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Chicago goes after big tobacco, e-cigarettes

Chicago goes after big tobacco, e-cigarettes

November 26, 2018

The ongoing battle between Chicago and big tobacco companies and e-cigarette distributors has intensified after a Nov. 12 announcement of a lawsuit against multiple retailers.City attorneys filed a lawsui...

Do privacy laws exist in cyberspace? Illinois joins lawsuit against Facebook, Cambridge Analytica over alleged data breach

Do privacy laws exist in cyberspace? Illinois joins lawsuit against Facebook, Cambridge Analytica over alleged data breach

April 2, 2018

Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx has filed a lawsuit against Facebook and Cambridge Analytica on behalf of the state of Illinois, alleging the companies violated an Illinois fraud law. Cambridge A...

UC sold in largest student housing purchase in Chicago history

UC sold in largest student housing purchase in Chicago history

September 12, 2017

The University Center student housing building was sold July 20 for $201 million in what is considered the largest student housing transaction in Chicago’s history. Matt Jaehrling, controller and associate vice president of Business Affairs, said Columbia’s proceeds for the...

2014’s six best albums bring chill vibes and dance-worthy beats

By Managing Editor

December 8, 2014

As 2014 draws to a close, the time has come to reflect on the year’s many album releases.This year will go down in history as the one in which Obamacare went into effect, same-sex marriage was legal in Illinois and pop star Taylor Swift made a big move to New York. As the nation saw many changes and periods of both widespread disappointment and growth, so did the music industry.The following are some of the best albums ...

Wrongful birth lawsuit perpetrates racist ideals

By Maria Castellucci Opinions Editor

October 20, 2014

For most parents, the first glimpse of their newborn baby is one of the most joyous moments of their life.However, a white Ohio couple was surprised when their artificially inseminated newborn turned out to be racially mixed.Jennifer Cramblett is suing Midwest Sperm Bank in Downers Grove, Illinois, after giving birth to a biracial child, alleging the clinic gave her sperm vials from a black donor despite specifically requ...

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