After a controversial local TV appearance went viral—10 million views and counting—the Iranian American fashion blogger and activist is dealing with a whole new level of attention, good and bad.
Hazim Adval, a self-taught Iraqi programmer, built software to help victims of the ISIS-led genocide of the Yazidi people and track medical histories and prescriptions within a refugee camp. With the help of George and Amal Clooney, he’s now studying at the University of Chicago.
Sara Afshar spent 18 months investigating some of the 65,000 people forcibly “disappeared” in the Syrian conflict.
Would you risk your life, protesting in the streets for the first time ever, for an elusive political dream? That’s what author Wendy Pearlman wants readers to consider as they parse her exhaustively researched new book.
Nearly half of all undocumented U.S. medical students are enrolled at Stritch School of Medicine. With DACA in limbo, students like Rosa Aramburo are trying to stay optimistic about the future they’ve worked so hard for.
Five stores, 400-plus years in business, countless smiles served.
And other tips from Chicago food blogger Abeer Najjar, who explains the changing food traditions of Islam’s holy month.
Chicago is home to one of the country’s oldest and most influential torture survivor centers—pioneering culture-conscious care for 30 years.
Assyrian Kitchen’s founder shares lessons from the world’s oldest cookbook and other stories from ancient Mesopotamia.