 2–08/13/2012

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Report: TIF Funds Aren’t Helping Schools

Are Tax Increment Financing District funds fairly distributed when it comes to Chicago schools? A sociology professor who has looked at the books thinks not.

CBS Chicago–06/06/2012

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Survive This Economy: Save On Summer Movie Season

Summer means movie, but that can cost you a bundle, especially if you have kids like the Wrights, a suburban couple with four kids.

CBS 2–06/05/2012

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Many Downtown Colleges Canceling Classes During NATO Summit

Thousands of Chicago college students will get a real-life lesson in tight security during the NATO summit in less than two weeks. CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports some students will be locked out of their downtown campuses during the summit.

CBS 2–05/07/2012

The Wabash Building is Roosevelt University's vertical campus at 425 S. Wabash. (Mike Krauser/ CBS)

Roosevelt University Opens New 32-Story Vertical Campus

Roosevelt University is celebrating the opening of its new 32-story, 123-million-dollar vertical campus Saturday with a ribbon-cutting and open house.

05/05/2012

Jarrett Adams

Wrongfully Convicted Man Graduates From Roosevelt University

For Jarrett Adams, 31, graduating with honors from Roosevelt University wasn’t a day he ever imagined.

WBBM Newsradio–05/04/2012

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Finance Committee OKs Mayor’s Infrastructure Trust Plan

Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s controversial plan to fund $1.7 billion worth of public construction projects with private money cleared a major hurdle Monday, after a City Council panel endorsed the plan, following five hours of debate and a mini-revolt from aldermen concerned about a lack of City Council oversight.

CBS Chicago–04/16/2012

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Parents Rally Downtown For Longer School Day

As 200 students and parents touted a longer school day and other initiatives on Saturday at a rally hosted by the advocacy group “Stand for Children” at Roosevelt University, a small group of protesters picketed outside.

WBBM Newsradio–04/15/2012

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Roosevelt University To Offer Course On Occupy Movement

Roosevelt University is set to offer a course all about the Occupy movement.

CBS Chicago–02/06/2012

TORONTO, ON - JUNE 27: A man arrested during protests at the G8/G20 summits is released from the detention center June 27, 2010 in Toronto, Canada. Police have been making many arrests during the protests including many journalists during this final day of the G20 summit. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Expected Protests At G8, NATO Meetings Here Spur Colleges To Reschedule Events

In the spring, Chicago will host two big international meetings. And while the G8 and NATO summits are more than half a year away, protesters are already applying for permits to hold demonstrations.

09/29/2011

"The Innocents: Headshots"

Photo Exhibit Showcases Faces Of The Wrongfully Convicted

“The Innocents: Headshots” features 45 men and women who were wrongly convicted and eventually exonerated.

WBBM Newsradio–09/15/2011

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Student Robbed Near Roosevelt University

A female student from Roosevelt University was robbed of her iPhone near the downtown school early Monday.

CBS Chicago–11/08/2010