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“Boobs of the Dead” combines zombies and burlesque

By Dannis Valera

October 15, 2012

Decaying flesh and rancid smells are usually the first things that come to mind when thinking of zombies. The last would be beautiful, scantily clad women."Boobs of the Dead: A Walking Dead Burlesque" is the newest show at Gorilla Tango Theatre, 1919 N. Milwaukee Ave. Writer and director K Leo is a fan of "The Walking Dead," and decided to write a parody based on the TV show. His burlesque runs through October and plays wit...

Chicago passes new restrictions, guidelines for public assembly

By Chris Loeber

January 30, 2012

The City Council has passed amendments to the ordinance that dictates how Chicago handles public assemblies, a move that city officials defend as appropriate and fair. However, those who disagree say it may limit First Amendment rights.In preparation for demonstrations anticipated during the upcoming May G8 and NATO summits, the decision was made by the City Council Jan. 18 to update Chicago’s decades-old parade ordinance...

THE NEW LOST GENERATION: Part 2

By Darryl Holliday

November 7, 2011

With a combination of rising tuition, a recession, high levels of unemployment and unprecedented loan debt, it’s hard to know for certain if the country is experiencing a transitory crisis or another potentially catastrophic bubble. Many experts and higher education faculty members familiar with student loan debt think the latter.As overall student debt is set to top $1 trillion, graduates with federal and private loans may fin...

Bike racks see little use

By Contributing Writer

October 10, 2011

by  Sam Bohne, Contributing WriterColumbia’s new and much-hyped bicycle parking lot at 754 S. Wabash Ave. is getting little use, as shown by random checks of the lot.On Oct. 3, the number of bicycles parked in the lot—which is intended to provide added bicycle storage space and security—ranged from one bicycle at approximately 8 a.m., five bikes at noon and eight at 3:30 p.m. Numbers throughout the rest of the week staye...

New bike policy needs clarifying

By Editorial Board

November 1, 2010

In The Chronicle’s editorial “Campus needs more bike parking,” published on Sept. 7, the editorial board voiced its concern about the small amount of secure bike parking available to Columbia students, faculty and staff. Within a few weeks, the college acknowledged the problem and announced a temporary solution, or so students thought. But confusion surrounding the new policies has done nothing but complicate the situation....

Columbia to accommodate bicyclists

By Samuel Charles

September 27, 2010

Columbia will now allow students to bring their bicycles anywhere inside campus buildings if there is no longer room available on provided bike racks. Previously, students were required to lock their bikes outside to designated racks.The racks often became crowded and students were forced to look elsewhere for a place to lock up their bicycles.The decision was reached after numerous complaints and suggestions were received ...

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