The Columbia Chronicle

Academic Team presents report

By Dannis Valera

April 16, 2012

After making their report available online, the Academic Prioritization Team presented their report in an open presentation to the Columbia community at Film Row Cinema. After the presentation, the team hosted a Q&A session where attendees could ask the team members directly about the report.

Columbia students take advantage of “crowdfunding” sites

By Dannis Valera

April 9, 2012

Recently, more and more people have been using "crowdfunding" sites like Kickstarter and Indiegogo to help fund creative projects. These sites, by creating a campaign page and video, help gather donations from anyone who has access to these sites. Many Columbia students have taken advantage of this new and innovative way of funding and aren't doing too bad, either.


By Estefania Martinez

April 9, 2012

Internationally known artist, Ann Silver, made her gallery debut at Columbia with "One Way, Deaf Way." In addition to the gallery, the ASL department hosted a presentation where assistant ASL professor Dr. Jim Van Manen and Silver discussed her journey as a deaf artist.

Pretty girl, dance grooves

By Amanda Murphy

April 2, 2012

Despite what she may say, local singer-songwriter Angelina Lucero has built quite a fan base in the more than three years she’s been working solo. Primarily a vocalist, she overcame a massive hurdle, diligently teaching herself how to play guitar at the age of 22. Lucero is now making her way through the Chicago music scene with an enchanting voice, brutally beautiful lyrics and a simple yet captivating guitar styling. ...

State of the College Address 2012

By Dannis Valera

March 22, 2012

Every year Warrick Carter, Columbia College Chicago's President, gives a State of the College Address speech to address the student body about the progress of Columbia and the outlook for the future of the college. After the speech, students were able to engage in dialogue with Carter. Many of those who did questioned him about the prioritization process.The Columbia Chronicle did not record (video) the entire event, this clip represe...

Former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich Bids Farewell

By Brent Lewis

March 19, 2012

Students from the Multimedia Photojournalism class joined with the other 250 members of the media as well as the general public on the front lawn of Former Illinois Governor, Rod Blagojevich, to catch a glimpse of him before reporting to federal prison. from supporters

Chronicle Recipe: Spam Musubi

By Dannis Valera

March 19, 2012

Dennis Valera, the Assistant Multimedia Editor, is joined by Damaly Keo, one of the Chronicle's Graphic Designers as she shows us how to make the popular Hawaiian treat spam musubi."Damaly Keo" "Hawaiian Cuisine" "Spam" "Spam Musubi" "Hawaii" "How-To" "Recipe"

Girl’s got jazz

By Contributing Writer

March 19, 2012

by Tyler McDermottContributing WriterLili Kryzanek, better known as Lili K, is far from your average blonde bombshell. Using people, places and relationships as her inspiration, this Columbia junior in the Arts, Entertainment & Media Arts Department penned her first song at 10 years old. Since then, she has developed an extensive catalogue of music, including her unreleased LP, “Hello, Goodbye,” and her EP with Peter...

Stolen Silver, stealing hearts

By Contributing Writer

March 12, 2012

by Samantha LoochtanContributing writerLast summer, Chicago musicians Dan Myers and Levi Britton stole time from their regular band, Down the Line, to cut an album of songs they wrote themselves, recording under the name Stolen Silver.  Today, that extra-curricular excursion has become a full-time gig. Now with six members, Stolen Silver has begun touring and last month was in residency at Schubas, 3159 N. Southport Ave.With...

Occupy Columbia, National Student Day of Action

By Estefania Martinez

March 9, 2012

The Occupy Columbia movement called for a college-wide walkout in observance of the National Day of Student Action. The movement also presented petitions that have circulated around the college to administration. A tuition freeze, halt to prioritization, and a detailed financial account of tuition revenue were among the demands.

How To: Fireman’s Carry

By Dannis Valera

February 27, 2012

The Chronicle's Assistant Sports & Health Editor, Nader Ihmoud, heads to Lane Tech High School and meets up with varsity wrestler Tom Angsten to learn the fireman's carry."How To" "Fireman's Carry" "Nader Ihmoud" "Sports" "High School Sports" "Wrestling" "Tom Angsten" "Lane Tech High School"

St. Baldrick’s Annual Head Shaving Fundraiser

By Sara Mays

February 23, 2012

St. Baldrick's held their annual head shaving fundraiser at University of Illinois Hospital, 1740 West Taylor on Feb. 23. Brave and willing volunteers had their heads shaved by children cancer survivors and patients of University of Illinois Hospital.[kml_flashembed publishmethod="dynamic" fversion="10.1.8276" useexpressinstall="true" movie="" widt...

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