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Fans flock to Grant Park for the second year to experience the NFL Draft

May 2, 2016

The 2016 NFL Draft kicked off April 28 at Roosevelt University’s Auditorium Theatre, 50 E. Congress Parkway, where dozens of NFL prospects waited patiently for their names to be called.Thousands of ...

Library hosts film noir fashion show inspired by ‘The Maltese Falcon’ | The Columbia Chronicle

May 2, 2016

Columbia’s library, 634 S. Michigan Ave., won The Big Read grant from The National Endowment for the Arts to put on a series of events focused around the detective novel, “The Maltese Falcon.” O...

‘Images of Health’ gallery celebrates art therapy | The Columbia Chronicle

April 25, 2016

A Collaboration between the Creative Arts Therapies Department and the Jesse Brown VA Medical Center, “Images of Health”, examines the importance of self-expression through art. The opening recepti...

Globe Chat: Central Asia | The Columbia Chronicle

April 18, 2016

Students from the International Student Affairs and Asian American Cultural Affairs hosted Globe Chat: Central Asia, centered around international students and their cultures. The students talked abou...

The Hokin Honors celebrates Columbia students at 23rd annual exhibition | The Columbia Chronicle

April 18, 2016

The Hokin Honors group celebrated its 23rd annual exhibition April 14 at the 623 S. Wabash Ave. Building. More than 20 Columbia student artists displayed their pieces for the college community and Teresa ...

Cubs hit home run in home opener | The Columbia Chronicle

April 15, 2016

The Chicago Cubs played their home opener April 11 at Wrigley Field against the Cincinnati Reds.  Fans arrived early and gathered near the stadium at local restaurants as they eagerly waited for doors...

Black Lives Matter co-founder speaks at UIC | The Columbia Chronicle

April 11, 2016

A collaborative effort between Opal Tometi, Pattrisse Cullors and Alicia Garza, the phrase “Black Lives Matter” erupted after the acquittal of George Zimmerman. Often referred to as the new civil right...

Asian Pacific American Heritage Month celebrated through art and political discussion

April 11, 2016

The office of Asian-American Cultural Affairs hosted an event April 8 at the Averill and Bernard Leviton Gallery, 619 S. Wabash Ave. “Falling In: A Teach-In for Students from China” discussed social ...

The Rational Dress Society jumpsuits to race and gender| The Columbia Chronicle

April 11, 2016

The Rational Dress Society hosted a session about reimagining fashion April 5 in the Hokin Lecture Hall of the 623 S. Wabash Ave. Building. Fashion Manager Jacqueline WayneGuite hosted the lecture and co-...

Natalie Y. Moore debuts her newest book | The Columbia Chronicle

April 4, 2016

WBEZ reporter Natalie Y. Moore hosted a book reading and discussion of her latest book, “The South Side: A Portrait of Chicago and American Segregation,” March 20 at Columbia’s 33 E. Congress Parkway B...

Mayor Rahm Emanuel announces Eddie Johnson as interim police superintendent | The Columbia Chronicle

April 4, 2016

Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced 27-year-old police veteran Eddie Johnson as Chicago’s new interim police superintendent March 28 at the Chicago Police Headquarters, located at 3510 S. Michigan Ave. Emanuel sai...

Political Edible Books | The Columbia Chronicle

April 4, 2016

International Edible Book Festival, an annual international event that takes place April 1, brought election themed creations to Columbia’s Center for Book, Paper and Print located at1104 S. Wabash Ave. ...

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