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Opinion: Strike three: Taubman’s out

In this Jan. 17, 2018, file photo, Houston Astros Senior Director of Baseball Operations Brandon Taubman attends a baseball news conference in Houston. The Astros have fired Taubman for directing inappropriate comments at female reporters following Houston’s pennant-winning victory over the New York Yankees.

By Grace Senior, Creative Director

October 26, 2019

On Oct. 19, the Houston Astros beat the New York Yankees, securing their spot in the 2019 World Series. However, Brandon Taubman, the team’s former assistant general manager, responded to the win ...

Female athletes need their time in the spotlight

Female athletes need their time in the spotlight

April 14, 2018

Female athletes are included in halls of fame and are instrumental to sports history, yet their athletic ability is sometimes questioned and their talents are often hidden.In an April 5 practice session, ...

Ballot mishaps at primaries highlight third party struggle

Ballot mishaps at primaries highlight third party struggle

By Savannah Eadens

April 1, 2018

As the votes from the 2018 primary elections are finalized this week, the Illinois Green Party has brought attention to the challenges third party political groups often face.The Illinois Green Party cri...

Even though the White Sox are not expected to make the World Series, fans still have reason to cheer as top prospects could be playing in the MLB this season.

Cubs, White Sox look to build in 2018

March 21, 2018

As the countdown to opening day of the 2018 MLB season continues, both Chicago Cubs and White Sox fans have reasons to be excited.After being eliminated by the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 2017 National ...

Advocate organizations carry torch in disability awareness

Advocate organizations carry torch in disability awareness

March 12, 2018

For half a century, the Special Olympics has been raising awareness of the intellectually disabled, but there is still more work needed, according to experts.To commemorate the Special Olympics’ 50-yea...

Activism shown during ‘VMAs’ should not be temporary

Grammy nominees show improvement in award diversity

By Ariana Portalatin

September 5, 2017

Although social media labeled the 2017 MTV "Video Music Awards" as dull and more boring than previous years, politics and activism took center stage. Many celebrities took the opportunity at the Aug. 27 awards...

World Series celebration continues in creative ways

Ozzy Munoz’s Dream City Tattoos has done 50 Cubs tattoos after the World Series.

By Arts & Culture Reporter

November 21, 2016

In the wake of the Cubs’ Nov. 2 World Series win, fans went all-out celebrating as they engaged in death-defying trust falls, skipped work and lined up in the early hours of the morning for the recor...

Murphy’s Bleachers, a family-owned Wrigleyville staple, is funding every Donors Choose project teachers in the 60613 zip code have posted.

Wrigleyville bar donates $20,000 to local schools

November 21, 2016

In honor of Chicago’s World Series win, well-known Cubs bar Murphy’s Bleachers is funding all of the Donors Choose projects in the 60613 zip code.Donors Choose is a website that allows people to dir...

Kimberly Soenen, a documentary creative consultant who helped create the film

Documentary brings political tolerance to the table

November 7, 2016

The 2016 Presidential election features ongoing struggles between traditional political views and extreme ideologies, issues that may seem irreconcilable. However, Columbia students learned about a political tolerance ideology in an Oct. 31 screening of the documentary "Bring it ...

Alumnus broadcasts history through Cubs win

Alumnus broadcasts history through Cubs win

November 7, 2016

As the Chicago Cubs clinched a historic World Series win Nov. 2 in the bottom of the 10th inning, Dave Miska, a 1994 radio/sound alumnus and sound engineer for Chicago’s CBS Radio, was in the sound booth celebrating as he worked the controls for the Cubs Radio Broadcast. After grad...

Cubs make history after 108 years

By Metro Reporter

November 7, 2016

After 10 innings, seven games and 108 years, the Chicago Cubs are finally World Series Champions. During the Nov. 2 game, the team defeated the Cleveland Indians with a Game Seven score of 8-7.Lifelong Cubs fans Mike Cameron, 66, and his wife Chris Atkins, 64, of Wrigleyville joined celebrations in their neighborhood while watching the game outside of a bar on Addison Street after the victory. They said the title win was a ...

Young adult fiction gets its own coming-of-age story

Young adult fiction gets its own coming-of-age story

September 26, 2016

Sandie Angulo Chen is not the reader who comes to mind when literary critics dismiss young adult fiction as childish or second rate. A graduate of Columbia University, 40-year-old Chen has been a prof...

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