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Dance, Theatre departments merge as chair steps down

Dance, Theatre departments merge as chair steps down

August 5, 2016

The Dance and Theatre departments will be combining this fall as John Green, chair of the Theatre Department for several years steps down and Peter Carpenter, acting chair of the Dance Department, becom...

Columbia to sell vacant, historical Johnson Building

Columbia to sell vacant, historical Johnson Building

By Campus Reporter

June 22, 2016

A year after deciding against using the 820 S. Michigan Ave. Building as a library or new student center, the college has decided to sell the 11-story-building, said college spokeswoman Cara Birch.The buildi...

‘Solidarity trumps bigotry’ at Boystown’s Orlando shooting vigil

‘Solidarity trumps bigotry’ at Boystown’s Orlando shooting vigil

June 13, 2016

David Sotomayor—better known as Jade Sotomayor, a contestant from season one of "RuPaul’s Drag Race"—met his cousin Edward Sotomayor almost a decade ago, after his time on the show ended.The mor...

Columbia students win Collegiate Effies with V8+ ‘Outlast your kid’ campaign

Columbia students win Collegiate Effies with V8+ ‘Outlast your kid’ campaign

June 1, 2016

A group of students from the college's advertising workshop course were awarded first place at the 2016 Collegiate Effies for their campaign for vegetable juice drink V8, aimed at millennial parents.The c...

The Chronicle sits down for an exclusive interview with the 2016 commencement speakers

May 20, 2016

The Columbia Chronicle sat down with three of the five 2016 commencement speakers May 13 in the 916 S. Wabash Ave. Building to discuss their thoughts about life as an artist and what college students should ex...

Second City’s ‘Red Line Runs Through’ select stations

Second City’s ‘Red Line Runs Through’ select stations

May 9, 2016

The Second City e.t.c.’s 40th Revue opened May 5 with a refreshing change—a predominantly female cast for the second time in company history—but only a few belly laughs.“A Red Line Runs Through It...

Assembly recaps Strategic Plan Committee’s work

Assembly recaps Strategic Plan Committee’s work

May 2, 2016

Faculty, staff and administration convened April 25 at the Collins Hall auditorium in the 624 S. Michigan Ave. Building to update the college community on the progress of the Strategic Plan’s implem...

‘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...

Photojournalism: From protests to war zones

Photojournalism: From protests to war zones

April 18, 2016

 Senior journalism major Alex Wroblewski was in Madison, Wisconsin, doing homework, when he got a call from the White House announcing he had been named Student Photographer of the Year. He had won first plac...

Assembly asks to imagine Columbia’s diversity thriving

Assembly asks to imagine Columbia’s diversity thriving

April 18, 2016

Acknowledging that its work is still in the preliminary stages following the committee’s Jan. 8 formation, the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee discussed its mission at an April 11 assembly ...

‘Confirmation’: Clarence Thomas 2.0

‘Confirmation’: Clarence Thomas 2.0

April 11, 2016

Board of trustees member and President of HBO Films Len Amato is back at Columbia with “Confirmation,” a multidimensional film that will sway opposing characters, even if they had previously picked sides, h...

Alumnae panel: From classrooms to startups

Alumnae panel: From classrooms to startups

April 4, 2016

Columbia never prepared Lauren McGrady to work for a big corporation—it was preparing her to start and operate her own business. The lessons she learned paid off. Today, she decides every product her co...

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