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Police set up roadblocks with bikes and metal barricades to halt any attempt for protesters to cross the bridge.

Police and city departments conduct safety drill in Central Business District

August 29, 2020

Update: Story updated at 6:00 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 29 to reflect more recent protest activity in Downtown Chicago. The city prepared for more protests on the Magnificent Mile Saturday evening challenging ab...

The newly-opened Washington/Wabash stop welcomes passengers with a skeletal top canopy.

New CTA station upgrades the Loop

September 11, 2017

A state-of-the-art elevated train station at Washington/Wabash is a showpiece for the city, but a small step in the revitalization of Chicago’s transit system, which has a long way to go before its c...

Sleeping With Sirens played The Bottom Lounge, 1375 W Lake St., last Friday, Sep. 8. Its new album Gossip will be released Sep. 22. 

Sleeping With Sirens new album ‘Gossip’ its most meticulous yet

September 11, 2017

Sleeping With Sirens has bounced between genres since 2009. The group’s first album, With Ears to See and Eyes to Hear, was defined as post-hardcore, a punk-rock offshoot. Since then, the group’s soun...

City Club of Chicago hosts elected school board panel discussion | The Columbia Chronicle

September 6, 2016

Panelists joined City Club of Chicago on August 29, to discuss thoughts on an elected school board and whether it would be the right move for Chicago Public Schools amid budget cuts and ongoing turbulence.T...

Notable Native: Dwayne Bryant

Dwayne Bryant, president of Inner Vision International, said his goal for his organization is to get young people excited about pursuing their education and dreams. 

By metro editor

April 11, 2016

Dwayne Bryant serves as president of Inner Vision International, an organization dedicated to inspiring youth to pursue their education and dreams. Bryant said his organization has worked with 15,000 st...

Chicago Teachers Union Protests in Loop amid budget cuts | The Columbia Chronicle

February 8, 2016

With the Feb. 2 announcement by Gov. Bruce Rauner of a possible state takeover of Chicago Public Schools and the Chicago Teachers Union’s ongoing feud with Mayor Rahm Emanuel, CTU and CPS students ral...

Suzanne Blum Malley, senior associate provost and chair of the Integrated First-Year Experience committee discussed expectations and ideas with other committee members.

Student representatives hold value in committees

December 14, 2015

They may not always attend meetings but student representatives are actively participating in the recently formed Strategic Planning Committees, which also include administrators, department chairs, full...

The “Creative Properties: Columbia’s South Loop Sidewalk Campus Since 1977” exhibit, located on the second floor of the library, located at 624 S. Michigan Ave., gives Columbia a glimpse of how it became part of the South Loop through historical and current photos of the buildings.

College’s South Loop history unfolds with exhibit

December 14, 2015

Students in this semester’s “Public History: Presenting and Interpreting the Past” course gathered on the second floor of the library, 624 S. Michigan Ave., for the Dec. 9 opening of the students...

Notable Native: Anthony Nielsen

Nielsen poses for a picture with a polar bear on his trip with Polar Bears  International’s Climate Alliance. 

By metro reporter

November 23, 2015

Anthony Nielsen has worked as lead keeper of carnivores at Lincoln Park Zoo, 2001 N. Clark St., since 2010, but has worked at the zoo since 2000. Nielsen said his favorite parts of the job include inte...

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...

Dorothy Tucker from CBS 2 levied audience questions for mayoral candidate Cook County Commissioner Jesus “Chuy” Garcia at the National Association of Black Journalists-sponsored forum Feb. 11 at Film Row Cinema in the 1104 S. Wabash Ave. Building.

Mayoral candidates get candid about Chicago

February 16, 2015

With little more than a week before the election, the only thing Chicago’s mayoral candidates seem to agree on is that stripping Little League team Jackie Robinson West of their national title was a trav...

Spike Mendelsohn’s restaurant brings ‘Good Stuff’ to Loop

Spike Mendelsohn’s restaurant brings ‘Good Stuff’ to Loop

February 16, 2015

With so many burger joints in Chicago, was there ever really a need for the Washington D.C. restaurateurs of Good Stuff Eatery, 22 S. Wabash Ave., to open shop in the city? Traditional burger and shake f...

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