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Superchunk’s What A Time To Be Alive points and riles up the troops

Superchunk’s What A Time To Be Alive points and riles up the troops

By Kevin Tiongsonn

February 23, 2018

Superchunk’s new album What A Time To Be Alive starts with healthy self-awareness right off the bat: “What a time to be alive/we can’t pretend to be surprised,” howls guitarist and lead vocalis...

Public needs to understand Russia investigation to act

By Editorial Board

February 12, 2018

The American public is watching as significant developments are aired in the ongoing investigation into the White House administration’s relationship with Russia, but is the public—and college students in particular—able to understand this complex scenario? Will they be able to react if Special Counsel Robert Mueller is fired or even gauge the significance of what is happening?The confusion is understandable but the st...

John Kasich criticizes  Trump, Congress

John Kasich criticizes Trump, Congress

May 5, 2017

Partisan politics in Congress and President Donald Trump’s policies are destructive to political unity in the U.S., said Ohio Gov. John Kasich at a May 1 University of Chicago discussion. “I am not sup...

Airstrikes in Syria are America’s, not Trump’s

Airstrikes in Syria are America’s, not Trump’s

By Arabella Breck

April 10, 2017

Exactly 100 years after the U.S. entered World War I, the current president decided to take action in one of the most contentious modern conflicts by ordering airstrikes in Syria April 6. Only time wil...

Wake up world, 2017 is coming

Wake up world, 2017 is coming

By Arabella Breck

December 12, 2016

At the end of 2015, the Economist created its 30th edition of "The World in 2016," a publication full of expert predictions on what the year would hold. Now, as 2016 comes to a close, "The World in 201...

Creed singer talks solo tour, reminisces on career

Creed singer talks solo tour, reminisces on career

By Arts & Culture Reporter

November 28, 2016

Radio listeners may remember Grammy-winning rock band Creed for its late ‘90s and early 2000s hits including “My Sacrifice,” “With Arms Wide Open” and “Higher.” After the success of the 1999...

CPS puts emphasis on powerful principals

CPS puts emphasis on powerful principals

November 28, 2016

Chicago Public Schools and The Chicago Public Education Fund launched a new citywide effort to ensure all public schools have quality principals. The new Chicago Principal Partnership launched Nov. 3...

Editor’s Note: Yes, Trump’s disdain for media will also affect student papers

Editor’s Note: Yes, Trump’s disdain for media will also affect student papers

November 14, 2016

With President-elect Donald Trump’s victory, several groups, whether because of their sex, race or religion, have fears for their future and the current state of the country. Another group is also fac...

Chance the Rapper spurs millennial voters

By Arts & Culture Reporter

November 14, 2016

Amid cheers of “F--k Donald Trump” and singalongs to the hit song “No Problem,” Chance the Rapper led thousands of young voters to the Loop’s early voting super site at 15 W. Washington St. in his Parade to the Polls event Nov. 7. Chance the Rapper, a Chicago native, hosted a free concert event featuring DJ Odd Couple, rock band Twin Peaks, rapper Malcolm London and more at the Petrillo Music Shell in Grant Park. Tho...

Protesters gather to ‘Trump’ hate

Protesters gather to ‘Trump’ hate

November 14, 2016

“I was in disbelief after hearing the results,” said Dan Villa, a 23-year-old Chicagoan, following Donald Trump’s presidential victory Nov. 8. “Being a queer person of color and being on the receivi...

Students follow election night results at Presidential Party

Students follow election night results at Presidential Party

November 14, 2016

Students anxiously watched the tight race between Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton and Republican President-elect Donald Trump during the Student Government Association’s Presidential Party Nov. 8, cheering Democratic wins and booing when states went to Trump. When the even...

Women have, will continue to run the world

Women have, will continue to run the world

By Managing Editor

November 14, 2016

Hillary Clinton's loss on Nov. 8 was a blow to women who thought the "highest, hardest glass ceiling" would finally be shattered. So where should American women look to find female political role models? L...

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