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Aziz Ansari and Lena Waithe were awarded an Emmy in the outstanding comedy writing for a television series category for co-writing an episode in the “Master of None” Netflix original series called “Thanksgiving”—an autobiographical episode depicting a young woman coming forward to her family about her sexuality. 

Making history: Lena Waithe talks her Emmy win

September 25, 2017

History was made as a young, black Chicago native received national recognition for her work writing a television episode that gives voice and representation to both the LGBTQ and black communities. ...

Millennials need proper education on opioid crisis

Millennials need proper education on opioid crisis

By Brooke Pawling Stennett

September 5, 2017

An Aug. 30 study by the American Society of Anesthesiologists concluded that while opioid use among millennials is declining, young people are unaware of all the repercussions of drug abuse and need a be...

Apna Ghar, whose administrative offices showed above are located at 4350 N. Broadway in Uptown, recently expanded from the 15-bed shelter it previously operated.

Domestic violence shelter revamped, others face uncertainty

February 6, 2017

Despite financial setbacks, an Uptown domestic violence shelter specializing in assisting Asian immigrants has recently expanded to offer services to more women and children.Apna Ghar,meaning “our home” in ...

“Project Accessory” features two local designers

By Sophia Coleman

October 31, 2011

Chicago is about to get accessorized with the help of two local designers who landed spots on “Project Accessory,” a spinoff of the hit show “Project Runway.”Diego Rocha, internationally known for his exotic handbags, and James Sommerfeldt, a senior at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago who handcrafts fanciful footwear, will be featured on the show that premiered on Oct. 27.According to a press release from Lifetim...

Emmy awards for alumni

By Shardae Smith

September 12, 2010

Columbia’s alumni proved their talents with numerous Emmy nominationsthis year.Nine Columbia alumni received Creative Emmy Award nominations by the Academy of Television of Arts and Scienceslast month.The winners were announced Aug. 21, and two alumni took home awards.“We are always happy when our alumni are recognized for their work in the industry,” said Columbia President Warrick L. Carter.Steve Meyer, class of ’...

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