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Barack Obama answers community questions about Presidential Center

Barack Obama answers community questions about Presidential Center

September 18, 2017

Former President Barack Obama shocked audience members when he made a surprise Skype appearance for the Obama Foundation’s public meeting Sept. 14 to answer the community’s questions about the Obama ...

SUE to be dethroned by ‘titan’ of evolution

SUE to be dethroned by ‘titan’ of evolution

September 11, 2017

To some fans’ dismay and others’ excitement, the Field Museum of Natural History announced Aug. 30 that it will relocate iconic Tyrannosaurus Rex fossil SUE from Stanley Field Hall to her own 5,80...

Chicago monuments at heart of controversy

Chicago monuments at heart of controversy

By Savannah Eadens

September 5, 2017

Engraved into the front of an 18-foot-tall Roman column that sits along the Lakeshore trail bike path near Soldier Field are the words: “Fascist Italy with the sponsorship of Benito Mussolini presen...

Centennial celebrates renowned Chicago poet

Centennial celebrates renowned Chicago poet

By Ariel Parrella-Aureli

January 30, 2017

Archivist Meg Hixon has been immersed for two and a half years in poet Gwendolyn Brooks’ correspondence with fellow Illinois poet Langston Hughes, and others, in order to introduce audiences to the ...

Spring Awakening’s location uncertainty disappoints fans

Spring Awakening’s location uncertainty disappoints fans

April 25, 2016

Fans of Chicago’s popular summer electronic dance music festival Spring Awakening may need to rethink their summer plans after the festival’s organizers announced April 15 that it is still searching for ...

Editor’s note: More cooperation needed from Faculty Senate

By Heather Scroering

December 3, 2012

Transparency and communication are two gripes the entire college has had since prioritization began a year and a half ago, perhaps longer. These two issues persist, as the Faculty Senate showed when it emailed a statement Nov. 27 to several college administrators addressing Columbia’s lack of transparency and communication during the process of making major decisions. The letter detailed specific events the Senate felt th...

Fielding communities

By Vanessa Morton

November 14, 2011

A celebration was held on Nov. 5 as Mayor Rahm Emanuel joined the Chicago Park District, the Pritzker Traubert Family Foundation and representatives of various nonprofit organizations to dedicate three new athletic fields in communities across the city.“This creative public-private partnership provides a valuable investment in what matters to Chicago: Three new fields that will provide a community anchor, where families c...

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