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Chronicle Headlines: Student vlogs and rideshare ‘deadheading’

Chronicle Headlines: Student vlogs and rideshare ‘deadheading’

February 26, 2020

On this week's episode of Chronicle Headlines, Staff Reporter Dyana Daniels talks about the role of student vlogs in colleges' marketing strategies. Then, we look at "deadheading" and the seasonal...

Lights, camera, subscribe

Lights, camera, subscribe

February 24, 2020

Lying in her bed at 3 in the morning, Claire McConnell had the idea to create a YouTube channel about Broadway, which later evolved into making “a day in the life” vlogs. Little did she know she w...

Erotic audio content helps followers find their sweet spot without a partner on site

Erotic audio content helps followers find their sweet spot without a partner on site

February 6, 2020

For nearly 30 minutes, the sound of fingers clacking away on a computer keyboard plays on a recording. Every once in a while, a soft male voice comes in, breathing erotically or sometimes offering qui...

‘Wrestfriends’ makes a space for female fans to share their love for wrestling

‘Wrestfriends’ makes a space for female fans to share their love for wrestling

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. Last November, cousins Teti Chavez and Columbia alumna Iridian F...

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...

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