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Hip hop roots not forgotten at ‘Permanent Record’

“Permanent Record: Chicago Hip Hop Kulture” features articles of clothing, fliers, musical samples and other cultural artifacts related to Chicago hip hop culture.

By Arts & Culture Reporter

October 12, 2015

“Permanent Record: Chicago Hip Hop Kulture” is an interactive four-week festival at the Hairpin Arts Center, 2810 N. Milwaukee Ave., celebrating four decades of hip hop evolution in Chicago. In addit...

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“Flying Steps” prepare for “Red Bull Flying Bach” with press event

September 25, 2015

To prepare for the group’s three-show run this weekend, The Flying Steps, the group behind “Red Bull Flying Bach,” held a Sept. 24 press event.The event featured a beginner’s workshop, led by d...

Communication is crucial between the college and its students

By Kyra Senese, Editor-in-Chief

September 14, 2015

Columbia is known for welcoming students to the college in fun, eccentric and creative ways. Welcome Week, Vice President of Student Success Mark Kelly’s famed “Hell yeah!” Liturgy and Convocation encourage students to embrace their campus. Some Chronicle staff members will not recall such easy-breezy memories of their first week of the school year, however, thanks to new interview policies that have not been so welco...

New interim dean helps Columbia leap into modern dance scene

New interim dean helps Columbia leap into modern dance scene

September 8, 2015

Onye Ozuzu, former chair of the Dance Department for four years, stepped into the role of interim dean of the School of Fine & Performing Arts on July 1. A leader of the Chicago dance community, Ozuzu said her new responsibilities will change the character of her participation in th...

The Meta

By The Columbia Chronicle

October 15, 2012

By Spencer Allan Readchronicle@colum.eduSpencer Allan Read, 19, grew up in a suburb of Austin, Texas. He is a fiction/playwriting student in his junior year at Columbia. He enjoys video games, punk music, reading and playing bass. Read’s work “The Meta”  is a structural parody of Franz Kafka’s “The Metamorphosis.” In class, his teacher told him to make sure humans transform, but Read decided to turn the idea of a human ...

Open Streets event closes down State Street

By Lisa Schulz

September 26, 2011

Seven blocks of State Street will be shut down to vehicle traffic between Lake and Van Buren streets on Oct. 1 to host “Open Streets,” a five-hour festival promoting on-foot exploration of downtown businesses and ways to get active.The free event, arranged by the Chicago Loop Alliance and the Active Transportation Alliance, runs from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. and doubles as a celebration for the 100th day of the “Go Do Good...

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