The Columbia Chronicle


‘Noah’ rocks the boat, nearly capsizes

April 7, 2014

Director Darren Aronofsky ("Black Swan," Requiem for a Dream") has taken on a subject rife with controversy for his first big-budget blockbuster "Noah." A biblical epic is a risky project, and religion...

Jane Ann Ganet-Sigel (left), founder of Columbia’s Dance/Movement Therapy & Counseling Department, now known as the Creative Arts Therapies Department, died Jan. 27 after a long battle with Parkinson’s disease. Susan Imus (right) is now the department chair.

Dance therapy pioneer dies at 87

February 10, 2014

Jane Ann Ganet-Sigel, wife, mother, professor and founder of Columbia’s Dance/Movement Therapy & Counseling Department, died in her home Jan. 27 at age 87 of complications from Parkinson’s disease. She is survived by her husband, Melvin Sigel, and her children Marcey Si...

Steep competition in the Big Ten

By Nader Ihmoud

October 26, 2012

The college hoops regular season is roughly three weeks away from beginning, and there is no clear front-runner in the Big Ten.Five teams from the Big Ten have been ranked in USA Today’s preseason poll. The University of Indiana Hoosiers, who were ranked No.1 in the nation by the poll, are also voted by a panel of media as the favorites to win their conference.“The attention the team has gotten is good,” said Hoosiers...

Turkey: A window into the eastern world for NATO

By Contributing Writer

May 16, 2012

By Austin MontgomeryAfter joining NATO in 1952, Turkey has become responsible for providing a key link between the western NATO members and the Muslim world.With a population that is 98 percent Muslim, Turkey is also one of the only predominantly Muslim countries with a westernized democratic style. With long term goals ranging from integrating all of the western Balkan and Euro-Atlantic countries to providing government ...

Cheer team to perform at Manifest

By Lindsey Woods

April 23, 2012

Music and dance are not new to Manifest, but the Renegades cheerleading squad will combine the two with traditional cheer-style tumbling to bring additional spirit to this year’s campuswide celebration on May 4.This is the first year the Renegades squad will perform at Manifest. Its routine will kick off at 2 p.m. on the stage located in the Nexus Lot at the corner of South Wabash and East Balbo avenues.“We have stunts ...

Wildcats lose third straight push for Big Ten Tournament

By Nader Ihmoud

February 27, 2012

The Northwestern University Wildcats’ women’s basketball team ended its regular season on a three game skid, after losing to the Michigan State University Spartans 76-57 at Welsh Ryan Arena, 2705 Ashland Ave., on Feb 26.The Wildcats’ freshman guard Morgan Jones didn’t start for only the second time this season, but played her usual 32 minutes. Northwestern was held to 28 percent from the field and was outscored 43-28...

Talor-ed success for Penn State senoirs

By Etheria Modacure

March 27, 2011

INDIANAPOLIS—The Penn State University locker room stood silent as players sat at their lockers,  contemplating how close they were to upsetting Ohio State University in the Big Ten Championship game onMarch 13.The season, which was full of surpassing preseason expectations for the Nittany Lions, came to an abrupt halt in the final game of the Big Ten season at the Conseco Fieldhouse.After reaching its first conference championship game in the ...

Big Ten surprise teams on tournament bubble

By Etheria Modacure

March 7, 2011

It was supposed be the season when the University of Minnesota could make a deep run in the NCAA tournament. Penn State University and the University of Michigan were deemed good but are struggling to make it to postseason play.For all three teams, the season hasn’t turned out as many expected. Penn State and Michigan are on the bubble of the NCAA tournament and Minnesota appears to be headed to the National Invitationa...

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