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Opinion: Reading between the lines is crucial in the 2020 election season

Opinion: Reading between the lines is crucial in the 2020 election season

By Camilla Forte, Deputy Director of Photography

February 11, 2020

“We know who got us to this point,” said Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang from the stage at the University of Illinois at Chicago's Isadore and Sadie Dorin Forum. “It was not the media comp...

Protestors banged on the doors in order to disrupt former Attorney General Jeff Sessions' remarks on Northwestern University's campus Tuesday, Nov. 5.

Opinion: Northwestern editorial shows media illiteracy, not media incompetency

November 14, 2019

When the Chronicle covered student protests of former Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ address on Northwestern University’s campus, an air of hostility toward the media was already present. A Medill Schoo...

The West Loop library branch, 122 N. Aberdeen St., opened on Jan. 17 and puts emphasis on serving all ages. 

New library branch opens in West Loop

February 5, 2019

Libraries can be silent and boring to some, but with advanced technology in addition to hard-copy books, the West Loop library is breaking tradition.On Jan. 17, the West Loop Chicago Public Library branc...

Jim Allen, communication director for the Chicago Board of Election Commissioners, noticed an up-tick in early and mail-in voting in the 2018 primaries.

Experts analyze primary election results

April 7, 2018

Illinois’ 2018 primary results are in and experts came together in an April 5 panel to analyze contributing factors to candidate selection.Hosted by the Illinois Campaign for Political Reform at 69 ...

House bill aims to gouge the gougers

House bill aims to gouge the gougers

By Blaise Mesa

March 4, 2018

To crack down on price gouging and provide millions of Illinoisans better access to life-saving medical prescriptions, a proposed Illinois House bill would impose punishments on companies that unjustly raise ...

Kaina Castillo reached out to her fans on Twitter urging them to contact Kali Uchis and suggest her as her opening act. 

‘I’m with the brand’: social media influences fan, artist interactions

January 21, 2018

With savvy fan engagement, singer Kali Uchis posted to various social media platforms Jan. 8 asking fans to recommend an opener for the Chicago leg of her tour, which began Jan. 5. After an avalanche of twe...

Cook County shouldn’t bail on further reform after change in bond hearings

Cook County shouldn’t bail on further reform after change in bond hearings

September 25, 2017

At 26th Street and California Avenue, thousands of Cook County Jail inmates are awaiting trial. The time between arrest and trial varies. For some, it is only a matter of days while others can wait year...

Clashing Communities: Autistic and LGBTQ individuals fight for their right to be both

Clashing Communities: Autistic and LGBTQ individuals fight for their right to be both

September 11, 2017

The first time Cyree Jarelle Johnson thought about hiding their* autism was in the sixth grade. They knew that if they did not learn to hide it, Johnson’s life would become drastically different. What l...

Shop ‘til you drop: the future of retail

Shop ‘til you drop: the future of retail

February 20, 2017

Massive red signs were scattered across the walls and clothing racks at American Apparel’s Wicker Park store, reading “Sale” and “40% off entire store.” Customers slowly rummaged through the me...

Editor's Note: School of Media Arts buries its lead

Editor’s Note: Yes, Trump’s disdain for media will also affect student papers

November 14, 2016

With President-elect Donald Trump’s victory, several groups, whether because of their sex, race or religion, have fears for their future and the current state of the country. Another group is also fac...

Mark Kelly, who has worked at the college for more than three decades, is stepping down to work as the commissioner of the city's Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events.

Mark Kelly accepts city job, exits college after 32 years

July 7, 2016

Mark Kelly, Columbia’s longest-serving administrator and one of the most well-known higher-ups among students. has accepted a position with the city of Chicago and is stepping down as vice president o...

Filmmakers and audience members alike were able to discuss topics the mainstream film scene did not often cover, such as immigration, female fertility and mental illness, at the Chicago Feminist Film Festival on April 21 and 22 at the Conaway Center, 1104 S. Wabash Ave.

Feminist film festival showcases variety of stories

May 2, 2016

The First Annual Chicago Feminist Film Festival in 42 years created an opportunity for national and international filmmakers to display work confronting topics not often addressed by mainstream media, su...

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