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“Lemonade Summer,” by Gavi Mendez, is a comic book consisting of seven stories with characters representing  LGBTQ  people of color. 

Kickstarters and ‘Lemonade’ stands

March 26, 2018

Flipping through comic books as a child, Gabi Mendez, a first year graduate student at the Savannah College of Art and Design in Georgia, never found relatable characters. As a queer person of color, Men...

Trevor Hall is currently on his A Night In The Village Tour coming to Evanston SPACE Feb. 23–24

Trevor Hall is all about ‘simple qualities’

February 19, 2018

Trevor Hall is a man of mysticism. Born on an island in South Carolina and penning his first album at 16, Hall is passionate about music and his conduit for healing the Earth and the human spirit. His s...

Design Museum launches book Kickstarter

Design Museum launches book Kickstarter

By Jonathon Sadowski

September 25, 2017

Tanner Woodford has been on a quest—not to find the Holy Grail or blow up the Death Star—but to answer one enigmatic question since April 2016: “What’s Worth Preserving?”That question is als...

Students to learn budgeting skills through Game of Life

Students to learn budgeting skills through Game of Life

September 25, 2017

Students will experiment with several budgeting strategies designed to prepare them for life outside of college during an Oct. 5 event adaptation of the Game of Life. Scheduled to be held at the Conaway Center, 1104 S. Wabash Ave., students will be given the equivalent of a starti...

'Siri, do everything!' The future of the interconnected world

‘Siri, do everything!’ The future of the interconnected world

November 28, 2016

Like something out of “WALL-E,” smart gadgets and gizmos are poised to invade every aspect of life, leaving some fearful of a dystopian nightmare and others excited for an automated future. While n...

XO Marshmallow, a local marshmallow company, created a unique dessert that resembles a donut, which they are tentatively calling a “marsh-halo.” 

Local gourmet marshmallows evoke camping nostalgia

October 24, 2016

This time Last year, Kat Connor was a busy and broke law student looking for easy holiday gifts for her friends and family. Her solution was to make marshmallows from scratch, an experience that took o...

Q1-0-What? Radio Kickstarter causes confusion

Q1-0-What? Radio Kickstarter causes confusion

By Arts & Culture Reporter

September 6, 2016

In August, Chicago’s defunct Q101 Alternative began a Kickstarter campaign to launch a new radio station, leaving some expecting a comeback of the historic FM rock station of the same name.The new sta...

Better birth control access should not be limited to the West Coast

By Editor-in-Chief

April 18, 2016

While the rest of the nation battles to defund Planned Parenthood and limit the availability of reproductive health resources to women nationwide, California became the third state to allow women of all ages improved access to birth control without a prescription at participating pharmacies on April 8.Though the law was originally proposed in 2013, regulatory discussions slowed its progress, according to an April 8 Los Angele...

Laura Collins finds artistic inspiration in celebrity culture

Chicago-based artist Laura Collins’ paintings depicting Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen will be featured in “The Olsen Twins Hiding From The Paparazzi” at the Tonya Harding Nancy Kerrigan 1994 Museum in New York City from April 22–May 1. 

By Arts & Culture Editor

April 18, 2016

The time is 4:15 p.m. Matt Harkins and Viviana Olen are a bit scatterbrained as they answer the phone for an interview.Why? Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen have posted their first-ever public selfie.“We’re freaking out ri...

Megan Rose Gedris is known for her fantasy-driven themed comics that focus on fun, sex positivity and strong female characters and is a notable dancer and costume designer in Chicago.

Pornographic comic takes bite from Kickstarter

April 18, 2016

The “Made in Chicago” label now extends beyond hot dogs, deep dish pizza and jazz music to include the coming publication of an erotic comic that started as an internet exclusive and is being funded via...

Library filling tech resource gap | The Columbia Chronicle

February 1, 2016

Last semester 3D printing, digital single-lens reflex cameras and video cameras became available to students of all majors thanks to the library. Many resources like cameras are only available to stude...

'Deal With It' has two new versions fundraising on Kickstarter now—Deal With It 2016 and EXPLICIT. 

‘Deal With It’ brings cards back to the table

October 19, 2015

Cards Against Humanity, the popular Chicago-based card game played by college students and millennials, now has a rival in a new card game called Deal With It, which is rising in popularity.To play Deal With...

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