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Student Financial Services invests in art students’ future | The Columbia Chronicle

May 13, 2016

As part of Manifest, Columbia's Student Financial Services Office conducted an art contest, where seven students competed for their mural to be displayed on the third floor of the 600 S. Michigan Ave. B...

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...

Terrence Malick Producers raise their glasses to “Knight of Cups”

Terrence Malick Producers raise their glasses to “Knight of Cups”

March 14, 2016

Between 1973 and 2005, celebrated Hollywood heavyweight Terrence Malick only directed four films: "Badlands," "Days of Heaven," "The Thin Red Line" and "The New World." However, despite this scant output, ...

MOCP displays “The Unstable Image” | The Columbia Chronicle

March 7, 2016

The Museum of Contemporary Photography hosted a photography display called “The Unstable Image” March 4 in the 600 S. Michigan Ave. Building. Moderator Nadine Wietlisbach and Artist Binh Danh discusse...

Chicago Socialist Party fights gentrification

February 3, 2016

The Chicago Socialist Party held a community meeting Jan. 30 in the Pilsen neighborhood at 1805 S. Loomis St. The party gathered at the Lozano library to teach families and single mothers how to combat t...

Merit pay system calls into question ‘subjective’ ranking system

Merit pay system calls into question ‘subjective’ ranking system

February 1, 2016

A number of full-time, nonunion staff members say they have found inadequate information and loopholes in the merit pay evaluation system introduced by the college on Jan. 12.The college will be allocating ...

Senior combines two degrees as Artist in Residence

Senior combines two degrees as Artist in Residence

November 30, 2015

As many Columbia students contemplate spending their winter break huddled around fires, Carlee Belt is preparing to spend January in Hawaii—earning three credits toward her Columbia degree.Belt, a sen...

Experimental artist  Laurie Anderson discusses  new film ‘Heart of a Dog’

Experimental artist Laurie Anderson discusses new film ‘Heart of a Dog’

November 9, 2015

Creative pioneer Laurie Anderson is primarily known as a musician but is also a storyteller and movie director, drawing praise from the New York Times for her new film “Heart of a Dog,” released Oct. 2...

Pedestrian counters coming to Loop in June

Pedestrian counters coming to Loop in June

April 24, 2015

Chicago’s State Street will be joining Times Square and other metropolitan hubs with the launch of Springboard brand pedestrian counters, set to be installed in June. The Chicago Loop Alliance announ...

Local artist puts her mark on Chicago’s art scene

Local artist puts her mark on Chicago’s art scene

By Arts & Culture Reporter

April 13, 2015

Emmy Star Brown is one of Chicago’s rising artists. Throughout the last several years, Brown has made a name for herself on the Chicago art scene by taking other people’s discarded belongings that...

Obama reminds Christians to love thy neighbor

By Arts & Culture Editor

February 16, 2015

In theory, every American has the right to speak his mind. That is, unless you are Barack Obama—a man whose identification as a Christian has been the subject of debate by the same folks who believed him to be a socialist, doubted his birth on American soil and now claim he is defending the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria. The president landed himself in hot water with many in the GOP and conservative pundits regarding his s...

Notable Native: Matthew Haussler

Notable Native: Matthew Haussler

By Sarah Martinson

February 2, 2015

Chicago maze artist Matthew Haussler broke the Guinness World Record for the longest hand-drawn maze with his 73.5-foot creation on display at Block Thirty Seven shopping mall, 108 N. State St.Haussler studied...

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