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Two men watch from the window of an apartment as Jennifer Hudson performs at Chicago Pride Fest in the Lakeview neighborhood of Chicago, Ill., on Saturday, June 21, 2014. (Chris Sweda/Chicago Tribune/MCT)

Pride Parade may see its final year in Lakeview

May 11, 2015

The 46th annual Chicago Pride Parade, scheduled for June 28, may leave its usual Lakeview location after this year. The mayor’s office, Alderman Tom Tunney (44th Ward) and Alderman James Cappleman (46th Ward) have ...

James Meyers

Alumnus fossil work influences summer course

April 20, 2015

James Meyers, a 2011 alumnus, directed a documentary with a lasting effect on Columbia. His film, “Past the Painted Desert,” is about Arizona’s Petrified Forest National Park.To research for the fi...

Outside of downtown Beijing, students experience how heavy rush hour traffic contributes to pollution and smog. 

Students experience off-the-charts pollution in China

April 13, 2015

The industrial revolution brought an era of innovation and economic growth that ushered in technological comforts and conveniences. But the path to the modern Western World was not paved without sacrifices, n...

Western lowland gorilla Bahati of Lincoln Park Zoo, 2001 N. Clark St., holds her daughter, Bella, who was born at the zoo Feb. 24. Maureen Leahy, primate curator at the zoo, said Bella spends her days nursing and sleeping.

Lincoln Park Zoo Welcomes Newborn Gorilla

March 9, 2015

BAHATI, A WESTERN lowland gorilla gave birth Feb. 24 at the Lincoln Park Zoo, allowing zoo visitors the opportunity to see the newborn named Bella beginning March 7. The zoo, located at 2001 N. Clark St.,...

Chicago flag waving

6,500 same-sex marriage licenses issued in cook county

March 9, 2015

COOK COUNTY HAS issued more than 6,500 marriage licenses to same- sex couples since the Marriage Equality Act went into effect in June 2014, according to a Feb. 23 Progress Illinois report. Cook County ...

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