December 27, 2012 |
Twenty-one-year-old political science major and Student Government Association Senator Jessica Thiesen said it was "really upsetting" to receive an e-mail from the Roosevelt University on Nov. 30 notifying her that a student had been sexually assaulted in the stairwell of the school's Wabash Building, a residence hall five blocks away from her dorm. "It was weird that it was just this matter-of-fact statement that we got in our inbox like, ‘Hey, by the way, someone was sexually assaulted, stay out of your stairwell!
March 28, 2012 |
Whether goofy, political or profound, residents have been filling in the blank on the "Before I Die I Want To" murals in Edgewater and Pilsen. Here's what they have written on the boards so far. Read about the "Before I Die" Chicago murals . 18th Street and Carpenter - Marry Lucy
March 8, 2012 |
Set to a heart-wrenching piano score like the one in the "What if the Cubs won it" commercial Playstation released this week, a new spoof from one Chicago network reminds sports fans that the Sox really did get the championship treatment in 2005. In a video posted as a counterpoint to Playstation 3's "MLB 12: The Show" TV spot - which features a hypothetical Cubs World Series victory sweeping Chicago - CSN took its own spin. Instead of trumpeting the video game's tagline "So real, it's unreal," the cable sports network hits back with "So real, it actually...
January 4, 2012 |
A horrific dog attack that left a jogger critically injured this week has brought to light a familiar debate over laws governing animals and their owners. Joseph Finley, 62, was mauled by two pit bulls Monday while he was running on a path in Rainbow Beach Park. A bystander came to beat the dogs off with a bat, and police fatally shot the animals when officers arrived to the scene. Finley remained in critical condition Wednesday night at Stroger Hospital. The incident has reignited conflict between Chicago dog owners who take care of their pets and residents who fear attacks...
December 12, 2011 |
The website of Relevant magazine, which covers faith, culture and living, recently posted this list: 11 Things to Know at 25(ish) . RedEye staffers weighed in with their own advice. Emily Van Zandt, RedEye night life producer, 25 1. "Likes" are essential: Forget opposites attract. If all your boyfriend does with his evenings is play Halo and you hate video games, chances are it's not going to work. Love dance music? '80s movies? Art museums? Sushi? Whatever it is, your significant other better be gladly willing to accept it. We're too old to...
November 28, 2011 |
So, I had a tryst with a married man. I thought better of it eventually and ended it, but his wife still found out. And recently, she wrote me an email. I don't know his wife at all. What is my responsibility here? Do I write her back? Should I stay the f**k out of it (even though clearly I'm already involved)? - Conflicted Ex-mistress Stay out of it. No good could come from corresponding with his wife, and it will further complicate an already messy and fraught situation.