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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...

Taylor Swift delivers unforgettable performance during ‘reputation’ stadium tour

By Lauren Carlton

June 25, 2018

Taylor Swift's reputation stadium tour is one you don't want to miss.Taylor Swift once said, "in the death of her reputation, she felt truly alive," and her performances June 1 and 2 at Soldier Field bring truth to this statement. Swift kicked off her fifth tour for her newest album, reputation, May 8 in Glendale, Arizona, and will be on the road until Oct. 6. Swift's performances started off strong and continued to...

Staying on Track

By Sponsored Content

June 6, 2018

I’m proud of what I’ve accomplished in school, and I’m on track to graduate soon. But, despite having some success, I’ve never really felt like I was comfortable as a student. I don’t think my habits are very good: I don’t study regularly enough, I stay out late partying, and so on. I’m hoping that I find that the working world suits me better (no homework!), but I also think that I might end up back in school someda...

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...

Terminix Service, Inc. Warns for Signs of Rodents This Fall and Winter

Terminix Service, Inc. Warns for Signs of Rodents This Fall and Winter

October 23, 2017

Columbia, S.C. (Oct. 23, 2017) – As the weather gets cooler, rodents like mice, rats and squirrels look for warmth inside of homes. In fact, the National Pest Management Association (NPMA) estimated 45 per...

Spring Awakening’s location uncertainty disappoints fans

Spring Awakening’s location uncertainty disappoints fans

April 25, 2016

Fans of Chicago’s popular summer electronic dance music festival Spring Awakening may need to rethink their summer plans after the festival’s organizers announced April 15 that it is still searching for ...

Deadheads ‘Truckin’ to Chicago for final performances

Deadheads ‘Truckin’ to Chicago for final performances

March 16, 2015

For many, the Fourth of July is a time for fireworks and grilled treats, but for the more than 70,000 people planning to gather at Chicago’s Soldier Field this Fourth of July weekend, it will be a time for...

Recipe: Pizza Mac ‘n’ Cheese

Recipe: Pizza Mac ‘n’ Cheese

January 26, 2015

INGREDIENTS 2 cups elbow macaroni 2 cups half-and-half 3/4 teaspoon dried oregano 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper 1/4 cup cream cheese 8 ounces sharp shredded cheddar cheese  3 ounces shredded mozzarella 1 t...

SGA says ‘Let’s Talk,’ students talk back

SGA says ‘Let’s Talk,’ students talk back

November 24, 2014

The Student Government Association held its annual “Let’s Talk” college wide forum Nov. 18 for students to express their concerns about the college at Hokin Hall in the 623 S. Wabash Ave. Buildi...

Haka exhibit shines at Field Museum

By Nancy Cooper

November 10, 2014

In an era when twerking is taking center stage at many venues, The Field Museum is trying to educate people about a historic dance move called haka. The museum is hosting an exhibit through Dec. 1 about the traditional Maori dance used on the battlefield or to display pride and unity.Traditionally, haka includes very aggressive foot-stomping, tongue protrusions and rhythmic body slapping accompanied by a loud chant. Eric Rush, a New Z...

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