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OPINION: ‘Sticks and Stones’ may break bones but should comedy be politically correct?

OPINION: ‘Sticks and Stones’ may break bones but should comedy be politically correct?

September 10, 2019

Editor’s Note: The term “N-word” is used in this article, referring to the offensive language used by comedian Dave Chapelle. The Chronicle does not condone or promote the use of this term nor the wor...

Bears off-season plays may bring them out of hibernation

Bears off-season plays may bring them out of hibernation

May 6, 2018

The Chicago Bears closed the 2018 draft on a high note and are looking to put it all together for a successful season.Last season, the Bears finished last in the NFC North with only five wins. The team...

Business Risks and Responsibilities

By Sponsored Content

May 5, 2018

I’ve always dreamed of starting my own business. To me, it seems ideal--I get to be in charge, be my own boss, and set my own priorities. But I have to admit that I’m also kind of scared by the idea. I know that running a business comes with a lot of responsibilities. In particular, I’m kind of worried about the legal obligations I’ll have as a business owner. I think I’m good enough with money and business to get things...

CHI-TOWN LOW DOWN: Light pollution threatens Chicago’s health

By Managing Editor

April 27, 2015

Chicago may be the best-lit city in the U.S., as more than 250,000 sodium vapor lights create orange, ribbon-like patterns throughout the streets extending from the South Side to the North Side. The view from the top of the Willis Tower or flying into O’Hare International Airport at night showcases views of the city’s orange grid-like structure, which can also be seen clearly from space.The city uses a number of different ...

Da three Bears of Christmas

Da three Bears of Christmas

March 16, 2015

On the second day of free agency, my Bears brought to me: One Pernell McPhee, one Eddie Royal and one safety.The Bears may not have been part of Ndamukong Suh’s record-breaking $114 million deal, and they ma...

Scientist seeks safe treatment for cephalopods

Scientist seeks safe treatment for cephalopods

April 7, 2014

Olivia Mae Davis, a student at the City University of New York’s Graduate Center in New York City, is currently working with octopuses to determine how they are affected by anesthesia.Her unusual work ...

Colleges contend with social media

February 3, 2014

After pictures of a “black-themed” Martin Luther King, Jr. Day party thrown by an Arizona State University fraternity surfaced on Instagram, university administrators announced the frat would permanently lose its charter because of its inappropriate behavior, according to a Jan. 24 statement from ASU.Although the party was hosted in an off-campus apartment unaffiliated with the university and unendorsed by the fratern...

‘Native American’ Apparel

By Sophia Coleman

November 19, 2012

In just the last two months, I’ve seen hipsters in Navajo print, pop stars pitifully portraying indigenous women and lingerie-clad models in headdresses. It’s clear many members of our society need a history lesson instructed by Native Americans, whose culture has been so disgustingly objectified.You’d think by now pop culture would recognize cultural appropriation as a faux pas, but the offense continues and now seems to...

Don’t get your panties in a bunch

By Sophia Coleman

September 30, 2012

Oh, look, Victoria’s Secret is offending people again. During the week of Sept. 24, the lingerie retailer was forced to pull its new “Sexy Little Geisha” get-up off the shelves after backlash from angered bloggers.The Asian-inspired ensemble from the company’s “Go East” collection included a mesh body suit with floral patterns on the bra cups and crotch, a tiny floral fan, a removable obi belt and matching chopst...

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