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Golden Perspectives: “How do you feel about the Chicago Teachers Union strike?”

Golden Perspectives: “How do you feel about the Chicago Teachers Union strike?”

October 11, 2016

Cynthia Mendoza: International graduate student - Mexico “I think that because the...

German Lopez presents Soothing Salsa

Ashley O’Brien, Assistant Online Editor

September 28, 2016

On Sept. 26, the recital hall was nearly packed. People of all ages were ready to see timple player Germán Lopez perform, presented by the Jewel Box Series. Germán Lopez has performed all over the world but this was his first time performing in America and the excitement could be felt throughout the building. The t...

Golden Perspectives

September 28, 2016

Trump: Tatiana Balogun: Student "I feel like if he becomes president the purge is going to happen for real, like the movie, is really going to happen. I feel like he had everything handed to him on a silver platter. He’s trying to make a 'Make America Great Again' and it’s just not going to work." Shaniyah El:...

All These Years of Music

All These Years of Music

March 1, 2016

Solas, pronounced “suh-liss,” is a Traditional Irish Folk band whose members hail from both Ireland ...

Words Imitate Life

Words Imitate Life

February 16, 2016

Randa Jarrar is funny. Randa Jarrar is fearless. Randa Jarrar is a little bit filthy and she is the fourt...

A Magical Night of Music

A Magical Night of Music

February 2, 2016

“Please turn off your cell phones and electronic devices,” said the deep voice over the loudspeaker...

Winter Break Events

Winter Break Events

December 1, 2015

Winter break means a lot more than Christmas day and New Year’s Eve. Living around Chicago means there...

Foot Stomps and Flamenco Guitar in the Hall

Foot Stomps and Flamenco Guitar in the Hall

December 1, 2015

The strong pounds of footsteps, the catchy rhythm of the drum box, and the soft strum of the guitar strings...

Lighting Up the World, One Tree At a Time

Lighting Up the World, One Tree At a Time

December 1, 2015

A brightly lit and extravagant tree stands out, surrounding it are brilliantly decorated trees which...

Happy Halloween

Happy Halloween

November 12, 2015

Half A Life, But a Whole Heart

Half A Life, But a Whole Heart

November 3, 2015

“Half a life ago, I killed a girl,” began internationally-bestselling writer, Darin Strauss, as he...

Orleans’ Doreen: Jazz Clarinet Jewel Box

Orleans’ Doreen: Jazz Clarinet Jewel Box

October 20, 2015

The jazz style of New Orleans has a queen, and her name is Doreen. Arriving to the auditorium of Northeastern...

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