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Senior Marketing major at Columbia College with a minor in Journalism
Chicago commuters cycle through winter

Chicago commuters cycle through winter

As the temperature drops and most Chicago residents put away their bikes, the serious cyclists are gearing up for another winter on wheels. Many cyclists in Chicago have chosen to make bicycles their only form of transportation year-round. According to Bike Winter, the winter cycling season is the period between Nov. 1 and April 30. […]

Holidays: Ugly Sweater Fun Run Launches in Chicago

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Holidays: Ugly Sweater Fun Run Launches in Chicago

About 3,000 runners lined up at Montrose Harbor dressed Santa Hats, moustaches, and the ugliest sweaters they could find to participate in the Ugly Sweater Fun Run 5k on Saturday. Coordinated by Human Movement , this event sponsored Toys for Tots, and participants were asked to bring a Christmas present to donate.  Leah Smith, event […]

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Town Hall Meeting Shows Support For Elected School Board

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Town Hall Meeting Shows Support For Elected School Board

Students, parents and teachers met Thursday at the Logan Square Auditorium to encourage voters to cast their ballots for an elected Chicago school board in the Nov. 6 election. The school district in Chicago is the only one in Illinois that has a mayor-appointed school board. Phil Cantore, science teacher at North-Grand High School, said […]

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Mayor Rahm Emanuel Pledges 2,000 Internet Jobs By 2015

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Mayor Rahm Emanuel Pledges 2,000 Internet Jobs By 2015

More than 20 Chicago-based technology companies joined with Mayor Rahm Emanuel Monday to announce their commitment to create 2,000 high-tech jobs by 2015. In addition to the new jobs, Emanuel said he wants the city to offer high-speed bandwidth. This announcement came the same day as free Wi-Fi access became available in Millennium Park. “Chicago […]

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