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Insomnia by any other name

Insomnia by any other name

March 17, 2014

While most college students self-diagnose their 3 a.m. Netflix binges as insomnia, sleep experts say doing so prevents them from fixing their sleep troubles independently.Although the term is used colloquiall...

Anything but Angels

Anything but Angels

By Assistant Arts & Culture Editor

February 10, 2014

Putting on their most comfortable pair of jeans to let loose, Chicago’s mid-lifers gathered Feb. 5 to dance awkwardly to the grooving sounds of The Black Angels at Park West, 322 W. Armitage Ave.On paper, th...

Athlete Profile: Jake Maali

Athlete Profile: Jake Maali

February 10, 2014

Originally a tae kwon do fighter, Jake Maali became interested in computers and bodybuilding after graduating high school. He is now majoring in network architecture and design at DeVry University a...

City to implement new overseas tourism markets

By Chris Loeber

April 22, 2012

Amid monetary woes and the ongoing endeavor to balance the city’s budget, Chicago plans to generate additional revenue by tapping new international tourism markets.At an April 5 meeting with the Chicago Convention and Tourism Bureau, Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced the 2013 openings of Chicago-focused tourism offices in Brazil, Japan and Germany.“Chicago is a global city with worldwide appeal, and I am committed to ensur...

Closing Chicago mental health clinics will hurt patients

By Editorial Board

April 22, 2012

Protesters in Chicago’s Woodlawn neighborhood barricaded themselves inside a mental health clinic April 12 in vehement opposition to the citywide closings of mental health clinics, The Chronicle reported April 16. Mayor Rahm Emanuel will consolidate 12 mental health clinics across Chicago into six as part of his 2012 budget, which passed unanimously, Emanuel stated the move would save the city approximately $2.3 million per y...

NATO protest back on

By Kaley Fowler

April 8, 2012

Following a month-long dispute with city officials, a coalition of anti-NATO demonstrators will be allowed to march through downtown May 20 in protest of the upcoming NATO summit.On April 4, city officials granted the Coalition Against the NATO/G8 War & Poverty Agenda, an alliance created to protest the G8 and NATO summits in Chicago, a permit to march from the Petrillo Bandshell in Grant Park to McCormick Place, 2301...

G8 absence is welcome, but should have come sooner

By Editorial Board

March 11, 2012

For months, Chicago has been teeming with excitement over the G8 and NATO summits, both originally set to happen in May. But in a surprise move, Barack Obama announced March 5 that the G8 summit would not happen in Chicago but instead take place at Camp David, the president’s mountainside retreat just north of Washington, D.C. While Obama’s decision to move the summit makes sense, waiting until the last moment was not ...

What to do with G8 funds?

By Vanessa Morton

March 11, 2012

While the G8 summit was supposed to boost Chicago’s economy and status as a world-class city, not everyone was disappointed by the March 5 announcement of its relocation to presidential retreat Camp David.Occupy Chicago reacted by holding a “No G8 Victory Party,” at Daley Plaza, 50 W. Washington St., that evening.The decision to move the summit is “a direct response to the overwhelming rejection of the summit and the...

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