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Athlete Profile: Chelsea Lemon

Athlete Profile: Chelsea Lemon

By Copy Editor

April 7, 2014

Chelsea Lemon, one of the co-captains of Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s dance team, led the Saluki Shakers to the Universal Dance Association’s national competition in Orlando last year....

Fighting anaphylaxis one student at a time

Fighting anaphylaxis one student at a time

March 31, 2014

The prevalence of allergic reactions among youth in the U.S. is increasing, leaving school nurses and officials looking for new ways to help combat the dangerous anaphylactic responses.The presence of...

What’s my age again?

By Managing Editor

March 17, 2014

When I got my driver's license, I immediately jumped into my '91 Buick Century to cruise around blasting Minneapolis' local hip-hop station. I could not be peeled away—I had never felt more free flying down the freeway with bass throbbing underneath the pedals. Sure, I probably wasted $45 worth of gas driving in circles, but belting my heart out to the radio in a car was the priceless fuel to my angst-filled teenage year...

Hurricanes get blown away

Hurricanes get blown away

March 17, 2014

Installing offshore wind turbines in coastal U.S. cities may have benefits beyond reducing air pollution and greenhouse gas emissions, a recent study shows.Mark Jacobson, professor of civil and environmental e...

Athlete Profile: Jonathan Jackson

Athlete Profile: Jonathan Jackson

March 10, 2014

Despite a season-ending injury last year, Chicago native and Indiana State University senior Jonathan Jackson won first place in the 800-meter sprint at the Missouri Valley Conference 2014 Indoor Tra...

Athlete Profile: Corbin Merriman

Athlete Profile: Corbin Merriman

March 3, 2014

Performing on "Saturday Night Live” has been a long-time dream for Corbin Merriman, and it is one of the reasons he chose to attend Columbia, but his decision ultimately came down to the college having ...

We Love making it up as we go

We Love making it up as we go

By Brandon Howard

March 3, 2014

Do you ever just want to spend an afternoon in your best friend’s garage, basking in the glory of old 8-bit Nintendo games and listening to loud music on a sweet new stereo? If so, We Love You would...

Featured Artist: Cheryl Faux

Featured Artist: Cheryl Faux

March 3, 2014

Cheryl Faux, sophomore marketing communication major, became an Internet junkie when she started creating her Tumblr page, {365} by learning how to use Adobe programs like Photoshop to brand herself i...

Where the Wild Families are

Where the Wild Families are

February 3, 2014

A Family is a group of individuals who are affiliated by birth, marriage or a nurtured kinship. However dysfunctional, supportive, or awkward they may be—we all have a group of whack-jobs to call our own.W...

When Clouds Attack adds electro sound, challenges post-rock standards

By Emily Ornberg

January 28, 2013

Four years ago, in a small Wicker Park apartment recording studio, artist Todd Baran embarked on a solo project. When high school classmate and pianist Chrissy Parisi, college bandmate and bassist Cameron Moore and drummer Andy Angelos joined the band, the electro-post-rock tempest When Clouds Attack beganto brew.Today, Chicago’s mostly instrumental quartet roars thunderous tunes at Lincoln Hall, 2424 N. Lincoln Ave., a...

Fierce, philosophical female emcee Dessa captivates Chi-Town

By Emily Ornberg

January 9, 2013

“Forget the bull in the china shop, there’s a china doll in the bullpen.”Singer/songwriter/emcee Dessa professed this symbolic lyric Jan. 8 during her performance of her track “The Bullpen” at her current tour’s inaugural show at Schuba’s Tavern, 3159 N. Southport Ave. A unique brand of cabaret-meets-hip-hop, Dessa’s delicate rhymes paired with colossal uproars of passionate musicality with salsa, jazz and retro...

Toronto multi-instrumentalist brings hypnotic sounds to Chicago

By Emily Ornberg

January 8, 2013

Attempting to describe the unique sound of local artist Deanna Devore requires throwing around multiple genres—pop, folk, Brazilian jazz, electronica, soft-rock, dance and orchestral. But if you ask her, her style is simply what comes out when she writes.After making a name for herself in the Chicago music scene, Devore’s second rhythmic pop EP “X Number of Days,” is set to drop Jan. 10 at the release party at Schuba’...

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