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Design Museum launches book Kickstarter

Design Museum launches book Kickstarter

By Jonathon Sadowski

September 25, 2017

Tanner Woodford has been on a quest—not to find the Holy Grail or blow up the Death Star—but to answer one enigmatic question since April 2016: “What’s Worth Preserving?”That question is als...

Students to learn budgeting skills through Game of Life

Students to learn budgeting skills through Game of Life

September 25, 2017

Students will experiment with several budgeting strategies designed to prepare them for life outside of college during an Oct. 5 event adaptation of the Game of Life. Scheduled to be held at the Conaway Center, 1104 S. Wabash Ave., students will be given the equivalent of a starti...

Elizabeth Smart’s anti-porn crusade doesn’t show whole picture

Selena Cotte

By Opinions Editor

September 6, 2016

In 2002, 14-year-old Elizabeth Smart was kidnapped and repeatedly raped and abused for nine months before her kidnapper, Brian David Mitchell, was caught, and she was released. Instead of letting the tragedy co...

Playboy wise to remove nudes from print magazine

By Editorial Board

October 26, 2015

Hugh Hefner wrote in Playboy’s first issue in 1953, “If you’re a man between the ages of 18 and 80, Playboy is meant for you.” The magazine proved to be a success, boasting more than 7 million readers at its peak in 1972.More than four decades later, Playboy has struggled to retain younger readers, especially millennials. The men’s entertainment magazine was once revolutionary for embracing sexuality and nudity befo...

Minority voters could impact 2012 election

By Kaley Fowler

October 15, 2012

The minority population could have a majority impact in determining the winner of the 2012 presidential election.According to Sarah Massey, spokeswoman for the nonpartisan voter advocacy website ProjectVote.org, the vote of minority citizens in swing states could potentially turn the tide of the popular vote despite the electorate’s predominately white make up.“In certain states like Ohio or New Mexico, which are considered ...

Recollections of original Chicago Playboy Club; new club plans to open next year

By Sophia Coleman

September 19, 2011

A velvety red carpet trails up from the street and under the color-stacked canopy surrounding the entrance of the sexy, swanky Playboy Club. A heavy layer of cigar smoke clogs the senses and induces a dream-like state, while scantily clad Bunnies serve up drinks, food and games. This was the original Playboy Club of the 1960s—the place where sex and sophistication combined to create an atmosphere that transcended the prudis...

UIC upsets Illinois at the United Center

By Etheria Modacure

December 20, 2010

The University of Illinois-Chicago Flames may have pulled out one of their biggest wins in school history at the United Center on Dec. 18. The Flames upset the #12 ranked University of Illinois Fighting Illini 57-54.Flames point guard Robo Kreps led UIC with 15 points in the game and started the contest with nine quick points by making all three of his 3-point attempts.The Flames jumped out to an 18-8 lead to start in the f...

Christie Hefner comes to campus

By CiaraShook

November 2, 2009

Christie Hefner advises that in a world based more around education and less around information, students are less likely to get what is deserved, but more likely to get what can be negotiated.Daughter of Playboy founder Hugh Hefner, Christie had a bright face and a warm smile as she stood before students, faculty and the public at Film Row Cinema of the 1104 Center, 1104 S. Wabash Ave. Hefner is visiting Columbia as the se...

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