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Support needed for Loyola Phoenix amid media policy disputes

Editor’s Note: Support needed for Loyola Phoenix amid media policy disputes

February 22, 2019

The Loyola Phoenix, the student newspaper at Loyola University Chicago, gained recognition nationwide for its coverage of disagreements between the newspaper staff and college, stemming from a restrictive med...

EDITORIAL: Banning cigarettes is not a solution; dismantling power structures is

EDITORIAL: Banning cigarettes is not a solution; dismantling power structures is

February 15, 2019

Hawaiian lawmakers introduced a bill raising the legal minimum age to purchase cigarettes. It would go from its current 21 to 30 in 2020, to 40 in 2021, to 50 in 2022, to 60 in 2023, and, finally, t...

College campuses: Green, clean, money-saving machines

College campuses: Green, clean, money-saving machines

September 24, 2018

What happened to the environmental movement at Columbia? Once a leader, the college is losing ground to one of its biggest competitors. Columbia once emphasized its on-campus environmental sustainability initiatives with pride, but now the practices have been brushed unde...

Riley Fest, at 1104 S. Wabash Ave., celebrated co-founder Ida Riley, Sept. 20.

Riley Fest honors Columbia co-founder

September 24, 2018

Amid music, food and exciting energy, Columbia students gathered to celebrate one of the college’s co-founders. Riley Fest, a student-produced festival, returned to Columbia Sept. 20 to honor Ida Riley. “Riley Fest is the sister event to Blood Ball. It is a festiva...

Building a Better Workplace

By Sponsored Content

March 29, 2018

The more I read about the #metoo movement and the culture of harassment and assault that exists in our workplaces and schools, the more upset I become. I worry about graduating and joining the working world, because I know that workplaces all over the country have problems with misconduct. But I also want to make a difference and combat the problem. What can we--and I, specifically--do to change the culture and build a better work...

@ALittleBirdieToldMe: #anonymous Twitters bring marketing, satire to your feed

@ALittleBirdieToldMe: #anonymous Twitters bring marketing, satire to your feed

October 30, 2017

On his daily commute in Chicago Transit Authority vehicles, Bus constantly looks over his shoulder. He is paranoid that people will see his phone. Sometimes he has to pocket the device to finish business...

Webmaster Job Description

By Alice Werley

April 14, 2013

WebmasterThe Webmaster is responsible for the Chronicle website. This includes web design and CSS styling when necessary, editing web pages, reviewing text and images for errors, general troubleshooting and instructing the staff on how to web their stories. The Webmaster serves as the website guru and should be able and willing to instruct and help staff members whenever necessary.RequirementsExperience managing a websiteK...

College responds to security malfunction

By Tyler Eagle

March 13, 2013

PANIC STRUCK THE campus March 5, causing students, faculty and staff to hide under desks, some sending out concerned tweets and texts to their loved ones, all because of a false alarm. At approximately 11:30 a.m., AlertWave, the college’s mass-notification system, malfunctioned and announced there was a violent intruder on campus instead of sending a weather advisory about the college closing at 3 p.m. because of a snows...

Results coming in, not enough to make predictions

By Tyler Davis

November 6, 2012

Results are starting to come in. Of the first three states that closed polls, only New Hampshire was considered by pollsters to be a swing state. The other two, Kentucky and Indiana, were expected to go to Mitt Romney, and that’s exactly what happened.The first big battleground state to begin reporting results is Florida, where polls closed at 6 p.m. CST.A Romney victory in Florida, which so far isn’t out of the question...

Illinois man indicted on domestic terrorism charges

By Kaley Fowler

September 24, 2012

A 19-year-old man from Hillside, Ill., charged with purchasing a car bomb from an undercover FBI agent, was indicted by a grand jury Sept. 20 on domestic terrorism charges.According to court records, Adel Daoud was arrested Sept. 10 after he bought a bomb from the federal agent and allegedly tried to set it off outside a bar in the South Loop.The grand jury indicted him on charges of attempted use of a weapon of mass d...

12th World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates

By Sara Mays

April 30, 2012

Chicago hosted the 12th World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates April 23 - 25, to promote empowering youth to activism and action. The three day summit was co-chaired by former Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev, former Mayor of Rome, Walter Veltroni and Mayor Rahm Emanuel served as the honorable chair.[kml_flashembed publishmethod="dynamic" fversion="10.1.8276" useexpressinstall="true" movie="

‘Tim and Eric’ hit the silver screen

By Drew Hunt

February 13, 2012

Fans of Tim Heidecker and Eric Wareheim (better known as Tim and Eric) have reasons to celebrate as “Tim and Eric’s Billion Dollar Movie” (shortened by Wareheim and Heidecker to simply “B$M”), is currently available via Video on Demand.The film’s loose, barely-there plot—it’s got something to do with Tim and Eric operating a decrepit and mostly abandoned mall in order to make a billion dollars to pay for the...

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