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Web Cartoon 'McTucky Fried High,' by Uptown Student, Tackles LGBTQ Issues

Characters, like a hot dog accused of being gay, grapple with issues like gender identity and bullying.

Ashburn »

St. Rita's Ethan Gray Wins IHSA's Heart Of The Arts Award

Ethan Gray suffers from sickle cell thalassemia, which kept him at home until he enrolled at St. Rita.

South Loop »

DNAinfo Reporter Darryl Holliday Wins Studs Terkel Award

In addition to reporting for DNAinfo Chicago, Holliday co-founded a comic journalism project.

South Loop »

'TYPES By Display' Typography Exhibition Coming to Columbia College Gallery

Most people only notice typography when it fails to do its job, gallery director Meg Duguid says.

South Loop »

What Does One Do With a Degree in Comedy? Columbia Grad About to Find Out

KONKOL: Aspiring comedian Willy J. Sasso's bachelor's degree in funny pushed him closer to his dreams.

Logan Square »

Logan Square Guitar Repair Shop Turns Four, Owner Considered a 'Pro'

Owner Tom Cassling has been fixing instruments for four years, and has developed a loyal customer base.

South Loop »

Lecture to Tackle How to Make Your Home Eco-Friendly in Chicago's Climate

Tim Heppner of Ecotelligent Design will lecture on lowering emissions without abandoning heat and AC.

South Loop »

Field Museum's Hit Tumblr Shows Off 'Crazy ... Weird ... or Just Fantastic'

Photo archivist Karen Bean is behind "Mammal Monday," "Taxidermy Tuesday" and "Fossil Friday."

The Loop »

Fashion Show at Willis Tower: Columbia Students' Work on Display

Columbia College Chicago fashion students' designs will adorn the lobby of the city's tallest building.

Morgan Park »

Beverly Arts Center Executive Director Reflects on Her First 100 Days

Heather Ireland Robinson: "Now it's time to put down our roots and ensure we have this center forever."

Jefferson Park »

Encyclopizzeria Website Celebrates Chicago's Love for Pizza

The website, created by a pair of Chicagoans, officially launches Tuesday.

Morgan Park »

Blues Day Scheduled for Beverly Arts Center Saturday

The event will offer young people a boot-camp style introduction to music once synonymous with Chicago.

The Loop »

CPS to Install City-Themed Condom Dispensers Designed by Columbia Students

"It's not going to change behavior ... unless the youth are involved," a city spokesman said.

Uptown »

'Coworking Space' in Uptown in the Works

An Uptown resident hopes to bring work-from-home professionals and small businesses together.

South Loop »

Performance Art at Columbia College Includes Free Dream Wedding for Couple

Nina and Charenzo Young will renew their vows with the wedding they never had, in front of an audience.