The Columbia Chronicle

Food Truck Summit raises awareness

By Cristina Aguirre

April 25, 2011

Rain and hail poured onto the tent, where hundreds of Chicagoans stood holding paper cups filled with meatballs, munching on cupcakes and standing in line for enchiladas, all of them there to support the growing food truck industry in the city. Despite the weather, by the end of the night, most of the food trucks sold out of their food.This was the scene at The Food Truck Summit held at Goose Island Beer, 1800 N. Clybourn Ave., on Apri...

May Day, May Day 2010

By Cristina Aguirre

May 10, 2010

Thousands marched for immigration reform at the annual May Day rally in Chicago on May 1, 2010. Posters read “Undocumented, Unafraid”, “Obama, Obama, don’t deport my mama” and “Boycott Arizona,” filled the air as immigrant rights groups led chants against Arizona’s SB 1070 law, an immigration bill that allows state police to question anyone suspected of being undocumented.[kml_flashembed publishmethod="static"...

SXSW Music Festival 2010

By The Columbia Chronicle

April 7, 2010

For Five days every spring, Austin, Texas becomes the music capital of the world as everyone who is anyone in the music business surges into the city. More than 2,000 bands play throughout the city in one of more than 90 venues. The music starts around 10 A.M. and continues until about 4 the following morning. The festival was founded in 1987 with 700 registrants. Today, the festival boasts over 12,000 registrants and play...

Recapping Strikeforce/M-1: Fedor vs. Rogers

By JeffGraveline

November 11, 2009

The reign of “the Last Emperor” Fedor Emelianenko continues, but not without doubts about how much longer that reign will continue. Fedor was pushed into the second round of a fight for the first time since 2006 and at times looked vulnerable against underdog Brett Rogers at the Sears Centre in Hoffman Estates, IL.Rogers’ heavy hands caught Fedor early, breaking and cutting his nose, before Fedor took the fight to th...

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