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The Donald J. Trump Presidential Twitter Library, traveled to Chicago for the weekend. Photo taken on Oct. 19.

‘The Daily Show,’ Presidential Twitter Library visit Chicago

October 20, 2017

One wall of “The Daily Show with Trevor Noah’s” Donald J. Trump Presidential Twitter Library, displays a timeline of silhouetted former presidents experimenting with communication modes from their ...

Avengers: Age of Ultron

‘Age of Ultron’ starts summer movie season

May 11, 2015

Most films in the Marvel Cinematic Universe share similar characteristics: The central characters are established, a new villain emerges and the two forces fight. The final sequence is 20 minutes of break...

Outrage Culture: Justified or overblown?

Outrage Culture: Justified or overblown?

April 27, 2015

In recent weeks, Trevor Noah, a South African comedian and the designated successor to Jon Stewart on “The Daily Show,” received backlash for a series of tweets dating back to 2009.The tweets, in whic...

Back to basics

By Features Editor

September 29, 2014

When CBS tweeted, “Stephen Colbert to be next host of ‘The Late Show’” in April, it was a bittersweet moment for fans. The wry comedic powerhouse will shift to CBS from his long-time home on Comedy Central in 2015, but something will be lost in the process: Stephen Colbert, the character. The bombastic, conservative pundit who started as a correspondent on “The Daily Show” in 1997 and hosted the Emmy Award-wi...

Stand strong in protests

By Brianna Wellen

November 28, 2011

I often find myself glamorizing the protests that took place in the ’60s and ’70s opposing the Vietnam War. What I wouldn’t give, I thought, to be among the crowds and riots, being arrested for my beliefs, standing up in the face of tear gas and making a difference! Of course, in these imaginary time-travel situations, I am never in as extreme danger as those who were harmed at actual protests, such as the shooting at...

Chicagoans trying to restore sanity

By Meghan Keyes

October 11, 2010

Jon Stewart, host of “The Daily Show,” defined his movement: “Ours is a rally for the people who’ve been too busy to go to rallies, who actually have lives and families and jobs (or are looking for jobs)—not so much the Silent Majority as the Busy Majority. If we had to sum up the political view of our participants in a single sentence … we couldn’t. That’s sort of the point.”The main “Rally to Restore Sa...

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