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Rusty Young ‘Waitin’ for the Sun’ to come up

Rusty Young ‘Waitin’ for the Sun’ to come up

October 9, 2017

Norman Russell Young, known as Rusty Young, knew he was destined to play music. A guitar player since childhood, Young inherited the musical gene, he said, from his grandmother, who played piano for silent...

Enrollment drops for fall 2017

Enrollment drops for fall 2017

October 6, 2017

With a 10 percent overall student body loss from fall 2016 to fall 2017, Columbia continues to experience enrollment drops for the eighth year in a row. A Census Enrollment Report for fall 2017 released Oct. 5, by the Office of Institutional Effectiveness stated 808 fewer studen...

Everything is ‘falling together’ for Pomo

Everything is ‘falling together’ for Pomo

By Kendrah Villiesse

May 8, 2017

David Pimentel knew from an early age that music was going to be his career. After playing in bands Right and Panther, Pimentel decided to take his career solo and create a mixture of groovy, jazz and el...

‘Desert’ rocker comes to concrete jungle

‘Desert’ rocker comes to concrete jungle

April 17, 2017

From being a drummer in major rock bands to opening his own record label, Brant Bjork has been conquering the rock ‘n’ roll music industry. The California native has been performing and writing music sinc...

Bowling for Soup knocks down their 11th pin

Bowling for Soup knocks down their 11th pin

March 27, 2017

From “Girl All The Bad Guys Want” to the theme song of “Phineas and Ferb,” Jaret Reddick and the rest of Bowling for Soup won’t stop rocking. With a continually growing fan base, the pop-pun...

UK’s Architects build wall of emotional sound

UK’s Architects build wall of emotional sound

March 13, 2017

Metalcore tore through a night of an unsuspecting neighborhood in the Near West Side of Chicago on March 9at the Bottom Lounge, 1375 W. Lake St.Architects is a Metalcore band from Brighton, England, tha...

Kanye West mentor foresees future of hip-hop

Kanye West mentor foresees future of hip-hop

March 6, 2017

If the name Malik Yusef does not ring a bell, his collaborations with artists Kanye West and Beyoncé will. The six-time Grammy-award winner and South Side Chicago native has worked with several A-list sta...

To post or not to post: The double standards of social media nudes

To post or not to post: The double standards of social media nudes

February 13, 2017

Have you ever had one of those days when you felt confident and flawless strutting around the house in underwear? You might even take a stripped-down selfie, but then the anxiety sets in: Should you post ...

Carousel Kings to bring ‘Charm’ to the city

Carousel Kings to bring ‘Charm’ to the city

By Kendrah Villiesse

February 13, 2017

David Alexander, vocalist in Carousel Kings, always dreamed about being in a band. In 2008, when Alexander was 18, he decided to create pop-punk band Carousel Kings with his friends.The Lancaster, Penn...

Faculty Senate discusses new graduate school, curriculum review process

Faculty Senate discusses new graduate school, curriculum review process

December 12, 2016

The Faculty Senate discussed new proposals including creation of a new graduate school, changes to the Faculty Manual, and the fashion B.A. program during its final meeting of the semester. During the Dec. 9 meeting, held at Stage Two in the 618 S. Michigan Ave. Building, senators vo...

Humanitarian aid videos are getting rusty

Humanitarian aid videos are getting rusty

By Managing Editor

November 28, 2016

Everyone has seen the videos from humanitarian organizations featuring starving children in an unnamed sub-Saharan African country who can be fed for weeks for only a few dollars. These types of videos ha...

Skin color does not inhibit skill

Skin color does not inhibit skill

By Copy Editor

October 24, 2016

Tamika Cross, an obstetrician and gynecologist, offered her medical skills on a Detroit-to-Minneapolis Delta Air Lines flight after a passenger a couple of rows ahead became unresponsive, and a flight atten...

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