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More than 70 events throughout the city are being held in April to celebrate Chicago Dance Month, hosted by See Chicago Dance. 

Just dance: Monthlong celebration keeps body moving, grooving

April 8, 2018

From ballet to jazz, hip-hop to modern, the dance options in Chicago are endless. To celebrate this diversity, April is Chicago Dance Month, which will include a series of events offering a glimpse at C...

Cosby charge not exactly victory for women

By Associate Editor

January 25, 2016

Comedian Bill Cosby was charged Dec. 30 with second-degree aggravated indecent assault of Temple University basketball coach Andrea Constand, whom he allegedly drugged and sexually assaulted in 2004 in his Philadelphia home.The news of his arrest caused nation- wide celebration from rape victim advo- cates as well as dismay among Cosby supporters. While entertainers, including director Judd Apatow and comedian Amy Schumer , expressed jo...


Workplace discrimination persists among increasing diversity

April 27, 2015

As racism remains a hot-button topic in America, the occurrence of racial disputes seems distressingly frequent.With the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, in August 2014 and widespread speculation t...

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White Sox, Royals, dodge balls and brawls

April 27, 2015

It usually takes a batter being hit by a pitch to clear the benches, but that wasn’t the case on April 23 when the Chicago White Sox played the Kansas City Royals.Sox center fielder Adam Eaton hit a o...

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The Rose Chronicles: Return Part III

April 13, 2015

The story has been told time and time again, and the injuries have occurred time and time again, but it’s not about how many times Derrick fell. It’s about how many times Derrick rose.Criticism wa...

Athlete Profile: Max Schneider

Athlete Profile: Max Schneider

February 3, 2014

Max Schneider is a three-time Illinois State Finals placer and two time wrestling champion. He was ranked No. 3 in the nation at the 152-pound weight class when he graduated from Lane Tech College Prep...

City keeps peace with Nobel summit

By Vanessa Morton

March 5, 2012

While Chicago prepares for the G8 and NATO summits this May, there is another upcoming event that will mark new ground for the city.History will be made April 23–25 when Chicago is scheduled to host the 12th World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates, an international gathering three weeks before world leaders and NATO officials make their appearance this spring.“They’ve had it every year for 12 years in a different city, bu...

Chicago Pedestrian Plan takes its first steps

By Vanessa Morton

September 12, 2011

Columbia students have more to fear than homework and increased tuition. Among Chicago’s 77 different communities, the Loop stands out as one of eight areas with the most pedestrian crashes, according to the City of Chicago’s 2011 Pedestrian Crash Analysis. However, the city is in the early stages of devising a plan that will try to reduce the number of such accidents between pedestrians and vehicles.The Chicago Depar...

Students, staff celebrate poetry

By LauraNalin

April 5, 2010

Eleven Chicago-area schools came to Columbia as the college held its 11th annual Citywide Undergraduate Poetry Festival on April 1. The festival, which is held in honor of National Poetry Month, is the first intercollegiate poetry festival in the Midwest.Columbia English professor Tony Trigilio founded the event in 1999 in hopes of bringing together the schools to create a sense of community among the poetry and creative wr...

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