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Jolietta Holliman, community coordinator at Connect to Protect, an adolescent AIDS program, addresses AFC demonstrators. 

AIDS foundation members rally for revised state budget

July 22, 2015

Protesters in support of the AIDS Foundation of Chicago, a group that advocates for increased HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment services, rallied on July 22 outside the Thompson Center, 100 W. Randolph S...

Cosmic rays may make Mars mission hazy for human minds

Cosmic rays may make Mars mission hazy for human minds

By Sports & Health Editor

May 11, 2015

With NASA rallying the funding support and technological advances required to propel a manned mission to Mars, many researchers are focusing on food storage, optimization of fuel usage and the logistics of...

St. Sabina Church celebrates Martin Luther King Jr. Day | The Columbia Chronicle

January 26, 2015

St. Sabina Church, a Christian church in the Auburn-Gresham neighborhood on Chicago’s South Side, celebrated the 86th Martin Luther King Jr. Day on January 18 in honor of King’s birthday as well a...

Plant virus in humans makes brain function wilt

Plant virus in humans makes brain function wilt

November 10, 2014

Microorganisms the human body comes into contact with play a role in determining the health of the immune system and whether or not people become sick. However, these organisms invisible to the naked ey...

High-fructose diet leaves mice absent minded

High-fructose diets leaves mice absent-minded

October 27, 2014

In a Barnes maze, under a bright overhead light, rats make their way around a surface resembling a round dining table ringed with holes—each one a potential “escape box”—and use cues to search...

Caffeine enhances memory, study shows

Caffeine enhances memory, study shows

February 3, 2014

It is not news that caffeine is used as a resource for staying awake and alert. But new findings suggest that it is not just an energy booster—it may also aid memory.According to a study published Jan...

Dress like a man

By Justin Moran

January 28, 2013

The fashion industry has historically lent greater stylistic freedom to womenswear designers, who are free to confidently explore masculinity from season to season. Classic menswear staples such as three-piece suits, button-ups and lace-up Oxfords have all become an integral part of women’s wardrobes with neither question nor criticism from society—but the same cannot be said for menswear. Standard silhouettes and staples...

Coffee for your thoughts: New study suggests caffeine can help learning, memory

By Lindsey Woods

December 5, 2011

Holiday break is right around the corner, but instead of sugar plums dancing in the heads of students, thoughts of finals, essays and projects are accumulating. Coffee can keep you awake for long hours of studying, but a new study suggests it can do more than that.An online article published on Nov. 20, on the Nature Neuroscience website, outlines research that indicates caffeine can help cognitive functions, such as learnin...

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