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The Congress Parkway Bridge and the Civic Opera House  have new plans to redesign the unused space.

Chicago preparing for major Riverwalk expansion

September 25, 2017

Chicago is planning to renovate three locations to further expand the city’s Riverwalk and is currently receiving public feedback to help select a design.The back of the Civic Opera House, the area...

Millennials need proper education on opioid crisis

Millennials need proper education on opioid crisis

By Brooke Pawling Stennett

September 5, 2017

An Aug. 30 study by the American Society of Anesthesiologists concluded that while opioid use among millennials is declining, young people are unaware of all the repercussions of drug abuse and need a be...

Adult film director Michael Lucas speaks during an April 23 screening of his film, “Undressing Israel.”

Porn mogul, documentarian tells of Israel’s LGBTQ scene

April 27, 2015

Noted adult film director Michael Lucas, founder and CEO of Lucas Entertainment, one of the world’s largest gay pornography companies, visited the college April 23 to showcase a different side of his...

Halftime from the Sideline

The Rose Chronicles: Return Part III

April 13, 2015

The story has been told time and time again, and the injuries have occurred time and time again, but it’s not about how many times Derrick fell. It’s about how many times Derrick rose.Criticism wa...

Animation writer Kirker Butler answered questions from sophomore cinema art + science major Katie Daniel.

Comedy writer shares industry secrets during box lunch lecture

April 13, 2015

The cameras were rolling inside Studio A on April 8 as Kirker Butler, a famed animation writer, accompanied by Michael Niederman, chair of the Television Department, stepped onto the 15th floor of the 600 S. Mic...

Survey parts sea on religion, science

Survey parts sea on religion, science

By Sports & Health Reporter

March 30, 2015

Though Charles Darwin’s theory of evolution is considered rock solid by scientists and researchers all over the world, politicians and public policy-makers alike have wrestled with how scientific and r...

How we learn about sex and relationships

Sex education influences teens’ knowledge, activity

March 30, 2015

Let’s talk about sex. Young adults learn about sex from a handful of different sources, but research suggests teachers rather than parents are now the most common givers of “the talk” for adolesc...

Kyle Ryan, a freshman theatre major who plays Jud Fry, and Paige Daigle, a senior theatre major who plays Laurey Williams, both performed in the college’s production of “Oklahoma!” that runs through March 21 at the Getz Theatre, 72 E. 11th St. 

Theatre students take on classic ‘Oklahoma!’

March 16, 2015

The college’s Theatre Department debuted its production of renowned American musical “Oklahoma!” March 11 at the Getz Theatre, 72 E. 11th St. The production runs through March 21.Ashton Byrum, director...

Bursts of fasting may be key to longevity and health

Bursts of fasting may be key to longevity and health

March 9, 2015

Hunger. People go to great lengths to keep their stomachs full, but research dating back more than 60 years suggests that temporarily depriving oneself of food may be the key to a long and healthy life. Cl...

Virtual name game sheds light on social norms

Virtual name game sheds light on social norms

February 16, 2015

After “Twilight,” by Stephanie Meyer, was released in 2008, the name “Isabella” became the most popular name for girls in the United States and “Cullen” as a boy’s name soared upward by 3...

iPhone Anxiety

iPhone separation anxiety found in college students

January 26, 2015

Being separated from a ringing iPhone can lead to symptoms of physiological anxiety , as well as decreased cognitive performance, according to a study published Jan. 7 in the Journal of Computer-Medi...

Stan Wearden, senior vice president and provost, sent out an email Nov. 24 detailing plans to restructure the Office of Academic Affairs by eliminating and adding positions.

College out with old, in with new roles

December 1, 2014

To better organize the Office of Academic Affairs and improve communication between the Office of the Provost, school deans and department chairs, the college is restructuring Academic Affairs by elimi...

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