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World’s largest Starbucks finds home on Magnificent Mile

November 18, 2019

The aroma of several different coffee brews, liquid nitrogen gelato and whiskey barrel-aged cold brew waft throughout the Chicago Reserve Roastery as a network of tubes pump freshly roasted coffee beans. The...

Stop and smell the pie

Stop and smell the pie

April 29, 2018

The comforting aroma of freshly baked pies and brewed coffee will soon fill up the Chop Shop, a Wicker Park restaurant and food emporium. Awake and Bake: Chicago’s First Free Pie and Coffee Festival will ...

Hope for the Day, an organization that provides suicide prevention counseling, is partnering with Dark Matter Coffee to create a coffee shop that provides mental health awareness and suicide prevention at 3039 W. Fullerton Ave. 

Café turns coffee into ‘Sip of Hope’

October 30, 2017

Because a cup of coffee can go a long way, a Logan Square café is creating a safe space for support and a morning pick-me-up.  A Sip of Hope, 3039 W. Fullerton Ave., is the product of a collaboration b...

Windy City Kitty Café the newest of its breed

Windy City Kitty Café the newest of its breed

October 23, 2017

Adoptable cats will soon be able to cozy up to potential owners enjoying coffee and pastries at an upcoming Chicago-themed café. The Windy City Kitty Café in Bucktown will be one of the city’s new...

A panel of women leaders discussed the challenges that come with being a women in the corporate world.

Reshaping the workplace with confident women

October 16, 2017

Elinor Steele used her confidence to persuade her way to acceptance into a graduate program at Crummer Graduate School of Business at Rollins College even though she lacked a bachelor’s degree. Steele sa...

Werewolf Coffee Bar, 1765 N. Elston Ave., opened to the public April 3. It was originally supposed to be a hangout space for DMK Restaurant employees. 

Coffee bar makes you ‘wonder’ with delivery truck barista station

April 10, 2017

A record playing oldies spins slowly as locals sip coffee on a couch. An old, silver Wonder Bread truck with a license plate saying “Bite Me,” is parked in the middle of the “industrial chic” l...

Trump’s new tricks of the trade may backfire

Trump’s new  tricks of the trade  may backfire

By Ethan Stocking-Anderson

March 13, 2017

President Donald Trump was celebrated for his relatively calm and coherent speech to Congress on Feb. 28. The more restrained tone may be music to the ears of Americans weary from shrieking partisansh...

Trump legal battles causes progressive standstill

Trump legal battles causes progressive standstill

By Connor Carynski

February 13, 2017

President Donald Trump faces mass resistance to his agenda from citizens and U.S. politicians, as evidenced by the recent legal battle over his executive order travel ban. If the fight over the ban is ...

Columbia Presents CoffeeHousePR Panel

November 9, 2015

Columbia’s PRSSA hosted an Alumni panel on the second floor of the 33 E. Congress Building Nov. 4. During the panel, Columbia graduates discussed why it’s important to do internships before graduat...

Andrew White’s adaptation of “1984” was first performed at the Looking Glass Theater in 2004, but the show has been significantly updated for the Steppenwolf Theatre.

‘1984’ is timely­—Big Brother’s threat remains

October 19, 2015

Steppenwolf for Young Adults is set to open its 2015–2016 season with a multimedia adaptation of George Orwell’s landmark dystopian novel “1984” Oct. 21 at the Steppenwolf Theatre, 1650 N. Hals...


Brainport device supplements sensory substitution

February 9, 2015

While there are a wide range of devices and systems available for the visually impaired, few are able to replicate vision. The Brainport device, originally developed in 2007 to help maintain balance,...


SGA to hold first meeting of semester

February 2, 2015

Having spent much of the Fall 2014 semester forging a relationship with the college community, the Student Government Association is reconvening Feb. 3 for its first senate meeting of the new semester. L...

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