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Donors recognized at luncheon

By Alexandra Kukulka

December 12, 2011

Scholarship recipients stood on every other step of the spiral staircase leading to the second floor, greeting visitors. On the second floor, a lunch was prepared for all to enjoy while students and administrators thanked and honored special guests.The first Students First Scholarship luncheon took place on Dec. 6 in the 618 S. Michigan Ave. Building. Students, alumni, scholarship donors, administration and Columbia’s Bo...

Put faces to dollars

By Brianna Wellen

December 5, 2011

Once again, Columbia’s top paid staff members have been revealed, and once again, I am rethinking my career choice. President Warrick L. Carter’s annual pay is approximately 10 times more than I hope to make after college, if I’m lucky. While I’d like to imagine that the daily duties of those top 10 are grueling tasks causing them to give their heart, soul and plenty of overtime into creating the best environment ...

Art Loop Open announces winner after finalists’ dispute

By Meghan Keyes

November 1, 2010

One hundred ninety-one pieces of artwork created by Chicagoland artists had a shot at a $25,000 first prize awarded to the recipient of the most text messaged votes from Oct. 15 to 28. The finalists were announced on Oct. 22, but after a disqualification and a reinstating for one artist, the top 10 became a top 11.As previously reported in The Chronicle on Oct. 18, Art Loop Open is a competition held in 10 non-traditional ...

City venues turned galleries

By Meghan Keyes

October 18, 2010

Alongside the Art Institute of Chicago, 111 S. Michigan Ave., and the Museum of Contemporary Art, 220 E. Chicago Ave., 10 venues in downtown Chicago are featuring some 200 pieces from local artists in a new art competition.From Oct. 15–28, two rounds of voting will take place, allowing gallery visitors to submit their choices via text message for the prize winners.First place receives $25,000, second $15,000 and third $1...

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