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‘What’s The Deal With’ Pop Art?

February 1, 2016

Throughout the last 27 years, Bart Simpson has been many things. He was an Academy Award winner, boy-band sensation and even somehow managed to stay 10 years old the entire time.However, he was recently ab...

Wildcats win Big Ten soccer opener

By The Columbia Chronicle

September 24, 2012

By: Doug Pitorak, contributing writerThe Northwestern University Wildcats men’s soccer team defeated the University of Michigan Wolverines 2-0 in its Big Ten opener Sept. 23 at Lakeside Field.For the Wildcats, the victory begins their quest to remain Big Ten regular season champions, a goal the team does not take lightly.“Every game is life or death in the Big Ten,” explained senior defender Jarrett Baughman, whose performance helped ...

New app can detect vital signs using iPhone camera

By Lindsey Woods

October 17, 2011

A team of biomedical engineers have developed a smartphone app that can track vital signs, such as heart rate, through the use of built-in mobile phone cameras.Although the app isn’t scheduled to hit markets until the end of the year, Ki Chon, professor and head of biomedical engineering at Worcester Polytechnic Institute, located in Massachusetts, said it will be marketed mostly to medical professionals. He said apps related...

Digital creation, physical art

By Brianna Wellen

May 9, 2011

While a sketch was being made in Chicago, artists in Philadelphia gathered supplies, and someone else in Massachusetts created a digital mock-up of a sculpture. Meeting online, six artists from different parts of the country virtually created a series of artwork for their newest exhibit. Each piece was touched in some way by every artist to achieve creative collaboration in its fullest.Brought together by digital means, “A ...

Making noise in fashion

By Brianna Wellen

September 7, 2010

In Vogue’s September issue, between Marc Jacobs advertisements and a Halle Berry feature, Nick Cave found his own designs gracing the legendary magazine’s pages.The Chicago-based artist won’t be shy about the accomplishment when he returns to his students at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago where he is the head of the graduate fashion program.“I’m going to have [the issue] close to my chest hugging it,...

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