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Rebecca O' Neal, co-host and notable Chicago comic, performing her sketch at Cole's Bar, 2338 N. Milwaukee Ave., Oct 26.

Small clubs, big stars: Established and amateur comics flock to comedy open mics

October 31, 2016

It is Wednesday night and the music of local Chicago musician Jamila Woods comes through the speakers at Cole’s Bar in Logan Square. The neighborhood dive is filled with friends talking, drinking and p...

Part-time faculty union President Diana Vallera enters the Everett McKinley Dirksen United States Courthouse, 219 S. Dearborn St., May 18 for an ongoing National Labor Relations Board hearing regarding full-time staff members' eligibility to teach courses and have union representation.

P-Fac members, more college witnesses take stand in NLRB hearing

June 6, 2016

Following the testimony of full-time staff, members of the college’s part-time faculty union, P-Fac, and other college employees were called as witnesses in a National Labor Relations Board hearing re...

Students for Palestinian justice

By Heather Scroering

October 24, 2011

For decades, Israelis and Palestinians have fought over land ownership without a solution, but students at Columbia are taking a stand through the creation of a new organization: Students for Justice in Palestine.The Israeli-Palestinian conflict arose out of a territorial dispute between the indigenous Palestinian population and the Zionist Movement, which believed in establishing a Jewish state inPalestine that the Jews claim as a historica...

Local comedy group marks anniversary

By Colin Shively

June 9, 2010

Throughout the year and more so during summer, Chicago’s theater and comedy venues are known for producing popular mainstream comedians and shows. Last year, Chicago’s famous Second City comedy club turned 50. This summer a smaller group celebrated its fifth birthday.Chicago Underground Comedy, 2100 W. Belmont Ave., turned 5 on June 1, and celebrated its anniversary with local comics Tony Sam, Mike Holmes, Jeff Hansen...

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