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Bartender Jason Earl Folks behind the bar at Cole's Bar, 2338 N. Milwaukee Ave.

From Abe Lincoln art theft to inclusivity: Cole’s Bar turns 10

June 4, 2019

  Outside of Cole’s Bar, denim jacket-clad 20-something’s lean against a brick wall passing around lighters for their cigarettes. The bouncer, a woman with an afro and a fashionable fl...

ASL Department celebrates 25 years

ASL Department celebrates 25 years

April 14, 2018

The American Sign Language-English Interpretation Department is celebrating 25 years of instruction at Columbia. The department is hosting a 25th anniversary event April 28 featuring workshops, alumni panels and an evening social at 1104 S. Wabash Ave., with the other locations to...

Drugmakers still place profit over people

Drugmakers still place profit over people

By Tyra Bosnic

September 18, 2017

Somewhere on the internet, someone is citing “Big Pharma” as a reason to oppose necessary vaccinations. But large pharmaceutical companies also can affect thousands of lives by failing to meet prod...

Spudnick Press Founder and Executive Director Angee Lennard talked about how the Spudnick Press is turning 10 years old soon—sooner than she thought. 

Spudnik presses on after 10 years

May 8, 2017

Ten years ago, Angee Lennard created an art space to fuel her love for screen printing and provide access for other artists she thought was lacking in Chicago. The result was Spudnik Press Cooperative, a c...

“Scary Stories,” a documentary by Chicago filmmaker Cody Meirick, focuses on the “Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark” trilogy by Alvin Schwartz. The film is set to be released in 2016 for the trilogy’s 35th anniversary.

‘Scary Stories’ documentary to be released in 2016

November 30, 2015

“The Big Toe” is a popular American folklore tale about a boy who finds a human toe in his garden. After eating it for supper, the boy is haunted during the night by a man looking for his missing toe. T...

Journalism Department

School of Media Arts introduces new Communication & Media Innovation Department

December 22, 2014

The Journalism, Advertising and Public Relations departments now have a final department name as the Communication & Media Innovation Department following months of planning how to effectively combine...

Veteran-run organization aims to support businesses

By Assistant Metro Editor

November 24, 2014

A new veteran-run organization founded in June and officially launched in November, was created with the intent of helping veterans become entrepreneurs.The Bunker is dedicated to growing veteran-owned digital businesses and is part of the newest technology incubator from 1871, an entrepreneurial hub for digital startups located at 222 W. Merchandise Mart Plaza. “The Bunker is an incubator for veteran-owned,predominately...

Chicago Film Festival Celebrates 50 Years | The Columbia Chronicle

October 13, 2014

The Chicago Film Festival Celebrates its 50th anniversary from Oct 9 - Oct 23. The Chronicle got up close and personal with a couple of key players in this years festival.Video By: Christian D. HoganFor more ...

President Kwang-Wu Kim spoke about the college’s long-standing partnership with the Chicago International Film Festival during the opening ceremony on Oct. 9.

Columbia filmmakers represented at the Chicago International Film Festival

October 13, 2014

Columbia showed a strong presence at opening night of the 50th Chicago International Film Festival, held at the Harris Theater in Millennium Park, 205 E. Randolph St.The screening of director Liv Ullmann...

“Solace” by Jaq Belcher is featured in the “Papercuts” exhibition that runs September 19th–November 8th.

Traveling exhibition ‘Papercuts’ opens at Columbia

September 22, 2014

“Papercuts,” a traveling paper art exhibition that has been to six cities, including Atlanta and Nashville, is making its last stop at Columbia.The exhibition, organized by artist Reni Gower, open...

Viola Davis at the 48th festival

Columbia sponsors Chicago International Film Festival

September 22, 2014

The college is helping sponsor the Chicago International Film Festival for the fifth consecutive year. The festival, now in its 50th year of continuous growth, is set to take place Oct. 9–23 and feature more than 200 films from more than 60 countries with an expected attendance o...

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