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Space-Age Stock Investing

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March 8, 2018

I know that people can make tons of money on the stock market, but I don’t really understand how that can be. It seems so hard to predict what the market is going to do, and so many people get it wrong. How can expert investors keep making money over time? Isn’t every day a huge risk for them? I can understand how someone might make some money quickly in the stock market, but the fact that companies and professionals ...

New hyperloop train proposal would connect Chicago to Cleveland

New hyperloop train proposal would connect Chicago to Cleveland

March 5, 2018

While Chicago is looking at companies to build a proposed O’Hare International Airport–downtown express train, plans are proceeding for a new train that could connect Chicago and Cleveland in less th...

Left to right, Leah Davis, Jaquelyne Jones, Liz Chidester and Camille Robinson star in

Lizzie Borden musical gives patriarchy the ax

November 14, 2017

After the grisly bodies of her father and stepmother were found in their family home Aug. 4, 1892, Lizzie Borden went to trial for their ax murders. The case infamously ended in acquittal and was never ...

As a part of its ongoing investigation of the Chicago Police Department, the Department of Justice held the fifth community forum Oct. 24.

Latest DOJ police forum displays local frustrations

October 31, 2016

Ten months into the Department of Justice’s civil investigation of the Chicago Police Department, the fifth public forum was held to air complaints of police brutality or misconduct.The forum, held Oct...

Later this fall, the Stony Island Arts Bank, a hybrid gallery, media archive, library and community center located at 6760 S. Stony Island Ave., will display the Cleveland gazebo where 12-year-old Tamir Rice was shot by police.

Tamir Rice gazebo visiting Chicago as BLM landmark

September 26, 2016

The Cleveland gazebo where 12-year-old Tamir Rice was fatally shot by police is coming to the Stony Island Arts Bank on Chicago’s South Side.Rice’s death in November 2014 gained the attention of the ...

Chernobyl anniversary commemorated with art

As part of the exhibit “Chornobyl: Impact & Beyond” at The Ukrainian Institute of Modern art, 2320 W. Chicago Ave.,  Karolina Kowalczyk created a work of ink and charcoal on layered paper called “Untitled.” 

By Brooke Pawling Stennett Contributing Writer

April 25, 2016

The catastrophic meltdown at Ukraine’s Chernobyl nuclear power plant in 1986—one of history’s worst—is now the inspiration for a two-part art exhibit at The Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art, ...

Goldroom is embarking on their

Goldroom brings SoCal sound to chilly Chicago

October 19, 2015

Southern California-based electronic band Goldroom is bracing to heat up Chicago with its beachy, dance-oriented sounds. Following the release of its new single, “Waiting to Ignite,” and a set duri...

The Lighthouse and the Whaler will perform at Schubas Tavern, 3159 N. Southport Ave on oct. 13. Frontman Michael LoPresti said Schubas is one of his favorite acts to perform at.

The Lighthouse and The Whaler ride new album tour

October 12, 2015

Indie rock group The Lighthouse and The Whaler is set to stop in Chicago on Oct. 13 at Schubas Tavern, 3159 N. Southport Ave., promoting its debut album Mont Royal, released Aug. 28. The Cleveland-based ba...

Two men watch from the window of an apartment as Jennifer Hudson performs at Chicago Pride Fest in the Lakeview neighborhood of Chicago, Ill., on Saturday, June 21, 2014. (Chris Sweda/Chicago Tribune/MCT)

Pride Parade may see its final year in Lakeview

May 11, 2015

The 46th annual Chicago Pride Parade, scheduled for June 28, may leave its usual Lakeview location after this year. The mayor’s office, Alderman Tom Tunney (44th Ward) and Alderman James Cappleman (46th Ward) have ...

CHI-TOWN LOW DOWN: Chicago’s diverse population is divided, neglected

By Managing Editor

May 4, 2015

The city’s segregation problem has been the underlying theme in most of my columns this semester because it is at the root of increasing crime, gang violence and poverty rates.Chicago is the seventh most diverse city in the U.S. However, the city is also the most segregated in the country, leaving communities sectioned off by racial demographics, according to a May 1 FiveThirtyEight.com report, which used data from Brown...

Halftime from the Sideline

Bulls move past conference call with Bucks

May 4, 2015

In a matchup that would have made for an exciting Eastern Conference Finals pairing, the Chicago Bulls are playing the Cleveland Cavaliers in the second round of the NBA playoffs, and the Bulls’ chances...

Halftime from the Sideline

Road to the Eastern Conference Finals

April 20, 2015

I’ve been saying it all year and I’ll say it again: The Chicago Bulls are ready to win a championship this year, and it looks like they will.The Eastern Conference is full of teams that everyone e...

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