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SATIRE: Second semester of senior year nothing but smooth sailing

SATIRE: Second semester of senior year nothing but smooth sailing

April 1, 2019

While the Spring semester of freshman year is often filled with afternoons walking through Grant Park and attending free days at the Shedd Aquarium, those days of no responsibility cannot compare to the...

Columbia students speak to online dating

Columbia students speak to online dating

March 5, 2019

The prevalence of smartphones, which has simultaneously enhanced people's ability to connect with others while creating a breakdown of in-person communication, has also inspired more students to turn to online dating. The common questions ...

Business and casual: The life of a sugar baby

Business and casual: The life of a sugar baby

February 14, 2019

Logan Cruz got kicked out of her dad’s house when she was 18. She then moved to the West Side and had to walk two miles to her first job at Forever Yogurt and an additional mile to her second job a...

Be OUTspoken and be heard at LGBTQ storytelling event

February 13, 2019

On the first Tuesday of every month, members of the Chicago's LGBTQ community and its allies transform a popular Boystown bar into a creative safe place where they share uniquely personal stories the...

Rejection: the good, the bad and the ugly

Rejection: the good, the bad and the ugly

By Kaci Watt

February 12, 2019

Filed under Special Issue

Sara Haynes, therapist at Relationship Reality 312What are healthy ways to handle rejection?“Surrounding yourself [with] friends and family who know you, even journaling and reflecting on the rejection that happened...

OPINION: Strip the labels away from pole dancing

OPINION: Strip the labels away from pole dancing

February 12, 2019

Dance is a form of self-expression that emphasizes self-awareness and viewing yourself as art. However, being in touch with your body and body movement is often sexualized. Some forms of dance, such as ...

Gestures worth a thousand words: body language and dating

Gestures worth a thousand words: body language and dating

By Katherine Savage

February 11, 2019

Filed under Special Issue

When out at a bar or coffee shop, friends often have a “save me” signal to use when someone approaches and starts an unwanted conversation. This expression is a clear indication they want out of t...

‘The Talk’: Oh the places you’ll go

‘The Talk’: Oh the places you’ll go

February 11, 2019

Whether in the back of a bus, on their birthday or on their childhood bed, everyone remembers their first time—their first time learning about sex, that is. A familiar story for most pubescent teenagers,...

EDITORIAL: ‘Sex Education’ must go beyond Netflix

EDITORIAL: ‘Sex Education’ must go beyond Netflix

February 11, 2019

New Netflix show “Sex Education,” released Jan. 11, follows the life of a teenage boy whose mother is a sex therapist, and covers topics ranging from masturbation, premature ejaculation and wet dreams to teen pregnancy and homophobia. Programs like “Sex Education”—which offers ...

OPINION: Violent criminals: They’re just like us

OPINION: Violent criminals: They’re just like us

By Jay Berghuis

February 9, 2019

Filed under Commentary, Opinion, Special Issue

From Netflix releasing the documentary series “The Bundy Tapes” Jan. 24 to Zac Efron’s new film “Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile,” which premiered at Sundance Jan. 26, Ted Bundy is ev...

A night at the MEOW-vies

A night at the MEOW-vies

December 6, 2018

Grab some popcorn, sit back and enjoy a show in the company of some feline film fanatics.Local animal shelter Harmony House for Cats is hosting its second “MEOW-vie Night” Dec. 14 and screening “The N...

Students help design, dress holiday windows at Macy’s

Students help design, dress holiday windows at Macy’s

December 5, 2018

Macy’s holiday windows are back, and eager Chicagoans are heading to the department store to see them in all their seasonal glory, along with chic mannequins sporting high fashion brands. A course allows Columbia students  to help create the classic window scenes Chicagoans stop ...

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