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First campfire festival aims to warm up Chicagoans

First campfire festival aims to warm up Chicagoans

October 10, 2016

As the weather gets colder and jackets heavier, the desire to feel the warmth of a campfire grows. For Jeff Fearon and Katie Neenan, the president and the chairperson of InTheParks.org, the “charisma...

Parson’s Chicken and Fish,2952 W. Armitage Ave., regularly serves Hot Chicken.

Nashville Hot Chicken spices up Chicago

April 18, 2016

The Windy City has taken a page from the Music City, ordering up a serving of the Nashville Hot Chicken trend in Chicago.Nashville Hot Chicken is the regional delicacy many Tennesseans have enjoyed for ...

4,000 Iraq war-stricken voices heard in exhibit

By Alex Stedman

November 5, 2012

As those dealing with the tragedies of the Iraq war find ways to express their distress, one Chicago artist took the initiative to turn the emotions of more than 4,000 people into art.Jennifer Karmin, an artist, poet and adjunct faculty member in the English Department, has written a poem titled “4000 Words 4000 Dead,” a four-year project composed of submissions from soldiers, veterans and civilians. She has performed the pie...

Fall baseball season begins for Renegades

By Lindsey Woods

October 10, 2011

Columbia’s baseball team, the Renegades, has officially started its 2011–2012 fall season as of Sept. 9.The team played against Northwestern University’s club team, which plays in a different conference than the Renegades, who play in Division II, District V South of the National Club Baseball Association. Northwestern plays in Division I, Great Lakes West conference.“It was just an exhibition game, so we tried to get...

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