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Climate protesters break police lines

Climate protesters break police lines

October 8, 2019

Several hundred climate protestors broke police lines near Daley Plaza Monday night, resulting in at least one arrest and blocked traffic. The protest, led by Extinction Rebellion in conjunctio...

Judge Gaughan: ‘One act, one sentence, one crime,’ Van Dyke sentenced

January 18, 2019

Former Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke was sentenced to nearly seven years in prison for the murder of Laquan McDonald, concluding one of the most racially charged trials in Chicago history. Co...

Poster artist debuts horror show

Poster artist debuts horror show

By Assistant Arts & Culture Editor

November 17, 2014

At an early age, Brian Ewing knew he wanted to be an artist.Ewing, whose solo horror poster show “Scream With Me” is currently showing at Galerie F, 2381 N. Milwaukee Ave., through Dec. 2, fell in lo...

Rap star’s brother charged with assault of a Columbia student

Rap star’s brother charged with assault of a Columbia student

By Assistant Campus Editor

October 27, 2014

A party hosted at a Columbia student’s apartment on Sept. 28 became violent resulting in one student being admitted to Chicago’s Mercy Hospital and Medical Center, 2525 S. Michigan Ave., after being sev...

State police crack down on fake IDs

By Assistant Metro Editor

October 13, 2014

ILLINOIS SECRETARY OF State Jesse White is cracking down on the use of fake IDs with a campaign driving home the penalties for having and using a fake ID. The campaign will inform people of the penalties they may face when a fake ID is purchased. The consequences for obtaining and using a fake ID include a maximum $25,000 fine, up to three years in prison or 50 hours of community service, possible identity theft charges and...

You will always be my Bieby

You will always be my Bieby

By Managing Editor

January 27, 2014

There is something magical that happens at the Addison street Taco Bell at 3 a.m. Out of the shadowy abyss, packs of 20-somethings sporting their best heels wiggle through Wrigley with makeup smeared acr...

New fitness center offers winter haven for athletes

By Brandon Smith

November 24, 2012

A new fitness center, located directly across from The Dwight Lofts, opened Oct. 23 and offers a new workout facility for students who are serious about fitness.Lacuna Fitness, 645 S. Clark St., is more of a training facility for athletes than a recreation center for casual members, according to owner Chris Spurlock. The gym is currently not open to the public to purchase memberships, but students can sign up to work with ...

Report Duckworth and Walsh preview, 8th District

By Contributing Writer

November 6, 2012

by: Elizabeth Earl, contributing writerThe race in Illinois’ 8th Congressional District between Democrat Tammy Duckworth and republican Joe Walsh is heating up.Duckworth’s platform stands on one she established when she lost her congressional race in 2006. The 8th district encompasses the northwestern suburbs of Barrington, Gurnee, Winthrop Harbor, Palatine, Woodstock and a number of smaller townships. Much of the distr...

Protesters march to oppose NATO, several arrested

By Kaley Fowler

May 21, 2012

Several months of planning came to fruition on May 20 as thousands of protesters gathered and marched in opposition of the NATO Summit.In compliance with a permit issued April 4 by the Chicago Department of Transportation, the Coalition Against the NATO/G8 War & Poverty Agenda hosted an anti-NATO rally in Grant Park followed by a march to McCormick Place, 2301 S. Lakeshore Drive. Although order was maintained during the...

Occupy Chicago Arrests [Slideshow]

By Brent Lewis

October 28, 2011

Members of Occupy Chicago were arrested during a protest in Grant Park, Saturday, October 22, 2011, after refusing to leave the park after it closed at 11 P.M. Over 100 protesters were arrested, many for the second time.[kml_flashembed publishmethod="dynamic" fversion="10.1.8276" useexpressinstall="true" movie="https://columbiachronicle.com/soundslides/OccupyArrest/soundslider.swf" width="500" height="440" targetclass="flashmovie"][/kml_flashembed]...

‘Occupy’ seeks home base

By Darryl Holliday

October 24, 2011

Unlike their brethren in New York, Los Angeles and other nascent Occupy groups around the world, Chicago’s protesters don’t have a place to call home.As demonstrated on Oct. 15–16, when nearly 200 peaceful protesters were arrested in Grant Park, the options seem to have come down to a constantly mobile protest or civil disobedience. Because of city law, protesters can’t set up an overnight camp at the city’s Federal Reserve...

South Korean import refreshingly peculiar

By Drew Hunt

February 7, 2011

For those interested in genre cinema, the films of South Korea have long been the source of some of the most intriguing and intoxicating filmic experimentation seen in recent years. Directors like Chan-Wook Park and Joon-Ho Bong have proved themselves dexterous in crafting films that blend a myriad of tones and themes in a dizzyingly precise fashion.Enter Sang-Soo Im and his film “The Housemaid,” a remake of the 1960 ...

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