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Oscar Isaac and Alicia Vikander star in “Ex Machina,” a film about a programmer who takes part in an experiment with a female robot who takes on human-like qualities.

‘Ex Machina’ a masterful sci-fi film experience

April 27, 2015

“Ex Machina” is the story of an artificial intelligence named Eva played by Alicia Vikander (“A Royal Affair,” “Seventh Son”), who was built by young genius Nathan Bateman, played by Oscar Isaac (...

Columbia’s Black Student Union | The Columbia Chronicle

March 9, 2015

Columbia's Black Student Union hosted its Blackout: Black Light Edition on March 5 in the Conway Center at 1104 S. Wabash Building. The Black Student Union sat down with The Chronicle to speak about th...

Keep encouraging parent involvement in education

By Editorial Board

November 12, 2012

Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced Oct. 30 that 70 Chicago public schools have teamed up with Walgreens to give cards worth $25 of store credit to parents who pick up their children’s report card and participate in parent-teacher conferences.The participating schools have had problems maintaining parental involvement, according to an Oct. 30 press release from the mayor’s office.Some headlines are calling the program bribe...

MPAA’s blackout criticism a complete joke

By Luke Wilusz

January 23, 2012

Wikipedia, Reddit and hundreds of other websites participated in a massive Internet blackout Jan. 18 to protest the Stop Online Piracy Act and the Protect Intellectual Property Act, which would effectively allow the U.S. government to censor the Internet and take down websites without due process. The sites went offline for a day and were replaced with notices meant to inform visitors about the bills and raise awareness a...

Light on media blackout

By Darryl Holliday

October 10, 2011

Week two of the “Occupy Chicago” protests came and went, with steadily. growing crowds but wide fluctuations in daily attendance. During the first 14 days, somewhere between 30 and 300 people could typically be seen around LaSalle and Jackson streets or marching toward Grant Park for the movement’s twice-daily general assemblies.The numbers have grown from an original four to become one of the largest offshoots of the “Occupy...

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