Lyna Nguyen was born and raised in Uptown where she now teaches at Goudy Elementary.Jonathan Ballew/Block Club Chicago

Uptown Teacher Is From The Neighborhood, With A Zeal For Educating Chicago Kids

Lyna Nguyen believes her job goes beyond math on a chalkboard. "Bring me the most challenging kids,” she tells the administration.

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Movies In The Park 2020 Is Happening — With Masks, Social Distancing And Capacity Limits

The series, which shows free movies in parks across the city, will run from Monday through September 11 with 45 free outdoor screenings playing every weekday — with a maximum of 100 people allowed at each park.

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New Roots Handmade Pizza Opens in Printers Row

The new location is Roots' fourth restaurant in the city.

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Protesters Decry ICE, Condemn New Rules Targeting International Students: ‘I Just Don’t Think It’s Fair To Them’

A new immigration rule could affect tens of thousands of international students in Chicago alone, potentially forcing them to transfer schools or leave the country.