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Febreezja Couch won the 2019 pageant, scoring the association more than $4,000, which helped the Red Liners fund travel to tournaments across North America.

Chicago Gay Hockey Association’s second drag beauty pageant scores big

March 14, 2020

Five local hockey players traded in their skates for sparkly pink heels and fishnet stockings for a night of drag beauty pageantry. The drag pageant, hosted March 7 at Mary's Attic, 5400 N. Clar...

Kane’s presence on ice sends conflicting message to fans

By Editorial Board

October 12, 2015

During the NHL offseason, Blackhawks fans were shocked when beloved left wing Brandon Saad departed in a trade to the Columbus Blue Jackets. A few weeks later, veteran forward Patrick Sharp was traded to the Dallas Stars after more than a decade in Chicago. However, the most controversial change to the team’s roster is the one the Blackhawks did not make–they kept Patrick Kane.The star right wing is under investigation...

Athlete Profile: Raphael Anderson-Ayers

Athlete Profile: Raphael Anderson-Ayers

By McKayla Braid

April 13, 2015

Raphael Anderson-Ayers is a 20-year-old sophomore double majoring in marketing and business & entrepreneurship. Adopted from Paraguay in South America at the age of 2, Anderson-Ayers was raised in ...

Athlete Profile: Daniel Olesen

Athlete Profile: Daniel Olesen

By Mikhaela Padilla

April 6, 2015

Growing up in St. Paul, Minnesota, Daniel Olesen, a junior audio arts & acoustics major, has been on the ice since he was 4 years old. Olesen draws inspiration from athletes such as Cal Clutterbuc...

Halftime from the Sideline

Hold my meniscus, they called me frail

March 2, 2015

How can two neighbors disappoint Chicago sports fans in two hours?Blackhawks star Patrick Kane got shoved into the boards Feb. 24, fracturing his left clavicle. His neighbor, Chicago Bulls point guard D...

LGBTQ leaders seek national training

By Campus Editor

February 2, 2015

Several students have been selected to receive special training in leadership for their demonstration of LGBTQ activism on campus.Five members of Common Ground, Columbia’s LGBTQ organization, will be attending the National Conference on LGBTQ Equality: Creating Change, an annual gathering of more than 3,500 activists and allies run by the National LGBTQ Task Force Feb. 4–8. The conference provides seminars and other skill-...

Hockey

Ice hockey off to rough start, team stays optimistic

January 26, 2015

The Renegades ice hockey team is experiencing a cold snap during its first season. Since its Dec. 14 debut, the team has lost one game and forfeited four others for lack of player attendance. Attendance is a pr...

Renegades officers (left to right) Mike Sempek, a junior television major; Ryan Miller, a senior marketing communications major; and Scott Wilson, a senior cinema art + science major, discuss future Renegades plans.

The Renegades acknowledge progress, aim for integration.

December 1, 2014

After a semester that saw the addition of three teams and several successful fundraisers, the Renegades are continuing to make their presence on campus known.The Renegades have enjoyed an increased turnout a...

Chicago Wolves defenseman Brent Sopel skates Oct. 18 during breast cancer awareness night game against the Lake Erie Monsters at Allstate Arena in suburban Rosemont.

Chicago Wolves Stick It To Breast Cancer

November 3, 2014

The Chicago Wolves are teaming up with A Silver Lining Foundation for the fifth year in a row to promote breast cancer awareness.The Wolves hosted a breast cancer awareness night Oct. 18, presented by ...

Renegades aim to kick off hockey and softball teams

By Abby Seitz

October 31, 2014

When Mike Sempek, a junior television major, became president of the Renegades in August, he had one goal in mind—to expand Columbia’s selection of sports.The Renegades held meetings Oct. 21 at The Loft in the 916 S. Wabash Ave. Building to gauge student interest in creating softball and ice hockey teams. At the meetings, Sempek recruited captains to lead the prospective softball and hockey teams through the next steps of c...

Umami Burger

Umami Burger settles into Wicker Park

September 22, 2014

Umami Burger, a gourmet-style burger chain, has opened its doors on Sept. 18 at its first Chicago location at 1480 N. Milwaukee Ave. The place experienced a steady flow of newcomers who came for its grand...

Hockey players getting downward

Hockey players getting downward

By Assistant Sports & Health Editor

March 31, 2014

It is easy to imagine a figure skater stretching out on a mat or an ice dancer in a butterfly pose, but the finesse of yoga is not often associated with brutal combat sports like hockey.However, the centur...

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