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Jaime Herrera, junior cinema and television arts major, directed “The Baby Farmer” with a budget of only $2,000 and filmed it over one weekend.  

Student film depicts dark side of ‘farming’

November 20, 2017

Several student filmmakers came together to show the horrors of baby farming in their new psychological thriller. “The Baby Farmer” focuses on a woman trying to find a baby farmer: someone from the 19th century who would take in children for a fee but would often pocket the m...

Sixth Annual Zine Fest gives voice to independent publishers

The Sixth Annual Chicago Zine Fest will celebrate zines from across the country in a two-day event on May 8–9.

By Arts & Culture Reporter

May 4, 2015

Following the recent festivities brought to Chicago by C2E2 and the NFL Draft, the Sixth Annual Chicago Zine Fest will come to the city May 8–9.The annual event celebrates independent zines produced th...

Ventra is launching a smartphone app this summer that will allow Metra, PACE and CTA riders to buy and display tickets and add value to transit cards on their phones. The app is currently in beta testing and feedback is being collected from more than 1,000 people. 

New Ventra app set for release by the beginning of summer

April 27, 2015

Metra, PACE and CTA riders in Chicago will soon be able to purchase tickets and reload Ventra cards through their smartphones.The app, which will debut as early as May or as late as June, includes a mob...

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