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Austin Abrams' character, Henry Page, and Lili Reinhart's character, Grace Town, are introduced by collaborating on their high school's newspaper.

Review: ‘Chemical Hearts’ yields a negative reaction

August 27, 2020

As a young adult, I am well acquainted with how difficult navigating one's teenage years can be—like not wanting to be placed at the children's table for Thanksgiving dinner, but then stuck sitt...

Mikey Ball, 7th grade student from Summit Hill Jr. HIgh School, posed for a photo during the protest at Federal Plaza Friday, March 15.

Chicago youth advocate for change during global Youth Climate Strike

March 22, 2019

Chicago area high school students added their voices to the worldwide protest against Climate Change recently, crowding downtown's Federal Plaza as part of the global Youth Climate Strike. At the pl...

Notable Native: Rodney

Notable Native : Rodney “HotRod” Washington

October 29, 2018

Chicago native Rodney “HotRod” Washington has a voice the  windy city is familiar with. He is a radio personality at Chicago’s Power 92.3 WPWX and the home DJ for University of Notre Dame’s foo...

DNAinfo dissolved unexpectedly

DNAinfo dissolved unexpectedly

By Zoë Eitel

November 2, 2017

As of Nov. 2, the online publication and newspaper DNAinfo has been disbanded, according to a 4 p.m. message from Chief Executive Officer Joe Ricketts left on an automatic redirect page that has replace...

“Now when I see teenagers, they directly associate graffiti with some way of money making,” said Miguel Aguilar (pictured), community educator and graffiti artist who teaches graffiti to high schoolers.

Pilsen graffitist paints arts education as opportunity

February 6, 2017

Twenty years ago, Miguel Aguilar took to the streets and began expressing himself through graffiti. It was a way to connect with other teenagers in the community, do something new, release tension and f...

Samantha Martin and her traveling troupe of Acro-Cats have performed all over the world and made TV appearances.

Acro-Cats, ‘meow-sicians’ entertain with variety show

October 10, 2016

Ten “purr-fect” felines stole the show Oct. 6–9 when the Amazing Acro-Cats group performed at Wicker Park’s Vittum Theatre.Appearing at 1012 N. Noble St., the Chicago-based troupe, coached by ...

‘STEM’ disparity has early origin

Portrait of Marie Curie in her laboratory

By Assistant Sports & Health Editor

December 1, 2014

The gap between the sexes in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics has narrowed considerably since the 1970s. Although that disparity has been addressed in certain respects, the root ...

Forcing professors to report assault is wrong

By Editorial Board

December 1, 2014

As the issue of sexual assault on college campuses continues to gain national attention, some institutions are mandating that professors report these crimes to their colleges even if students reveal that information to their professors in confidence, according to a Nov. 6 The Chronicle of Higher Education report.Forcing professors to report possible assaults puts them in an uncomfortable position and also violates the trust s...

Eden Unluata (right), adjunct faculty in the Interactive Arts & Media and Interdisciplinary Arts departments, teaches “Squishy Circuits and Little Bits” and uses kits that teach students basic circuitry at Donald L. Morrill Math & Science School.

Faculty fellows work on convergence academies

October 20, 2014

The Center for Community Arts Partnerships has named 13 faculty fellows to receive $52,000 in grant money to work on community engagement  projects for CCAP’s Convergence Academy program throughout the year. The program is partnering with two Chicago Public Schools to bring digit...

Improvements in black boxes may aid investigators in searching for missing aircraft

Re-examining black box technology

April 21, 2014

In the wake of the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, experts are reviving a question that has baffled aviation engineers for years: If black boxes are indestructible, why aren’t planes made from the...

Low enrollment, high hopes, cagey college

By Campus Editor

September 16, 2013

Despite a 5.6 percent decrease in enrollment from last fall, expected to cause an $11 million loss of revenue, Columbia’s administration remains optimistic aboutits numbers.In a Sept. 10 report posted on IRIS, a faculty web portal, by the Institutional Effectiveness office, a new department that tracks college data, 601 fewer students are enrolled this year than at this time  last year. Columbia’s total number of stude...

New program gives CPS grads advantage in job market

By Contributing Writer

October 15, 2012

by Elizabeth Earl, Contributing WriterGraduates of Chicago Public Schools may have an advantage in finding city jobs, thanks to a new initiative proposed by Mayor Rahm Emanuel.The plan, introduced on Sept. 29, would offer what city officials called a “leg up” to CPS graduates by requiring that they make up 20 percent of applicant pools for city jobs. According to mayoral spokeswoman Caroline Weisser, this is good news ...

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