The Columbia Chronicle

New federal guidelines give hope

By Vanessa Morton

September 6, 2011

Sgt. Alfredo Nunez, 24, returned to Chicago on Aug. 28 after serving 11 months in Afghanistan. Despite fulfilling his duties overseas, he is now confronted with another war in his own country.Reunited with his loved ones, he is joined by his sister and three brothers—one of whom also serves in the Army—in a fight to save their father from deportation.“They are trying to deport my father for coming here more than 20 year...

Lakeshore theater closes its doors

By Brianna Wellen

April 12, 2010

When Lakeshore Theater, 3175 N. Broadway, announced on April 1 it was closing, many of its comedian followers believed the announcement to be a horrible April Fool’s Day prank. The abrupt notice left many fans confused and speculating about whether the news was actually true.In the days following, it became clear the sudden announcement was no joke, and owner Chris Ritter would be shutting the theater down due to financial turmoil ...

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