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Brigid Kosgei, 25, poses after breaking the women's marathon world record at the 2019 Chicago Marathon Oct. 13.

Brigid Kosegi breaks women’s marathon world record

October 15, 2019

Brigid Kosegei won this year's Chicago Marathon Sunday, running a time of 2 hours, 14 minutes and 4 seconds, smashing the women's marathon world record by a full 81 seconds. The previous world recor...

Natalie Battaglia and Dino Northway, dressed as Charlie Brown, and their dog Roy, dressed as Snoopy, attend the event wearing matching Peanuts costumes.

Dogs and owners display fur-ocious costumes at Spooky Pooch Parade

October 15, 2019

From Starbucks coffee pups, to medical "paws"pitals, to elaborate headless horsemen, hundreds of canines and their owners spared no expense in their quest for the most creative and elaborate costu...

Protesters confront police on the corner of North Glenwood Avenue and West Pratt Boulevard.

Protesters break police lines, at least two arrested

October 15, 2019

At least two were arrested Saturday at the Stolen Kids, Stolen Land protest, where participants called for the closure of Heartland Alliance immigration shelters. Heartland Alliance, an anti-p...

Landon Cube's alternative performance of 'Orange' at Reggies Chicago

Landon Cube’s alternative performance of ‘Orange’ at Reggies Chicago

October 13, 2019

Three months after the release of his EP, “Orange,” Landon Cube hit the road for his North American tour, with support from Bay Area-rapper 24KGoldn. Landon Cube—a 21-year-old artist from Maryland...

Hasti Sharisi joins in on the counter-protesters' organized chants.

Immigrant groups clash over senate bill to increase immigration access for some

October 12, 2019

Updated 10/14/19 at 8:05 p.m. with updated numbers of protestors. Shouts of “first come, first served” clashed with chants of “green cards for all” in Daley Plaza Thursday as immigrant advocacy...

Presidential candidates talk LGBTQ+ youth, healthcare and protests at historic town hall

Presidential candidates talk LGBTQ+ youth, healthcare and protests at historic town hall

October 11, 2019

On the eve of the 31st anniversary of National Coming Out Day, and two days after the Supreme Court heard arguments regarding LGBTQ+ workers’ rights, nine Democratic presidential candidates gathere...

The Monday protest was led by Extinction Rebellion in conjunction with other affiliated groups.

Climate protesters break police lines

October 8, 2019

Several hundred climate protestors broke police lines near Daley Plaza Monday night, resulting in at least one arrest and blocked traffic. The protest, led by Extinction Rebellion in conjunctio...

Zap Props, 3611 S. Loomis Place, is located in an unsuspecting warehouse in Bridgeport. For photographers and filmmakers, its props are a priceless resource.

Chicago neighborhood ‘props’ up a hidden gem

October 6, 2019

Hidden in the Bridgeport neighborhood is the largest prop house of vintage items in Chicago. With 36,000 square feet of items, Zap Props, 3611 S. Loomis Place, has supplied the film and TV industry ...

Riders capture a view of the Loop from the vintage train's front facing windows on the train Oct. 1.

Vintage CTA trains allow passengers to take a ride back in time

October 2, 2019

Vintage 6000-series trains took passengers for a historic ride through the Loop in honor of Customer Appreciation Day, Oct. 1. Built between 1950 and 1959, the vintage trains have not hosted the publi...

Chicago's multicultural markets offer a feeling of home for international students

Chicago’s multicultural markets offer a feeling of home for international students

September 30, 2019

College students may experience the occasional spout of homesickness and food can often be one form of comfort. As a multicultural city, Chicago is home to various markets, restaurants and neighborhoods...

Roughly two-thirds of college students

Oh, the lengths Columbia students will go to shave off student expenses

September 30, 2019

      When riding the South Shore Line, you are supposed to keep your feet off the seat. Tricia Parent ignores this rule, opting to keep her feet propped up. The South Shore Line...

Strikers wore black and layed on the ground to portray oil leaking from The Dakota Access Pipeline at a Sept. 27 protest.

Illinois residents protest doubling of the Dakota Access Pipeline

September 28, 2019

The heavy rain on Friday did not stop Chicagoans from demanding Gov. J.B. Pritzker declare a climate emergency in Illinois, ban fracking and halt the doubling in volume of the Dakota Access Pipeline. ...

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