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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...

Soccer has no borders

Ihmoud's Moods

By Media Relations Editor

March 3, 2014

Athletes are students of the game they play. Practice facilities serve as a classroom where they can learn and hone their craft, and, though it seems silly to say, no one’s safety should be in quest...

UIC faculty demand higher wages

February 21, 2014

Faculty members at the University of Illinois at Chicago went on strike Feb. 18-19 to protest low wages as contract negotiations continue. Hundreds of classes were cancelled while instructors walked the pi...

Asian carp threat inspires federal report

By Metro Editor

February 10, 2014

The asian carp, Lake Michigan’s least welcome visitor, could soon face an upstream battle as the federal government and environmentalists explore solutions to decrease their destructive presence in the Great Lakes, where they jeopardize the water system and other species.With authorization from Congress, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers released the Great Lakes and Mississippi River Interbasin Study on Jan. 6, outlining e...

Illinois leaders advocate for immigration reform

By Metro Editor

February 10, 2014

As immigration reform legislation hovers in Congress, Illinois leaders are urging lawmakers to pass the reform, arguing it would boost the economy and give the struggling Republican Party a boost.Business leaders, politicians and Cardinal Francis George took part in a panel discussion Feb. 4 at DePaul University, 243 S. Wabash Ave., during which they discussed the merits of immigration reform.Immigrants are a viable part ...

David W. Berner's memoir titled

5,000 mile journey leads to book of the year award

February 3, 2014

Columbia’s faculty continues to gain accolades as one of its members recently received a Book of the Year award in the category of nontraditionally published nonfiction from the Chicago Writers Association. David Berner, associate professor in the Radio Department, received t...

Caro Griffin, the distance orientation coordinator, organized the Distance Meet-Up event, part of Weeks of Welcome, to give incoming students an opportunity to meet each other and start forming their creative posses.

Campus engages incoming students

February 3, 2014

First-time incoming and transfer students who were unable to attend orientation because they were more than 250 miles away from the college, met other students in the same situation Jan. 28 at the Dist...

Students endured Chi-beria Jan. 27 & 28

Conquering Chi-beria

February 3, 2014

Dangerously cold temperatures greeted students on the first two days of the spring semester, forcing some to stay home and others to endure delayed commutes. Although neighboring institutions such as Roosevelt and Robert Morris universities cancelled some classes Jan....

Interactive art

By Biana Smith

January 27, 2014

The Chicago Cultural Center has hosted many art exhibits in its time, but the historic institution will make itself the center  of  attention with its upcoming exhibition “aroundcenter”.From Feb. 1 to April 27, “aroundcenter” will explore the architectural and historical importance of the Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington St., through multiple artistic mediums such as painting, sculpture and videography, a...

Study shows boys who perceive themselves to be underweight tend to have higher levels of depression and performance-enhancing behaviors

Body image issues lead to performance enhancers

January 27, 2014

The use of performance-enhancing drugs may be tied to depression and body image issues among adolescent boys, according to new research published in December.Aaron Blashill, clinical health psychologist at Mas...

Photo by Carolina Sanchez

Baby emcee Earl fulfills Odd Future

October 28, 2013

The bouncers at the Metro on Oct. 15 were not amused. Their sul- len attitudes and apathetic frowns stuck out among the armies of excited and inebriated teen boys who flooded the lobby, the largest crowd t...

Commentary Editor Job Description

By Alice Werley

April 12, 2013

CommentaryEach week, three editorials and two commentaries representing the views of the editorial board and individual reporters, respectively, will appear in the commentary section. Please see editorial board processes within this manual for more details. Also include letters to the editor received during that week.Asst. Commentary EditorWrite at least one commentary and three editorials a week that reflect the opinion of...

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