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Soundscape Studios, 2510 W. Chicago Ave., offers recording, mixing and mastering access to musicians and artists.

DIY recording’s impact on musicians, engineering process

February 5, 2018

Traditional recording studios, filled with high-priced analog equipment and veteran engineers, are becoming a dying breed because of widespread availability of personal recording equipment. In response to...

Chicagoans’ health problems vary by neighborhood

Chicagoans’ health problems vary by neighborhood

By Jackie Murray

April 3, 2017

Select Chicago neighborhoods are not receiving equal access to healthcare, resulting in neglect of residents’ health  needs, according to March 23 Sinai Community Health study.“Health equity is abo...

Alex Fruchter was recognized as one of the Chicago Tribune’s Artists of the Year for his work with music label Closed Sessions.

Lecturer labeled ‘Artist of the Year’

January 23, 2017

Alex Fruchter, lecturer in the Business & Entrepreneurship Department, was named one of Chicago Tribune’s Artists of the Year in the newspaper’s Dec. 22, 2016 issue. He was honored for his work at the recording label he co-owns, Closed Sessions. The label features artists w...

Freshman interactive arts & media major Victoria Zeilenga portrayed Joyce Byers from the hit Netflix series

Halloween Haunted House: students gather for screams

October 31, 2016

Freshman theatre major Carly Davis sat in a makeshift makeup room while a student turned her into a dead nurse. Twenty minutes later, Davis lay on the floor, covered with fake blood, ready to terrify s...

Social media linked to student anxiety

College students who frequently use social media may have increased anxiety levels

By Megan Bennett

May 12, 2014

Anxiety disorders are on the rise in young adults, and recent studies suggest the spike may be related to social media.Forty million adults in the U.S. suffer from an anxiety disorder, one of the most c...

Chicago ‘traps’ rap stigmas

By Trevor Ballanger

December 3, 2012

When hypnotic beats are entangled with the menacing ebb and flow of murderous lyrics, popular music can become a danger to society. One might even call this kind of music a trap.Rap music has been plagued by stigmas since its start in the ’70s, later gaining momentum and becoming one of the most influential genres in popular music.According to Michael Kolar, owner of SoundScape Studios, a Chicago-based recording company...

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