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Illinois legislature votes in favor of minimum wage hike

Illinois legislature votes in favor of minimum wage hike

February 15, 2019

The state’s minimum wage is on its way to $15 by 2025 after the Illinois House passed a bill calling for the boost in pay  Feb. 14. The bill passed the Senate earlier this month and is now on its ...

Columbia must ‘ban the box’ on applications

Columbia must ‘ban the box’ on applications

December 14, 2018

Most colleges and universities in the U.S.  include a check  box on their applications that reads, “Check if you’ve ever been convicted of a felony,” or “Check if you’ve ever been convicted...

Fans hope for playoffs after hot start to Bears season

Fans hope for playoffs after hot start to Bears season

December 2, 2018

The Chicago Bears have brought that winning feeling back to Soldier Field. Twelve games into the 2018 NFL season, the team has a winning record against divisional opponents and took a five game winning s...

Chicago 00 creates projects to teach the audience about history through technology. Its newest project, “Chicago 00: Spaces,” uses LED Beams at 150 N. Riverside Plaza to capture 50 years of Chicago architecture. 

Blast from the past: Project captures history through technology

December 11, 2017

The Chicago History Museum and a new technology partner are using the latest in display tools—89 LED blades, smartphones and augmented reality—to turn a commercial building lobby into a wall of  mo...

Lacrosse trying to make a comeback

Lacrosse trying to make a comeback

March 9, 2015

With the help of a new captain, the Renegades lacrosse team is planning to gain traction on and off the field this year. Reintroduced to the Renegades roster last spring, the team fell apart after the pr...

‘Pats’ try to let air out of ball flap

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (12) throws a pass in the first half against the Indianapolis Colts Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014 at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis. (Sam Riche/MCT)

By Sports & Health Reporter

February 2, 2015

The New England Patriots have once again been ensnared in an alleged cheating scandal, using intentionally deflated footballs . Following accusations that the team had under-inflated balls in the American...

‘Revenge City,’ Interrupted

By Trevor Ballanger

October 1, 2012

THE NIGHT SKY CASTS A shadow over Chicago, and a series of gunshots echo through the streets as three groups of onlookers—a thug, peace advocates and a film crew—become entangled in a violent crime. A young man’s life hangs in the balance, and “violence interrupters” stagger in their attempt at achieving peace. The camera crew filming the scene stands by, witnessing what every city fears most.Those advocates are me...

The future of athletic healing

By Nader Ihmoud

September 26, 2011

Indianapolis Colts star quarterback Peyton Manning is the most recent pro athlete to look into having his injuries treated using stem cell procedures, which are widely regarded as the future of sports medicine.Jay Bilas, of FOX Sports, reported on Sept. 18 that Manning flew to an unidentified European country to investigate whether stem cells would heal hisailing neck.In doing so he was following the lead of New York Yankee pi...

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