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Judy Chicago Designed Dior’s Runway To Look Like A Birth Canal

Judy Chicago Designed Dior’s Runway To Look Like A Birth Canal

“The collection's key motifs — wholesome, golden ears of wheat — recall the unstoppable creative force of women,” the Instagram post continued. Another one detailed how Chiuri updated Dior’s iconic “Bar” jacket by tricking out tailored looks in “precious metal shades and draping worthy of a goddess.” With a finale dress that incorporated a sequined…
The 11-day teachers strike in Chicago paid off

The 11-day teachers strike in Chicago paid off

Thousands of Chicago public school teachers are back in class. Teachers returned to school Friday after going on strike for 11 days. They had picketed in the snow and rain until union leaders and city officials struck a deal to raise teacher pay and to put a social worker and nurse in each school. Some…
Vox Sentences: School’s still out in Chicago

Vox Sentences: School’s still out in Chicago

Vox Sentences is your daily digest for what’s happening in the world. Sign up for the Vox Sentences newsletter, delivered straight to your inbox Monday through Friday, or view the Vox Sentences archive for past editions. CTU workers stand strong on the picket lines A strike by the Chicago Teachers Union enters its fifth day…
A Week In Chicago, IL, On A $137,312 Salary

A Week In Chicago, IL, On A $137,312 Salary

7:30 a.m. — Wake up reluctantly. I kettle to boil water for my instant coffee, an anathema to many Americans, but whatever, I live for it. I check Slack on my work phone while brushing my teeth. Nothing pressing, so I leisurely finish getting ready while listening to NPR's Up First and Marketplace podcasts (and…
A Week In Chicago, IL, On $20 An Hour

A Week In Chicago, IL, On $20 An Hour

9:30 a.m. — I get into the studio, set up my laptop, and pop my lunch in the fridge. I'm a designer in residence at an incubator that essentially acts as an accelerator to launch your fashion business. I pay monthly fees to the program, which is a nonprofit, to cover things like our computer…
A Week In Chicago, IL, On A $115,000 Salary

A Week In Chicago, IL, On A $115,000 Salary

2 p.m. — It's my turn to go to the grocery store (we alternate each week), so I drive over and load up on strawberries, bananas, milk, coconut milk, strip steak, corn on the cob, avocados, cauliflower, toilet paper, Belvita, granola, cereal, coffee, creamer, eggs, goat cheese, apples, scallions, and mushrooms. I bought a used…
A Week In Chicago, IL, On A $26,808 Income

A Week In Chicago, IL, On A $26,808 Income

12:15 p.m. — My morning class is over, and my afternoon class is cancelled today, so I take the bus home. I stop at Trader Joe's on the way to pick up some drinks for tonight. I run into a friend there, and we pick out a couple bottles of wine together, since she's coming…
A Week In Chicago, IL, On A $156,000 Salary

A Week In Chicago, IL, On A $156,000 Salary

12 p.m. — One perk of my job is that because I travel so much and work some pretty crazy hours at times, I have a fair amount of flexibility when I'm home. I have a break midday today, where I have several hours with no meetings, so I take advantage by going to the…
Pregnant 19-Year-Old In Chicago Found Dead, Her Baby Cut Out Of Her Womb

Pregnant 19-Year-Old In Chicago Found Dead, Her Baby Cut Out Of Her Womb

Ochoa-Lopez was married and had a 3-year-old son. "Why did these people, why did these bad people, do this? She did nothing to them," her husband Yovani Lopez, 20, said Wednesday evening. "She was a good person." He added: "We’re going to have justice with those responsible. We're going to go hard after them. We…
Vox Sentences: Who will make history in Chicago?

Vox Sentences: Who will make history in Chicago?

Vox Sentences is your daily digest for what’s happening in the world. Sign up for the Vox Sentences newsletter, delivered straight to your inbox Monday through Friday, or view the Vox Sentences archive for past editions. Chicago holds a history-making election; tensions escalate between China and Taiwan. Making history in the mayoral race Lori Lightfoot…

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