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December 18, 2021

Not guilty verdict clears Kyle Rittenhouse of all charges in the killing of two in Kenosha

“The verdict was not irrational. It could’ve gone a different way, but how it came out, it was not an irrational decision.” said Steven Kowal, an […]
December 6, 2021

Online Exclusive: SGA approved new ESSC club on campus

SGA approved a proposal to have Elmhurst Superhero Social Club (ESSC) at Elmhurst University during the SGA meeting on Thursday, Dec. 2. ESSC is held by […]
December 2, 2021

Breaking: Mississippi abortion law puts Roe v. Wade on the line

The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments on Wednesday, Dec. 1, on the 15-week abortion ban in Mississippi, a case known as Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s […]
November 30, 2021

SGA proposes study session for commuters

During the SGA meeting on Nov. 18, Erum Atcha, student governor and senator for commuter and transfer students, proposed holding a study session event for commuter […]
November 30, 2021

Security of ride-share services called into question after Lyft safety report release

In a safety report published by Lyft at the end of October, it was revealed that they had more than 4,000 cases of reported sexual assault […]
November 30, 2021

NCAA faces pressure to change compensation rules

In June of 2021, the Supreme Court ruled that the NCAA had been violating United States antitrust laws. Now, five months later, the NCAA is reportedly […]
November 30, 2021

Cubans continue protest momentum on Nov. 15

The Cuban government and revolutionaries barred protestors from marching on the streets of Cuba during a national protest calling for the freedom and release of more […]
November 30, 2021

“I must be at Elmhurst”: Bruce King and his journey to inaugural VP of DEI

Seated in his Chicago office with oversized headphones, nestled into his swivel chair on Zoom, Elmhurst University’s inaugural Vice President of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, Bruce […]
November 15, 2021

SGA denies proposed Alpha Omega Chapter at EU

SGA voted against a proposal to have an Alpha Omega Chapter at Elmhurst University during the SGA meeting on Thursday, Nov. 11, due to the proposal […]
November 10, 2021

EU announces Bruce King will serve as the inaugural VP of DEI

Elmhurst University announced in a press release that Bruce King, current associate vice chancellor for racial equity at City Colleges of Chicago, will be the inaugural  […]
November 10, 2021

Man on the Street: A one year review of Biden’s presidency

One year after the election of President Biden, The Leader asked students across campus what they thought of Biden’s work as president.  Nolan Fraaza, sophomore exercise […]
November 10, 2021

Final two VP of Business and Finance candidates meet with campus community

After a nationwide search, the two candidates in consideration to fill the vice president of business and finance position arrived on campus to participate in listening […]