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Historical walking tour reveals unknown, spooky side of Chicago

Historical walking tour reveals unknown, spooky side of Chicago

By Arts and Culture Reporter

October 24, 2016

Lincoln Park is now one of Chicago’s premier North Side neighborhoods, but in the 19th century, it was known as City Cemetery. A series of tours explores the history of the neighborhood as a home for...

Cubs hit home run in home opener | The Columbia Chronicle

April 15, 2016

The Chicago Cubs played their home opener April 11 at Wrigley Field against the Cincinnati Reds.  Fans arrived early and gathered near the stadium at local restaurants as they eagerly waited for doors...

Columbia alums launch international literary journal

Columbia alums launch international literary journal

April 11, 2016

What started as a conversation about literature over beers has snowballed into the formation of a new graphic literary journal, Polycephaly, which launched April 10.Aiden Weber, director and producer o...

Bang Bang Pie gets slice of new location in Ravenswood

Bang Bang Pie gets slice of new location in Ravenswood

March 28, 2016

Chicagoans who enjoy savory and sweet pies from Bang Bang Pies & Biscuits in Logan Square will soon have a second location in Ravenswood dining.Bang Bang Pie & Biscuits is opening its second loc...

Dean finalist proposes more collaboration between college’s media fields

By Campus Reporter

February 15, 2016

Eric Freedman, a finalist for the position of dean of the School of Media Arts, spoke to the college community Feb. 10 about his intentions to make connections and inspire collaboration in his potential position.According to a Feb. 12 emailed statement from Cara Birch,  the college’s spokeswoman, there were eight semi-finalists and two finalists for the position; only Freedman was invited to provide a public forum.Freedman...

Jason Van Dyke appears in Court for status hearing | The Columbia Chronicle

February 1, 2016

Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke appeared in court Jan. 29 for a status hearing for the murder of unarmed teenager Laquan McDonald.Protesters gathered outside the courthouse to express their conc...

Locals urge for more public housing on city’s North Side

Locals urge for more public housing on city’s North Side

November 30, 2015

Low-income residents and families throughout Illinois are struggling to find affordable housing because of increasingly long waiting lists and cuts to existing public housing units.A November 2015 report by ...

Notable Native Juan Salgado

Notable Native Juan Salgado

October 19, 2015

Juan Salgado, 46, is the winner of a MacArthur Foundation Genius Grant and  is heavily involved in making a lasting impact in the Hispanic and African American communities. Salgado grew up in the south subur...

Sunnyside Mall project adds spark to Uptown

Sunnyside Mall project adds spark to Uptown

September 14, 2015

Some longtime Uptown residents are working to bring unity and culture to one of Chicago’s most diverse neighborhoods.Starting with a “tactical urbanism” installation—the practice of making low...

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