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South Loop community wants new Red Line station but pushes back on location

South Loop community wants new Red Line station but pushes back on location

By Knox Keranen

February 8, 2019

Residents in the South Loop have long sought a new Chicago Transit Authority station but not where Related Midwest—developer of a massive 62-acre housing, retail and business venture dubbed The 78—initially wante...

The Chronicle’s Holiday Guide

The Chronicle’s Holiday Guide

December 3, 2018

Holiday revelers are singing Christmas carols and silver and gold horns are strung along Macy’s on State Street. Ice skaters at the McCormick Tribune Plaza glide alongside the 60-foot glistening tree...

Trump uses soldiers as pawns to further immigration agenda

Trump uses soldiers as pawns to further immigration agenda

November 9, 2018

President Donald Trump is using our armed forces like G.I. Joe action figures to push his anti-immigration agenda.Staging a “hurry up and wait” scenario for the military, President Trump is putting his own ...

ShopColumbia artists to be featured in upcoming holiday art market

ShopColumbia artists to be featured in upcoming holiday art market

November 3, 2018

The holiday season is approaching and this year, for the first time, Columbia students will play a major role in Millennium Park holiday festivities. A new event known as the Millennium Park Art Market was...

‘Live from Chicago, it’s Saturday night!’

‘Live from Chicago, it’s Saturday night!’

November 20, 2017

A small group of eager museum visitors stand in a dimly lit lobby with their faces upturned, the room full of anticipation as they stare at a screen on which actors such as Tracy Morgan, Dana Carvey a...

Play ‘shakes the mess outta’ 1960’s lack of representation

Play ‘shakes the mess outta’ 1960’s lack of representation

By Miranda Manier

November 13, 2017

A young girl named Daughter was surrounded by a community of black women, some blood relatives and some not, who raised and supported her following her mother’s death in the 1960s American South.Daug...

Millennium Park named top Midwest attraction

Millennium Park named top Midwest attraction

April 17, 2017

Millennium Park is now the top tourist attraction in the Midwest and among the Top 10 most-visited sites in the country, putting the park in the company of the New York City’s Central Park and Washing...

Emanuel, Johnson address ‘sobering’ DOJ findings

Emanuel, Johnson address ‘sobering’ DOJ findings

January 13, 2017

Lack of police accountability, transparency and de-escalation tactics and training are some of the most contentious topics of debate within law enforcement and the communities they police across the countr...

Nothing ‘strange’ about ‘Doctor Strange’

Nothing ‘strange’ about ‘Doctor Strange’

November 14, 2016

“Doctor Strange,” Marvel’s latest attempt to bring another obscure superhero into the mainstream has no surprises: a charismatic hero must stop an ultimate baddie who is trying to summon an even more ...

Chicago’s Indian groove Funkadesi turns 19

Chicago’s Indian groove Funkadesi turns 19

December 7, 2015

Chicago’s lively music scene is home to the band Funkadesi, known for its Indian-funk vibes, upbeat dance tunes, diverse instruments and title as six-time winner of The Chicago Music Awards. The 10-memb...

Recent program eliminations spark mistrust in Strategic Plan, administration

Recent program eliminations spark mistrust in Strategic Plan, administration

April 13, 2015

Following the March 23 unveiling of the Strategic Plan draft during Spring Break, posters encouraging the college community to “continue the conversation” by sharing its feedback online at the college...

Chicago Loop Alliance transforms Wabash Avenue into Magnificent Mile

Chicago Loop Alliance transforms Wabash Avenue into Magnificent Mile

March 30, 2015

From Wacker Drive to Congress Parkway, the Chicago Loop Alliance is spearheading a new infrastructure project, “Layers of Transformation,” to transform Wabash Avenue into a premier Chicago tourist dest...

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