Everglow Gives Fans an Everlasting Memory in Chicago

Everglow comes to the United States for the first time for theirOn March 11th, the year old girl group performs at The Vic Theatre in Chicago, IL.The show kicks off with their debut title track "Bon Bon Chocolat." The upbeat song pulls fans (Forevers) to their feet to dance along with the six women on stage. During the chorus multiple hands are raised up, mimicking the choreography by touching their thumbs and middle fingers together.Sihyeon, Onda, E:U, Yiren, Mia and Aisha greet everyone as Eve

Eric Nam: Before We Begin Tour in Chicago

Korean-American soloist Eric Nam returns to the Windy City on Feb. 28 during hisInstead of touring alone, he is joined by the LA based duo Frenship who met Eric during one of their concerts in the past. The Vic Theatre is packed with Eric's fans (Nam Nation) on both the main level and the balcony.Frenship kicks off the show a little later than expected but fans didn't seem to mind. James Sunderland and Brett Hite walk onto the stage, each with a guitar in their hands. They warmed up the crowd wh

Coronavirus Outbreak Forces CIX to Cancel Their U.S. Tour

The spread of the coronavirus is raising concerns worldwide on public events causing some to withdraw.Rookie Korean pop group CIX planned to meet fans (FIX) in New York, Denver, Chicago, Houston and Los Angeles during their CIX 1st Fan Meeting HELLO, FIX tour. The fan meet tour set to start Mar. 6 suddenly came to a screeching halt.On Feb. 26, the tour coordinator, SubKulture Entertainment released a statement on their social media announcing that all six stops have been postponed indefinitely.

One Earth Film Festival Returns to CCSJ and Students Take Action

One Earth Film Festival Returns to CCSJ and Students Take Action The One Earth Film Festival (OEFF)–the Midwest’s premier environmental film festival–returns to Calumet College of St. Joseph for the third time. This year’s presentation is the film, “2040: The Regeneration.” Doors open at 6:00 p.m. and the film begins at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, February 20, in Room 200. Admission is free, but donations to support the festival are appreciated. “2040: The Regeneration” is a documentary-style film

Stray Kids Bring the Party to Chicago

During the cold winter spell placed on Chicago Stray Kids turn up the heat at the Rosemont Theatre on February 2nd. The Korean boy group visits eight cities in the United States with SubKulture Entertainment for Stray Kids World Tour ‘District 9: Unlock.’ Fans fill up the venue and excited chatter takes over as everyone talks to each other while waiting for the show to begin. The crowd’s attention switches from each other to the stage as a video starts playing. Once it ends, Lee Know, Han, Fel

Seventeen Gives an Ode to Fans in Chicago

Chicago’s long awaited return of the popular K-Pop group, Seventeen came true in January. The thirteen member boy band previously performed at the Rosemont Theatre back in 2017 before upgrading to the United Center for their growing fan base. Known as the self-producing idol group, Seventeen takes part in writing, composing and choreographing majority of their work. The genuine feelings that they put into their music continuously draws in people from around the world. Seventeen’s music videos

Dreamcatcher Creates Sweet Dreams at Concord Music Hall

Girl group Dreamcatcher visits Concord Music Hall in Chicago on December 8 for their Invitation from Nightmare City Tour. Only six of the seven members traveled to the United States as Handong could not take part due to conflicting schedules back in South Korea. Red and yellow glow sticks start appearing as the opening video plays on the big screen. The colored lights increase when SuA, Siyeon, JiU, Yoohyeon, Gahyeon and Dami walk onto the stage. “Fly High” and their debut song “Chase Me” are p

A.C.E Kicks Off Their Under Cover Tour in Chicago

Five member Korean group A.C.E travels ten cities in the United Sates for their Under Cover: Area U.S. Tour. Chicago kicks off the tour on the first of December at Park West. The groups fans (Choice) wait in line for hours, even when the rain soaks their clothes, for the doors to open. Choices began chanting for the staff to let them inside after the delay of almost thirty minutes past the initial entry time. Because of the late door opening, the concert also got pushed back almost as long. J

Motion Picture Soundtracks: The Underrated Enhancers

Every movie comes with its own original soundtrack (OST) but often goes unnoticed by viewers unless it’s a musical. However, the scores in film and television shows leave a bigger impact on the audience than the public expected. Composer Kurt Farquhar strongly believes that music in movies is everything. The Chicago native mentions that most great films are accompanied by a great score. “It’s such a big deal” Farquhar admits. OST’s are usually so unique that hearing one of the songs will make

Jay Park Heats Up Chicago During His Sexy 4eva Tour

Korean-American musician Jay Park returns to Chicago after over three years during his Sexy 4Eva World Tour. A wide variety of fans (JWalkers) lined up outside of the Riviera Theater endured the freezing cold wind that Lake Michigan created for hours to get a good view during the concert. Both the main floor and balcony became packed as over a thousand people entered the venue. As soon as the lights go down, the audience began chanting for the concert to start. Their yells are answered as the

The Avengers of Kpop Assemble at the United Center

SuperM has been one of the most talked about groups of 2019 and their We Are the Future Tour increased the excitement. Members Taemin, Kai, Baekhyun, Ten, Taeyong, Mark and Lucas come from their respected groups: SHINee, EXO, NCT 127, NCT U and WayV to join forces and be known as the avengers of kpop. On November 13th the group performed at the United Center in Chicago. The venue opened the front doors early to let fans escape the freezing cold weather. While waiting for the main doors to open,

Tiffany Young Brings the East and West Together During Her North American Tour

Korean-American singer Tiffany Young travels across 18 cities in Canada and The United States for her Magnetic Moon North American Tour. Earlier this year, the singer visited Chicago during her Mini Showcase Tour and returned on November 2 to perform at The Vic Theatre. As the lights go down, Young Ones (Tiffany’s fandom name) starts cheering. The dark venue turns pink from the lights radiating off of both Tiffany’s and her group Girls’ Generation light sticks held by fans. The two man band s

KARD Goes Dumb Litty in Chicago

The four member co-ed K-pop group KARD teamed up with SubKulture Entertainment to visit five cities in the United States. One of the five stops for the 2019 Wild Kard Tour in USA took place in Chicago at the Patio Theater on the city’s northwest side. It was the group;s first visit to Chicago in more than two years. Prior to the show, some lucky fans met the four members for a fansign. Each Hidden Kard (KARD’s fans) received a tour poster to be signed in front of them. First seated at the tabl

Supernatural: The End of the Road

In the middle of filming the final season of the hit series, Supernatural, the main cast and writing staff travel to California for what is believed to be their final appearance at San Diego Comic Con. We caught up with them in the press room following their panel in Hall H to discuss season 15 and the impact and legacy the show has made. Season 14 ends with God killing of the Nephilim, Jack, after Sam and Dean Winchester refuse to do it. In anger for Sam and Dean not playing along with how he

Day6 Rocking Out in Chicago

ROSEMONT, Ill. — The five member Korean band, Day6, performed at the Rosemont Theater this month for the Chicago leg of their Gravity World Tour. Fans (My Days) endured the pouring rain while waiting in line for the doors to open. As the lights go down, My Days get louder. Unique light bands designed like a compass strapped to their wrists and creating a starry sky like view for the group. Those star-like lights multiply even more once Sungjin, Jae, Young K, Wonpil and Dowoon walk onto the stag

Superstore Shows the Real Side of America

SWithin the warmhearted and humorous series, Superstore brings attention to a serious issue in the United States of America. At the end of season four, Mateo (played by Nico Santos) an undocumented Filipino immigrant, is in jeopardy of being deported. Despite his coworkers attempts to help him, Mateo gets apprehended by the Immigration and Customs Enforcement while clocked in at Cloud9. With immigration currently being a hot button topic, the issue about the counties roots resurfaces. “We are

‘Evil’ Coming to CBS This Fall

Ahead of its fall premiere, the cast and creators of the show Evil attend the 2019 San Diego Comic Con. The pilot episode was showed followed by a Q&A session. Evil is a supernatural drama series that focuses on uncovering evil origins and if it falls on the religious or scientific side. An unbelieving female psychologist and a priest in training team up with a carpenter to investigate the unexplainable such as demonic possessions. They look to discover if there is a logical explanation for eve

Crimson Wave: Highlights of the Year

Robert Davis V and Demetrius Banks jumped their way to qualifying for the NAIA national track meet that will be held in Alabama May 23-25. (Photo: CCSJ Athletics) The 2018-19 academic year brought multiple accomplishes for athletes at Calumet College of St. Joseph (CCSJ). Ten fall athletes were named the 2018 CCAC Fall All-Academic Team. The men’s soccer team had four players listed: Roy Gean, Kenneth Eze, Eliseo Hernandez, and Kevin Helsdingen. Alyssa Morales and Kalyn Jarrett represent the w

Richard Morrisroe: CCSJ’s Quiet Hero of the Civil Rights Movement

The Rev. Richard Morrisroe walks into a press conference in Oak Park Hospital, February 16, 1966. (Photo: Dykinga, Chicago Sun-Times) Students have probably seen Richard Morrisroe walking quietly through the halls of Calumet College of St. Joseph (CCSJ), sometimes aided by a cane. As an adjunct faculty member in Religious Studies since 1981, he’s regularly taught courses in Business Ethics, Social Justice, and scripture studies, among others. Few students may be aware, however, of his life-alte

CCSJ Embraces the Underdog for 2019 Humanities Festival

Jared Arambula celebrates with his father, Doug, after the U.S. won the Paralympic gold in men’s basketball. (Photo: Jared Arambula / Post-Tribune) Calumet College of St. Joseph’s (CCSJ) seventh annual Humanities Festival is approaching and this year’s theme is the underdog. The festival begins Monday, April 1, and ends Friday, April 5. It features a wide variety of events including an art show, a public speaking competition, academic panels, multiple movie screenings, a readers’ theatre perfo
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