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Jussie Smollett, best known for playing the character Jamal Lyon on the hit Fox drama “Empire,” spoke on the importance of diversity in Hollywood at an event celebrating African-American Heritage Month.

Jussie Smollett follows own path to success

February 15, 2016

Jussie Smollett, star of the TV drama “Empire” spoke with Joshua Short, a junior journalism major, about his pride in his African-American heritage and the struggle for representation in Hollywood....

One section of Adjunct Professor Iymen Chehade’s “The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict” was not offered for the Spring 2016 Semester. During March 2014, he spoke at a forum about academic freedom.  

Previous dispute resurfaces after professor’s class cut

November 16, 2015

A section of adjunct professor Iymen Chehade’s “The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict” course was cut for the Spring 2016 Semester as of the beginning of registration. When the same course was cut in N...

David Bowie Is

David Bowie exhibit ‘really made the grade’ at MCA

September 29, 2014

The “David Bowie Is” exhibit opened its doors to the public on Sept. 23 at Chicago’s Museum of Contemporary Art, 220 E. Chicago Ave., beginning the exhibit’s 3-month stop at the only American mus...

Research shines light on nighttime symptoms of PTSD

Research shines light on nighttime symptoms of PTSD

By Assistant Sports & Health Editor

September 8, 2014

For many who suffer from post traumatic stress disorder, symptoms not only present themselves in the form of anxiety and emotional afflictions experienced during waking hours, but also in the form of nightt...

Major label, minor role?

By Managing Editor

March 3, 2014

Beyoncé did it. Radiohead did it. So did Nine Inch Nails, Prince, Frank Ocean and David Bowie. Although the music industry has spent years calculating the perfect formula for how to successfully release an album (Step 1: Shove a catchy single on the radio, Step 2: Flood the market with promotion (What up, Pepsi endorsement?), Step 3: Hold a turnt up release party, rinse and repeat), Kid Cudi’s recent overnight release ...

Dress like a man

By Justin Moran

January 28, 2013

The fashion industry has historically lent greater stylistic freedom to womenswear designers, who are free to confidently explore masculinity from season to season. Classic menswear staples such as three-piece suits, button-ups and lace-up Oxfords have all become an integral part of women’s wardrobes with neither question nor criticism from society—but the same cannot be said for menswear. Standard silhouettes and staples...

Ultrasound abortion law serves agenda, not women

By Gabrielle Rosas

January 30, 2012

As a young woman, I understand the fear of having a child too early in life. I’m not yet prepared to give up my life in order to raise another. College, jobs, friends, family and my future financial security trump any minute desire to have babies. And trust me, it’s minute.Thankfully, I’ve never had a pregnancy scare with ex-boyfriends nor have any of my close friends. But we all talk about it in hypothetical terms. ...

Solstice space oddity

By Brianna Wellen

November 15, 2010

It’s that time of year again when renditions of “A Christmas Carol” and “The Nutcracker” grace Chicago’s stages. For those who would rather dream of ’70s rock icons than sugar plums, a new holiday show has arrived celebrating the winter solstice with all the glitter and glam of Ziggy Stardust.New Millennium Theatre Company’s “The David Bowie Hepzikat Funky Velvet Flarney Solstice Spectacular Live … From ...

Indie Yawn evolves sound with new CD

By David Orlikoff

February 1, 2010

Like a mix between Animal Collective and Vampire Weekend, Yawn is Chicago’s own layered, electronic tribal pop group. Founded in high school under a different name, they started gaining attention while touring as Metrovox. But just when there was developing interest, they decided it was time for a change. They started listening to artists like Aphex Twin, Animal Collective and The Avalanches, experimented with psychedelics and...

Christmas in the cosmos

By Meryl Fulinara

December 8, 2008

Ground Control to Major Tom: It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas-in space.Known for its spoofs and satirical on-stage productions, New Millennium Theater Company has added a new show to its bill on Nov. 22 that runs until the end of December. "The David Bowie Hepzikat Funky Velvet Flarney Solstice Spectacular: Live ... from Space! (David Bowie's Christmas Special 1977 Network Edit)" is based around what a 1970s Da...

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