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Columbia mutes R. Kelly

May 9, 2019

Columbia students are muting R. Kelly in the face of multiple sexual assault allegations against the R&B musician. But while the music director of the college’s radio station WCRX said the station...

Film students work with Emmy-award winning cinematographer

Film students work with Emmy-award winning cinematographer

May 8, 2019

Video recording has never been easier or as accessible as it is today. Colin Watkinson, 2017 Emmy-award winner and 2018 nominee for his cinematography work in “The Handmaid’s Tale,” advises peo...

Columbia students scramble for commencement tickets

Columbia students scramble for commencement tickets

May 7, 2019

Guest tickets for commencement this year are in high demand among graduating seniors, with some students turning to social media to make sure friends and family can attend. This year's ceremonies wi...

Crime advisories not  effective, students say

Crime advisories not effective, students say

May 3, 2019

After Rebecca Casey, a junior communication major, had someone attempt to steal her purse on campus Feb. 13, she immediately went to security guards in the 33 E. Ida B. Wells Drive Building to report the...

Editor’s Note: You never know where one decision will take you

Editor’s Note: You never know where one decision will take you

May 3, 2019

I had no idea where my job would lead when I joined The Chronicle in August 2016. I wasn’t looking ahead because I was far too excited to be where I was. I came to Columbia solely to work for The Ch...

AEMMP Records releases Lake Avernus’ new music project

AEMMP Records releases Lake Avernus’ new music project

May 3, 2019

Chicago-based, indie-folk solo artist Tanner Puzio’s pre-show meal is a peanut butter sandwich and chocolate milk to calm his nerves. Puzio, a senior graphic design major, released his third sing...

Faculty and Staff Scholarship Initiative ‘gets wacky’

Faculty and Staff Scholarship Initiative ‘gets wacky’

May 3, 2019

Since 2009, the Faculty and Staff Scholarship Initiative, or FSSI, has been raising money to fund scholarships for Columbia students. At Manifest this year, the group will get a little help from its 7-foo...

Third Mask Festival brings new experience to Chicago

Third Mask Festival brings new experience to Chicago

May 2, 2019

A type of theater not often seen will take center stage when inaugural The Third Mask Festival comes to campus. The Third Mask Festival, organized by students in the festival management practicum class ...

Casting controversy sparks discourse on representation

Casting controversy sparks discourse on representation

April 29, 2019

During the first table read for the Columbia production “HOME/LAND,” cast members looked at each other and wondered, “What the hell is this?” Cast members alleged Associate Professor in the Theatr...

Amp-Down: The Countdown to Manifest

Amp-Down: The Countdown to Manifest

April 26, 2019

Amp-Down: The Countdown to Manifest, held at Haus, 623 S. Wabash Ave., was a countdown event to announce the 2019 Manifest headliner. There were performers, food and other activities....

Editor’s Note: Security alerts should not be limited to campus boundaries

Editor’s Note: Security alerts should not be limited to campus boundaries

April 26, 2019

Students living on campus may have been startled at the sound of a gunshot early April 26. As reported on Page 15, a 41-year-old 2015 BMW owner fatally shot a 22-year-old man who reportedly pointed a gun at h...

Internships can be minefields for unsuspecting students

Internships can be minefields for unsuspecting students

April 26, 2019

Marley Molkentin, junior multimedia photojournalism major, had trouble getting paid for a recent internship after she “stupidly didn’t sign any type of contract.”  During her time at Columbia, Molkentin gained...

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