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Riot Fest’s Hard Girls release new song, talk moshpits

Riot Fest’s Hard Girls release new song, talk moshpits

September 12, 2016

Indie-punk band Hard Girls released their single “Guadalupe on the Banks of the Styx” on The A.V. Club’s website Aug. 30. Originally from San Jose, California, the band has toured with household...

Faculty senate votes to expand workload committee

Faculty senate votes to expand workload committee

March 14, 2016

In response to faculty concerns about uneven workloads, Columbia’s Faculty Senate approved a motion at a March 11 meeting to create a permanent committee to formulate policy on workload balance.At the S...

From alleyways to galleries

By Arts & Culture Editor

March 14, 2016

A crumpled bag of Cheetos, some balled-up t-shirts and maybe a PlayStation. In the mess of a student’s dirty dorm room, one icon shines through the clutter: a concert poster from a favorite band.“The concert poster represents a tangible connection to part of their identity,” said Dan MacAdam, illustrator and founder of Crosshair Silkscreen Printing and Design. “They can put it up in their room and display it to their frie...

Featured Athlete: Kent Leng

By Sports & Health Reporter

May 11, 2015

Kent Leng, a senior business & entrepreneurship major, grew up with two passions: baseball and snowboarding. While he participated in both sports throughout his childhood, he ultimately chose to focus on snowboarding during his sophomore year of high school. After graduating high school in 2008, he spent a year in Steamboat Springs, Colorado, and two years in Salt Lake City, Utah, producing snowboarding videos. Leng’s pass...

Second Annual 26th Annual Comedy Festival shows layers of The Onion

Second Annual 26th Annual Comedy Festival shows layers of The Onion

May 11, 2015

As Chicago’s festival season kicks off with Pitchfork, Lollapalooza and Riot Fest, The Onion and A.V. Club are touting comedy in the Windy City with the Second Annual 26th Annual Comedy Festival.The f...

Esposito called ‘future of comedy’

Esposito called ‘future of comedy’

By Assistant Arts & Culture Editor

November 24, 2014

Standup comedian Cameron Esposito’s life changed forever on the night of Oct. 3, 2013.After nailing her short set during her first televised standup performance on “The Late Late Show with Craig Fer...

Pink lady problem

By Sophia Coleman

October 21, 2012

First lady Michelle Obama and mama Mormon Ann Romney committed a fashion faux pas of presidential proportions when they both wore Pepto pink on the night of the Oct. 16 debate.While it’s not much of a surprise considering it is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the similarly– hued outfits drew a lot of attention and had designers and the public asking: Who wore it better?Michelle donned a sheath dress and blazer by Michael K...

Onion in the city

By Darryl Holliday

October 2, 2011

“America’s finest news source”—not to be confused with The Chronicle—is moving to the Windy City.The Onion—the satirical, mocking and often hilarious print and online publication—is consolidating its forces in Chicago, resulting in the relocation of the full, 20-person editorial staff that currently resides in New York.According to some reports, most notably The Huffington Post, the decision came as a surpris...

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