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Boys, Girls & Bundyphiles

Boys, Girls & Bundyphiles—fans, followers of serial killers often ‘condemned’ for interest

October 24, 2016

While he was on trial for the murders of 36 women, Ted Bundy had fans flocking to the courthouse, proclaiming his innocence. He received daily bags of fan mail: declarations of love and photographs from fans.One woman, Carole Ann Boone, b...

The world needs to move on from ‘Harry Potter’

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By Managing Editor

October 10, 2016

The final trailer for "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" came out Sept. 28, and the newest addition to the "Harry Potter" franchise finally has a bit of a followable plot. And, it completely pan...

Hakunah Matata—I’ve got some worries

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By Managing Editor

October 3, 2016

Disney announced Sept. 28 there is a "new reimagining" of "The Lion King" in the works.The movie has been connected to director Jon Favreau, who led the "reimagining" of "The Jungle Book" released earlier this ye...

Popular Viners move beyond 6 seconds

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By Zoë Eitel

September 26, 2016

Known for their six-second videos of varying hilarity, Viners Brandon Calvillo and Jason Nash have teamed up to make a straight-to-iTunes movie about, you guessed it, Vine.The movie, titled "FML," will ...

Let people enjoy ‘Fifty Shades’

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By Managing Editor

September 19, 2016

The worldwide phenomena that are the "Fifty Shades of Grey" books and film will expand Feb. 10, 2017, with the movie "Fifty Shades Darker."A two-minute trailer released Sept. 14 for the upcoming movie tell...

‘Shameless,’ starring Emma Kenney as one of the six Gallagher children and William H. Macy as father Frank Gallagher (pictured above), premieres its seventh season on Showtime Oct. 2. 

‘Shameless’ star talks growing up ‘Gallagher’

September 12, 2016

"Growing up” in a family of six kids with an absentee mother and an alcoholic father in Chicago’s South Side is not easy, but for Emma Kenney, who plays Debbie Gallagher on Showtime’s “Shameless,...

It’s a bird, it’s a plane,  it’s ingrained gender roles

It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s ingrained gender roles

September 12, 2016

She is an Amazonian demigoddess with abilities to rival Superman’s, but Wonder Woman has always been a second-class citizen in the superhero world. Even when she made her comic book debut in the 1940s, she...

Ruining childhoods—one terrible movie at a time

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By Managing Editor

September 6, 2016

It’s typically good news when a book you love gets made into a movie. It means the magic of the book doesn’t have to end when the last page is turned. "Harry Potter," "The Hunger Games" and "Lord o...

Best albums of 2016 (so far)

By Managing Editor

April 4, 2016

From the abrupt release of Rihanna's boundary-pushing Anti to the rocky rollout of Kanye West's The Life of Pablo, 2016 has already gifted music fans with plenty of high-quality releases from major and rising artists. With the first quarter of 2016 coming to an end, below are my picks, in order of the best releases of the year thus far. 5. Charli XCXVroom Vroom EPRanked fifth on my list is Charli XCX's Vroom Vroom EP, a coll...

CTU President Karen Lewis (top) addresses crowd at the James R. Thompson Center April 1. 

Protesters: It may be April 1,but education is no joke

April 4, 2016

Inclement weather did not stop the Chicago Teachers Union and supporters from taking to the streets April 1 to bring attention to cuts in Chicago public education.Hundreds of CTU members and allies ga...

Higher education caught in the crossfire

Illinois budget impasse—Higher education caught in the crossfire

April 4, 2016

Darren Martin knew he wanted to attend school at Chicago State University because it was the place he spent his summers at 13 years old. Martin came from a single-parent home and, to keep him away from...

Natalie Y. Moore debuts her newest book | The Columbia Chronicle

April 4, 2016

WBEZ reporter Natalie Y. Moore hosted a book reading and discussion of her latest book, “The South Side: A Portrait of Chicago and American Segregation,” March 20 at Columbia’s 33 E. Congress Parkway B...

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