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Chicago elects Lori Lightfoot to be first black female mayor

April 2, 2019

In a landslide victory, former Chicago Police Board President Lori Lightfoot will become the first black female and openly gay mayor of Chicago. “I’m here because my personal and professional experiences...

SATIRE: Blaise Mesa’s lost ‘MTV Cribs’ audition tape

April 1, 2019

Long before his time at The Chronicle, Managing Editor Blaise Mesa attempted to earn his rise to spotlight on "MTV Cribs." While we will never know what could have been, The Chronicle scoured its countless...

SATIRE: Columbia resident gives tour of his new tent

April 1, 2019

Due to a shortage of housing, Columbia now allows students to live in the Graffiti Room in The Dwight, 642 S. Clark St. In order to reduce costs, the residents live in tents.

Columbia students honor victims of Christchurch shootings

March 22, 2019

Columbia's Student Diversity and Inclusion office encouraged students to gather in Grant Park on March 18 for a 10-minute moment of silence and candlelight vigil in honor of the victims of the March 15 sh...

Get the ‘SNL’ experience here in Chicago

March 20, 2019

The Museum of Broadcast Communications is currently showing "SNL: The Experience." Take a trip through the 6-day creative process of "Saturday Night Live," from Monday to showtime on Saturday, before the exh...

Chronicle Exclusive: Director Karyn Kusama

March 18, 2019

The Chronicle Videographer Ethan Sandock interviewed award-winning film and TV Director Karyn Kusama to talk about her films, techniques and insights as a veteran in the industry.

Hamilton welcomes high schoolers to ‘room where it happens’

March 16, 2019

High school students from around Chicago were brought into “the room where it happens,” March 13 thanks to the third year of the Hamilton Education Program. Nearly 2,000 students and teachers gathered...

Dance Department students support each other

March 14, 2019

A student-run organization in Columbia's Dance Department has created an opportunity for dance students to serve as mentors for their peers. ...

Mayoral candidate Lori Lightfoot visits local talk show

March 13, 2019

Mayoral candidate Lori Lightfoot was a guest on First Tuesdays, a local monthly talk show at The Hideout, 1354 W. Wabansia Ave., on March 5. First Tuesdays is hosted by the Chicago Reader's Ben Joravsky a...

Culture Chron-versations: Can art be separated from the artist?

March 13, 2019

The Chronicle staff members talk about self-made billionaires, separating art from the artist and dreadful working conditions. Trigger warning: there are mentions of sexual assault from 7:41–18:00 and...

Former student turns party into domestic violence fundraiser

March 7, 2019

Former business and entrepreneurship student Abigayle Devine turned a normal house party into a chance to raise money for local women's refuge center Sarah’s Circle. ...

Fat Tuesday: glazed with heritage

March 4, 2019

If Chicagoans want to take a dozen doughnuts to class or work Tuesday, they should start lining up now. Fat Tuesday, or “Paczki Day,” is March 5, and bakeries are busy preparing for this tasty Polish...

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