• Comcast provides internet to low-income Chicago households

    By Jesus J Montero | Posted September 27, 2013

    Mayor Rahm Emanuel speaks during Comcast's press event

    On Sept. 16, Mayor Rahm Emanuel congratulated Comcast after an issued challenge last August for Comcast to increase the number of Chicago families enrolled in its Internet Essentials program from last year.   Along with Comcast Executive Vice President David L. Cohen, United Way of Metropolitan Chicago President and CEO Wendy DuBoe, Comcast kicked off [...]

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  • Summary of cross country, volleyball and men’s soccer.

    By Katharine C Romero | Posted September 17, 2013

    While Morton College men’s cross country coach Gus Coronado cautions there’s still room for improvement, he did call the Panthers’ performance at the Illinois Intercollegiate Championship September the “best effort by any men’s team since 2006.”   Morton College’s 2006 squad set the standard for excellence. They resembled the ’85 Bears with the Panthers posting [...]

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  • North Coast Music Festival: Day 3 Recap

    By Katharine C Romero | Posted September 17, 2013

    The North Coast Music Festival was held in Union Park over the Labor Day weekend. Now in its fourth year, the festival attracted over 50,000 people. Attendees waited anxiously for famous DJs, producers, huge names in hip-hop and even local musicians from Chicago.   Psalm One, an underground hip-hop artist based in Chicago, performed for [...]

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  • Weekend sports summary of Morton College’s cross country, volleyball and men’s soccer teams

    By Morton College News | Posted September 5, 2013


    Over Labor Day weekend, Morton College nearly jumbled the NJCAA pre-season men’s soccer rankings when the Panthers fell to No. 4 Monroe Community College 3-2 Aug. 31 in Monroe, New York. It was just the second meeting between the two schools with the first coming at the 2005 NJCAA Division II national men’s basketball tournament. [...]

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  • North Coast Festival Recap: Day Two

    By Jesus J Montero | Posted September 5, 2013

    Saturday’s lineup made major buzz with headliners Nas, Big Gigantic and Afrojack.   There was always something to check out throughout Union Park. Free bike racks were available near the Green Line for commuters. The very interesting Living Art Graffiti was updated often and had a unique place in the center of Union Park. On [...]

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  • Governor Quinn announces $4.5 million capital investment in classroom addition at MC

    By Morton College News | Posted September 4, 2013


    Governor Pat Quinn today (September 4) was joined by school and local officials to announce a $4.5 million investment from his Illinois Jobs Now! program to build a 10-classroom addition at Morton College. The college is the largest, two-year public Hispanic-serving Institution east of the Mississippi River, and the new addition will help them accommodate [...]

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