Loyola University’s DACA Students Get National Exposure On CBS Show

Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018 || By Local News Curator || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: A screenshot of a CBS This Morning segment, which aired on Jan. 11, featuring students at Loyola’s medical school in Maywood who are DACA recipients, like Cesar Montelongo (pictured above). 

Cesar Montelongo, a medical student at Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine in Maywood, told CBS This Morning that he’s afraid of “footsteps outside of my door.”

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In Maywood, a Gardening Revolution Could Be Slowly Taking Root

Christopher Epps, the full-time gardener responsible for cultivating the Proviso Giving Garden in Maywood. | Michael Romain/VFP Saturday, July 8, 2017 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews The closing of Aldi in Maywood last year, and Ultra Food in Forest Park and Meijer in Melrose Park this year, have created something of a desert in Proviso Township when it comes to places residents can go … Continue reading In Maywood, a Gardening Revolution Could Be Slowly Taking Root

White Coats for Black Lives: Loyola Med Students Stage ‘Die-in’ in Solidarity with Victims of Police Abuse

Loyola Stritch medical students stage a die-in inside the school’s atrium Wednesday afternoon. Below, the students hold hands in mock surrender to protest the rash of shootings of unarmed black men at the hands of police that’s occurred nationwide. Photos by Michael Romain for the Village Free Press. Wednesday, December 10, 2014 || By Michael Romain || Updated: December 11, 2014 || 3:01 PM The future … Continue reading White Coats for Black Lives: Loyola Med Students Stage ‘Die-in’ in Solidarity with Victims of Police Abuse