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Members of Coalition of Female Creators engage with JackBox, a digital party game, during a Monday meeting at the Student Center.

Columbia’s female creators come together for confidence and support

March 6, 2020

As a television major, Lily Indie quickly grew frustrated by the male-dominated work and class environment around her. Indie, a junior at Columbia, said at first she was not intimidated in her classes, ...

Guest Editor's Note: I am here and queer with  plenty to fear

Guest Editor’s Note: I am here and queer with plenty to fear

October 20, 2019

As reported on Oct. 17 in the Chronicle’s new explainer series, “Chronicle FYI,” the Supreme Court recently heard arguments from three cases about whether or not Title VII of the Civil Rights A...

New nonbinary ID law changes gets governor's approval, but will take years to implement

New nonbinary ID law changes gets governor’s approval, but will take years to implement

September 11, 2019

A new state law will allow Illinois residents to receive driver's licenses without declaring a male or female identity, but it could take more than four years before people can declare a nonbinary de...

Hair is an art form, an act of expression for queer people.

Undercuts, mullets and pixies, oh my! Queer hair is self-expression

November 26, 2018

"My hair actually clocked me as queer before I knew I was queer.” Jackie Young, a barber at Barbara & Barbara, 2925 W. Diversey Ave., laughed at the realization. Before they started working at ...

Veteran burns candles to combat stress, PTSD

Veteran burns candles to combat stress, PTSD

By Jermaine Nolen

November 5, 2018

For many veterans, the trauma associated with serving in the military may last far beyond their separation date.U.S. Army veteran Jeffrey Metrick started his candle company, Liberty Outfitter LLC, in J...

Women & Children First bookstore, 5233 N. Clark St.

Book tour ‘gives armor’ to transgender women, nonbinary writers

December 11, 2017

In August 2016, Amy Heart was attending a writer’s workshop for transgender women hosted by Topside Press, a publishing company that distributes transgender literature. Surrounded by 26 other transgender...

The DANK Haus German American Cultural Center, 4740 N Western Ave.

Lincoln Square preserves culture, celebrates heritage

December 11, 2017

While Chicago hosts its own German Christmas market, Christkindlmarket, the DANK Haus German American Cultural Center will hold its take on the tradition on Dec. 16, with an event called Weihnachtsmarkt. ...

Rebirth makes people feel sexy in their own skin

Rebirth Garments is a clothing line created by Sky Cubacub to make people feel more comfortable with who they are. The line includes apparel for transgender or gender nonconforming people as well as disabled people, but Cubacub said anyone is welcome to wear the company’s clothing.


December 7, 2015

For people who are gender nonconforming, finding clothing that fits properly and makes them feel comfortable can be difficult. To help, Sky Cubacub created the Rebirth Garments clothing line.Cubacub s...

Communication can ensure students are ready to register

By Editorial Board

November 2, 2015

In previous semesters, undergraduate students were required to meet with a faculty advisor to be cleared to register. However, the college has partially eliminated that requirement for spring registration, as reported in our page 8 story. Freshman and transfer students are still required to meet with an advisor at the College Advising Center before they can register.Most colleges and universities do not require advising session...

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