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Local Chicago Two Live Crew cover band, Too White Crew, performed at last year’s Mayfest celebration in Lakeview. The band returns for this year’s celebration on May 16.

Mayfest kicks off summer festival season in Chicago

May 11, 2015

With temperatures warming and the sun revealing itself after months of hiding, StarEvents’ annual Lakeview Mayfest event, 3100 N. Ashland Ave., is jump starting the outdoor festival season May 15–17.Fea...

Plant virus in humans makes brain function wilt

Plant virus in humans makes brain function wilt

November 10, 2014

Microorganisms the human body comes into contact with play a role in determining the health of the immune system and whether or not people become sick. However, these organisms invisible to the naked ey...

Featured Athlete: Connor McCluskey

Featured Athlete: Connor McCluskey

October 20, 2014

Connor McCluskey, a sophomore audio arts & acoustics major, is captain of the college’s Quidditch team. Quidditch, an invented sport featured in J.K. Rowling’s “Harry Potter” series, has begun to...

BIG MOUTH hosted by The Renegades | The Columbia Chronicle

September 17, 2014

The first Big Mouth open mic night of the semester was held Sept. 4 at Stage Two, 618 S. Michigan Ave. The Renegades hosted the event in collaboration with the Student Programming Board, bringing together n...

Transparent Solar Concentrator Prototype

Harnessing solar power through the looking glass

September 2, 2014

Researchers from Michigan State University have developed a new solar energy concentrator that, unlike previously constructed luminescent solar panels, does not tint the color of the sunlight shining thr...

Revived national science interest could mean starry future

By Opinions Editor

April 7, 2014

Nearly 35 years after Carl Sagan’s TV show “Cosmos” introduced a generation to the understandings of astronomy and the origins of life, astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson suited up boldly to revive the show. With glossy graphics and neat illustrations to explain the most timely research on life in the universe, the show has great potential to reignite the public’s interest in science.Tyson may receive criticism for ...

‘Bachelor’ romance a rosy illusion

By Associate Editor

March 31, 2014

As another season of “The Bachelor” comes to a close, star Juan Pablo and his new girlfriend, Season 18 winner Nikki Ferrell, are lighting up the press circuit with their budding romance, but as Pablo settles into life in the limelight, “The Bachelor” continues to misrepresent itself as a matchmaker. The show consistently misleads its contestants and viewers by creating a false image of what real relationships are like...

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