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Anything but Angels

Black Angels

By Assistant Arts & Culture Editor

February 10, 2014

Putting on their most comfortable pair of jeans to let loose, Chicago’s mid-lifers gathered Feb. 5 to dance awkwardly to the grooving sounds of The Black Angels at Park West, 322 W. Armitage Ave.On paper, th...

Athlete Profile: Jake Maali

Athlete Profile: Jake Maali

February 10, 2014

Originally a tae kwon do fighter, Jake Maali became interested in computers and bodybuilding after graduating high school. He is now majoring in network architecture and design at DeVry University a...

Historic Pullman

Possible national park title creates hope

February 3, 2014

With their community burdened by high unemployment rates and stagnant development, residents of the Pullman neighborhood, located on Chicago’s South Side, are looking to revitalize the area and honor its rich ...

G8’s move is no win for “Occupy”

By Samuel Charles

March 12, 2012

The G8 Summit
 has been moved from Chicago to Camp David in rural Maryland, per President Barack Obama’s order. That much we know. Obama said he moved the summit because he wanted a more intimate environment to host the leaders of eight of the world’s largest economies. For the most part, I buy that rationale.But if you were to ask anyone from
 the Occupy “movement”—and yes, those quote marks were put where they...

G8 absence is welcome, but should have come sooner

By Editorial Board

March 12, 2012

For months, Chicago has been teeming with excitement over the G8 and NATO summits, both originally set to happen in May. But in a surprise move, Barack Obama announced March 5 that the G8 summit would not happen in Chicago but instead take place at Camp David, the president’s mountainside retreat just north of Washington, D.C. While Obama’s decision to move the summit makes sense, waiting until the last moment was not ...

What to do with G8 funds?

By Vanessa Morton

March 12, 2012

While the G8 summit was supposed to boost Chicago’s economy and status as a world-class city, not everyone was disappointed by the March 5 announcement of its relocation to presidential retreat Camp David.Occupy Chicago reacted by holding a “No G8 Victory Party,” at Daley Plaza, 50 W. Washington St., that evening.The decision to move the summit is “a direct response to the overwhelming rejection of the summit and the...

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