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Dogs say ‘alfred-no’ to animal cruelty

November 17, 2019

Attendees at The Anti-Cruelty Society's Pups and Pasta Sunday, Nov. 10 event were greeted with some happy puppies accompanied by volunteers from The Anti-Cruelty Society, who spoke about their organization...

Kegs and Canines: Dog-friendly bar gives treats to Logan Square

Kegs and Canines: Dog-friendly bar gives treats to Logan Square

September 10, 2018

Imagine walking into a bar and being surrounded by dog-themed cocktails, giant fire hydrants and last, but certainly not least, puppies.Adoption center One Tail at a Time and Emporium Popups have teamed ...

‘A Dog’s Purpose’ is not being a prop

‘A Dog’s Purpose’ is not being a prop

By Managing Editor

January 23, 2017

Universal Pictures' newest heartwarming, family movie "A Dog's Purpose" had all the potential to be the next "Marley & Me" or "Turner & Hooch." The trailer perfectly portrayed the bond between...

Pit bull ban suspension small step in right direction

Pit bull ban suspension small step in right direction

By Campus Reporter

October 10, 2016

Montreal’s controversial pit bull ban took effect Oct. 3 but was suspended the same day by a Quebec judge, while a legal challenge from Montreal’s SPCA—an animal welfare group—is pending, accordin...

Professor portrays Deaf culture through pop art

Professor portrays Deaf culture through pop art

October 10, 2016

Acrylic paintings, wire sculptures and graphic design are the elements James Van Manen, associate professor in the American Sign Language-English Interpretation Department, uses to transform common ASL...

Student winners take over walls of WAC

Student winners take over walls of WAC

May 4, 2016

Three student winners of the Wabash Arts Corridor competition—one banner designer and two student muralists—will become part of the college’s inaugural Big Walls Street Art Festival and be feature...

Dogs, humans exchange oxytocin rushes

By Sports & Health Reporter

May 11, 2015

Dogs are known for being a man’s best friend because of the close bond many dog owners share with their pups. This bond is solidified when dogs gaze at their owners, according to a study published in the April 17 edition of the journal Science.Researchers at Azabu University in Japan have found that when dogs and humans exchange gazes, both experience rushes of oxytocin. Oxytocin, often called the “the love hormone,” is...

New York duo Weeknight rock with haunting synth sounds

New York duo Weeknight rock with haunting synth sounds

May 4, 2015

After releasing two new songs—“In the Dust” and “California”— filled with the duo’s hauntingly synth-centric sounds on April 21, Weeknight has cemented the status it has attained throughout the last...

Therapy dogs to make finals less ‘ruff’

Therapy dogs to make finals less ‘ruff’

December 1, 2014

Puppies will be running, licking and rolling around in Columbia’s library during finals week to de-stress students  and alleviate academic anxiety.The college is collaborating with Canine Therapy Co...

Dog contest not solution

By Editorial Board

January 17, 2012

Chicago is going to the dogs. In order to raise more awareness about this year’s supposed crackdown on dog registration laws, City Clerk Susana Mendoza announced Chicago’s first “Dog of Distinction” contest.Dog owners who register their dogs from now until the end of March will be entered into the contest. Five semifinalists will be drawn at random to compete for the main prize, which includes a custom-designed dog tag,...

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