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A look at violence through the eyes of Chicago's youth

May 8, 2014

The echo effect
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May 6, 2014

Every loss of a young person takes a staggering toll on a neighborhood and the city

PROMPOSAL: Baring it all for a yes
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May 6, 2014

Brian and Jessica are Mash reporters by day, but their promposal story went viral. Can you guess why?

5 things you probably didn’t know about Pokémon
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May 5, 2014

How many of these facts did you know?

VIDEO: Mash reporters talk about causes of stress on WGN-TV
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April 30, 2014

Don't get anxious, you're not the only one going through stress.

Do politics have a place in Hollywood?
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April 30, 2014

Two Mashers sound off on this topic

Breaking the Silence event protests sexual violence
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April 30, 2014

RVA's annual event provides platform for local poets

Designated drivers blur the lines
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April 28, 2014

One in five teens believes it’s acceptable for their designated driver to drink

New Chicago high school to be named for Obama
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April 25, 2014

Chicago will get a new selective enrollment high school named after the president