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Staff transition at Center for Black Music Research a ‘slap in the face’ | For the Record Ep. 1

July 24, 2019

In its inaugural episode of the behind-the-scenes series "For the Record," The Chronicle takes you behind its recently-published article on Columbia College's Center for Black Music Research. Through...

Activists protest Customs and Border Protection symposium, demand immigrant rights

July 23, 2019

Dozens of community activists protested outside the U.S. Customs and Border Protection annual trade symposium Tuesday, demanding "an immediate cease of all actions that terrorize immigrant families.” “By...

Kaina sells out Lincoln Hall

Kaina sells out Lincoln Hall

July 17, 2019

  Kaina sold out Lincoln Hall, 2424 N. Lincoln Ave., July 14. Kaina is a 23-year-old singer on the rise from Chicago. The Sunday night show celebrated her debut album “Next to The Sun,” re...

Chronicle Headlines | Episode 30

July 16, 2019

Chronicle staff sits down with presidential candidate John Hickenlooper. ...

Thousands gather to protest ICE raids

July 13, 2019

Crowds gathered Saturday in Daley Plaza to protest raids by Immigrant and Customs Enforcement that are reportedly beginning Sunday, as ordered by President Donald Trump. After initially delaying the raids, Trump gave the go-ahead Friday to deport immigrants with outstanding removal orders in an attempt to target criminals, but Trump's critics s...

‘Chance the Snapper’ snatched

‘Chance the Snapper’ snatched

July 10, 2019

Witnesses spotted what they said was an alligator wading in the Humboldt Park Lagoon as early as Tuesday morning. One onlooker was quick enough to capture a photo,​ and Chicago officials lat...

USWNT win fourth World Cup title

USWNT win fourth World Cup title

July 7, 2019

Soccer fans gathered in Lincoln Park Sunday to see the United States Women's National Team take home their fourth World Cup title. The United States took on the Netherlands at Parc Olympique Lyon...

Chicago’s 50th annual Pride Parade

Chicago’s 50th annual Pride Parade

June 30, 2019

Colorful crowds gathered June 30 to celebrate Pride in Chicago with the city’s 50th annual Pride Parade. Mayor Lori Lightfoot led the parade and was followed by state and local politicians includi...

Juneteenth Celebrations at Pritzker Park

Juneteenth Celebrations at Pritzker Park

June 19, 2019

Crowds gathered in Pritzker Park, 310 S. State St., Wednesday, June 19 to celebrate Juneteenth—a day that commemorates the 1865 emancipation of slaves in the southern United States. LaCreshia Birts, coor...

Columbia filmmakers create a short film to bring awareness to kidnapping

June 18, 2019

After waking from a nightmare one night, 2019 cinema art and science alumna Rossella Agostini had the idea to create a short fiction film about something that had always intrigued her—kidnapping. Set...

Spud Racer and the Tater Twins bring the Big Idaho Potato to Elmwood Park

Spud Racer and the Tater Twins bring the Big Idaho Potato to Elmwood Park

June 12, 2019

At 28 feet long, 10 feet wide and nearly 12 feet tall, the Big Idaho Potato is a magnificent sight. Chained to a flatbed trailer aptly marked “Oversize Load,” the giant spud spent the afternoon in the ...

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