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Yonder Mountain String Band


Syrian rebels launch Aleppo offensive to break siege

BEIRUT (AP) -- Fierce fighting broke out around the Syrian city of Aleppo Friday as rebels announced a large-scale offensive to break the government's siege of opposition-held areas....

Cubs back in World Series, goat curse back on forefront

CHICAGO (AP) -- Chuck Logan heard about it from his dad for years. Bill Sianis was born into it. And Lennie Merullo was there the day it happened and lived with it for the rest of his life....

Lost cause? North Korea nuke threat awaits next president

WASHINGTON (AP) -- If North Korea has been a foreign policy headache for Barack Obama's presidency, it threatens to be a migraine for his successor. The next president will likely contend with an adversary able to strike the continental U.S. with a nuclear weapon....

Police evict oil pipeline protesters from private land

CANNON BALL, N.D. (AP) -- A months-long protest over the Dakota Access oil pipeline reached its most chaotic pitch yet when hundreds of law enforcement officers moved in to force activists off private property....


The SpongeBob Musical: It’s Not Guys in Big Foam Costumes

By Jazmine Chartrand   The SpongeBob Musical…I know what you’re thinking.  It’s going to be a lame musical for kids where the people on stage are wearing silly, bulky costumes made out of foam. IT’S. NOT.   It’s something totally new. You’re immersed in a Bikini Bottom made of found objects that might sink to … Continue reading The SpongeBob Musical: It’s Not Guys in Big Foam Costumes

Chance The Rapper Showed Love to Chicago

By Abby Nelson It is no secret that Chance The Rapper is from Chicago. He uses every opportunity to let the world know where he is from. His nickname is even Lil Chano from 79th. I first learned about Chance when I moved to Chicago to attend Columbia College. His mixtape, ‘Acid Rap’ was just … Continue reading Chance The Rapper Showed Love to Chicago

The Ruining of the Bulls

By Tom Okkema   Over the weekend the Chicago Bulls were officially eliminated from playoff contention. This will be the first time the Bulls will miss the playoffs since 2008. Due to the ineptitude of the front office and certain players the Bulls have turned a perennial championship contender into a .500 team at best. This … Continue reading The Ruining of the Bulls