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Bianca Smith is a sophomore at Columbia College Chicago, majoring in Journalism with a concentration in Magazine Design and Editing and minoring in Fashion Business. She was an Editorial Assistant at CS Interiors from Summer Issue 2014 until Winter Issue 2015. She also is the social networker for LUSH Armitage. Her anticipated graduation is May, 2017.
Luxury Housing Costs Complicate Current South Loop Apartment Hunting

Luxury Housing Costs Complicate Current South Loop Apartment Hunting

Even on an overcast Chicago afternoon, the AMLI Lofts’ modern exterior shines. A geometric pairing of brick, glass and dusty blue steel off the always lively Clark and Polk Street intersection stands like a model roped off at a museum. R&WII Final: AMLI Lofts The introduction of luxury apartments in the highly populated and economically diverse South Loop […]

Jones College Prep’s Lunchrooms Understaffed

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Jones College Prep’s Lunchrooms Understaffed

Like many Chicago Public Schools, the administration at Jones College Prep High School is struggling to feed its students healthy meals while working with a new vendor selected by the Chicago School Board. Last year, CPS decided to use Aramark as it’s sole vendor for meal services. More recently, it also chose Aramark to lead […]

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M Lounge Preserves Live-Music, Customer Care in South Loop

Dimmed lights, velvet seating and serene jazz all transform what used to be an old office space into a mature, mellow oasis that houses Chicago-based artists, carefully crafted cocktails and a “Cheers-like” atmosphere reminiscent of the 1990s TV sitcom. Husband and wife duo Reginald and MaryAnn Marsh introduced the South Loop community to M Lounge […]

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Emanuel’s 2015 Budget Address Doesn’t Talk Numbers

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Emanuel’s 2015 Budget Address Doesn’t Talk Numbers

Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s budget address for 2015 played it safe, highlighting his influence in the fight for a minimum wage raise, education reform and heightened police measures without mentioning many new tax increases for the years ahead. With the upcoming election likely in mind, Emanuel’s speech Wednesday morning was more of a tightrope act, entertaining […]

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Columbia College Chicago: The Biggest Mouth Off-Campus

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Columbia College Chicago: The Biggest Mouth Off-Campus

Columbia College Chicago’s eighth annual Biggest Mouth competition at Metro Chicago on April 24 provided 12 exceptional student bands the opportunity to display their talents outside of the classroom. The free show, hosted by the college’s Student Programming Board, put bands Ajani, Lucid Lives, Ethan Griggs, LJ III, Khameelion, The Wild Family, The 151’s, Bullfights […]

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