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‘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...

Professors will register students to vote in class

September 4, 2019

A year after a successful voter registration pilot program within the Communication Department, Associate Professor Sharon Bloyd-Peshkin was at a "point of despair" over how to broaden student registration...

Paranormal Cirque brings humor and horror to North Riverside

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...

Wind up this weekend for an automatons auction

Wind up this weekend for an automatons auction

August 23, 2019

Vintage animatronics will be auctioned off for anywhere between hundreds to thousands of dollars Saturday at a North Center auction house. North Center’s local auction house Potter &...

Rain or shine, the 61st annual Chicago Air and Water Show goes on

Rain or shine, the 61st annual Chicago Air and Water Show goes on

August 18, 2019

An estimated 1 million people were expected to watch the sky for the 61st annual Chicago Air and Water Show as planes and pilots ducked and dived throughout the skies along the lakefront Saturday a...

‘The Bud’ celebrates 90 years of South Side, Black culture

‘The Bud’ celebrates 90 years of South Side, Black culture

August 12, 2019

The Bud Billiken Parade, also referred to as “The Bud,” celebrated its 90th anniversary Saturday. As the largest Black parade in the country, thousands of Chicagoans flocked to South King Drive...

Group kicks off back-to-school season for Chicago kids

Group kicks off back-to-school season for Chicago kids

August 8, 2019

Back 2 School Illinois distributed more than 10,000 “Back 2 School” kits in Uptown to Chicago students in low-income households Thursday. Established in 2007, and after a name change in 2015, B...

Senior Photo Editor Mike Rundle breaks down photographing protests and rallies

August 7, 2019

In The Chronicle's second episode of its series “For the Record”—which gives a behind-the-scenes look at The Chronicle's reporting—Senior Photo Editor Mike Rundle analyzes some of his most note...

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