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Rahm Emanuel’s final City Club appearance

May 17, 2019

On May 2nd, during his farewell tour, Mayor Rahm Emanuel appeared for his final City Club as mayor. ...

Student Center ready to open its doors to students Fall 2019

May 11, 2019

Although nails are still strewn across the concrete floors and wooden frames are temporary placeholders for walls, Columbia students will be able to relax, study, create and collaborate  in the Student Center on the first day of the...

Documentary films take spotlight

May 10, 2019

Doc Unit is a class held in the springtime allowing students to host a film festival giving documentary films the spotlight.

Columbia mutes R. Kelly

May 9, 2019

Columbia students are muting R. Kelly in the face of multiple sexual assault allegations against the R&B musician. But while the music director of the college’s radio station WCRX said the station...

Charter school teachers, City Colleges staff threaten to strike

April 30, 2019

Charter school educators and City College staff are bargaining to attain more student benefits and higher wages for staff. The two groups rallied outside of the Arturo Velazquez Westside Technical Institute,...

Cleaning up Caldwell Lilly Pool

April 22, 2019

Chicago residents spent an afternoon volunteering to clean up the Alfred Caldwell Lilly Pool, 125 W. Fullerton Parkway, in Lincoln Park before a summer kick-off event.

The 26th ‘Hokin Honors’ exhibition showcases collegewide creative work

April 19, 2019

The 26th "Hokin Honors" exhibition opened April 11 in The Hokin Project Gallery, 623 S. Wabash Ave., and features creative work from students selected by faculty members in 10 departments. The exhibition...

‘Layers of Light’ showcases forest greenery at every level

April 18, 2019

"Understory: Layers of Light" at the Garfield Park Conservatory, 300 N. Central Park Ave., is open through May 12. The flower show captures the different kinds of plant life that exist in varying degrees...

2019 ReneGala raises funds for student athletics

April 12, 2019

The Renegades held their second annual ReneGala, an event aimed to raise awareness and funds for student athletics on campus.

2019 Chicago Donut Fest

April 12, 2019

The Chicago Donut Fest was held April 6 at Old Crow Smokehouse River North, 149 W. Kinzie St.

Chicagoans share their vote

April 9, 2019

Chicago held the runoff mayoral election between candidates Lori Lightfoot and Toni Preckwinkle on April 2. Lightfoot won with 73.7% of the vote, making her the first openly-gay black woman to be elected...

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...

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