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Columbia alumna cast on “Saturday Night Live”

By Alexandra Kukulka

September 12, 2012

Columbia students, alumni and faculty are known for their outstanding accomplishments, and the latest to join the ranks of other successful alums will make her national comedic debut Sept. 15 on “Saturday Night Live.”Aidy Bryant, a graduate of Columbia’s Theatre Department and member of Second City, has been cast in “SNL’s” upcoming 38th season, according to multiple local publications, including the Chicago Sun-Times....

LGBTQ face more challenges with age

By Emily Fasold

January 17, 2012

Recent decades may have seen homosexuality brought “out of the closet,” but research from the University of Washington suggests that the health of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered seniors has been left in the shadows.The study, named Disparities and Resilience among Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Older Adults found that LGBTQ elderly—a population expected to double by 2030—face higher disability rate...

Fly to fitness with trapeze

By Marco Rosas

May 9, 2011

Trapeze School New York opened its fifth U.S. location at the Belmont Harbor in Chicago on May 1. Classes have up to 10 students and are open to the public until October. TSNY is located at 3158 Lakefront Trail at Belmont Harbor. The school is open every day from May through October.  The Chronicle's Assistant Health & Fitness Editor, Katy Nielsen, takes you to all the aerial action.Check class availability and information...

TSA focuses too much on T and A

By BenitaZepeda

November 29, 2010

Full-body scan or pat down, that is the question. The practices of the Transportation Security Administration in airports are making headlines lately. On Nov. 24, groups of travelers across the country protested by opting out of the scanning process.National Opt Out Day took place on one of the busiest flying days of the year, the day before Thanksgiving. Although as of press time this column cannot reflect the outcome of...

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