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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. ...

(From left to right) Abby Nelson, a sophmore English major, walks alongside Isabella Youmans, a sophmore cimena and television major, and Katelynne Fulford, a sophmore graphic design major, at the Out of the Darkness Walk at Montrose Beach Sept. 21.

Thousands walk to bring suicide awareness ‘Out of the Darkness’

September 24, 2019

More than 7,000 people gathered at Montrose Harbor Sept. 21 for the Out of the Darkness Chicagoland Walk, in remembrance of those lost to suicide Organized by the Illinois Chapter of the American Fou...

Pinegrove closed their show playing

Pinegrove sells out Thalia Hall second night on tour in Chicago

September 19, 2019

For its second night in Chicago during its North American tour, New Jersey indie-rock collective Pinegrove sold out Thalia Hall, 1807 S. Allport St., Sept. 11, along with the support of openers Stephen...

From sword-fighting to African dance: the Student Center hosts grand opening

September 19, 2019

Following a buildup over years, the Student Center officially welcomed students and the South Loop community into its sleek, modern, glass-walled arms during a Grand Opening Ceremony. “I’ve been...

REVIEW: Riot Fest 2019's greatest hits

REVIEW: Riot Fest 2019’s greatest hits

September 17, 2019

After three packed days, Douglas Park’s Riot Fest marks 15 years in the books with mud, mosh pits, killer guitar riffs, colored hair and inflatable aliens. With five stages, carnival rides, wrestling...

Student Center kick-off with Kaina, DeadstockV1

September 12, 2019

The Student Programming Board hosted a concert in celebration of the new Student Center, 754 S. Wabash Ave., Friday. The show was for Columbia students only and featured performances from local Chicago...

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Christian French performs his first sold-out show at Subterranean

September 10, 2019

Indianapolis singer and songwriter Christian French sold out his first ever show while in Chicago Thursday night, performing at Subterranean as part of his U.S. tour, alongside hip-hop artist ASTN. Wh...

The Pizza Museum's current temporary exhibit about New Haven pizza is the result of a collaboration between Colin Caplan, author of the book Pizza in New Haven, and the museum's director.

Pizza museum steals a slice of Chicago’s heart

September 8, 2019

After a successful yearlong run, the Pizza Museum will be leaving its current location in the Roosevelt Collection,1146 S. Delano Court West, Oct. 13.  Due to a lifelong passion for pizza by t...

Greg Evans of Oak Lawn grills outside

Chicago ‘bears down’ for 100th season, despite losing to Packers

September 6, 2019

Cheering Chicago Bears fans gathered in Grant Park Thursday to celebrate the National Football League's 100th season kickoff. Fans were able to run plays in the training camp, throw long distance...

Tyler The Creator closed his show performing

Tyler, The Creator brings ‘Igor’ to life

September 6, 2019

Tyler, The Creator hit the road for a fall tour after the release of his studio album, “Igor.” The rapper stopped by Credit Union 1 Arena, 525 S. Racine Ave., Thursday for the third stop on his tour...

‘Only one right way to be at Columbia … authentic.’

September 5, 2019

To a soundtrack of a pounding bass and cheers coming from a stage-side dance circle, freshmen and transfer students milled about Grant Park at New Student Convocation on Friday, dipping in and out of booths...

Paranormal Cirque closed their show with a tribute to Michael Jackson's “Thriller.”

Paranormal Cirque brings humor and horror to North Riverside

August 31, 2019

Aerial silks, magic tricks, five men on horizontal bars, cyr wheel, dancing and more are coming to a black circus tent in the North Riverside Mall. Paranormal Cirque, 7501 W. Cermak Road., br...

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