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Review: ‘Purposefully kept’ truths about the asylum process revealed in ‘Between Everything and Nothing’

Review: ‘Purposefully kept’ truths about the asylum process revealed in ‘Between Everything and Nothing’

May 19, 2020

What began as a friend's simple suggestion for an essay became a two-and-a-half-year project. The result? A 336-page retelling of the trials and tribulations of two Ghanaian asylum seekers, Seidu Mohammed and Raz...

Gold Cup Final to shine at Soldier Field

Gold Cup Final to shine at Soldier Field

October 8, 2018

The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) announced Sept. 27 that its 2019 Gold Cup Final will be hosted at Soldier Field.The tournament is held every two ...

Brothers Dan and Joe Goebel showed off their support for Hillary Clinton with t-shirts and stickers at Sidebar's election night viewing party Nov. 8. 

‘I will be applying for Canadian citizenship’—Election result shocks Clinton supporters but applaud a race well run

November 9, 2016

Election Night in Chicago's Boystown neighborhood was full of mixed emotions from Democrats, ranging from cheers as early results were tallied to shock and boos as the outcome of the presidential race b...

Pit bull ban suspension small step in right direction

Ariana Portalatin

By Campus Reporter

October 10, 2016

Montreal’s controversial pit bull ban took effect Oct. 3 but was suspended the same day by a Quebec judge, while a legal challenge from Montreal’s SPCA—an animal welfare group—is pending, accordin...

Bonus Round Game Cafe will offer all-you-can-play board games for $7 when it opens its first official location later this year. The cafe received Kickstarter funds.

Game cafe to roll dice on permanent location

September 19, 2016

Sitting down with a cup of coffee, a sandwich and a game of Monopoly or Battleship to play with friends is no longer a rainy day pastime. Chicago’s first brick-and-mortar cafe dedicated to board games will...

Axe throwing brings buzz, concern to West Loop

Participants at Bad Axe Throwing in Winnipeg, Manitoba, learn how to throw axes  with help from the axe throwing coach, which acts as the host of the party group.


September 8, 2016

When Chris Bowles found out he was expected to throw axes for amusement, he was terrified. But after getting trained by an axe throwing coach and learning the safety rules, the fun began at Bad Axe Throwing...

Senior design major Andrea Dunn will have her mural displayed on the south-facing wall of the 623 S. Wabash Ave. Building in time for Manifest. 

Student winners take over walls of WAC

May 4, 2016

Three student winners of the Wabash Arts Corridor competition—one banner designer and two student muralists—will become part of the college’s inaugural Big Walls Street Art Festival and be feature...

Mass incarceration requires mass reform

March 28, 2016

The next president of the United States has a big job awaiting and hands full of issues needing leadership. Mass incarceration is one of those issues.The crime rate in the United States is similar to that of other stable, developed countries, but incarceration rates are much higher, according to the Prison Policy Initiative, a non-partisan advocacy group.The United States holds 4 percent of the world’s overall populatio...

Mayoral candidate Willie Wilson spoke to supporters during a luncheon at Maggiano’s Banquets, 111 W. Grand Ave.

Willie Wilson speaks candidly at luncheon

February 9, 2015

In his thick Louisiana accent, mayoral candidate Willie Wilson addressed a small, mostly black crowd including many clergy on Feb. 5 at Maggiano’s Banquets, 111 W. Grand Ave. He talked of the 2013 Chica...

The online documentary film series “The School Project” explores the issues faced in public school systems nationwide.

Web series addresses Chicago Public School closings

February 2, 2015

in 2013, Chicago Public Schools announced that 49 elementary schools would be shut down due to budget cuts.When the news broke, five film production companies began what is now known as “The School Project,...

Graphic cigarette warning labels reduce smoking rates


By Assistant Sports & Health Editor

November 24, 2014

In an effort to reduce cigarette consumption, Canada became the first country to mandate graphic warning labels depicting the negative effects of smoking on cigarette packaging in 2001. Since then, the co...

US health care system least affordable

Health Care

By Assistant Sports & Health Editor

November 3, 2014

A recent survey shows that the U.S. health care system ranks last in terms of affordability and accessibility compared to health care systems of other developed nations.The survey, sponsored by the Commonwealth Fu...

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