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Christian French performs his first sold-out show at Subterranean

September 10, 2019

Indianapolis singer and songwriter Christian French sold out his first ever show while in Chicago Thursday night, performing at Subterranean as part of his U.S. tour, alongside hip-hop artist ASTN. Wh...

ENDORSEMENT: Susana Mendoza for mayor

ENDORSEMENT: Susana Mendoza for mayor

By Editorial Board

February 22, 2019

With the mayoral election coming up on Tuesday, Feb. 26, college students are looking at a field full of candidates making big promises. Most are progressives whose policies line up fairly well with our...

Seven-piece indie rock band The World is a Beautiful Place & I am No Longer Afraid To Die released its third full-length album, Always Foreign, Sept. 29.

The World is a Beautiful Place… moves into ‘foreign’ territory

October 2, 2017

David Bello, vocalist for The World is a Beautiful Place & I am No Longer Afraid To Die, once existentially crooned “Just trying to find a way out to a city so big/That it is bound to keep your s...

Sheila Rashid

Former Columbia student designs overalls for Chance the Rapper

February 27, 2017

For independent designer Sheila Rashid, what started out as painting designs on t-shirts to sell to her high school classmates, flourished and led into her own brand, which now makes overalls for Chi...

Electronic duo MAKO is scheduled to perform at Subterranean, 2011 W. North Ave., on March 17.

MAKO ‘Runs for Their Lives’ to Chicago

February 27, 2017

Alex Seaver—producer, songwriter and vocalist in MAKO—did not always want to pursue electronic music. After graduating from Juilliard with a degree in classical music in 2011, Seaver decided to pack...

Hispanics and Latinos are not all Mexicans, but all deserve respect

Maria Cardona

By Photo Editor

October 3, 2016

Almost every Latino or Hispanic person has dealt with being asked,“Are you from Mexico?” It’s infuriating for them to explain they are Latino, Hispanic or even Spanish, and not necessarily Mexica...

From alleyways to galleries

By Arts & Culture Editor

March 14, 2016

A crumpled bag of Cheetos, some balled-up t-shirts and maybe a PlayStation. In the mess of a student’s dirty dorm room, one icon shines through the clutter: a concert poster from a favorite band.“The concert poster represents a tangible connection to part of their identity,” said Dan MacAdam, illustrator and founder of Crosshair Silkscreen Printing and Design. “They can put it up in their room and display it to their frie...

OBY ready to dominate center stage

Isaiah Oby, a senior music major, and his band OBY, will perform for the first time this school year on Sept. 30 at Subterranean, 2011 W. North Ave. 


September 21, 2015

Three students and an upcoming Chicago artist are ready to hit the stage Sept. 30 at the Subterranean, 2011 W. North Ave., for a night filled with collaborations and funky new sounds.Music Garage, a rehears...

The Gold Web brings glam to North Coast

The Gold Web performs Sept. 5 at 1:30p.m on the 847 stage.

By Frank EnYart Arts & Culture Reporter

August 28, 2015

Fresh off of its win at the “Toast of the Coast” competition on July 27, genre-bending band The Gold Web is set to perform its blend of glam rock and psychedelic sounds at Chicago’s annual North Co...

White Lung’s anti-sexism stands stumbles on deaf ears

White Lung frontwoman Mish Way screams her way through the band's Sept. 10 set at Subterranean, 2011 W. North Ave.

By Features Editor

September 15, 2014

Punk rock is making headlines again, but this time, it is not to warn parents of their kids’ impending bad haircuts. At the forefront of the movement is Perfect P--sy frontwoman Meredith Graves, w...

Medical marijuana

Packing bongs, not heat

February 3, 2014

Illinois residents eligible to receive medical marijuana may have to choose between the right to own a handgun and their prescriptions.The Illinois Department of Public Health proposed on Jan. 21 that...

Undead and fully armed

By Amanda Murphy

April 23, 2012

It’s common knowledge to zombie lovers that shotguns aren’t the best defensive weapons. Similarly, the loud, “in your face” band known as Shotgun Zombie will not save your life in an undead apocalypse, if one were to occur, but they can put on a great show. Just ask them.With Brian Rowe as the band’s new lead vocalist, Brian Sanchez and Marko Preradovic on guitars and Zack Porter on drums, Zombie Shotgun is creati...

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