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Sean McKee’s students collaborating with lead singer of the rock band Yes, Jon Anderson (on screen), to help mix one of his albums.

Columbia students to be a part of rock ‘n’ roll legend Jon Anderson’s upcoming album

February 19, 2019

Thirteen students sit in Studio C, filed into the rows of lecture hall-style seats. They are staring at a screen—the class is on a Skype call. An ordinary-looking man sits in his home animatedly talking abo...

Rasul Freelain, senior Audio Arts & Acoustics major, received the student laureate title at a ceremony in Springfield from the Lincoln Academy of Illinois.  

Student receives state award for academic achievement

November 21, 2016

The Lincoln Academy of Illinois, a nonprofit group that recognizes individuals who have made exceptional accomplishments in the state, has inducted senior audio arts & acoustics major Rasul Freelain as a 2016 student laureate. Every year, the LAI gives the award to students...

New student organization Women is Audio was co-founded by junior audio arts & acoustic major Kendra Searl. Searl said the club allows women in the field to meet and encourage one another.

Women represented in new student organization

October 14, 2016

Female students in the Audio Arts & Acoustics Department have formed a new student organization, Women in Audio, to give women a place to come together in the male-dominated field, according to club pre...

Courses, like those offered at Chicago’s Vagabond School of the Arts, 4001 N. Ravenswood Ave., teach students safety measures and techniques to portray believable onstage violence, according to SAFD Representative Aaron Preusse.

Course teaches actors how to safely deliver punches

September 26, 2016

To Promote safety as well as suspense and action in stage combat, the Vagabond School of the Arts, 4001 N. Ravenswood Ave., will offer a weekly course on unarmed stage combat starting Oct. 1.According t...

Experimental suicide prevention workshop guided by Susan Imus | The Columbia Chronicle

April 4, 2016

In memory of a young woman who took her own life, the Shannon Hardy Making Connections program seeks to educate schools and universities about suicide warning signs and body-mind awareness. Susan Imus,...

Budget transparency goes digital

Budget transparency goes digital

March 30, 2015

Students wondering what their tens of thousands of tuition dollars are doing within the college’s budget can now know with the launch of the college’s new budget web pages. Developed by Michelle Gat...

Spring 2015 Enrollment

Enrollment declines, national average rises

February 16, 2015

While the national enrollment of students at four-year private, nonprofit colleges has increased in recent years, Columbia, like other private colleges in Illinois, has suffered continuous enrollment ...

Renegades baseball gears up for Spring season

Renegades shortstop Victor Gonzalez makes a catch. The team will begin the Spring 2015 season in April.

By Sports & Health Reporter

February 2, 2015

The Renegades baseball team is thawing from winter break and getting ready for its upcoming Spring 2015 season. Corbin Merriman and Toby Pechner, two of the three co-captains of the baseball team, are excited and op...

Jack Greenleaf (right) primarily works alone on New York City-based Sharpless, occasionally bringing in friend Montana Levy (left) for backup vocals and musical support.

Sharpless crosses gap from one-man project to stage

November 19, 2014

Jack Greenleaf is not afraid to admit his admiration for Taylor Swift.When Swift released Red in 2012, she left the country genre for the pop sphere. Some saw this as a betrayal of her roots, but Greenle...

Featured Athlete: Connor McCluskey

Featured Athlete: Connor McCluskey

October 20, 2014

Connor McCluskey, a sophomore audio arts & acoustics major, is captain of the college’s Quidditch team. Quidditch, an invented sport featured in J.K. Rowling’s “Harry Potter” series, has begun to...

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