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Rachel Myers, who owns StudioUs, which will offer art classes for ages 4 and up at 4806 N. Clark St., said she wants to bring art instruction back to basics.

Uptown studio to fill art education gap

December 12, 2016

Toddlers and grade schoolers will soon join Uptown’s art scene with the opening of a new art studio that offers weekly classes to a wide range of age groups. StudioUs, 4806 N. Clark St., a school and ga...

The Faculty Senate voted on several motions and discussed a proposal to create a new fashion B.A. program during their Dec. 9 meeting. 

Faculty Senate discusses new graduate school, curriculum review process

December 12, 2016

The Faculty Senate discussed new proposals including creation of a new graduate school, changes to the Faculty Manual, and the fashion B.A. program during its final meeting of the semester. During the Dec. 9 meeting, held at Stage Two in the 618 S. Michigan Ave. Building, senators vo...

Students watched the election night results Nov. 8 at the Student Government Association’s Presidential Party, the night before President-elect Donald Trump received the required number of electoral votes to become the 45th president of the U.S. 

Students follow election night results at Presidential Party

November 14, 2016

Students anxiously watched the tight race between Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton and Republican President-elect Donald Trump during the Student Government Association’s Presidential Party Nov. 8, cheering Democratic wins and booing when states went to Trump. When the even...

In response to the election of Donald Trump, thousands of protesters took to the street Nov. 9. The protest shut down major streets in the Loop during rush hour and late into the night.

Photos: Anti-Trump protest erupts near Trump Tower, spreads throughout Loop

November 11, 2016

Thousands of protesters took to the streets Nov. 9 in response to the recent election of President-elect Donald Trump. The non-violent protest shut down several streets in the Loop during rush hour a...

Rebecca Hallstedt, senior interactive arts & media major, held a discussion Nov. 3 in the 916 S. Wabash building, to help students prepare for the annual Game Developers Conference held in February.

Students prepare for annual gaming conference

November 7, 2016

Interactive arts & media students got the opportunity to learn about the world's largest professional game industry event and how they can make the best of their experience at a Nov. 3 student discussion hosted by senior interactive arts & media major Becca Hallstedt. The...

Recall elections of Chicago officials in honor of Laquan McDonald have support, but many doubt the bill will be successful in the Illinois State House.

Recall election procedures requested in honor of Laquan

October 31, 2016

One day before the two-year anniversary of the fatal shooting of Laquan McDonald by Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke, legislation written in the 17-year-old’s name was introduced that would permi...

4024 N. Elston Ave, the future location for the Independence Branch Library, will be one of the housing developments to feature a co-located library, through a collaboration,announced on Oct. 21 with the Chicago Housing Authority and Chicago Public Library.

Mixed-income housing to be co-located with libraries

October 31, 2016

A partnership between the Chicago Public Library Commissioner Brian Bannor and the Chicago Housing Authority will create new mixed-income housing developments that contain small public libraries in neig...

Demonstrators gathered Oct. 18 in front of the Trump International Hotel and Tower, 401 N. Wabash Ave. to protest Republican presidential nominee, Donald Trump. The group marched from Wabash Avenue to the front entrance of the hotel. 

‘Love Trumps Hate:’ Chicago women protest candidate’s recent comments in front of hotel

October 24, 2016

Nearly 200 protesters, mostly Chicago women, “built a wall” around the Trump International Hotel and Tower, chanting “This p---y votes,” “Love trumps hate,” and “GOP hands off me.”The Oct....

Mayor Rahm Emanuel teamed up with Chicago Housing Authority to open Rosenwald apartments in Bronzeville, according to a City of Chicago press release.

Historic building reopens in Bronzeville

October 17, 2016

After four years of construction and renovation, Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Alderman Pat Dowell (3rd Ward) and the Chicago Housing Authority reopened the historic Rosenwald Court apartments on Sept. 30, according...

Chicago Public Schools announced in a Sept. 26 press release they will be giving an additional  $5.7 million in funds to schools all across the Chicago area. 

CPS provides additional $5.7 million for schools

October 10, 2016

A handful of Chicago Public Schools that experienced drastic enrollment drops will be gaining additional funding, according to a Sept. 26 CPS press release. Though the names were not disclosed, CPS recently ...

The library hosted “Banned Books Bash” Sept. 28 to celebrate historically censored books, such as “The Color Purple” by Alice Walker.  

Library celebrates historically censored, removed literature

October 3, 2016

Books that have been removed or restricted in libraries and schools were wrapped like presents in plain white paper and displayed across tables at Columbia’s “Banned Book Bash” event, hosted at the L...

Hispanics and Latinos are not all Mexicans, but all deserve respect

Maria Cardona

By Photo Editor

October 3, 2016

Almost every Latino or Hispanic person has dealt with being asked,“Are you from Mexico?” It’s infuriating for them to explain they are Latino, Hispanic or even Spanish, and not necessarily Mexica...

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