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Cook County voters want legal marijuana revenue to fund schools

Cook County voters want legal marijuana revenue to fund schools

November 22, 2018

Before the midterm election, Governor-elect J.B. Pritzker campaigned on his support of marijuana legalization in Illinois, suggesting that this legislation could reduce opioid overdoses, help reform the crimin...

Formerly the Luxury Boutique 47, LuxeB Studio has renamed and reopened its location in Bronzeville, 358 E. 47th St., offering an open-concept studio space for Chicago’s growing creative community. 

LuxeB Studio invites artists to create, curate and collaborate

November 5, 2018

Empty loft spaces and closed businesses have been repurposed into open concept galleries welcoming artists to curate and display their work. A new studio in Bronzeville is adding to the growing art scen...

Fast fashion costs more than market price

Fast fashion costs more than market price

By Kendrah Villiesse

November 27, 2017

With new collections released every week, it is hard to resist the urge to buy a cute new top from Forever 21. But shoppers often don’t pay attention to the manufacturing process. Fast fashion descri...

“What is an Artistic Practice of Human Rights?” a summit of artists around the world, will be held at Logan Center for the Arts, 915 E. 60th St., April 29-May 1.

Summit uses art to bring human rights issues to light

April 24, 2017

Film, performance art, video installation and lectures will put a focus on human rights issues around the world at the upcoming University of Chicago Summit. The summit,“What is an Artistic Practice of ...

The event included speakers, workshops and panel discussions about strategies on how to create a diverse workplace.

Disability Summit sets sights on workplace inclusion

November 23, 2015

A partnership between the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce Foundation and ADA 25 spawned the city’s first Disability Inclusion Opportunity Summit, held Nov. 16–17 at the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Buil...

'Deal With It' has two new versions fundraising on Kickstarter now—Deal With It 2016 and EXPLICIT. 

‘Deal With It’ brings cards back to the table

October 19, 2015

Cards Against Humanity, the popular Chicago-based card game played by college students and millennials, now has a rival in a new card game called Deal With It, which is rising in popularity.To play Deal With...

City holds fourth annual Chicago Ideas Week

By Assistant Metro Editor

October 13, 2014

CHICAGO IDEAS WEEK, an annual conference that brings leaders together to inspire conversation about issues affecting the city and world, is being held Oct. 13–19. CIW is one of the world’s most accessible ideas conferences, with more than 160 events set to take place throughout Chicago according to Brianna Huy, the director of media relations for CIW. The event maximizes the public’s opportunity to participate in ...

The crowd cheers March 1 as the National Anthem is played before the Chicago Blackhawks and Pittsburgh Penguins face off at Solider Field. 

Chicago Blackhawks take stadium series by storm

March 10, 2014

The 2014 Coors Light NHL Stadium Series found a home in the Bears' den as it hosted the Chicago Blackhawks and Pittsburgh Penguins in an outdoor game at Soldier Field, 1410 Museum Campus Drive, on Mar...

Fictional heroes have real life application

By Contributing Writer

October 8, 2012

by Joshua D. LindseyContributing WriterWhile it is highly unlikely that a normal human will someday obtain the powers of flight, super speed or heat vision, recent research indicates something real may be passed from fictional super heroes to everyday people.A recent study, published in the Journal of Experimental Social Psychology and conducted at the University at Buffalo, suggests that men who personally identify with s...

NATO Protesters Clash with Police

By Brent Lewis

May 23, 2012

NATO protesters began their largest march of the NATO summit, Sunday, May 20, 2012 underneath the Pertillo Band Shell in Grant Park which led them to the cross section of Michigan and Cermak, where things became tense between the police and protesters. A small series of clashes took place between police and protesters, leaving many protesters injured and even bloody in some cases.[kml_flashembed publishmethod="dynamic" fversion="1...

Spring Break Lives

By Darryl Holliday

September 12, 2011

The verdict is in.Spring break is saved, but students planning on taking J-Term courses in January will need to be open to changes due to the G-8 and NATO summits being held in the Loop in May 2012.The J-Term slot has been condensed from its usual three weeks down to two weeks. J-Term classes will now be held Jan. 3–14, with the number of hours spent in class varying depending on the number of credit hours offered.Spring ...

G-8, NATO derail spring semester

By Darryl Holliday

September 6, 2011

Thanks to governments around the world, March spring break may be canceled or shortened.It’s either that or a shorter J-term.Because of the weeklong 38th G-8 Summit being held at McCormick Place, 2301 S. Lakeshore Dr. next spring, activists around the country have begun planning mass protests to which Columbia’s campus will occupy a front row seat.The meeting, the second time in history where two international summits wi...

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