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Difference in candidates could mean easier provost selection

Difference in candidates could mean easier provost selection

March 1, 2019

President and CEO Kwang-Wu Kim's provost selection, which will likely be announced in March, will mark a distinct path for the future of Columbia and its leadership.Kim said the differences between the t...

Editor’s Note: Proposed state budget could provide much needed relief for students

Editor’s Note: Proposed state budget could provide much needed relief for students

March 1, 2019

Just five weeks into his new job in the highest seat of the state, Gov. J.B. Pritzker proposed a $39 billion state budget that would make room for legalized recreational marijuana and sports betting, ...

Darkroom fundraiser looks to keep the light on  at Museum of Contemporary Photography

Darkroom fundraiser looks to keep the light on at Museum of Contemporary Photography

February 28, 2019

The Museum of Contemporary Photography will host its annual Darkroom fundraiser Feb. 28 in an effort to bridge its funding gap. The event will honor an acclaimed Moroccan-born photographer and feature an artist auction plus cocktails and hors d’oeuvres. Retired ...

Columbia community members celebrate film successes 

Columbia community members celebrate film successes 

February 23, 2019

Columbia is no stranger to success in the arts, and four members of the college community are currently celebrating the exposure and acclaim of their work in the film industry. Associate Professor in the Cinema and Television Arts Department Dan Rybicky’s documentary “Accident, M.D....

Editor’s Note: Support needed for Loyola Phoenix amid media policy disputes

Editor’s Note: Support needed for Loyola Phoenix amid media policy disputes

February 22, 2019

The Loyola Phoenix, the student newspaper at Loyola University Chicago, gained recognition nationwide for its coverage of disagreements between the newspaper staff and college, stemming from a restrictive med...

Black arts, culture celebrated at festival

February 22, 2019

A man sat proudly in front of his computer illustration of a black man wearing a "Punk" T-shirt; another student talks with admiration about the triumph of black theatre in the late 1960s; and others read...

Columbia filmmakers raise $1,000 in 10 days for web series

Columbia filmmakers raise $1,000 in 10 days for web series

February 22, 2019

Junior cinema art and science major Corbin Eaton had an idea for a web series when he was in high school. It was not until he pitched the idea to sophomore cinema art and science major Grant Osum while ...

Students tackle anti-blackness in Asian-American culture

Students tackle anti-blackness in Asian-American culture

February 21, 2019

Editor's Note: The term “N-word” is used in this article, referring to a student’s personal experience discussed during an on-campus event. The Chronicle does not condone or promote the use of ...

The Chronicle named best in state for fourth year

The Chronicle named best in state for fourth year

February 20, 2019

The Chronicle took home first place in General Excellence from the Illinois College Press Association for the fourth year in a row, once again establishing it as the No. 1 non-daily newspaper in Illinois.Th...

Columbia students to be a part of rock ‘n’ roll legend Jon Anderson’s upcoming album

Columbia students to be a part of rock ‘n’ roll legend Jon Anderson’s upcoming album

February 19, 2019

Thirteen students sit in Studio C, filed into the rows of lecture hall-style seats. They are staring at a screen—the class is on a Skype call. An ordinary-looking man sits in his home animatedly talking abo...

Editor’s Note: Anti-lynching bill passes Senate days after Ida B. Wells honor

Editor’s Note: Anti-lynching bill passes Senate days after Ida B. Wells honor

February 15, 2019

Ida B. Wells was a remarkable activist and journalist whose anti-lynching campaign helped in the fight for civil rights of black Americans in the U.S. The risks she took to improve the lives of othe...

Columbia mutes R. Kelly

Columbia mutes R. Kelly

February 15, 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 ...

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