Every so often, a spontaneous cheer ripples through the crowd at Grant Park -- apparently for no reason at all.
5 years ago | Megan Cottrell
Columbia College of Chicago students are preparing to protest the firing of a professor who used derogatory words in class this semester. The students say they were used to prove a point, not to cause harm.
5 years ago | Peter Sachs
The 120-foot scroll of paper on which Jack Kerouac typed the draft of his 1957 book "On the Road" is on display at the Columbia College Center for Book and Paper Arts.
5 years ago | Robert O'Connor
Columbia College purchases a piece of property that will eventually be home to a multi-million dollar, state-of-the-art sound stage and production building.
over 5 years ago | Peter Sachs
The only thing yesterday's re-enactment of the 1968 Democratic National Convention protests lacked was tear gas and police violence. Instead, officers on bicycle paid little attention to the 200 people assembled for Reenact '68, even though organizers lacked a permit for the event.
over 5 years ago | Martin Miller
Sox' sins catch up to them in Minnesota.
over 5 years ago | Mike DePilla
It's long hours, hard work and little pay, but the chance to appear as an extra in the movie "Public Enemies" - being filmed throughout the city this month - draws plenty of local interest.
over 5 years ago | Mary Brophy
Hotel workers have manned picket lines at the Congress Plaza Hotel for 15 hours a day, seven days a week since 2003. They are seeking better wages and benefits.
over 5 years ago | Claire Bushey
The South Loop's historic Blackstone hotel, host to presidents, movie stars and political intrigue, but vacant since 1999, has reopened following a three-year renovation project.
almost 6 years ago | Matthew C.K. Bradwell
A crowd of roughly 200 people attended the meeting on the South Side. Many worry proposed changes will have far-reaching, detrimental effects on residents' lives.
almost 6 years ago | Claire Bushey
South Loop watering hole draws pedalers
6 years ago | DARRYL SWINT
$882 million facility features huge ballroom
over 6 years ago | Geoff Wallin
Building was designed by master architect Louis Sullivan
7 years ago | LOGAN MOLYNEUX
Body had been in water for a week, cops say
7 years ago | Julie Segraves
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