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Chicago goes after big tobacco, e-cigarettes

Chicago goes after big tobacco, e-cigarettes

November 26, 2018

The ongoing battle between Chicago and big tobacco companies and e-cigarette distributors has intensified after a Nov. 12 announcement of a lawsuit against multiple retailers.City attorneys filed a lawsui...

film review: Whoville shines in modern twist on Dr. Seuss classic

film review: Whoville shines in modern twist on Dr. Seuss classic

November 11, 2018

In Ron Howard’s 2000 version of the Dr. Seuss classic, the Grinch is brought to life by Jim Carrey wearing green special effects makeup and a Santa suit.Carrey’s Grinch is sarcastic, mean and creepy. ...

Veteran burns candles to combat stress, PTSD

Veteran burns candles to combat stress, PTSD

By Jermaine Nolen

November 5, 2018

For many veterans, the trauma associated with serving in the military may last far beyond their separation date.U.S. Army veteran Jeffrey Metrick started his candle company, Liberty Outfitter LLC, in J...

Gold Cup Final to shine at Soldier Field

Gold Cup Final to shine at Soldier Field

October 8, 2018

The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) announced Sept. 27 that its 2019 Gold Cup Final will be hosted at Soldier Field.The tournament is held every two ...

Odds And Objectives

By Sponsored Content

March 8, 2018

My roommate needs a second opinion. She has an older brother who’s been struggling to lead what people would consider a normal life. He barely finished high school and dropped out of his community college after the first year. As a result, he’s never had a stable job. The family has tried multiple times to intervene and try to help, but he’s pretty resistant. Apparently, while my roommate was at home over the holidays, her...

Youth in revolt: Students lead after Florida school shooting

Youth in revolt: Students lead after Florida school shooting

By Tyra Bosnic

March 4, 2018

America’s youth has taken their future into their own hands before another mass shooting can claim them.Another school shooting Feb. 14 took the lives of 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High Schoo...

Adolescents roll high on unique mental health-care options

Adolescents roll high on unique mental health-care options

November 27, 2017

A band of travelers wanders into a dusty tavern, midday sunlight streaking through the grimy glass of the windows.Their weapons rest in a magically sealed chest at the door, out of reach, per the tavern...

NBA lottery brings more than picks to Chicago

NBA lottery brings more than picks to Chicago

By Blaise Mesa

November 13, 2017

The NBA is moving its 2018 draft lottery to Chicago, providing the city another opportunity to grow as a sports hub this year.The Nov. 2 announcement marked the first time the lottery will be held outsid...

Airstrikes in Syria are America’s, not Trump’s

Airstrikes in Syria are America’s, not Trump’s

By Arabella Breck

April 10, 2017

Exactly 100 years after the U.S. entered World War I, the current president decided to take action in one of the most contentious modern conflicts by ordering airstrikes in Syria April 6. Only time wil...

Alex Lahey ready to hit US with SXSW debut

Alex Lahey ready to hit US with SXSW debut

By Ariel Parrella-Aureli

March 13, 2017

It is 10 a.m. in the Melbourne Airport, Australia, and musicians are getting ready to fly to Austin, Texas, for South by Southwest, the annual music festival that also showcases film, music, comedy, pa...

Racism in porn: influence or imitation?

By James Firkins

February 13, 2017

Using “Middle Eastern robes,” and set to a soundtrack of Arabic-style music, Conner Habib was ready to participate in a pornographic video that emphasized his heritage to appeal to those on the internet who would find it sexually arousing.“I knew that part of my identity was being highly eroticized for people who have some type of orientalist idea of what turned them on,” he said. Author, porn performer and vice pr...

Obama, eight years later: ‘Yes we can, yes we did’

By Arabella Breck

January 11, 2017

President Barack Obama started and ended his final presidential speech applauding and encouraging the continual political involvement of American citizens, 18,000 of whom attended the Chicago farewell, according to Deputy Fire Commissioner Ariel Gray, and stood by him as they had for the last eight years.Breaking from tradition of previous presidential farewell addresses in Washington D.C. such as ones from George W. Bush ...

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