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Windy City isn’t new Silicon Valley

Windy City isn’t new Silicon Valley

March 5, 2018

Another West Coast tech company will soon move to Chicago. ServiceNow, a software company with nearly $2 billion in annual revenue, announced Feb. 23 that it would create a new technology Development Center in Fulto...

Windy City Kitty Café the newest of its breed

Windy City Kitty Café the newest of its breed

October 23, 2017

Adoptable cats will soon be able to cozy up to potential owners enjoying coffee and pastries at an upcoming Chicago-themed café. The Windy City Kitty Café in Bucktown will be one of the city’s new...

Trump legal battles causes progressive standstill

Trump legal battles causes progressive standstill

By Connor Carynski

February 13, 2017

President Donald Trump faces mass resistance to his agenda from citizens and U.S. politicians, as evidenced by the recent legal battle over his executive order travel ban. If the fight over the ban is ...

From alleyways to galleries

By Arts & Culture Editor

March 14, 2016

A crumpled bag of Cheetos, some balled-up t-shirts and maybe a PlayStation. In the mess of a student’s dirty dorm room, one icon shines through the clutter: a concert poster from a favorite band.“The concert poster represents a tangible connection to part of their identity,” said Dan MacAdam, illustrator and founder of Crosshair Silkscreen Printing and Design. “They can put it up in their room and display it to their frie...

Featured Athlete: Taylor Martin

Featured Athlete: Taylor Martin

February 2, 2015

Taylor Martin, a freshman journalism major who plays center field and catcher for the Renegades, picked up a baseball at the age of two and fell in love with the sport. An avid follower of the Chicago Cubs ...

Seven Harry Potter books in just 70 minutes

By Dannis Valera

November 26, 2012

70 minutes, seven Harry Potter books. This is the tagline of Potted Potter, a parody of the Harry Potter series by former BBC TV hosts Daniel Clarkson and Jefferson Turner.The parody duo first met in 2005 when Clarkson needed a partner to do a show for the midnight launch of the sixth book—the first five books in five minutes. He found Turner as he was performing on the streets of London.“That’s the kind of style I wa...

Cyclists constantly face danger on right side of road

By Eleanor Blick

November 8, 2010

Nearly 150 miles of bike lanes and shared routes, 12,000 bike racks, a beautiful lakefront path and bicycle-oriented legislation have helped propel Chicago’s long-standing reputation as a bicycle-friendly city. The League of American Bicyclists ranks Chicago as a silver-level city, and Chicago has consistently ranked in the top 10 of Bicycle Magazine’s annual list of America’s best biking cities. It garnered the top s...

When life gives you lemons …

By The Columbia Chronicle

October 25, 2009

Before my wonderful boyfriend and I left the summer camp his parents had organized for the past 30 years, I thought to myself, “My in-laws do such amazing ministry.” In my head I called them “my in-laws” because for the past several months, my boyfriend and I had been seriously discussing marriage. We had started premarital counseling, decided where we would live after our September wedding and when we would try to buy ourf...

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