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Female athletes need their time in the spotlight

Female athletes need their time in the spotlight

April 14, 2018

Female athletes are included in halls of fame and are instrumental to sports history, yet their athletic ability is sometimes questioned and their talents are often hidden.In an April 5 practice session, ...

Ballot mishaps at primaries highlight third party struggle

Ballot mishaps at primaries highlight third party struggle

By Savannah Eadens

April 1, 2018

As the votes from the 2018 primary elections are finalized this week, the Illinois Green Party has brought attention to the challenges third party political groups often face.The Illinois Green Party cri...

Activism shown during ‘VMAs’ should not be temporary

Grammy nominees show improvement in award diversity

By Ariana Portalatin

September 5, 2017

Although social media labeled the 2017 MTV "Video Music Awards" as dull and more boring than previous years, politics and activism took center stage. Many celebrities took the opportunity at the Aug. 27 awards...

Jill Strange, 2015 cinema art + science alumna, is now DJing for ESPN's college football season.

From Columbia to ESPN—DJ alum spins to football season

November 18, 2016

Jill Strange’s original, energizing sound has not only won her Fan Favorite and National Runner-Up of the 2016 Campus DJ National Championship, but most recently, the a 2015 cinema art + science alumna has been announced as the official DJ for this year’s ESPN college football...

The attendees laugh at a statement made by State Senator of the 13th Legislative District Kwame Raoul and Moderator, Board of Governors member Paul M. Green. City Club Chicago held a forum titled Elected School Board Yes or No. Three guest speakers spoke their opinions and answered questions from the attendees. The forum was held at Maggiano’s Little Italy Banquet Hall, 111 W. Grand Ave. on Aug 29.

City Club panel calls for representation in CPS

September 6, 2016

High dropout rates, increasing debt and controversy over governance have heavily plagued Chicago Public Schools for more than a decade.Numerous critics blame the current school board, one of only two ...

Andrew Bailes posed for a photo with Liz Anderson after his April 5 performance of “The One-Woman No-Show.”

‘One-Woman’ show not a solo act

April 20, 2015

Local comedian and writer Liz Anderson is currently staging her one-woman show, “The One-Woman No-Show,” and the only catch is that she is not in the show.“The One-Woman No-Show” is an eight-p...

Lacrosse trying to make a comeback

Lacrosse trying to make a comeback

March 9, 2015

With the help of a new captain, the Renegades lacrosse team is planning to gain traction on and off the field this year. Reintroduced to the Renegades roster last spring, the team fell apart after the pr...

Fans use formulas, bracketology

March Madness

By Sports & Health Reporter

March 9, 2015

Sports fans are filling out brackets to predict which teams will make it through the 63-game tournament to ultimately win the NCAA basketball championship this year. Some compete in March Madness bracket ch...

Halftime from the Sideline

Marshall gone, Bears move on

March 9, 2015

Take down the highway billboards. Brandon Marshall is no longer on the Chicago Bears.The wide receiver who single-handedly pulled a football out of the air while already mid-air against the San Francisco...

‘Pats’ try to let air out of ball flap

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (12) throws a pass in the first half against the Indianapolis Colts Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014 at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis. (Sam Riche/MCT)

By Sports & Health Reporter

February 2, 2015

The New England Patriots have once again been ensnared in an alleged cheating scandal, using intentionally deflated footballs . Following accusations that the team had under-inflated balls in the American...

Bittersweet ending, new beginning

By Associate Editor

December 8, 2014

Despite not traveling much out of the state of Michigan, I was brave enough to leave my home and family behind for a new life in Chicago. Now I am proud to say I will be the first in my immediate family to graduate from college. Coming from a single-parent household in Detroit, Michigan, I knew my family would only be able to do so much. With that said, I knew my success—or failure—would mostly rest on my shoulders. For...

Miss Black Illinois USA | The Columbia Chronicle

November 3, 2014

Miss Black Illinois USA is a branch of the Miss USA pageant specifically focusing on the African-American community. The pageant encourages young black women to strive for excellence in fitness, scholastic ...

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