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How to: Become a basic runner

By Contributing Writer

March 28, 2011

by: Vanessa Morton, Contributing WriterExercising can be a daunting task. Finding time to go to the gym can be tough, and not everyone can afford a membership. Running in particular can be intimidating if people aren’t physically active.“A general misconception that might discourage someone from running is you have to be an athlete or go super fast,” said Kristin Ravel, part-time writing professor in the English Depart...

Artist’s day in court

By Darryl Holliday

February 28, 2011

by Vanessa Morton, Contributing WriterChicago artist Chris Drew continues to fight for his rights as he prepares to go back to court on April 4. When it comes to Illinois state laws, Drew is no stranger to challenging them.It has been 14 months since he was arrested for selling his artwork without a license—a misdemeanor violation of Chicago’s peddlers license law—as previously reported in The Chronicle on Jan. 25, 201...

Thinking through ink

By The Columbia Chronicle

February 28, 2011

By Vanessa MortonContributing WriterIn a three-shot photo sequence, an abstract pattern of tattoo-covered arms stretch across the frames that hang on one of the gray and red walls of The Arcade in the 618 S. Michigan Ave. Building. Patrons gather closely to study the frames that resemble a contemporary version of the Sistine Chapel painting of “The Creation of Adam” by Michelangelo. This was one of the many pieces displaye...

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