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Chicago dreams of potential Crosstown World Series

Chicago dreams of potential Crosstown World Series

September 29, 2020

As a lifelong Chicago Cubs fan, freshman film and television major Joey Shea said he fondly remembers wearing his Kris Bryant jersey four years ago as the final out was made at first base, earning t...

Program closures stir emotions among faculty and students

Program closures stir emotions among faculty and students

February 15, 2019

Students and faculty reacted with sadness and a deepening mistrust for the administration as the news sunk in that two programs—Early Childhood Education and Dance Movement Therapy—will no longer be offered after the current cohorts complete their degrees. Junior e...

Joe Maddon and his wife Jaye Maddon served guests during their annual Thankmas dinner at St. Leonard's Ministries, 2120 W. Warren Blvd, Jan. 17.

Cubs, Citypak Project give back at Thanksmas

January 18, 2019

From the diamond to the kitchen, Cubs manager Joe Maddon served food as part of his annual Thanksmas event Jan. 17. Maddon with other members of the Cubs organization, including Rick Sutcliffe and Cla...

Even though the White Sox are not expected to make the World Series, fans still have reason to cheer as top prospects could be playing in the MLB this season.

Cubs, White Sox look to build in 2018

March 21, 2018

As the countdown to opening day of the 2018 MLB season continues, both Chicago Cubs and White Sox fans have reasons to be excited.After being eliminated by the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 2017 National ...

Advocate organizations carry torch in disability awareness

Advocate organizations carry torch in disability awareness

March 12, 2018

For half a century, the Special Olympics has been raising awareness of the intellectually disabled, but there is still more work needed, according to experts.To commemorate the Special Olympics’ 50-yea...

To get into Solider Field to see the Chicago Bears play, fans on average pay more than $200 per ticket for the 2017 season.

$6 hot dog anyone? Why attending professional games breaks the bank

December 11, 2017

Now more than ever, a fan’s access to local professional sport teams is hindered by financial barriers.Chicago is home to teams in the four most popular professional leagues—NBA, NFL, MLB and NHL—with citywide...

World Series celebration continues in creative ways

Ozzy Munoz’s Dream City Tattoos has done 50 Cubs tattoos after the World Series.

By Arts & Culture Reporter

November 21, 2016

In the wake of the Cubs’ Nov. 2 World Series win, fans went all-out celebrating as they engaged in death-defying trust falls, skipped work and lined up in the early hours of the morning for the recor...

Murphy’s Bleachers, a family-owned Wrigleyville staple, is funding every Donors Choose project teachers in the 60613 zip code have posted.

Wrigleyville bar donates $20,000 to local schools

November 21, 2016

In honor of Chicago’s World Series win, well-known Cubs bar Murphy’s Bleachers is funding all of the Donors Choose projects in the 60613 zip code.Donors Choose is a website that allows people to dir...

Kimberly Soenen, a documentary creative consultant who helped create the film

Documentary brings political tolerance to the table

November 7, 2016

The 2016 Presidential election features ongoing struggles between traditional political views and extreme ideologies, issues that may seem irreconcilable. However, Columbia students learned about a political tolerance ideology in an Oct. 31 screening of the documentary "Bring it ...

Cubs make history after 108 years

By Metro Reporter

November 7, 2016

After 10 innings, seven games and 108 years, the Chicago Cubs are finally World Series Champions. During the Nov. 2 game, the team defeated the Cleveland Indians with a Game Seven score of 8-7.Lifelong Cubs fans Mike Cameron, 66, and his wife Chris Atkins, 64, of Wrigleyville joined celebrations in their neighborhood while watching the game outside of a bar on Addison Street after the victory. They said the title win was a ...

Young adult fiction gets its own coming-of-age story

Young adult fiction gets its own coming-of-age story

September 26, 2016

Sandie Angulo Chen is not the reader who comes to mind when literary critics dismiss young adult fiction as childish or second rate. A graduate of Columbia University, 40-year-old Chen has been a prof...

Editor’s Note: VP announcement limits message, transparency questionable

Editor's Note: New CFO needs to bring  financial confidence back

By Editor-In-Chief

September 12, 2016

Sharon Wilson-Taylor, former associate vice president and Dean of Students who was asked to fill in as interim vice president of Student Success following Mark Kelly’s departure, was permanently app...

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