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Travis Scott brings Astroworld to the United Center

Travis Scott brings Astroworld to the United Center

December 8, 2018

It is hard to categorize Travis Scott’s performance as a concert. As a member of the audience there are times you feel like you are at an amusement park. The Houston rapper’s “Astroworld: Wish You W...

Enrollment drives changes to English and creative writing classes

Enrollment drives changes to English and creative writing classes

November 13, 2017

Columbia’s declining enrollment has forced elective courses in the English and Creative Writing Department to only be offered to students every other semester instead of year-round, according to faculty in the department. “The number of classes that a number of depar...

Venues show mixed reaction to amusement tax changes

Venues show mixed reaction to amusement tax changes

October 23, 2017

Chicago concertgoers and theater patrons may be paying less for their tickets under a proposed tax reform in the city’s 2018 budget—unless they are seeing “Hamilton,” that is.Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s...

What happens now? Chicago reacts to Las Vegas shooting

Reports show Las Vegas shooter Steven Paddock had two rooms booked at the Blackstone during Lollapalooza’s 2017 festival weekend

By Jackie Murray

October 16, 2017

To senior art and art history major Sophie Peterson, what she witnessed in Las Vegas was like something out of a movie she wished she never had to experience. Shots from a 32nd floor Mandalay Bay hotel room...

NCAA can’t continue to take advantage of players

NCAA can’t continue to take advantage of players

By Jackie Murray

March 27, 2017

The brackets, the bets, the heartbreak and the Cinderella stories—so many dramatic elements make up the National Collegiate Athletic Association’s March Madness tournament, a battle of the best Divi...

As of December 2014, AWOLNATION’s single “Sail” had sold more than 6 million units, becoming six times multiplatinum. 

AWOLNATION ‘sails’ into new tour

March 7, 2016

The electronic rock band AWOLNATION made history in 2013 after its single, “Sail,” remained on the Billboard Hot 100 chart for 79 weeks, the second-longest Billboard streak ever.Frontman Aaron Bruno...

Galerie F’s new exhibition, “Cut Along The Dotted Lines,” celebrates stencil art from three Chicago-based artists.

Galerie F celebrates street art

September 2, 2014

While street artists may not always get the recognition they desire, one Logan Square gallery is working to change that with its new exhibition, “Cut Along The Dotted Lines: A Three-Way Stencil Show.”...


‘Noah’ rocks the boat, nearly capsizes

April 7, 2014

Director Darren Aronofsky ("Black Swan," Requiem for a Dream") has taken on a subject rife with controversy for his first big-budget blockbuster "Noah." A biblical epic is a risky project, and religion...


January 27, 2014

Foxy and Squeaky — Diana SalataHumans are Gross — Ines VuckovicLimbo — Ariadne HumpalMeowica —  Javier Suarez and Robert WaspOctober the Witch — Liz ElstonShort Stories — Kamilah JonesThat Indiana Girl — Bryanna DibuonoEdited by Chris Eliopoulos View the websites for each contributor by clicking the link on their name....

UFC weigh-in prepares fighters for championship

Josh Thomson kicks Nate Diaz in their lightweight bout during the UFC on FOX event at the HP Pavilion on April 20, 2013 in San Jose, California. 

By Ricky Guzman

January 24, 2014

The Ultimate Fighting Championship Lightweight no. 1 contender will be decided Jan. 25 at the United Center, 1901 W. Madison St., as fighters Ben Henderson (#1) takes on Josh Thomson (#4).Henderson comes...

Brewing creativity in Chicago

By Emily Ornberg

January 28, 2013

In an apartment gallery in Pilsen, owner Paul Hopkin, artist Benjamin Bellas, assistant director Jeffrey Grauel and friends Ann Chen and Brent Garbowski converged in October 2012 to work on a project Hopkin said would enhance the ambience in his contemporary art exhibition space, Slow Gallery.The project became what is now known as Small Ass Brewing, Slow Gallery’s own brewery that plans to prepare a custom batch of beer,...

Bulls relocation impacts suburb, West Loop and players

By Kyle Rich

December 3, 2012

The Bulls are back in Chi-town.The team announced plans Nov. 16 to move its practice facility from the Sheri L. Berto Center in Deerfield, Ill., to a new facility adjacent to the Bulls home court at the United Center, 1901 W. Madison St., according to a press release issued by the team.The move is expected to occur in time for the 2014-2015 season, when the facility is slated for completion, the release said.The release cred...

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