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Associate professor to create artwork for new Green Line stop

Associate professor to create artwork for new Green Line stop

June 6, 2019

Associate Professor of Art and Art History and Co-Director of Academic Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Folayemi Wilson was chosen to create the art for the new West Side CTA Damen Green Line stop, to be comp...

Madison Jackson and Lauren Wood (pictured), two of several guides, led their group around Edgewater locations mentioned in YouTube stars Brianna and Jaelin White’s now-infamous Aug. 2 video.

Edgewater punches back with ‘Brianna and Jaelin Walking Tour’

September 12, 2016

More than 100 people marched in Edgewater Sept. 6  to mock famous YouTube couple Brianna and Jaelin White’s day-long residency there in late July.The 18- and 19-year-old husband-and-wife duo posted a 1...

Students protested Illinois’ unfulfilled promise of distributing Monetary Award Program grants outside the Thompson Center Feb. 16.

Higher-ups should reconsider decision not to fund MAP grants

April 4, 2016

Columbia has now joined many other colleges statewide in facing increased struggles—or a complete inability—to provide students with the state-funded grant aid they rely on to attend college, such as...

The CTA plans to bring 4G coverage to all stations and tunnels by the end of the year. The $32.5 million project was funded entirely by wireless companies.

CTA 4G project on track for 2015 completion

October 26, 2015

Expanded wireless coverage means Chicago Transit Authority riders will no longer have to worry about wrapping up phone calls and quickly finishing text messages before entering the subway. The CTA ann...

College ranking system hurts speciality schools

September 21, 2015

As the college application season commences, various organizations will release rankings of the nation’s top colleges. One of the most prominent and influential is the annual ranking released by U.S. News and World Report.On Sept. 9, the media company released the 2016 edition of its annual college rankings. A total of 1,376 of the nation’s 2,968 four-year colleges and universities were ranked. Princeton, Harvard and Yale uni...

CTA restructures routes as part of de-crowding initiative

By Kaley Fowler

September 4, 2012

In an effort to accommodate growing ridership, the Chicago Transit Authority plans to restructure its bus and rail services as part of a de-crowding initiative.The CTA announced its intention to alter 48 bus routes and eliminate 12 in an Aug. 22 press release. CTA officials anticipate that the route restructure will accrue $16 million in savings that will be allocated toward increasing bus and rail service during rush per...

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