The Columbia Chronicle


Students utilize social media

By Shardae Smith

October 25, 2010

Columbia students are taking advantage of major social media sites to reach larger audiences. Take senior film major Luke Mattioda, who posted a music video on YouTube that has gained more than 6,000 views.Social media have made uploading student material to the Internet easier than older distribution methods, because of its instant availability to anyone with Internet access.Social media websites—such as Vimeo, a video shari...

Big potential for new arts district

By Lauren Kelly

September 7, 2009

In a city-supported initiative to develop a Creative Industries District in East Pilsen, four landmarked industrial buildings were recently rezoned for creative uses in an effort to provide work and gallery space for local artists. Currently, Chicago does not have a centralized arts district, and the proposed location at Cermak Road and the Chicago River near Jefferson Street would provide a place for people in many differen...

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