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Assault survivor shares her “Tale”

Assault survivor shares her “Tale”

May 7, 2018

The auditorium lights dim as a “viewer discretion advised” warning and the toll-free  number to the Sexual Assault Hotline in bold white lettering appears onscreen. “The Tale,” a film memoir written a...

‘Blockers’ trades in emotional storytelling for butt chugging

‘Blockers’ trades in emotional storytelling for butt chugging

May 3, 2018

When Roger Ebert reviewed 1967's “The Graduate,” he wrote, “[The Graduate] is funny, not because of sight gags and punch lines and other tired rubbish, but because it has a point of view. That is...

‘Call Me by Your Name’ is an ode to first love, new beginnings

‘Call Me by Your Name’ is an ode to first love, new beginnings

October 30, 2017

From the moment “Call Me by Your Name” begins, everything on screen is significant: the sheen of sweat, the glare of the sun, the sway of the apricot trees. Even the Northern Italian setting become...

Haunted rumors don’t spook business from Congress Hotel

Haunted rumors don’t spook business from Congress Hotel

By Savannah Eadens

October 23, 2017

Just about every self-respecting hotel ends up with a ghost story sooner or later, said Adam Selzer, a Chicago historian, author and leader of “Mysterious Chicago” tours throughout the city. The Cong...

March work less

March work less

By Media Relations Editor

March 31, 2014

March may be ending, but the madness will continue for the rest of the week. The NCAA national championship game is scheduled for April 7 and fans everywhere are probably wondering how their brackets be...

Have some school spirit

By Heather Scroering

September 25, 2012

My high school, an all-girls Catholic school, was often joked about by the all-boys schools in my hometown as being a “daycare” equipped with coloring books and crayons to keep us gals occupied. In reality, it was a challenging college prep school that truly pushed women who later became Ivy-Leaguers, Broadway actresses, accomplished sports players and more.Now, as a student at Columbia, I find myself hearing both insider...

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