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Vintage CTA trains allow passengers to take a ride back in time

Vintage CTA trains allow passengers to take a ride back in time

October 2, 2019

Vintage 6000-series trains took passengers for a historic ride through the Loop in honor of Customer Appreciation Day, Oct. 1. Built between 1950 and 1959, the vintage trains have not hosted the publi...

Green Line train derails in Bronzeville

Green Line train derails in Bronzeville

June 6, 2019

  Around 11 a.m. this morning, a Green Line "L" train derailed near the 47th Street stop, authorities said. Firefighters helped evacuate approximately 30 people off the four-car train using a hydraulic ...

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...

Students tackle anti-blackness in Asian-American culture

Students tackle anti-blackness in Asian-American culture

February 21, 2019

Editor's Note: The term “N-word” is used in this article, referring to a student’s personal experience discussed during an on-campus event. The Chronicle does not condone or promote the use of ...

Blue Christmas: How to provide support for those affected by the holidays

Blue Christmas: How to provide support for those affected by the holidays

December 5, 2018

The holidays are here. Christmas lights have sprung up on every street and State Street is flooded with shoppers. While some people may see this as “the most wonderful time of the year,” not eve...

Here comes Santa Claus right down CTA lane

Here comes Santa Claus right down CTA lane

December 4, 2018

Twinkling lights, joyous sounds, tasty treats and even Santa Claus himself can be found aboard one of the famous CTA holiday transportation services.Most people do not know the CTA Allstate Holiday Trai...

Bystanders must derail sexual harassment on CTA

Bystanders must derail sexual harassment on CTA

December 3, 2018

In September, CBS reported a woman sexually assaulted on the Blue Line at the Cicero stop. The anonymous woman got off the train at the next stop to escape the man.A male passerby stepped up and gave h...

CTA raises fares for 2018, cites state budget cuts

CTA raises fares for 2018, cites state budget cuts

December 4, 2017

Chicago Transit Authority will raise fares starting January 2018 for the first time in nine years. CTA’s 2018 budget lost $33 million in state funding, and as a result, base fares will increase by 25 cents per ride and $5 for the 30-day un...

Tax forms released: Enrollment down, Kim’s bonus doubles

Tax forms released: Enrollment down, Kim’s bonus doubles

December 4, 2017

As tuition rises and enrollment drops, recently released tax forms also indicate a decrease in revenue, college spending, gifts and contributions, as well as an increase in college assets and a...

Artists ‘takeover’ campus to promote ‘Freshman’

Artists ‘takeover’ campus to promote ‘Freshman’

November 13, 2017

Collaborative duo Jason Maek & Zaena visited Columbia Nov. 7 for a Campus Takeover event by Shuffle Presents as part of a promotional tour supporting the Dec. 31 release of their album Freshman.  Rosey Denton, the booking director of Shuffle Presents, an events subsidiary of...

New CTA station upgrades the Loop

New CTA station upgrades the Loop

September 11, 2017

A state-of-the-art elevated train station at Washington/Wabash is a showpiece for the city, but a small step in the revitalization of Chicago’s transit system, which has a long way to go before its c...

Sleeping With Sirens new album ‘Gossip’ its most meticulous yet

Sleeping With Sirens new album ‘Gossip’ its most meticulous yet

September 11, 2017

Sleeping With Sirens has bounced between genres since 2009. The group’s first album, With Ears to See and Eyes to Hear, was defined as post-hardcore, a punk-rock offshoot. Since then, the group’s soun...

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