The Columbia Chronicle

Fast fashion costs more than market price

Fast fashion costs more than market price

By Kendrah Villiesse

November 27, 2017

With new collections released every week, it is hard to resist the urge to buy a cute new top from Forever 21. But shoppers often don’t pay attention to the manufacturing process. Fast fashion descri...

Galantis builds to dynamic performance

Galantis builds to dynamic performance

November 21, 2017

One musical theme moves through most—if not all—EDM music. It's the build-up: the way each song heightens tension and excitement and transforms a swaying crowd into a jumping, raucous one.Then, just as s...

Galantis strives to 'feel good' with new album

Galantis strives to ‘feel good’ with new album

November 13, 2017

Swedish EDM duo Galantis has been releasing chart-climbing singles since 2014, as well as its debut album, Pharmacy, which peaked at number one on Billboard’s 2015 Top Dance/Electronic albums.Both Gala...

Venues show mixed reaction to amusement tax changes

Venues show mixed reaction to amusement tax changes

October 23, 2017

Chicago concertgoers and theater patrons may be paying less for their tickets under a proposed tax reform in the city’s 2018 budget—unless they are seeing “Hamilton,” that is.Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s...

What happens now? Chicago reacts to Las Vegas shooting

Reports show Las Vegas shooter Steven Paddock had two rooms booked at the Blackstone during Lollapalooza’s 2017 festival weekend

By Jackie Murray

October 16, 2017

To senior art and art history major Sophie Peterson, what she witnessed in Las Vegas was like something out of a movie she wished she never had to experience. Shots from a 32nd floor Mandalay Bay hotel room...

Student creates Frequency TV’s latest scripted sitcom

Student creates Frequency TV’s latest scripted sitcom

March 27, 2017

Freshman television major Johnny Cassidy came up with an idea for a short sketch about a student who attends college with his parents after coming back from a theatre performance.  After creating one sketch, Cassidy decided to develop a few more that soon developed into a f...

NCAA can’t continue to take advantage of players

NCAA can’t continue to take advantage of players

By Jackie Murray

March 27, 2017

The brackets, the bets, the heartbreak and the Cinderella stories—so many dramatic elements make up the National Collegiate Athletic Association’s March Madness tournament, a battle of the best Divi...

Illinois Comptroller Susana Mendoza said Gov. Bruce Rauner is trying to create a government shutdown at Chicago City Club March 8.

Mendoza: The governor suffers from ‘Rauneritis’

March 20, 2017

Gov. Bruce Rauner has inappropriately used $112 million over the last two years from funds intended to reimburse healthcare providers, said Illinois Comptroller Susana Mendoza. Despite stating that her inten...

Greg Fenton, founder of Red Shelf, said that the company’s attitude toward content distribution is like Netflix for textbooks and educational material.

RedShelf platform promotes educational innovation

January 25, 2016

New print editions of textbooks are typically released every few years, but digital content distributor Red Shelf allows publishers to update their textbooks every semester based on the information students...

From left, Harrison Mills and Clayton Knight met at Western Washington University and formed ODESZA to stand out from the indie music they were used to hearing.

ODESZA talks electronic takeover

November 16, 2015

Electronic duo ODESZA has made waves since forming in 2012 while its members, Harrison Mills and Clayton Knight, also known as CatacombKid and BeachesBeaches, were attending Western Washington Univers...

Dreaming of a white winter

By Brianna Wellen

December 13, 2010

On a seemingly mild day in November, long before Chicago’s first major snowfall was forecast, blankets of white snow covered 18-year-old Kevin Manetti and 17-year-old George Obrochca’s neighborhood. On a movie set in the Chicagoland area, a light “snowfall” covers actors’ shoulders while the crew and passersby remained untouched. On indoor sets flakes are also conjured up, adding to stage play design’s magic and bel...

We’re chained to the Pixies

By HermineBloom

November 30, 2009

If you’re like me and you’ve played the Pixies’ Doolittle as background music for virtually every friend’s gathering in the past five years, then well, hearing the iconic, punchy beginning beat of the song “Debaser” live probably made you melt. This, of course, speaks volumes of the wildly influential punk-rock-meets-surf-rock band that essentially gave birth to the entire alternative rock movement.All that really ...

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