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The Annoyance’s show “It’s Christmas, Goddamnit!” plays with the theme of holiday family snipefests in violent fashion. 

Annoyance holiday play adds extra shows after success

December 5, 2016

Everyone has awkward family holiday party experiences, but not every dinner table disagreement ends in a murder.“It’s Christmas, Goddamnit!,” the long-running Christmas comedy play from the Annoyan...

Alumna, Ms. Worldwide USA Ambassador advocates for mental health among youth

Alumna, Ms. Worldwide USA Ambassador advocates for mental health among youth

November 28, 2016

Angel Simmons, Englewood native and 2009 alumna, said she applied for the Live Out Loud Charity Ms. Worldwide USA Ambassador pageant thinking it would be a typical pageant experience. But after learning about the organization’s campaign to advocate suicide prevention i...

Creed singer talks solo tour, reminisces on career

Creed vocalist Scott Stapp will perform solo at the House of Blues, 329 N. Dearborn St., Dec. 6.

By Arts & Culture Reporter

November 28, 2016

Radio listeners may remember Grammy-winning rock band Creed for its late ‘90s and early 2000s hits including “My Sacrifice,” “With Arms Wide Open” and “Higher.” After the success of the 1999...

'Siri, do everything!' The future of the interconnected world

‘Siri, do everything!’ The future of the interconnected world

November 28, 2016

Like something out of “WALL-E,” smart gadgets and gizmos are poised to invade every aspect of life, leaving some fearful of a dystopian nightmare and others excited for an automated future. While n...

Editor's Note: School of Media Arts buries its lead

Editor’s Note: Staff contract is victory for union, college administration

November 28, 2016

After approximately four years of back-and-forth that included petitions, pickets, rallies and undeniable tension with the administration, the United Staff of Columbia College’s bargaining team an...

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...

Chance the Rapper spurs millennial voters

By Arts & Culture Reporter

November 14, 2016

Amid cheers of “F--k Donald Trump” and singalongs to the hit song “No Problem,” Chance the Rapper led thousands of young voters to the Loop’s early voting super site at 15 W. Washington St. in his Parade to the Polls event Nov. 7. Chance the Rapper, a Chicago native, hosted a free concert event featuring DJ Odd Couple, rock band Twin Peaks, rapper Malcolm London and more at the Petrillo Music Shell in Grant Park. Tho...

Marvel’s most recent effort, “Doctor Strange,” released Nov. 4, plays it safe in all categories but the visual effects.

Nothing ‘strange’ about ‘Doctor Strange’

November 14, 2016

“Doctor Strange,” Marvel’s latest attempt to bring another obscure superhero into the mainstream has no surprises: a charismatic hero must stop an ultimate baddie who is trying to summon an even more ...

In response to the election of Donald Trump, thousands of protesters took to the street Nov. 9. The protest shut down major streets in the Loop during rush hour and late into the night.

Photos: Anti-Trump protest erupts near Trump Tower, spreads throughout Loop

November 11, 2016

Thousands of protesters took to the streets Nov. 9 in response to the recent election of President-elect Donald Trump. The non-violent protest shut down several streets in the Loop during rush hour a...

Donald Trump announced as president

Donald Trump announced as next president

November 9, 2016

Republican nominee Donald Trump has been declared the winner of the 2016 presidential election as of early Nov. 9, according to the Associated Press, NBC, CNN and several other news sources.As of press...

“Where the Wild Things Are: The Work of Maurice Sendak” runs from Nov. 10  to Feb. 20, 2017 at the Museum of Science and Industry, 5700 S. Lake Shore Drive.

MSI to be ‘Where the Wild Things Are’

November 7, 2016

The Museum of Science and Industry may have a fairy castle, a submarine and a coal mine, but it will gain its “wildest” exhibit later this month. Traveling exhibit “Where the Wild Things Are: The W...

Editor’s Note: Kim is here until 2020—what has he done so far?

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

By Editor-in-Chief

October 31, 2016

Following an eventful three years as head of the college, President and CEO Kwang-Wu Kim’s contract was extended until June 2020, as reported on Page 3.According to an Oct. 27 press release from the News...

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