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‘Wrestfriends’ make a space for female wrestling fans to talk about what they love

‘Wrestfriends’ make a space for female wrestling fans to talk about what they love

November 13, 2019

There are not many women who rule the wrestling fandom, but two local women are using their social media platform to promote their passion for wrestling. Last November, cousins Teti Chavez an...

REVIEW: ‘That’s pretty much it’: YouTube comedy duo brings tour to Chicago

REVIEW: ‘That’s pretty much it’: YouTube comedy duo brings tour to Chicago

September 26, 2019

The auditorium was filled with sounds of excitement from fans as the lights dimmed, and they knew they soon would be seeing a glimpse of who killed Bryce Walker in season three of "13 Reasons Why."...

Born into fame: celebrities and pregnancy

Born into fame: celebrities and pregnancy

February 9, 2018

With a life in the spotlight, it's a struggle to keep anything under wraps. When a person becomes famous, the line between public and private becomes blurred, but a public figure should be allowed to live...

Logan Paul must continue efforts after controversial video

Logan Paul must continue efforts after controversial video

January 29, 2018

After the backlash Logan Paul received earlier this month for posting a video with footage of a dead body in Japan’s Aokigahara forest, the YouTube star came back from his internet break with a Jan. 24 suicide p...

Notable Native: Amy Little and Lee Ravenscroft

Notable Native: Amy Little and Lee Ravenscroft

November 27, 2017

Amy Little and Lee Ravenscroft started Working Bikes in 1999, a nonprofit dedicated to recycling bicycles as well as supporting culture and both international and local bicycle projects. The married c...

No Trespassing: The Dangers and thrills of urban exploration

No Trespassing: The Dangers and thrills of urban exploration

November 6, 2017

As a curious child, Michael Kinsch was fascinated with hopping over fences to see what was on the other side. He often hung out at Chicago’s Damen Silos, an abandoned site encompassing multiple 15-st...

Web series takes students to emo days

Web series takes students to emo days

October 9, 2017

Senior cinema and television arts major Amanda Chambers said she would not have imagined letting people read her scripts a year ago, but now, the first web series she wrote and produced, “Grovedale High,” will premiere Oct. 15 for everyone to see. The teen drama, set in 2005,...

Child neglect masked as pranks for YouTube fame

Child neglect masked as pranks for YouTube fame

By Ariana Portalatin

September 18, 2017

Michael Martin begins a video with three of his five children explaining a game he wants them to play called “Bottle Flip Slap,” which requires the kids to play against each other and take turns fli...

Exhibit honors fallen Illinois service members

Exhibit honors fallen Illinois service members

September 14, 2017

Former Governor Pat Quinn commemorated Patriot Day, a national day of remembrance that occurs annually on September. 11, by opening “Portrait of a Soldier,” an exhibit featuring hand-drawn...

Connections, resources empower women in technology

Connections, resources empower  women in technology

By Caroline Bowen

February 13, 2017

Jamie Migdal, CEO and founder of FetchFind—an online education tool for pet care businesses—has faced doubt from people “falling prey to old ideas” on her way to success. She has encountered peop...

CPD should work from the top down to strengthen relationships

By Editorial Board

January 23, 2017

A tased 65-year-old naked woman, young men being deliberately dropped off in rival gang territory and teenagers facing the barrel of a gun while riding their bikes are only a few of the examples listed in a damning 164-page report the Department of Justice released Jan. 13, which accused the Chicago Police Department of systematically violating Chicagoans’ civil rights.CPD Superintendent Eddie Johnson and Mayor Rahm Ema...

Social media censorship is lazy, dangerous

Social media censorship is lazy, dangerous

By Opinions Editor

September 19, 2016

The internet is the primary outlet for media and innovative content, whether it’s political or artistic, and censorship is threatening it from remaining this way. The free-for-all atmosphere and att...

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