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Wizard World fans commit to cosplay News

We encountered lots of cosplay walking around Wizard World

August 14, 2013

Dear freshmen…

August 14, 2013

Mashers give you all the advice you need before school starts

Apple expected to unveil new iPhone Sept. 10

August 12, 2013

Apple is expected to unveil its latest iPhone in September, according to technology blog AllThingsD.

Official “Harry Potter” convention announced

August 8, 2013

'Celebration of Harry Potter' convention coming from Warner Bros. and Universal Orlando

Great Bull Run coming to Chicago in July

August 6, 2013

About 1,000 people have signed up to sprint alongside a stampede of bulls

Fans go wild for ‘The Mortal Instruments’ stars

August 3, 2013

Jamie Campbell Bower, Lily Collins and Kevin Zegers stopped by Chicago Ridge Mall and The Mash was there

Why random roomies aren’t so bad

August 2, 2013

Don't be scared! This could be a good thing.

Media double standard: Rolling Stone’s controversial cover

July 31, 2013

Rolling Stone has been criticized for a cover photo of the alleged Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar 'Jahar' Tsarnaev

Pizzeria offers Lolla-inspired pizzas

July 30, 2013

You’re not the only one stoked for Lollapalooza.