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Theatre Department Interim Chair departs from college

Theatre Department Interim Chair departs from college

May 15, 2019

Interim Chair of the Theatre Department Peter Carpenter announced his departure from the college. His last day will be June 30. In a May 15 email to The Chronicle, Carpenter said he was offered a po...

CFAC holds informational meetings before contract ratification vote this week

CFAC holds informational meetings before contract ratification vote this week

May 13, 2019

Updated: 5/15/2019, 6:26 p.m. Union members voted to ratify the contract.   Columbia's part-time faculty union is holding informational meetings as its members vote on ratification of th...

Student Center ready to open its doors to students Fall 2019

May 11, 2019

Although nails are still strewn across the concrete floors and wooden frames are temporary placeholders for walls, Columbia students will be able to relax, study, create and collaborate  in the Student Center on the first day of the...

Documentary films take spotlight

May 10, 2019

Doc Unit is a class held in the springtime allowing students to host a film festival giving documentary films the spotlight.

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...

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