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Student to star in self-written zombie apocalypse film

Student to star in self-written zombie apocalypse film

March 22, 2019

Grace Govostis’ summer vacation in Wisconsin will be a little different than most. Instead of a leisurely retreat in the dairy state, she will be immersed in the ruins of a zombie apocalypse. ...

Zombies brought to life in new play

Zombies brought to life in new play

October 17, 2016

Factory Theater opens its second season at its Rogers Park location with “Zombie Broads,” a new play by Chicago playwrights Sara Sevigny and Corrbette Pasko that blends comedy and horror.The show at ...

Dillon Francis gets bloody, zombified on big screen in new movie

Dillon Francis gets bloody, zombified on big screen in new movie

October 26, 2015

Dillon Francis, best-known as a musician and rapper, is getting his feet wet—and bloody—in the new Halloween thriller “Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse” through Paramount Pictures.The flick...

Free Sunday parking may end soon

Free Sunday parking may end soon

By Assistant Metro Editor

April 21, 2014

Free Sunday parking may come to a halt in parts of the Wicker Park, Bucktown, Lakeview and Lincoln Park neighborhoods if Mayor Rahm Emanuel heeds several aldermen’s concerns.Emanuel introduced the par...

Transitioning Transfers

By Campus News Editor

September 23, 2013

AN ADMINISTRATION CLAIM that this year’s freshman class is the largest in years may merely reflect the school’s new method of defining who is a freshman and who is a transfer student.What amounts to a semantic change in calculation may also account for the dramatic 25 percent decrease in transfer enrollment, a figure released by the Office of Institutional Effectiveness.Keri Walters, assistant dean for faculty advising f...

“Boobs of the Dead” combines zombies and burlesque

By Dannis Valera

October 15, 2012

Decaying flesh and rancid smells are usually the first things that come to mind when thinking of zombies. The last would be beautiful, scantily clad women."Boobs of the Dead: A Walking Dead Burlesque" is the newest show at Gorilla Tango Theatre, 1919 N. Milwaukee Ave. Writer and director K Leo is a fan of "The Walking Dead," and decided to write a parody based on the TV show. His burlesque runs through October and plays wit...

J-Term courses seek evaluation

By Lisa Schulz

January 17, 2012

For some, the holiday break means migrating home for hibernation. For others, it means nestling inside Columbia’s buildings to analyze zombie movies and experience other peculiar annual courses for spring semester credit.J-Term courses, held from Jan. 3–14—one week shorter this year than previously—are “disarrayed” and in need of re-evaluation, according to Pan Papacosta, professor in the Science and Mathematics Department. Papacosta, ch...

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