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As part of a city-sponsored competition to encourage college entrepreneurs to stay in the city, 1871, a digital think tank in River North, will select 10 college startups to take up residency there.

River North tech hub expands with college competition

April 14, 2014

A new city-sponsored competition is illuminating the rapid growth of the city’s tech startups, particularly in the River North neighborhood. The Chicago College Startup Competition will give 10 college startups a space in 1871, Chicago’s prestigious River North tech incubat...

Super Bowl Predictions

By Doug Pitorak

January 28, 2013

by: Doug Pitorak and Nader IhmoudFor the first time in NFL history, two brothers are the head coaches of opposing Super Bowl teams. John and Jim Harbaugh, who coach the Baltimore Ravens and San Francisco 49ers, respectively, will give new meaning to the term ‘sibling rivalry’ when their teams face off in front of the entire world Feb. 3. In similar fashion, The Chronicle has pitted two Sports & Health staffers agai...

McQueen ‘moves’ audiences at Art Institute

By Contributing Writer

November 26, 2012

by Doug Pitorak, Contributing WriterAn exhibition featuring London-based moving image artist Steve McQueen debuted in the U.S. at the Art Institute of Chicago, 111 S. Michigan Ave.The exhibit, which opened Oct. 21, is the largest collection of work by the artist in the U.S. and is located in the Modern Wing in Regenstein Hall. Thirteen of the installations are in the main room, and images with sound are played in small the...

Schneider wins in 10th District upset

By Contributing Writer

November 6, 2012

By Doug Pitorak, contributing writerFor the first time in more than 30 years a Democrat won Illinois’ 10th Congressional District.Democrat Brad Schneider defeated incumbent Robert Dold in a race that proved to be the closest of all the Illinois congressional elections.Illinois Democrats approved a remapping of the districts after the 2010 census that partly aimed to give the party a better chance at winning the 10th district...

Northwestern continues dominance, Loyola looks to bounce back

By Nader Ihmoud

October 18, 2012

Contributing Writer: Doug PitorakIt seems that no part of Chicago was left dry, and Rogers Park was no exception on Oct. 17.Like the unrelenting rain that engulfed Loyola Soccer Park all evening, the Northwestern University Wildcats men’s soccer team relied on a persistent offensive attack to defeatthe Loyola University Ramblers 2-0 and move to 10-2-2 on the season.Rainstorms like that often make for a sloppy game, but although ...

Wildcats win Big Ten soccer opener

By The Columbia Chronicle

September 24, 2012

By: Doug Pitorak, contributing writerThe Northwestern University Wildcats men’s soccer team defeated the University of Michigan Wolverines 2-0 in its Big Ten opener Sept. 23 at Lakeside Field.For the Wildcats, the victory begins their quest to remain Big Ten regular season champions, a goal the team does not take lightly.“Every game is life or death in the Big Ten,” explained senior defender Jarrett Baughman, whose performance helped ...

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