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Summer 2019 Special Issue: Reproductive Rights

Arts & Culture

Chicago’s Past is the Visualist’s Future

September 13, 2019

An interview with the organizers of The Visualist, Chicago's only online art calendar.

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The Optometrist

September 3, 2019

In her recent novel, Argentinian art critic María Gainza illustrates an obsessive kind of looking that likens observation to creation.

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Art After Stonewall

August 8, 2019

The large-scale show of queer art has some gems, but it's dominated by male artists.

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Entertainment

The Japanese House Brings The Dream To Us

September 13, 2019

The Japanese House turns The Bottom Lounge into an ethereal space of misty, dream-like pop.

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Say Howdy To The Yeehaw Agenda

September 12, 2019

A new wave of talent is shaking up the definition of country music, and for good reason.

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“Stranger Things” Invites Us To Play Along

August 26, 2019

In season 3 of the nostalgia-soaked series, "Stranger Things" breaks apart the Mystery Box method of storytelling.

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SAIC

SAIC Beat, S01E03 — Tricia Park: Virtuosity vs. Voice

August 26, 2019

Once a child prodigy, Tricia Park (MFA 2019, Writing) explores the fraught dynamic between two vastly different approaches to art

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Student Sustainability Tips

August 21, 2019

Steps to make SAIC more environmentally friendly.

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Kinda Sketchy

August 10, 2019

Learning — and then drawing — how other collegiate Chicagoans see SAIC students

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News

100 Days of Lightfoot

September 16, 2019

A rundown of Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot's first State of the City address.

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Wage Theft Protest at JoJo’s Milk Bar

September 16, 2019

Protesters gather at a local dessert bar seeking justice for mistreated ex-employee.

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A Drop In the (Plastic) Ocean

September 9, 2019

In the face of global corporate pollution, what impact do our individual sustainability choices really have?

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Lit

The Bookstore Your Dad Warned You About

September 18, 2019

A niche new bookstore opens in Pilsen, with little apparent interest in the community around it.

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Emily Nussbaum Likes to Watch – and Question

September 11, 2019

Emily Nussbaum examines what types of television are taken seriously, and the reasons why.

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Harvesting Joy in On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous

August 22, 2019

On intimacy, tenderness, and pain in Ocean Vuong's debut novel.

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Comics

INCONSISTENT – The Big Question

September 18, 2019

Inconsistent by Wayne Degen.

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Hazy Saturday

September 16, 2019

A comic by Oberon Waters.

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grusp.erlust.

September 14, 2019

A comic by Michael Orr.

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