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ShopColumbia celebrates 10 years of bringing Holiday Market to campus

ShopColumbia celebrates 10 years of bringing Holiday Market to campus

December 5, 2018

The streets are decorated with lights, students prepare for finals and ShopColumbia lights up with holiday cheer for its 10th annual Holiday Market. ShopColumbia, 619 S. Wabash Ave., allows students,...

All Crampus market wants for Christmas is period products

All Crampus market wants for Christmas is period products

December 1, 2018

Santa Claus is coming to town, and Aunt Flow is coming with. People looking to get their hands on homemade jewelry, clothing, pottery, pins and more can shop at the second annual Crampus Holiday Market whe...

Omigod, omigod you guys: ‘Legally Blonde’ is modern, fun, empowering

By Katherine Savage

October 29, 2018

Delta Nu sorority president and fashion major Elle Woods will go lengths to get what she wants, even if it means a flashy musical number or an acceptance to Harvard Law School."Legally Blonde the musical" is about sorority girl Elle Woods and her path from UCLA to Harvard to win back her ex-boyfriend, Warner. Upon getting accepted to Harvard, Elle finds out Warner has already found a new girlfriend, Vivian. Elle goes through the challeng...

 1980 film alumnus and cinematographer Michael Goi spoke to students Oct. 22 at Film Row Cinema, 1104 S. Wabash Ave., to give advice on how to get past the fear of making it in Hollywood. Goi showed scenes from “American Horror Story: Hotel” and explained his professional journey while showing students they can be successful.

Making it in Hollywood: The real ‘American Horror Story’

October 29, 2018

Sarah Paulson walks through a dark corridor in a psychiatric hospital, searching for answers as she portrays journalist Lana Winters looking for the infamous killer Bloody Face. She turns her flashli...

Hotel Chicago West Loop's The annex features art from local Chicago artists. 

Hotel showcases Chicago street artists, offers art therapy program

October 18, 2018

In celebration of its one year anniversary Oct. 11, Hotel Chicago West Loop’s The Annex is showcasing its second wave of street artists and muralists with a public opening. Nearly 100 murals are feature...

We Three mixes pop-rock with storytelling

By Katherine Savage

October 10, 2018

Mixing pop and rock genres with honest songwriting is the goal of We Three, a band of siblings based out of Oregon.The band's career kick-started when they appeared on Season 13 of “America’s Got Talent" starting May 29. Their song “Heaven’s Not Too Far,”  a tribute to their mother who died of cancer, was their big winner.We Three is gearing up to release a first album and perform the national anthem the Oct...

Chicago's Latino Fashion Weeks strives to be inclusive on and off the runway.

Latino Fashion Week takes social activism to Chicago runway

October 8, 2018

Chicago’s Latino Fashion Week will kick off Oct. 11, showcasing unique designs ranging from lacy bridal wear to a collection of 
men’s underwear worn by androgynous models.Latino Fashion Week—...

Shedd Aquarium splashes art across Chicago

By Katherine Savage

September 24, 2018

The Shedd Aquarium is inviting visitors to explore various exotic aquatic species in a unique exhibit, “Underwater Beauty,” which features 100 species and more than 1,000 animals.“Underwater Beauty,” which opened May 25, focuses not on types of creatures, but rather on colors, patterns and rhythms or movements of the animals, said Johnny Ford, manager of Communication and Public Relations at the Shedd Aquarium.“‘Unde...

Mayor Rahm Emanuel stands with Planned  Parenthood against proposed Title X gag order

Mayor Rahm Emanuel stands with Planned Parenthood against proposed Title X gag order

September 24, 2018

Doctors may soon become legally obligated to withhold comprehensive information on family planning options from patients if the Trump Administration’s proposed changes to Title X funding go into effec...


Employment app could change service industry

September 24, 2018

SnapShyft, a service employment app created by Indiana native Thor Wood, has brought an innovative tool to the job market. Once users download the free app, they have the option to create a profile a...

Acclaimed Chicago saxophonist Frank Catalano plays for the crowd at Andy's Jazz Club Sept. 11 in River North.

Jazz popularity crescendoes with young audiences

September 19, 2018

Adam Dib, a second year graduate student studying music composition for the screen, says jazz music catapulted into his life in middle school when his teacher pulled out a trumpet during rehearsal and...

Reels of film at The Music Box Theater, 3733 N. Southport Ave. 

Music Box Theatre projects past to modern moviegoers

September 17, 2018

Since the Music Box Theatre opened its doors 89 years ago, film has changed immensely, but the historic venue continues to showcase many generations of film productions and technology.The theater, located at 3...

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