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Artists illustrate creative ways to display work during campus panel

October 5, 2018

Stickers of a Buddha character with punk-rock features can be found scattered across the Chicagoland area. Junior cinema art and science major Xzavier Weed created this character, which has gained attention from  artists worldwide, he said, during a “On & Off the Walls...

Group of students from Morgan Park Academy spend day at Forced From Home Exhibit on Sep. 23.

‘Forced From Home’ exhibit highlights refugee experience

October 5, 2018

Members of Doctors Without Borders hosted an exhibit at the Richard J. Daley Center to show the growing struggles of displaced people by allowing them to experience the journey through virtual reality an...

Cory Henry spent March 5­–9 on campus as part of the college’s Artist in Residency Program. Henry closed out his week at Columbia by performing in the Deep Dish Music Festival. 

Grammy Award-winning musician brings funk, soul to campus

March 10, 2018

Cory Henry grew up in Brooklyn, New York, with his mother, a musical director of a local church. He started banging pots and pans in his kitchen at a young age and eventually started to match notes to the music his mother played. Now, Henry is a three-time Grammy Award-winning ja...

Soundscape Studios, 2510 W. Chicago Ave., offers recording, mixing and mastering access to musicians and artists.

DIY recording’s impact on musicians, engineering process

February 5, 2018

Traditional recording studios, filled with high-priced analog equipment and veteran engineers, are becoming a dying breed because of widespread availability of personal recording equipment. In response to...

Black Violin mixes hip-hop and classical to create a unique sound that has garnered the duo musical success.

Black Violin talks breaking stereotypes

November 6, 2017

Black Violin is all about subverting stereotypes. The hip-hop/classical fusion duo of violinist Kevin Sylvester and violist/vocalist Wil Baptiste is a disruption all its own. It is certainly unexpected th...

Words participants use to describe the healthcare system are displayed in the “Take Care” exhibit at the Weinberg/Newton Art Gallery, 300 W. Superior St.

Breast cancer exhibit wants you to ‘Take Care’

September 18, 2017

Inside a gallery, a large installation hangs as a tribute to a mother and hospice worker fighting for quality healthcare.Known for its exhibitions and partnerships with nonprofit organizations, the Weinberg/Newton Art Galle...

DACA debacle: A Dreamer's nightmare

DACA debacle: A Dreamer’s nightmare

September 18, 2017

Nearly 800,000 undocumented immigrants who came to the United States as children are facing an uncertain future as President Donald Trump and his administration end an Obama-era program that gave those individuals protection from immediate deportation. The end of the Deferred Action fo...

A display of Cameron Schilling's Portrait of a Soldier, on the 3rd floor of our library, 624 S. Michigan Ave. The piece is consists of hand-drawn portraits of 291 fallen soldiers from Illinois.

Exhibit honors fallen Illinois service members

September 14, 2017

Former Governor Pat Quinn commemorated Patriot Day, a national day of remembrance that occurs annually on September. 11, by opening “Portrait of a Soldier,” an exhibit featuring hand-drawn...

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...

A scene from the graphic novel depicting 1928 Chicago. 

Graphic novel to open up imagination about civic, urban engagement

April 24, 2017

Artist, illustrator and educator Devin Mawdsley knew it was time to create an arts collective when he heard about the Chicago Architecture Foundation’s plan to create a new educational graphic novel...

Chicagoans’ health problems vary by neighborhood

Chicagoans’ health problems vary by neighborhood

By Jackie Murray

April 3, 2017

Select Chicago neighborhoods are not receiving equal access to healthcare, resulting in neglect of residents’ health  needs, according to March 23 Sinai Community Health study.“Health equity is abo...

Multicultural Affairs honors Black History Month with alumni panel | The Columbia Chronicle

February 27, 2017

The office of Multicultural Affairs and Development & Alumni Relations honored Black History Month with an African-American alumni panel discussion. The alumni talked about their experiences in their respective fiel...

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