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Arlene Vecchi, animation major and minor in biology, talks about her transition combiing her love for animation and biology to her career in medical animations.

Biology minors defy art school stereotypes

April 12, 2019

After Mee Na Feng’s classmate at Loyola University Chicago found out about Feng’s background in fiction writing at Columbia, she told Feng it did not make sense for her to be good at both writing and ...

State program to encourage more students pursue STEM

State program to encourage more students to pursue STEM

March 10, 2018

As more industries look for employees with backgrounds in science, technology, engineering and math, Illinois is working to better equip its students for STEM careers.State officials announced a partnersh...

Youth in revolt: Students lead after Florida school shooting

Life is about second chances

By Tyra Bosnic

March 4, 2018

America’s youth has taken their future into their own hands before another mass shooting can claim them.Another school shooting Feb. 14 took the lives of 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High Schoo...

Scientists send global message: ‘March for Science’

By Marley Molkentin

April 17, 2017

In the first three months of President Donald Trump’s term, he has proposed extensive cuts to federally funded science programs, removing $1.2 billion in research grants from the National Institute of Health, $102 million from NASA’s earth sciences program and $290 million from the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative—a 90 percent cut.Chicago’s March for Science, scheduled for Earth Day on April 22, will protest these c...

To cry or not to cry: Women showing emotion in workforce slowly changing gender stereotypes

To cry or not to cry

By Ariel Parrella-Aureli

April 17, 2017

Emotions are part of what makes us human, and Jordyn Nevers knows they aren’t always controllable, especially at work where stress levels are high.The 27-year-old Chicago advertising art director rem...

Exploring origins and creativity, “What Lies Beneath” follows the journey of two artists. The exhibit runs March 10–24 at the Chicago Arts Department, 1932 S. Halsted St.

Artists mix science, art, culture to discover ‘What Lies Beneath’

March 6, 2017

Artist Gunjan Kumar’s worktable is covered with turmeric, shell oysters and sea salt, waiting to be used in representations of eastern cultures and science.Running March 10–24 at the Chicago Art Dep...

Women have, will continue to run the world

Children are not to blame  in child marriages

By Managing Editor

November 14, 2016

Hillary Clinton's loss on Nov. 8 was a blow to women who thought the "highest, hardest glass ceiling" would finally be shattered. So where should American women look to find female political role models? L...

The first Chicago Podcast Festival, Nov. 17-19, will feature 30 podcasts at the Vittum Theater, Steppenwolf’s 1700 Theater, Schuba’s Tavern, the Promontory and the Athenaeum.

Podcast festival to spread culture, art to Chicago

November 7, 2016

Podcasting is getting its legs as a recognized art form, and festivals such as the inaugural Chicago Podcast Festival further that idea, said Jimmy Carrane, host of the podcast “Improv Nerd” and 1988 ...

SUE reveals answers millions of years after death

SUE reveals answers millions of years after death

October 17, 2016

SUE, the largest and most complete Tyrannosaurus rex ever found, had her right arm removed Oct. 6 to help scientists discover more about what T. rex’s arms were used for, and why they were so small.Carmen...

REVIEW: Magnificent Coloring Day gives new hues to South Side

Chance's performance Sept. 24 at the U.S. Cellular Field became a story telling experience rather than a concert performance. His connection with audiences and coloring the stage himself with props and lights created a 'Coloring Book.'


September 26, 2016

The talk of the weekend was Chance the Rapper's Magnificent Coloring Day, which brought "Blessings" to the South Side. Although Jamila Woods—the singer featured on the hit song—was sadly absent, th...

Filmmakers and audience members alike were able to discuss topics the mainstream film scene did not often cover, such as immigration, female fertility and mental illness, at the Chicago Feminist Film Festival on April 21 and 22 at the Conaway Center, 1104 S. Wabash Ave.

Feminist film festival showcases variety of stories

May 2, 2016

The First Annual Chicago Feminist Film Festival in 42 years created an opportunity for national and international filmmakers to display work confronting topics not often addressed by mainstream media, su...

Chicago State University hosts Cook County State’s Attorney Forum | THe Columbia Chronicle

February 22, 2016

The Cook County Bar Association and Chicago State University, located at 9501 S. King Dr., hosted the Cook County State’s Attorney Candidates Forum on Feb. 13.Former co-host Star Jones of the Emmy Awar...

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