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New exhibit depicts all levels of privacy

By Samantha McCoy | October 6, 2013

On Watching and Being Seen, an Altgeld Hall exhibit, features work from 27 artists from Chicago to Japan.The art within the exhibit depicts the level of privacy in the world and shows privacy throughout time. The show includes artwork from the ’30s.“I...

Wellness program helps audience celebrate youth, overcome fear and laugh

By Olivia Willoughby | October 26, 2011

Sherry Lebed Davis filled the audience with chuckles, fruit-scented bubbles and smiles during her Humor Creates Wellness program at Kishwaukee Hospital, 1 Kish Hospital Drive, Tuesday night. Davis created the Humor Creates Wellness program in 1980 and...

School shooting simulator has right to exist

By Matt Liparota | April 26, 2011

What is the purpose of art? Art's purpose, as I see it, is to challenge our perception and question social norms. Art is intended to ask us to look at things in a way that's different than how we might normally. Sometimes, this can be uncomfortable. Sometimes,...

Miami Heat forward LeBron James argues after he was called for fouling Boston Celtics guard Rajon Rondo during the second half of an NBA basketball game Thursday in Miami. The Celtics defeated the Heat 112-107.

The Rant: LeBron James is in a class of his own

By Chris Dertz | November 15, 2010

Finally, Time Magazine has gotten something right. With the publication revealing that LeBron James is on its list of finalists for "Person of the Year," the magazine has gained instant credibility, and should be viewed as truly ground-breaking in its...