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Former President Barack Obama: ‘If you don’t like what’s going on, don’t hashtag—vote.’

Former President Barack Obama: ‘If you don’t like what’s going on, don’t hashtag—vote.’

November 6, 2018

Former President Barack Obama chastised the Republican Party for using fear mongering and lies in their bids for political office during the 2018 gubernatorial elections. “Why is it you’ve ...

Ride-share, cab drivers unify for better regulations

November 2, 2018

Taxi, Uber and Lyft drivers chanted "drivers united will never be defeated" as they demanded safety regulations, better wages and increased transparency from the city at a rally on Oct. 31. “F...

Life after loss: Living in the gap

Life after loss: Living in the gap

October 22, 2018

"My daughter was just sitting in a kitchen, waiting for her younger brother, and she was shot by a stray bullet," said Milagros Burgos, speaking through tears. Alexandria Imani Burgos, the daught...

“We the jury find the defendant, Jason Van Dyke, guilty”

October 8, 2018

Demonstrators rallied across Chicago Oct. 5 after Jason Van Dyke was found guilty of second-degree murder and 16 counts of aggravated battery with a firearm. “My sons, like me, they’re afraid of...

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

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

March 12, 2018

Jeri’s Grill, a 24-hour greasy spoon at the corner of Montrose and Western in North Center, looks like any other 24-hour restaurant. Aldi-brand bottles of ketchup and mustard sit on every table, a stack of...

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...

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