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Come in, we’re open: 24 hours in a 24-hour diner

Come in, we’re open: 24 hours in a 24-hour diner

By Mackenzie Crosson

March 12, 2018

Filed under Arts & Culture, Features, Galleries, Multimedia

"I think that we represent life more than the Michelin five-star [restaurants of Chicago] because not everybody can go [there]. They don’t have the funds to support it. Everybody can come to Jeri’s Grill—that’s the differe...

Renegade Royalty: ‘Dec’ed Out’ for Blood Ball

Renegade Royalty: ‘Dec’ed Out’ for Blood Ball

March 12, 2018

Jacob Schmidt, sophomore music major, and Jordan Gillespie, senior education major, were named 2018’s Blood Ball King and Queen at Dec’ed Out: A Dance Through the Decades March 9 at the Conaway Center...

Bernie Sanders supports Chuy Garcia at rally

Bernie Sanders supports Chuy Garcia at rally

February 23, 2018

A Feb. 22 rally for Illinois Congressional candidate for the 4th district Jesús Chuy Garcia featured special guest speaker Senator Bernie Sanders, I-Vermont. Illinois governor candidate Christopher G. ...

DIY recording’s impact on  musicians, engineering process

DIY recording’s impact on musicians, engineering process

February 5, 2018

Traditional recording studios, filled with high-priced analog equipment and veteran engineers, are becoming a dying breed because of widespread availability of personal recording equipment. In response to...

Another year, another march—300,000 gather downtown

Another year, another march—300,000 gather downtown

January 20, 2018

On the day the federal government shut down, approximately 300,000 people went to work and marched Chicago’s streets.One year after President Donald Trump was inaugurated Jan. 20, his critics rallie...

CLLAW XXVIII: FALL of the Patriarchy

CLLAW XXVIII: FALL of the Patriarchy

November 13, 2017

What do you get when you combine arm wrestling tournaments with the brash, over-the-top showmanship of ‘80s-era professional wrestling? The Chicago League of Lady Arm Wrestlers.CLLAW XXVIII: FALL of th...

Día de los Muertos: Students celebrate Latino culture

Día de los Muertos: Students celebrate Latino culture

November 1, 2017

Columbia’s Latino Alliance organization served up student musical performances, artwork and tacos at its Día de los Muertos celebration Oct. 27 at Stage Two, 618 S. Michigan Ave. Día de los Mu...

“With Our Pockets Full, and Our Hearts Wide Open”: Locals offer relief for those affected by recent hurricane string

“With Our Pockets Full, and Our Hearts Wide Open”: Locals offer relief for those affected by recent hurricane string

October 11, 2017

Hurricane Harvey hit Southeastern Texas Aug. 25, ravaging the state with record-breaking flood levels and displacing tens of thousands of residents. Then, Hurricane Irma crashed into the Caribbean before st...

2017 Bank of America Chicago Marathon

2017 Bank of America Chicago Marathon

October 9, 2017

With over 40,000 participants, the 40th Annual Bank of America Chicago Marathon on Oct. 8 drew almost ten times the participants of the first Chicago Marathon on September 25, 1977, which had 4,200 run...

Craftsmen of Sound

By Kevin Tiongson

March 13, 2017

Filed under Arts & Culture, Features, Galleries, Multimedia

There’s a fascination among guitarists, and musicians in general, with handmade equipment. The common, mass-produced products don’t have the same soul, character or quality, which is the reason boutique manufacturers and guitar makers called luthiers are able to thrive.Bruce Roper and Ian Schneller are two Chicago-based luthiers and music equipment makers. Roper repairs and builds guitars, performs as part of the folk trio “Sons Of The Never Wro...

Photos: Anti-Trump protest erupts near Trump Tower, spreads throughout Loop

Photos: Anti-Trump protest erupts near Trump Tower, spreads throughout Loop

November 11, 2016

Thousands of protesters took to the streets Nov. 9 in response to the recent election of President-elect Donald Trump. The non-violent protest shut down several streets in the Loop during rush hour a...

Nos Recodamos: A celebration of life and death

Nos Recodamos: A celebration of life and death

November 7, 2016

By Maria Cardona | Photo EditorThe idea of death is frequently associated with the fear or sadness that comes with the loss of loved ones. However, in Mexican culture, it is celebrated through Dia de los Muertos, or Day of the D...

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