VIDEO: The future of comics in education

Books on display at the Chicago Comic and Entertainment Expo.

By John Rosin and Lukas J. Voss Comics have become more popular than ever. With “The Avengers 2 — Age of Ultron,” to release in theaters on May 1, the trend doesn’t seem about to stop any time soon. The business has evolved into a multibillion-dollar venture and heroes such as Captain America, Hawkeye or […]

VIDEO: Slow Roll Chicago promotes community, benefits of cycling

By Anne Arntson Oboi Reed loves bikes. For those who don’t think cycling is cool, he has two words: “Experience it.” Reed grew up in Chatham on the South Side, and a bike was how he got around. In middle school, cycling wasn’t cool anymore, so he stopped. But 10 years ago, he used the […]

VIDEO: Chicago under watch

By Nikki McGee The City of Chicago has more video surveillance cameras than anywhere else in the nation. Nikki McGee discusses privacy concerns with the ACLU along with Chicago’s “heat list” for individuals who are more prone to crime. Some Chicagoans are OK with being monitored so closely, as long as it keeps them safe.