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Illinois legislature votes in favor of minimum wage hike

Illinois legislature votes in favor of minimum wage hike

February 15, 2019

The state’s minimum wage is on its way to $15 by 2025 after the Illinois House passed a bill calling for the boost in pay  Feb. 14. The bill passed the Senate earlier this month and is now on its ...

Columbia must ‘ban the box’ on applications

Columbia must ‘ban the box’ on applications

December 14, 2018

Most colleges and universities in the U.S.  include a check  box on their applications that reads, “Check if you’ve ever been convicted of a felony,” or “Check if you’ve ever been convicted...

Fans hope for playoffs after hot start to Bears season

Fans hope for playoffs after hot start to Bears season

December 2, 2018

The Chicago Bears have brought that winning feeling back to Soldier Field. Twelve games into the 2018 NFL season, the team has a winning record against divisional opponents and took a five game winning s...

Blast from the past: Project captures history through technology

Blast from the past: Project captures history through technology

December 11, 2017

The Chicago History Museum and a new technology partner are using the latest in display tools—89 LED blades, smartphones and augmented reality—to turn a commercial building lobby into a wall of  mo...

Blurring ethical lines

By SpencerRoush

March 7, 2011

Columbia made national news last week because of one of its professors’ ongoing project using excessiveswearing, humor-ous election dialogue and an immaculate understanding and usage of social media.Dan Sinker, the Columbia professor behind the popular “@MayorEmanuel” Twitter account, turned many heads after coming out to The Atlantic magazine about being the mastermind prankster behind the anonymous tweets in the gu...

Celebrating the ‘Who Dat’ nation

By Jazzy Davenport

February 15, 2010

No matter who you were pulling for in Super Bowl XLIV, you couldn’t have been upset with the outcome. Coach Sean Payton, a Naperville native, led the New Orleans Saints to victory over the incredible Peyton Manning-led Indianapolis Colts. Yes—the same Colts that beat our Chicago Bears just three seasons ago.New Orleans is a city that has suffered so much since 2005, when hurricanes Katrina and Rita flooded 80 percent o...

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