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It’s OK to love your selfie

By Copy Editor

October 26, 2015

About 20 young women from the Alpha Chi Omega sorority at Arizona State University attended a Sept. 30 Diamondbacks baseball game in Phoenix when two MLB announcers mocked the girls for taking selfies. “That’s the best one of the 300 pictures I’ve taken of myself today,” one announcer said as some of the girls’ images were placed on the screen for a television shot. “Hold on, gotta take a selfie with the hot dog,...

Mayor Rahm Emanuel listened to residents’ concerns over the city’s budget during town hall meetings the week of Aug. 31.

Chicago speaks out on budget at mayor’s town hall forums

September 8, 2015

Surrounded by heavy security, Mayor Rahm Emanuel addressed an unwelcoming crowd at his final town hall budget meeting on Sept. 3. Many in attendance booed Emanuel as he invited residents to voice t...

‘Star Wars’ universe and Shakespeare collide in ‘MacSith’

By Katlyn Tolly

May 4, 2015

E.D.G.E. theatre company is presenting “MacSith,” a play based on Shakespeare’s “Macbeth” with a sci-fi galaxy twist that will have any Shakespeare or Star Wars fanatic on the edge of his or her seat, from April 30–May 24. The play takes place on the planet of Cumber after the Civil War. The main character, Mon Beth, plans to become king. However, he is stopped in his tracks after he becomes wary of his wife’...

Families enjoy treats and entertainment during the April 11 debut event for a monthly Uptown series called Uptown Saturday Nights, which will run through December.

Monthly entertainment event brings Saturday night fever to Uptown

April 20, 2015

Saturday night fever is alive in Chicago’s Uptown neighborhood thanks to Uptown Saturday Nights, a monthly entertainment event.In an effort to make Uptown one of Chicago’s go-to entertainment districts in the...

Eric Fisher, offensive tackle from Central Michigan, poses for a photo with NFL commissioner Roger Goodell during the 78th National Football League Draft at Radio City Music Hall in New York, Thursday, April 25, 2013. The Kansas City Chiefs, who had the 1st pick in the draft, chose Fisher. (Chris Szagola/Cal Sport Media via Zuma Press/MCT)

Chicagoans gear up for ‘Draft Town’

March 30, 2015

The 2015 NFL Draft is coming to Chicago April 30–May 2, and the city is embracing what is becoming known as the springtime equivalent of the Super Bowl. NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and Chicago Mayo...

Student uses music to spread peace

Jessica Disu, a senior business & entrepreneurship major, has expanded her single “Still Believe, Yeah” into a tour to promote positive change in Chicago Public Schools and throughout the city.

By Katlyn Tolly

March 30, 2015

Using a passion for music as a tool to promote positive change, Jessica Disu, a junior business & entrepreneurship major, kicked off her “Still Believe” tour March 20 in Chicago Public Schools to p...

Alum recognized for innovative company

Kyle Heller’s company, Cinematique, was listed as one of the world’s most innovative video companies in 2015.

By Katlyn Tolly

March 2, 2015

Kyle Heller, a 2008 film + video alumnus, is the co-founder of start-up company Cinematique, an online screening platform that has been identified as one of the World’s Top 10 Most Innovative Compan...

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