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Legislation could fill need for mental health assistance in Illinois schools

Legislation could fill need for mental health assistance in Illinois schools

April 28, 2018

During her senior year of high school, Amina Henderson-Redwan  was leading a peace circle at Gage Park High School on Chicago’s Southwest Side when she felt an anxiety attack coming on. As she tried to walk away, she said s...

Student creates petition following UC renovation complaints

Student creates petition following UC renovation complaints

April 23, 2018

Freshman interactive arts and media student Haley Phillips has created a petition asking for University Center residents to be compensated for stolen or broken items as well as for be...

COIN embraces mid-20s’ ‘growing pains’

COIN embraces mid-20s’ ‘growing pains’

February 26, 2018

COIN is an example of the value of connections made in college. Belmont University classmates Chase Lawrence, Ryan Winnen, Joe Memmel and Zach Dyke teamed up in 2013 after Memmel and Lawrence took a musi...

Kelly Shingleton, 29, enjoyed her meal  at the Chicago French Market, 131 N. Clinton St., Feb. 8. The French Market is one of five popular food halls in Chicago.

Chicago has appetite for food halls

February 12, 2018

 People have gathered in markets for a communal experience with food for centuries, and the national trend of food halls is just another step in the evolution.Victor Alvarez, a founding partner of Alvarez...

Study: Chicago South, West sides feel misrepresented in media

Study: Chicago South, West sides feel misrepresented in media

February 8, 2018

In Chicago’s South Side, residents know the crime statistics and have become accustomed to images of mothers crying in the street with yellow tape around the crime scene, said Mary Datcher, managing ed...

Josie Dunne combines grit and fun

Josie Dunne combines grit and fun

By Miranda Manier

February 3, 2018

Josie Dunne, a native of La Grange, Illinois, grew up surrounded by the arts. Smack-dab in the middle of three other siblings who expressed themselves through dance, painting and theater, Dunne found ...

Obama’s ‘Intimate Portrait’ comes home

Former Chief Official White House Photographer Pete Souza’s new book shows an insider’s  perspective  on his eight years spent with former President Barack Obama.

By Mackenzie Crosson

November 20, 2017

Envision one of Chicago’s most prominent political figures body-surfing on vacation in Hawaii; blocking his aide in a basketball game; singing along to Earth, Wind & Fire with his wife; sipping ...

Politicians are supposed to unify, not divide

Students will suffer if GOP, corporations have their way

November 13, 2017

After numerous attempts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, the GOP pivoted its attention to reforming the U.S. tax code. Unfortunately, the proposal is nothing more than a scathing spending ...

Black Violin mixes hip-hop and classical to create a unique sound that has garnered the duo musical success.

Black Violin talks breaking stereotypes

November 6, 2017

Black Violin is all about subverting stereotypes. The hip-hop/classical fusion duo of violinist Kevin Sylvester and violist/vocalist Wil Baptiste is a disruption all its own. It is certainly unexpected th...

DNAinfo dissolved unexpectedly

DNAinfo dissolved unexpectedly

By Zoë Eitel

November 2, 2017

As of Nov. 2, the online publication and newspaper DNAinfo has been disbanded, according to a 4 p.m. message from Chief Executive Officer Joe Ricketts left on an automatic redirect page that has replace...

@ALittleBirdieToldMe: #anonymous Twitters bring marketing, satire to your feed

@ALittleBirdieToldMe: #anonymous Twitters bring marketing, satire to your feed

October 30, 2017

On his daily commute in Chicago Transit Authority vehicles, Bus constantly looks over his shoulder. He is paranoid that people will see his phone. Sometimes he has to pocket the device to finish business...

Featured Artist: 'Loving Vincent' painter Dena Peterson

Featured Artist: ‘Loving Vincent’ painter Dena Peterson

October 20, 2017

Painter Dena Peterson was one of 125 selected artists out of 5,000 applicants to animate "Loving Vincent," the world's first oil-painted feature film, which explores the life and death of Vincent Van ...

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