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In this image released by HBO, Daenerys Targaryen, portrayed by Emilia Clarke, appears in a scene from season four of

HBO cracks down on ‘Game of Thrones’ watch parties

April 27, 2015

It’s not a nerd prom without a little disappointment. Geek Bar Beta in Chicago’s trendy Wicker Park neighborhood was planning to host a blowout for the “Game of Thrones” season five premiere ear...

Workers dye the Chicago River green to kick off the city's St. Patrick's day celebration on March 16, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. The dying of the river has been a tradition in the city for 43 years. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

St. Patrick’s Day rooted in immigrant tradition

March 16, 2015

Chicago is known for its extravagant St. Patrick’s Day celebrations—the parades, bar crawls up and down Clark Street and the greening of the Chicago River attract tourists from around the world. Ho...

Former interdisciplinary arts department chair retires

Former interdisciplinary arts department chair retires

September 15, 2014

After 40 years of working in education, Michelle Citron, former chair and professor in the Interdisciplinary Arts Department, retired at the start of the Fall 2014 semester. During her eight years at the college, Citron helped strengthen interdisciplinary studies and pushed for a s...

Irish Americans lobby for immigration reform

Irish Americans lobby for immigration reform

March 17, 2014

More than 40 Irish Americans from across the country, including leaders from Illinois and Chicago, lobbied March 12 in Washington D.C. to urge Congress to implement comprehensive immigration reform.The ...

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