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College, chair accused of employment discrimination

College, chair accused of employment discrimination

May 11, 2015

Philippe Ravanas, chair of the Business & Entrepreneurship Department, and the college are defending discrimination charges brought by a professor whose employment at the college was terminated after the S...

Former SGA vice president of Finance takes on new role as president

Former SGA vice president of Finance takes on new role as president

May 4, 2015

Jerel Ballard, a sophomore journalism major, has participated in the Society of Professional Journalists, the Columbia College Association for Black Journalists and the Student Government Association since enr...

Climate policies gain steam after march, summit

Climate policies gain steam after march, summit

September 29, 2014

THE ISSUE OF climate change continues to garner attentionworldwide following the Sept. 21 People’s Climate March and Sept. 23 UN Climate Summit in New York City. Research on global environmental issues concer...

Garlic Sriracha wings

Garlic Sriracha wings

April 14, 2014

It’s that wonderful time of year again. The birds are finally thawed and chirping, and all the excess rain and snow is evaporating with the return of that big, orange, blinding thing in the sky. Yes, ...

AEMM students to tout talents at SXSW

AEMM students to tout talents at SXSW

March 3, 2014

The Arts, Entertainment & Media Management Department will send 90 students to this year’s South by Southwest film, music and live performance festival March 12–16 in Austin, Texas. This will be the program’s fifth year attending the popular film and media fest...

B-Real Dance Competition

February 24, 2014

Dancers of all styles gathered at Stage Two in the 618 S. Michigan Ave. building to compete for a $300 prize in the B-Real Two-on-Two Breakin' Battle. Part of Columbia's Dance Center's B-Real Series, w...

Holipalooza raises holiday spirit, funds

By Alexandra Kukulka

December 10, 2012

When a crisis strikes, students are forced to figure out how to balance school and get through a tough time. To help those in crisis, two classes in the Arts, Entertainment & Media Management Department created an emergency fund.The fund, Creating ¢hange For Students By Students, will be administered through the Dean of Student’s Office and the Student Relations Team to provide students with food, clothing, shelter and trans...

Columbia’s 24-Hour Night brings students together in Halloween fashion

By Ivana Hester

October 28, 2012

Skinny jeans weren’t the only thing that caused chafing at Columbia’s annual 24-Hour Night, held Oct. 25–26.The event, touted as “Halloween, Columbia style,” was hosted by several student organizations and included a mechanical bull riding competition, a pumpkin carving contest, scary movie screenings and the Creepy Coming Out Ball sponsored by Common Ground, Columbia’s LGBTQ club.Lynsey Mukomel, a marketing manager...

College Collaboration Goes Three Ways

By Senah Yeboah-Sampong

September 9, 2012

Columbia’s student body has always included talented musicians among its student artists, and the college has always encouraged collaboration. The first-ever Music Industry Immersion Workshop, held July 23-28, exemplified this philosophy by bringing students from three programs together to record music and showcase artists.According to Joshua Shapera, Audio Arts and Acoustics faculty member, the course developed by the Arts, En...

Concert of culture

By Sophia Coleman

March 11, 2012

The sound of loud drumbeats, words of an impassioned rap artist and the rhythmic dances of the Native American culture will come together at ShopColumbia’s inaugural performance series “ShopColumbia Presents.”With the help of ShopColumbia and two Entertainment marketing classes of AEMM professor Rose Pritchett, the award-winning hip-hop group Nake Nula Waun and professional hoop dancer  Samsoche Sampson will display their ...

Renegades improve, softball team still winless

By Nader Ihmoud

October 23, 2011

Drinking beer and listening to “Jock Jams” propelled the Isotopes, the Kurtis Production-based softball team, to a 17-11 victory over the Renegades on Oct. 18 at Union Park, 1501 W. Randolph St.The Renegades failed to win their second game of the season, which was called four and a half innings into the game after the league’s 55-minute time limit was exceeded. The Renegades were plagued by defensive errors, but their off...

Preventing roommate tragedies

By Editorial Board

May 1, 2011

Dharun Ravi, a former student at Rutgers University, has been indicted on 15 charges for allegedly filming his roommate’s sexual encounter with another man using a webcam and broadcasting it online in September 2010.His roommate, Tyler Clementi, later committed suicide. In addition to charges of bias intimidation and invasion of privacy related to Clementi’s suicide, Ravi is also charged with evidence tampering for del...

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