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Professor portrays Deaf culture through pop art

Professor portrays Deaf culture through pop art

October 10, 2016

Acrylic paintings, wire sculptures and graphic design are the elements James Van Manen, associate professor in the American Sign Language-English Interpretation Department, uses to transform common ASL...

Exhibit transforms digital to physical

Exhibit transforms digital to physical

By ARTS & CULTURE REPORTER

September 6, 2016

Tension between digital and organic worlds is the theme of a new exhibition scheduled to open Sept. 9 and run until Oct. 29 at Zg Gallery, 300 W. Superior St.Benjamin Cook, a third-year MFA candidate in ...

Let’s have a ‘sex KiKi’

Let’s have a ‘sex KiKi’

By Arts & Culture Reporter

April 18, 2016

Discussions on topics like “platonic touch” and what that means to each person present fuel monthly “sex KiKis.”Hosted by creator coriama couture, the meetups help attendees embrace and discus...

Cubs hit home run in home opener | The Columbia Chronicle

April 15, 2016

The Chicago Cubs played their home opener April 11 at Wrigley Field against the Cincinnati Reds.  Fans arrived early and gathered near the stadium at local restaurants as they eagerly waited for doors...

‘Genderpoo’ prompts gender fluidity  around campus

‘Genderpoo’ prompts gender fluidity around campus

February 1, 2016

Half-naked mermaids with mustaches, same-sex couples in symbolic poses and syringes linked to slogans like “free to hormone myself” cover the walls of the all-gender bathroom on the fifth floor of the...

Transgender artists find safe space at Columbia

Transgender artists find safe space at Columbia

December 14, 2015

“Bring Your Own Body,” an art exhibit that opened Dec. 10, highlights transgender work through mixed media and educational materials from the notable Kinsey archives, among others.The exhibit, locat...

NFL Draft punts graduation  back to The Chicago Theatre

NFL Draft punts graduation back to The Chicago Theatre

December 14, 2015

A “domino effect” of scheduling issues stemming from the return of the NFL Draft to Chicago next spring is causing Columbia to reverse field and send its 2016 commencement ceremonies back to the Chica...

Chicago Cupcake moves from trucks to Wicker Park store

November 30, 2015

After years of serving cupcakes from food trucks, Chicago Cupcake opened its first store. The company celebrated its grand opening Nov. 22 in Wicker Park. Brendan Bolger, Chicago Cupcake owner, said it ...

Columbia alums shine in Goodman Theatre play

Columbia alums shine in Goodman Theatre play

March 30, 2015

Two Columbia alumni have returned to Chicago after successful stints on Broadway to act in the Goodman Theatre’s production of the late August Wilson’s “Two Trains Running,” which opened March 7.A.C...

Icelandic artist comments on American culture

Icelandic artist comments on American culture

February 9, 2015

Painted patchworks of colorful American comic book and pop culture excerpts are filling the walls of Mana Contemporary Chicago, an art center located at 2233 S. Throop St., until April 30.The exhibition, “E...

Exhibit explores effects of warfare and human behavior

Exhibit explores effects of warfare and human behavior

February 2, 2015

A new exhibit at the Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington St., highlights the effects of war engendered destruction and human behavior.The exhibition, “When All You Have Is a Hammer, Everything Looks Lik...

Federal, local grants aim to clean up lake

Federal, local grants aim to clean up lake

May 5, 2014

Mayor Rahm Emanuel has joined the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s efforts to improve Lake Michigan’s water quality. During an April 26 press conference, the EPA announced that it would aw...

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