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Roger Guenveur Smith brings ‘Rodney King’ show to Chicago

Roger Guenveur Smith performing

By Arts & Culture Editor

January 26, 2015

Recent events have made police brutality and excessive force prevalent topics of conversation in the U.S. Actor Roger Guenveur Smith performed his one-man show, “Rodney King,” Jan. 24 at the DuSab...

Bill Cosby allegations an important lesson for fans

By Managing Editor

December 1, 2014

Chicago comic Hannibal Buress sparked overdue outrage when Philadelphia Magazine posted a clip of his Oct. 17 bit online in which he called out comedian Bill Cosby for the growing list of rape allegations the famous actor has collected in recent years.While many of the allegations against Cosby have been public for years, the actor has managed to keep a lid on them and maintain his wholesome, sweater-wearing image.Until the...

Sound Off: Beyoncé’s questionable re-release far from flawless

By Managing Editor

December 1, 2014

Beyoncé dropped her surprise visual album just before midnight on Dec. 12, 2013, an act that caught fans and the industry as a whole off-guard.  The self-titled album was her fifth full-length album, and it came without any type of warning. By the time the album dropped, most fans had either forgotten about her promised release or given up hope that it would arrive any time soon after being strung along with false promis...

A box had already been filled with non-perishable goods donated by students during the first stretch of the Library’s Food For Fines campaign, a program to collect food for nonprofit organization Chicago Lights in exchange for late fee credit. 

Late fees help feed those in need in winter

November 24, 2014

In an effort to gather food donations for Chicago Lights, a nonprofit social advocacy group at Fourth Presbyterian Church, 126 E. Chestnut St., Columbia’s library has created a fine forgiveness program c...

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Virb terminates partnership with college

October 27, 2014

Virb, a website hosting platform, has terminated its partnership with Columbia after being bought out by the website host company Go Daddy in October 2013. Prior to the college’s partnership with Virb, which began in 2012, Columbia used an in-house system called WebAgent that host...

Columbia alumna wins $25,000 3Arts award

Columbia alumna wins $25,000 3Arts award

October 27, 2014

Sophia Nahli Allison, a 2014 photojournalism alumna, has been selected as a recipient of a $25,000 grant from 3Arts, a nonprofit that advocates for artists of color, women artists and artists with disabilities. Each year, 3Arts selects 10 people as grant recipients, according to Exe...

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