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Winter looming for Chicago’s homeless

By Kaley Fowler

October 22, 2012

Chicago’s homeless population will soon face extreme temperatures and exposure to the elements, causing shelters citywide to increase services and open their doors to larger crowds.Some shelters have begun collecting additional blankets, clothing and food to prepare for increased occupancy. According to Kevin Morrissey, director of development at the Franciscan House of Mary & Joseph, the public should express greater c...

Wildcats lose first home game this season

By Nader Ihmoud

October 20, 2012

Missed opportunities were the theme at Ryan Field during the Northwestern University Wildcats loss to the Nebraska University Cornhuskers on Oct. 20.The Wildcats caused several turnovers but only generated seven points from the Cornhuskers' three giveaways. Northwestern ultimately lost to Nebraska 29-28.“I thought we battled [and] gave ourselves a chance to win and down the stretch we just didn’t make one more play we needed...

Activists oppose historic hospital demolition

By The Columbia Chronicle

October 15, 2012

Time is drawing near for a decision on the fate of the old Prentice Women’s Hospital.In a little more than two weeks, preservationists will choose between Northwestern University’s need to enlarge its biomedical research facilities and those who argue  that the old Prentice is such a key element of Chicago’s architectural history that it must not be demolished.The building, which is at 333 E. Superior St., and was b...

Rambunctious Rocky riles up Congress Theater

Rambunctious Rocky riles up Congress Theater

October 15, 2012

A$AP Rocky played the Congress Theatre October 11 with Danny Brown and ScHoolBoy Q.Helicopter sound effects, operatic scales and the strumming of a harp underlined A$AP Rocky’s cracked voice as he opened h...

One on one with president Carter

By Alexandra Kukulka

October 15, 2012

After a bizarre turn of events between President Warrick L. Carter and Louise Love, interim provost and vice president of Academic Affairs, regarding her possible elevation to provost, Carter confirmed she has not been given the position after all.Following a meeting with Carter Oct. 3, Love told her provost council that she would be named provost, as reported by The Chronicle Oct. 8. However, she made the announcement before...

Exploring Day of the Dead

By Contributing Writer

October 9, 2012

by Tyler Eagle, Contributing WriterThe room was decorated in skeleton figurines and papel picado, or colorful paper cut outs, while students waited in line to sample classic Hispanic cuisine like mole sauce and mixed rice. The buzz of excitement in the room was nothing compared to the guitar tuning that signaled the beginning of the event.The guitarist is Latin-American musicologist and Chicago native Jesus “Chuy” Negre...

Dialogue key to preventing violence

By The Columbia Chronicle

October 8, 2012

In response to planned public housing closures, an increase in homicides and a consistently high unemployment rate, the Social Justice Initiative at the University of Illinois at Chicago organized an Oct. 1 discussion at the Jane Addams Hull-House Museum, 800 S. Halsted St.The panel, which included The Rev. Jessie Jackson, Nobel Peace Laureate Jody Williams and UIC criminal justice and gender and women’s studies professor...

Residents, city officials take back streets

By The Columbia Chronicle

October 8, 2012

With the number of homicides in Chicago topping 400 deaths on Sept. 29, city leaders organized a rally against violence in the 31st Ward in conjunction with Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Alderman Ray Suarez.At the head of the march were Emanuel, State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez, Chicago Police Department Superintendent Garry McCarthy and Chicago Public Schools CEO Jean-Claude Brizard. After parents, teachers and children of the ...

Jeff Budzien profile

By Nader Ihmoud

October 8, 2012

Jeff Budzien is a junior at Northwestern University and the starting place kicker for the Wildcats football team. During the team’s Sept. 15 victory against the Boston College Golden Eagles, he matched Northwestern’s record for most field goals in a game with 5. Following that game, Budzien was named the Big Ten special team’s player of the week. The Chronicle chatted with Budzien about what makes a successful field goal ...

Food for thought

By Senah Yeboah-Sampong

October 1, 2012

Laughter from dozens of students filled the multipurpose studio in the 618 S. Michigan Ave. Building Sept. 26 during the Multicultural Affairs Office’s Family Reunion. The smells of fresh pita bread, kabobs and egg rolls melded with the steady stream of voices. While one band played, two staff members practiced salsa steps and twirls. Students lined up to sample cuisines of various cultures represented in the student body,...

No. 24 ranked Wildcats take Big Ten home opener; still undefeated

By Nader Ihmoud

October 1, 2012

Kain Colter displayed his versatility for the Northwestern University Wildcats in their 44-29 victory against the Indiana University Hoosiers on Sept. 29 at Ryan Field.Colter usually starts for the Wildcats under center but played a majority of the Big Ten conference opener as a halfback and wide receiver. Trevor Siemian, Northwesterns’ primary quarterback in the matchup, located his fellow gun–slinger nine times for 131 yards....

The Golden Temple

By James Foster

September 28, 2012

This is a photo essay about the Harmandir Sahib in Amritsar India. It is the holiest place in the world for Sikhs.[kml_flashembed publishmethod="dynamic" fversion="10.1.8276" useexpressinstall="true" movie="https://columbiachronicle.com/soundslides/temple_show/soundslider.swf" width="500" height="440" targetclass="flashmovie"][/kml_flashembed]

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