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Editorial: Recognition features show Google’s true face

Editorial: Recognition features show Google’s true face

October 27, 2019

Facial recognition as a way to access smart technology is not necessarily a new feature, but it is a flawed one. On Oct. 15, Google released its newest phone, the Pixel 4, which included, among other fe...

Opinion: To schools banning Halloween parties: BOO!

Opinion: To schools banning Halloween parties: BOO!

October 27, 2019

Every year around Halloween, the buzz of excitement is palpable as costumed students prepare for candy comas and ghoulish holiday rituals after class. My middle school even allowed the celebration to ...

Editor’s Note: Liar, liar, Facebook is on fire

Editor’s Note: Liar, liar, Facebook is on fire

October 27, 2019

At just 15 years old, the popular social media platform Facebook has died. According to sources close to the company, it died in a fire started by widespread lies. Facebook’s health issues can be trace...

Opinion: Strike three: Taubman’s out

Opinion: Strike three: Taubman’s out

By Grace Senior, Creative Director

October 26, 2019

On Oct. 19, the Houston Astros beat the New York Yankees, securing their spot in the 2019 World Series. However, Brandon Taubman, the team’s former assistant general manager, responded to the win ...

Editorial: Protests keep complacency from going extinct

Editorial: Protests keep complacency from going extinct

October 26, 2019

Climate activists are taking to the streets across the globe to rally for legislative action against an environmental catastrophe. In London, the global climate activist group Extinction Rebellion h...

Opinion: The chilling effect of China’s business relations with Blizzard Entertainment

Opinion: The chilling effect of China’s business relations with Blizzard Entertainment

October 22, 2019

Professional "Hearthstone" esports player Ng "Blitzchung" Wai Chung voiced his support for Hong Kong protesters in a post-game interview following his recent Grandmasters competition. Lifting a gas ma...

Guest Editor’s Note: I am here and queer with  plenty to fear

Guest Editor’s Note: I am here and queer with plenty to fear

October 20, 2019

As reported on Oct. 17 in the Chronicle’s new explainer series, “Chronicle FYI,” the Supreme Court recently heard arguments from three cases about whether or not Title VII of the Civil Rights A...

Editorial: Veganism is not a punchline

Editorial: Veganism is not a punchline

October 19, 2019

Dietary choices and restrictions can be a very personal and serious aspect of a person’s life. Now, imagine if someone made a joke of those for their own entertainment. On Oct. 8, a post went viral on Reddit...

Letter to the Editor: In response to ‘Stop masquerading your hate as religion’

Letter to the Editor: In response to ‘Stop masquerading your hate as religion’

October 19, 2019

I am a retired CEO. I continue to make mischief with a popular LGBTQ+ blog that has tilted towards the "T" over the last year or so. I have been following Peter Vlaming's case closely. Vlaming is represented by Alliance...

Opinion: Clean energy should be Pritzker’s No. 1 priority

Opinion: Clean energy should be Pritzker’s No. 1 priority

October 18, 2019

Elected officials wouldn’t know a crumbling ecosystem if a forest fire held up a sign saying it was the end of the world. Yet, it is still truly baffling how—in a state as blue and agriculturally-cente...

Letter to the Editor: Chicago wouldn’t be Chicago without engineers and they need our support

Letter to the Editor: Chicago wouldn’t be Chicago without engineers and they need our support

October 16, 2019

Chicago is home to some of America’s greatest achievements in architecture and design. The Tribune Tower, One Illinois Center, The Wrigley Building, Millennium Park, the Chicago Riverwalk and Maggie...

Editor’s Note: Global Education Office issues bad for business

Editor’s Note: Global Education Office issues bad for business

October 14, 2019

Studying abroad in Paris for the 2019 Creative Writing J-term was one of the highlights of my college experience, especially because I was in the city during the intense and historic Yellow Vest riots...

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