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Mental health care inadequate despite overwhelming need

December 8, 2014

Nearly one in five American adults experienced symptoms of mental illness in the last year, according to a 2013 survey from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s 2013 Nation...

CUMA presents Cypher Fridays at The Loft | The Columbia Chronicle

October 27, 2014

Columbia’s Urban Music Association hosts the second Cypher Friday in The Loft at 916 S.Wabash Ave. Students and local Chicago artists gathered to showcase their talents during an open mic session and h...

New exhibit brings blog to life

By Luke Wilusz

September 13, 2010

In a building full of bone saws, scalpels, antique X-rays and other artifacts from the bygone days of medical history, an art gallery is the last thing one might expect to see. However, that’s not to say it feels out of place. In fact, it’s difficult to imagine a better home for Vanessa Ruiz’s “Street Anatomy” exhibit.The exhibit debuted Sept. 3 with an opening reception in the fourth-floor gallery of the Internation...

A ‘Wii’ bit of bar games

By WilliamPrentiss

September 28, 2009

Barflies are finding a new way to play at their favorite dives, but it involves more movement than a game of darts. (Of course, people can rent PDC World Dart Championship 2009 if they’re feeling lethargic.)Bars like The Ashland, 2824 N. Ashland Blvd., have adopted the tiny white box, the Nintendo Wii, as their next big thing. The video game console has cropped up in a variety of bars around Chicago because its motion con...

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