What the ‘Health’ Drives Trump’s Repeal and Replace Goal for the Affordable Care Act?
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What the ‘Health’ Drives Trump’s Repeal and Replace Goal for the Affordable Care Act?

David Louridas is an Adler University student pursuing a master’s degree in Public Policy and Administration. He applies the knowledge gained through his program to modern human rights issues (in this case, access to health care). In a 2011 interview with CNSNews, then-TV personality Donald Trump was quoted affirming, “It starts with increasing competition between … … Continue reading »

Mental Health Resource Guide: Support Undocumented and ‘DACAmented’ Immigrants
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Mental Health Resource Guide: Support Undocumented and ‘DACAmented’ Immigrants

As uncertainty for undocumented immigrant learners continues to build, mental health professionals across the country are uniting to support them. Adler University’s Center for Civic Learning and Community Action welcomed panelists March 21 to a Chicago campus Common Hour centered on exactly that. The professionals shared tips and a list of resources for those who … Continue reading »

Adler Student and Childhood Sex Trafficking Survivor Weighs Impact, Longevity of #MeToo
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Adler Student and Childhood Sex Trafficking Survivor Weighs Impact, Longevity of #MeToo

Ailey Jolie is a graduate student at Adler University’s Vancouver campus who devotes her advocacy efforts to sexual assault and sex trafficking awareness. Most recently, Jolie published a personal memoir centered on her own healing after surviving as a victim of childhood sex trafficking, “My Body, My Story“. All profits support ending child sex trafficking in … Continue reading »

Finding Your Inner Wonder Woman May Not be as Complicated as You Think
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Finding Your Inner Wonder Woman May Not be as Complicated as You Think

Cali Burke is a first-year Adler University Chicago campus student in the Master of Arts in Counseling: Sport and Health Psychology program. In March, she and her cohort are celebrating “Unity and Sport” — a month dedicated to encouraging cohesiveness throughout the university community. Below, she shares her thoughts on the female empowerment portrayed in 2017 blockbuster hit, … Continue reading »

Take Action: Grad Students’ Financial Aid Compromised by HR 4508
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Take Action: Grad Students’ Financial Aid Compromised by HR 4508

HR 4508 would make student loans less available to grad students, forcing many to borrow at a potentially higher cost and risk from the private loan market. Affected students are encouraged to contact their representatives and share their concerns. With financial aid for graduate students in the crosshairs, now is the time to act. Congress … Continue reading »

Illinois’ 5th District State Reps: Meet the Candidates, Attend Free Feb. 12 Forum
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Illinois’ 5th District State Reps: Meet the Candidates, Attend Free Feb. 12 Forum

Representatives from the League of Black Women and Equal-Vote Local are teaming up in advance of the March 20 primary election to ensure constituents have the knowledge they need to cast an informed ballot at the polls. At 6:30 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 12, candidates vying for a seat in Illinois’ fifth state house district … Continue reading »

Illuminating Truths About Substance Use and the Road to Recovery
Social Justice

Illuminating Truths About Substance Use and the Road to Recovery

Kristin Yarnell is an Adler University alumnus who earned a master of arts degree in art therapy through the Chicago campus. While doing so, she secured a full-time job at Serenity House, a suburban Chicago nonprofit organization aimed at helping people recover from chemical dependence and substance use. I grew up thinking people who identified as addicts … Continue reading »