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Arts & Culture

Alyce Haliday McQueen Examines ‘Girlhood’

September 17, 2017

A show of found and personal objects dissects ingrained femininity through Lisa Frank and plastic ponies.

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Unpacking Wright

September 5, 2017

To honor Frank Lloyd Wright's 150th birthday, an exhibition of his rarely exhibited works is on view now at the MoMA.

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Quiet Revolution: On “Sedentary Fragmentation”

August 22, 2017

At Heaven Gallery, three generations of Iranian artists (and SAIC alumni) do much to expand the definition.

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Entertainment

What a Doll: ‘Annabelle’ is a Queer Porcelain Paradigm

September 18, 2017

For a movie about a porcelain doll possessed by the devil, 'Annabelle' actually has some interesting things to say about queerness.

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From One White Girl to Another: Please Stop

September 18, 2017

Hey Taylor Swift, we know you can't come to the phone right now, but it'd be great if you would just take a second to reflect on some things.

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Dads on Film: ‘Dadkirk’

September 8, 2017

'Dads on Film' is a new column where dads can ruminate on the wonders of cinema. Today's dad, Philip Rich, explains the historical context behind 'Dunkirk'.

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SAIC

The Fashion Resource Center Celebrates 30 Years at SAIC

September 13, 2017

Gillion Carrara and Caroline Bellios discuss this unique resource.

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What Happened to Michael Bonesteel?

August 2, 2017

A Title IX dispute at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago leads an instructor to resign — are students, the school, or the teacher at fault?

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WTF is New Media?

July 12, 2017

As computer technology becomes increasingly accessible, how do we define "New Media"?

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News

The Public Editor: An Illustrated Timeline

June 21, 2017

The New York Times recently eliminated its news ombudsman position, and that's kind of a big deal.

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Terrorism Begins at Home

June 14, 2017

The most prevalent factor influencing domestic terrorism isn't the one you'd think.

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Scenes from the Science March

May 8, 2017

On Earth Day 2017, Chicago joined several cities throughout the country in making their voices heard in support of science and reason in the Trump era.

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Comics

Swath

September 18, 2017

A comic by Rohan McDonald.

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Memorial Takedown

September 18, 2017

A comic by Eric J. Garcia.

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Chicago Water

August 9, 2017

A comic by Eric J. Garcia.

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F+

Art School Traditions We Want to Bring Back — and You Will Too!

September 20, 2017

An article in Southern Living about "lost traditions" inspired writer Emily Rich to create her own list of "lost art school traditions."

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15 Great Dogs in History Who Deserve Monuments Way More Than Any Confederate...

September 12, 2017

A self-explanatory list for these trying times.

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127 Hours: CHICAGO

September 7, 2017

Got parents coming into town for 127 hours? Let writer and designer Annie Leue be your personal Chicago tour guide.

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