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Females in comedy industry tackle sexual harassment

Female comedians and assault educators were part of a panel Jan. 31 at The Laugh Factory, 3175 N. Broadway and discussed solutions to harassment. 


February 8, 2016

When Caroline Sabatier went to the police to report her harassment by a male authority figure from her improv group, she did not receive much help. The Chicago comedian realized she needed to take matte...

Chicago Theatre to host 2013 commencement

By Alexandra Kukulka

October 15, 2012

Commencement is still months away, but Columbia’s administration is already finalizing plans for the event.The May 2013 commencement ceremony will be held at the Chicago Theatre, 175 N. State St., for the second consecutive year, according to Mark Kelly, vice president of Student Affairs. The college is also working on an agreement with the theater to host graduation for the next five years, he added.“We are returning to the...

A community of comics

By Amanda Murphy

October 3, 2011

They’re everywhere. Creeping in the corners of darkness, stalking through dimly lit alleys. But then they’re taking the train during rush hour, sitting next to you on the el, listening to an iPod and checking email. They seem like everyone else. But the world they live in is far beyond what any normal human could imagine.Comic book artists have been walking the streets of Chicago for decades. Cluttering bookstores and new...

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