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Colleges must provide food for thought

March 17, 2014

One of the popular stereotypes of college students is that they are starving, but it turns out that many actually do go hungry, giving the cliché a serious edge.A study conducted at Western Oregon University and published Jan. 9 in the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior found that 59 percent of the university’s students struggled with limited access to food at some point in 2013. When students are unsure of where t...

Noah born to win

Ihmoud's Moods

By Media Relations Editor

March 10, 2014

It seems like a lifetime ago that Chicago Bulls guard Derrick Rose went down with another season-ending injury and fans and analysts began to count the Bulls out for the season. Some even wanted the te...

Bohemian immigrant John Dusek built Thalia Hall in 1892. Its design is reminiscent of the Romanesque architecture of the Prague Opera House. 

Big business, little Pilsen

February 24, 2014

Thalia Hall, one of Pilsen’s most historic buildings, is getting a rock ‘n’ roll makeover.The four-stem structure at 1807 S. Allport St. is slated to reopen its doors as a music venue in the first qua...

Women on wheels

Women on wheels

February 24, 2014

As the city’s cycling population grows, more women are seeking female-friendly bike services.A study by the League of American Bicyclists found women’s cycling gear and products accounted for a thir...

The B-Fresh: Holistic Hip-Hop festival took place in October as part of the “B-Hip-Hop” series organized by Sage Morgan-Hubbard, academic partnership coordinator for the Dance Department. The next phase of the series, titled “B-Real: A Look Inside Urban Movements,” will take place Feb. 17 through March 1. The series will feature two professional dance organizations and focus on hip-hop music and culture.

Underground hip-hop events dance on campus

February 17, 2014

Columbia’s Dance Center is partnering with the School of Fine & Performing Arts and the Radio Department to present “B-Real: A Look Inside Urban Movements,” a collaboration of international hip-hop dance workshops and performances scheduled to take place Feb. 17 through ...

Featured Artist: Joseph Hogwood

Featured Artist: Joseph Hogwood

February 17, 2014

“Charlotte Seeker,” an arcade-inspired video game that resembles a fast-pace, pupil-dilating “Pac-man,” will allow players to blast through space as a heroic princess. The game’s nostalgic sci-fi world was created by senior interactive arts & media major Joseph Hogwood...

Sugar Daddy Issues

Sugar Daddy Issues

By Copy Chief

February 11, 2014

The first time I ever had sugar cubes was at a bris. If you don’t know what a bris is, it’s a traditional Jewish ceremony at which a baby boy is circumcised. I was 7 years old at the time and was too bu...

Provost finalist visits Columbia

Provost finalist visits Columbia

February 10, 2014

Although reluctant to propose any plans specific to Columbia, provost finalist Chris McCord touched on transparency, technology and diversity during his first forum with the college community. Approximately 250 faculty, staff and students gathered Feb. 4 at the Conaway Cen...

Liquor moratorium dries up West Town

Liquor moratorium dries up West Town

February 3, 2014

Even in a city with a growing number of breweries, liquor moratoriums and dry precincts hamper brewers in opening up tasting rooms and bars, an obstacle that is preventing one West Town brewery from maki...

Columbia releases names of provost finalists

January 28, 2014

After nearly three years without a permanent provost, the college has narrowed its search down to two candidates—both of them deans at prominent Midwestern universities.  Chris K. McCord, dean of the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences at Northern Illinois University, and Stanley T. Wearden, dean of the College of Communication & Information at Kent State University in Ohio, were announced as the finalists in a Jan. 28...

Costume-clad activists hit Chicago to spread altruism

January 27, 2014

On the kind of snowy Saturday that begs you to stay inside, Chicago’s Real Life Superheroes descended upon our fair city to hand out blankets and food to the Loop’s homeless population.But first, Cr...

Isabella Rotman

Notable Native: Isabella Rotman

January 27, 2014

For Isabella Rotman, drawing is a life-long passion. Rotman grew up drawing with her mom, who is also an artist, in a small beach town in Maine. Rotman’s talent and love of drawing have led her to som...

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