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Trevor Hall is all about ‘simple qualities’

February 19, 2018

Trevor Hall is a man of mysticism. Born on an island in South Carolina and penning his first album at 16, Hall is passionate about music and his conduit for healing the Earth and the human spirit. His s...

Dragon Ball Cake Pops

Have a ‘Dragon Ball’ at ConAltDelete

December 14, 2015

The Japanese culture and anime convention ConAltDelete will hold its third incarnation at the Hyatt Regency O’Hare, 9300 Bryn Mawr Ave., in Rosemont, Illinois, Dec. 18–20.According to Amanda Atkins, ...

Marijuana dispensaries to open in Chicago and statewide

By Gretchen Sterba Metro Reporter

November 18, 2015

Medical marijuana dispensaries have opened across the state for the first time since Nov. 9 when the Illinois Medical Cannabis Pilot Program began. Among them was Dispensary 33, a medical marijuana dispensary located in the Andersonville/Uptown area at 5001 N. Clark St.Dispensary 33, which held an open house on November 14-15, is one of many 15 dispensaries in Illinois that sells medical marijuana to people with one of 30...

In response to Feb. 24 issue of The Chronicle

In response to Feb. 24 issue of The Chronicle

March 17, 2014

I happened to pick up the Feb. 24 issue of The Chronicle at the Chicago-Main Newsstand in Evanston and really enjoyed reading the entire issue. I plan on making it a regular habit from now on. ...

Story Week receives 3-year grant

By Megan Purazrang

January 24, 2013

Columbia’s Fiction Writing Department was granted new funding support for this semester’s Story Week Festival of Writers, an event that draws a diverse group of writers to the campus to help student writers find a voice through readings, conversation and author Q-and-As.Beginning this semester, the department will receive $9,000 annually until 2016 from the MacArthur Fund for Arts and Culture at The Richard H. Driehaus Foun...

Playgrounds starting to grow up

By Kyle Rich

September 5, 2012

Playgrounds are no longer just for kids. An innovative trend utilizing playground equipment has adults maintaining their fitness in anew way.At first glance adult playgrounds may look like child’s play, however, their purpose is much different. They are free-to-use, steel-reinforced stations that can target and strengthen abs, quadriceps, biceps and other muscles just as effectively as gym equipment. Users can also supplemen...

Bottling Chicago’s spirit

By Amanda Murphy

December 5, 2011

When Sonat Birnecker Hart and her husband Robert decided to move to Chicago, they also decided to leave their careers behind in Washington, D.C. Birnecker Hart, a professor, and her husband, a press secretary for the Austrian Embassy, knew that they wanted a slower-paced life where they could walk to work and spend more time with their children. They knew they needed to start some sort of family business, but they couldn’...

Detained journalist’s colleagues, friends hold rally for his release at Northwestern University

By Heather McGraw

May 2, 2011

A Northwestern University alumnus who, as of press time, has been detained in Libya for more than three weeks, is gaining some support from some students and professors at his alma mater.Roughly 40 people gathered outside Crowe Hall, 1860 Campus Drive, on Northwestern’s Evanston campus on April 27. The rally is part of a nationwide movement called “Free Foley,” a campaign to raise awareness of the detainment of Jim Foley, ...

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