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Associate professor to create artwork for new Green Line stop

Associate professor to create artwork for new Green Line stop

June 6, 2019

Associate Professor of Art and Art History and Co-Director of Academic Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Folayemi Wilson was chosen to create the art for the new West Side CTA Damen Green Line stop, to be comp...

Davis Theater renovates, expands

Davis Theater renovates, expands

November 30, 2015

Bigger screens, new sound systems and varied food options will be part of the movie-going experience at Lincoln Square’s historic Davis Theater, 4614 N. Lincoln Ave., after ongoing renovations are compl...

Recent program eliminations spark mistrust in Strategic Plan, administration

Recent program eliminations spark mistrust in Strategic Plan, administration

April 13, 2015

Following the March 23 unveiling of the Strategic Plan draft during Spring Break, posters encouraging the college community to “continue the conversation” by sharing its feedback online at the college...

Opening Day exiled to Wrigley Field

Opening Day exiled to Wrigley Field

April 6, 2015

It’s hard enough to catch a home run ball, and it’s even harder to catch one in the middle of a construction zone.It’s too bad this is the inconvenient truth that is the Chicago Cubs—one disappo...

Chicago Loop Alliance transforms Wabash Avenue into Magnificent Mile

Chicago Loop Alliance transforms Wabash Avenue into Magnificent Mile

March 30, 2015

From Wacker Drive to Congress Parkway, the Chicago Loop Alliance is spearheading a new infrastructure project, “Layers of Transformation,” to transform Wabash Avenue into a premier Chicago tourist dest...

NBA season a fitting length

NBA season a fitting length

March 30, 2015

The NBA season isn’t too long or too short; 82 games is just right.NBA commissioner Adam Silver has been open about extending the league’s season, which would reduce the teams’ burden of back-to-ba...

University of Illinois protects students via smartphone app

University of Illinois protects students via smartphone app

February 23, 2015

A new smartphone application is supplying students at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with an easier way to contact the college’s security office.The college launched the app in response t...

Tech tenants could raise real estate prices in the South Loop

Tech tenants could raise real estate prices in the South Loop

January 26, 2015

Three new residential complexes being built in Chicago’s South Loop could turn the neighborhood into a hotspot for tech employees. Google moved its headquarters to the Fulton Market Warehouse Distri...

University Center begins cafe renovation

University Center begins cafe renovation

December 1, 2014

The University Center will begin its first full renovation of its cafeteria beginning in December.The construction is in conjunction with the residence hall’s new partnership with Chartwells, a food service...

Fashion students compete for scholarship

Fashion students compete for scholarship

March 31, 2014

In the hopes of winning a $5,000 scholarship, Chicago’s next generation of fashion designers is rising to the challenge.The Chicago Fashion Foundation is scheduled to host the seventh annual Scholars...

City announces plan to renovate riverwalk

By The Columbia Chronicle

October 22, 2012

The promenade surrounding the Chicago River will undergo a facelift next year.Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced a plan Oct. 8 to expand the century-old Chicago Riverwalk trail to Lake Street past its current end at Dearborn Street.“[The Chicago Riverwalk] is going to be sort of a signature project for the city and for Chicagoans,” said Peter Scales, a Chicago Department of Transportation spokesman.Scales said the project will be fi...

Activists oppose historic hospital demolition

By The Columbia Chronicle

October 15, 2012

Time is drawing near for a decision on the fate of the old Prentice Women’s Hospital.In a little more than two weeks, preservationists will choose between Northwestern University’s need to enlarge its biomedical research facilities and those who argue  that the old Prentice is such a key element of Chicago’s architectural history that it must not be demolished.The building, which is at 333 E. Superior St., and was b...

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