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What the Chronicle is reading

July 8, 2020

It's easy to assume people around us experience the world the same way we do, but that isn't the case. Reading and consuming work by Black creators detailing the Black experience is not only importa...

Reading Series

Fall 2017 Reading Series participants announced

September 25, 2017

Josh Corson, senior English and creative writing major, said he used to feel pressure to produce the next great piece of literature, but he has learned that writing is more about expression fro...

Don’t forget the walls that came before Trump’s

Turns out, you can pick your family

By Arabella Breck

January 30, 2017

"A physical wall between two seemingly different groups of people that in theory would have brought peace, but instead exacerbated conflict."This is more than a description of President Donald Trump's...

Writers in Trump’s America: Creatives mobilize to protect First Amendment rights

Poet T Clutch Fleischmann shares a piece they wrote post about gender identity and striving for commonality among differences at Open Books in the West Loop Jan. 15.

By Ariel Parrella-Aureli

January 23, 2017

Complete silence engulfs the back room of a West Loop bookstore as the crowd listens with rapt attention to T Clutch Fleischmann read “House With Door,” a monologue about an encounter with a little boy ...

The Chicago Teachers Union set its Oct. 11 strike date after unsatisfactory contract negotiations with the Board of Education at its Sept. 28 House of Delegates Meeting.

Chicago Teachers Union sets strike date

October 3, 2016

The Chicago Teachers Union, after months of contract disputes, voted almost unanimously to go on strike Oct. 11 at a House of Delegates meeting Sept. 28.The strike won authorization with a vote of 95....

New major offers students hands-on approach to ASL

March 10, 2014

Columbia’s American Sign Language-English Interpretation Department added a Deaf Studies major this semester, the only program of its kind in the Midwest.Unlike the department’s current ASL-English I...

Story Week, a Columbia sponsored festival that features prominent authors has received a combined $25,850 in grants from three Illinois foundations. The festival will take place from March 16 to March 21 and is open and free to the public. The grants came from organizations such as the Chicago Community Trust, the Illinois Arts Council and Illinois Humanities Council.

New grants further Story Week’s diverse agenda

January 27, 2014

Story Week, an annual festival sponsored by Columbia that showcases prominent authors work across Chicago taking place from March 16 to March 21, has received a combined $25,850 in grants from three Illinois foundations. The festival received $15,000 from the Chicago Community...

Story Week tells another chapter

By Lisa Schulz

April 2, 2012

Hundreds of people swarmed Columbia’s campus and sponsors’ venues to sit back and listen to the fictional stories, conversations, concerts and advice from faculty and featured authors.The 16th annual Story Week Festival of Writers encompassed 21 events from March 18–23 in locations throughout Chicago. Discussion topics ranged from gender differences in literature, Q-and-A sessions, music, publishing tips and more under t...

CSA model’s artistic transformation

By Matt Watson

May 2, 2011

Emerging and established artists alike have been brought together by a growing scene across the U.S. that applies the idea of community supported agriculture to artwork. Sculptors, painters and photographers who have been featured everywhere from the Museum of Modern Art in New York City to the Art Institute of Chicago now have a unique platform to sell to customers that previously wasn’t available.Threewalls gallery, 119 ...

Authors discuss future of journalism

By Stephanie Saviola

March 8, 2010

With Bankrupt newspapers and an abundance of job losses among reporters, most people have turned to the Internet or blogs to get their daily news. But two men are determined to change that and save the dying journalism industry.The two authors of “The Death and Life of American Journalism” came to Chicago on March 4 to discuss their book and where they believe the future of journalismis headed.Robert W. McChesney, professor in the Department of Communication...

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