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Columbia’s 2019 enrollment presentation

February 6, 2019

Vice President of Enrollment Management Michael Joseph and President and CEO Dr. Kwang-Wu Kim address questions following the presentation of their five-year plan to increase enrollment back up to 8,00...

Students seek degrees: too cool for school

February 5, 2019

Chicago gave Antarctica a run for its money last week for title of Coldest Place on Earth. Temperatures Jan. 30 dropped to minus 23 degrees, breaking the previous record of minus 15 set in 1966. In ...

Chicago International Puppet Theater Festival displays innovation in puppetry

January 30, 2019

The Chicago International Puppet Theater Festival took over the city from January 17–27. With performances by 10 different troupes at venues across Chicago, theatergoers were able to see the diver...

Chicago cafe says ‘Let’s talk about it’

January 25, 2019

Sip of Hope Coffee Bar, 3039 W. Fullerton Ave., welcomes patrons from all walks of life, even those that are not feeling their best. ...

Student Profile Series: Griffin Olis

January 23, 2019

Senior cinema art and science major Griffin Olis talks about his experience documenting the Chicago hip-hop scene and his job as creative director for Tay Bennett Entertainment. ...

Judge Gaughan: ‘One act, one sentence, one crime,’ Van Dyke sentenced

January 18, 2019

Former Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke was sentenced to nearly seven years in prison for the murder of Laquan McDonald, concluding one of the most racially charged trials in Chicago history. Co...

‘The Beach’ splashes onto Navy Pier

January 18, 2019

While the cold months may be here, Navy Pier has introduced a free escape. “The Beach Chicago,” which opened Jan. 19, is a free interactive public art installation designed to emulate being at a b...

Think, fight and plan like a girl: Chicago’s Youth Women’s March 2019

January 18, 2019

When it was announced Chicago would not hold a 2019 Women’s March, a Roosevelt University student knew she had to do something to change that. Freshman Jazmine-Marie Cruz noticed on the Women's ...

West Loop pop-up highlights and benefits refugees in east Africa

December 23, 2018

RefuSHE is a nonprofit that empowers and educates female refugees in east African countries. Through Dec. 29, the organization has a pop-up shop at 725 W Randolph St., where it is selling goods made...

Upcoming Movie on Ruth Bader Ginsburg Q&A with Screenwriter and Producer

December 17, 2018

Film screening of "On the Basis of Sex" took place at 1104 S. Wabash on Nov. 27 at 7:30 p.m.. Following the film was a Q & A session with Daniel Stiepelman, screenwriter and nephew of Ruth, and Kar...

Gospel Choir’s final performance of the semester

December 16, 2018

Columbia's gospel choir is a one-credit, entry-level course open to all students. The fall semester gospel choir contained more non-music majors than music majors. Director Walter Owens has directed the cho...

Hey, You’re Paying for This: Maker Lab

December 14, 2018

The Maker Lab on the 2nd floor of Columbia College Chicago's library at 624 S Michigan allows students to use its 3-D printers and scanner, as well as its vinyl cutter, at absolutely no additional cost...

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