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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...

From Viet Cong flags to no bra: Students use personal style to make political statements

From Viet Cong flags to no bra: Students use personal style to make political statements

April 26, 2019

In today’s political climate, seas of bubblegum-pink “pussy hats” and bright red “Make America Great Again” caps show political fashion is alive and on display. Students at Columbia are no ex...

Documentary ‘hillbilly’ challenges media cliches

Documentary ‘hillbilly’ challenges media cliches

April 23, 2019

In the media, a hillbilly is often portrayed as someone who is unintelligent, missing teeth, always barefoot and who speaks with a thick accent. In the documentary, "hillbilly," co-director Ash...

Transgender students allege mistreatment, lack of support on campus

Transgender students allege mistreatment, lack of support on campus

April 22, 2019

  Former theatre design major Niko Gotowko dropped out of Columbia last semester due in part to the alleged transphobia he experienced. Gotowko said teachers within the Theatre Department were misgende...

ANDIE and The Bandits steal show at Biggest Mouth

ANDIE and The Bandits steal show at Biggest Mouth

April 20, 2019

Deafening shouts of excitement and fervent applause erupted at Biggest Mouth as ANDIE and The Bandits were presented with the giant first prize check of $1,000. Following 12 diverse performances from student...

The 26th ‘Hokin Honors’ exhibition showcases collegewide creative work

April 19, 2019

The 26th "Hokin Honors" exhibition opened April 11 in The Hokin Project Gallery, 623 S. Wabash Ave., and features creative work from students selected by faculty members in 10 departments. The exhibition...

Dwindling numbers of native students at Columbia results in lack of representation

Dwindling numbers of native students at Columbia results in lack of representation

April 19, 2019

Native American students are few and far between at Columbia, a college that advertises its diversity. As of Spring 2019, there are 11 American Indian/Alaskan undergraduate students enrolled, according ...

The Rack helps students dress to impress

The Rack helps students dress to impress

April 19, 2019

Whether you need a necktie for an upcoming interview, toothpaste to freshen up or just want a new T-shirt, The Rack is an option for all students. The Rack, 618 S. Michigan Ave., is a new clothing...

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