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Immigration officials decide Alejandra Cano must return for a second check-in

Immigration officials decide Alejandra Cano must return for a second check-in

November 15, 2019

Brought to the United States as an infant, Chicagoan Alejandra Cano has spent the past few months fighting for her right to live in the U.S. U.S. border agents stopped Cano, a permanent resident, at...

1,440 minutes later, students compete to create short comedy films

November 14, 2019

The 1440 Film Challenge, hosted by the Chicago Comedy Film Festival, tasked teams of Columbia filmmakers to create a short film in 24 hours, or 1,440 minutes. This challenge pushed the teams to work quickly...

A conversation with Maxo Kream: a new album, his dad and believing in yourself

A conversation with Maxo Kream: a new album, his dad and believing in yourself

November 14, 2019

Editor’s Note: The term “N-word” is used in this article, referring to Kream’s relationship with musician Travis Scott. The Chronicle warns of its use and apologizes for any discomfort the prin...

Switching majors, addressing academic disparity at the college and trend-defying international enrollment rates

Switching majors, addressing academic disparity at the college and trend-defying international enrollment rates

November 13, 2019

On this week's episode of Chronicle Headlines, our staff looks at the large number of students who change their major, the programs in place to lessen academic disparities for minority students at Colu...

Danny Brown ‘knows what you’re sayin’ in sold-out Metro performance

Danny Brown ‘knows what you’re sayin’ in sold-out Metro performance

November 12, 2019

Danny Brown, a Detroit-based rapper, brought his distinct sound to Chicago for a sold-out show Thursday, Nov. 7  at Metro, 3730 N. Clark St. The stop was part of the tour for his fifth album “uk...

Jeff Sessions’ visit to Northwestern sparks protests, political clash on campus

Jeff Sessions’ visit to Northwestern sparks protests, political clash on campus

November 6, 2019

From the inside of Northwestern University’s Lutkin Hall, the sounds of banging on walls, high-pitched screaming and angry, guttural chants drowned out much of former Attorney General Jeff Session...

The Obamas, predicting the future and restricted resources on campus

The Obamas, predicting the future and restricted resources on campus

November 6, 2019

On this week's episode of Chronicle Headlines, our staff talks about President Barack Obama's trip to Chicago for the Obama Foundation Summit, a Columbia artist-in-residence who uses books to rea...

Toro y Moi sold out Riviera Theatre

Toro y Moi sold out Riviera Theatre

November 5, 2019

Bucket hats, beanies and a colorful performance by Chaz Bear, otherwise known professionally as Toro y Moi, came to Chicago Friday. The successful, sold-out show was held at the Riviera Theatre, 4746 N. R...

Boystown ends October with a Halloween extravaganza

Boystown ends October with a Halloween extravaganza

November 1, 2019

Harley Quinn, Pennywise and a vibrant Darth Vader wrapped in a rainbow flag, marched up North Halsted Street for the 23rd annual Haunted Halsted Halloween Parade and costume contest. "People fro...

RIP Teddy bears in this shred-tastic Wicked Week event

October 31, 2019

The Chronicle gets a look at Frankentoys, a Columbia Wicked Week event that would leave Build-a-Bear in shock. Students come together to celebrate the Halloween season and de-stress by ripping to shreds...

Once upon a scary-tale…

October 31, 2019

This is not your typical "Casper the Friendly Ghost" story. When staff reporter Paige Barnes and photojournalist Korrigan Agen asked students, “Have you experienced any paranormal activity on campus?"...

Hair Trigger goes digital, a retired detective investigates an unsolved murder and director Rian Johnson visits Columbia

Hair Trigger goes digital, a retired detective investigates an unsolved murder and director Rian Johnson visits Columbia

October 30, 2019

On this week's episode of Chronicle Headlines, we look at the final print edition of Columbia's literary publication Hair Trigger, an unsolved crime from the 1950s haunting a retired Chicago detecti...

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