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Reduce, reuse, recycle and remember to vote

Reduce, reuse, recycle and remember to vote

By Kristen Nichols

November 2, 2018

Food shortages, wildfires, the death of coral reefs, coastal flooding, droughts and rampant poverty could be seen as early as 2040, according to an Oct 1. environmental report from the United Nations’ ...

The Garden of the Dead Walking Tour has run for the past 10 years and is led by Pamela Bannos. It starts at the Chicago History Museum and walks past the Couch Tomb and Lincoln Monument. 

Garden of the Dead tour unearths forgotten history of Lincoln Park

October 22, 2018

Grab your flashlight and prepare to walk through history as the Garden of the Dead Walking Tour sheds light on a time when Lincoln Park was Chicago’s only graveyard.The tour is hosted by the Chicago Hist...

The video for Alessia Cara’s single,“Growing Pains,” from her upcoming release, depicts the theme of growing up, which runs through the rest of the album. 

Grammy winner Alessia Cara gives advice to Columbia’s aspiring artists 

October 22, 2018

When she was 16 years old, Alessia Cara was surrounded by men in suits deciding her fate. But today,  she wears the suit in her video for “Growing Pains,” the lead single from her upcoming sophomore release. Cara participated in a discussion held at 618 S. Michigan...

Columbia creates video to focus on children

Columbia creates video to focus on children

October 22, 2018

A promotional video project five years in the making has wrapped up with a serious message for parents going through a divorce or separation. The project was commissioned by the Circuit Court of Cook County’s Domestic Relations Division and created by students in the Cine...

A meeting of the Faculty Senate held at Stage Two, 618 Michigan Ave., Oct. 12 centered around faculty dissatisfaction with compensation and finances at the college.

‘Cloud of uncertainty’ looms over Faculty Senate meeting

October 16, 2018

Columbia faculty can expect more cuts to compensation and benefits, including an impending cut of total compensation of about $1,000 this year for family health care benefits. President o...

Pop artist Keith Haring to be featured in AIDS Garden

Pop artist Keith Haring to be featured in AIDS Garden

October 9, 2018

A new garden coming to Chicago next year will feature a sculpture by late LGBTQ activist and artist Keith Haring, commemorating and continuing  his work in AIDs  education.AIDS Garden Chicago will prov...

Applications for the Dominic Calabrese Publicity Club of Chicago Scholarship Awards are available online for all Columbia public relations majors now through Nov. 1.

Professor creates scholarship to mark his Columbia anniversary

October 8, 2018

An adjunct professor in the Communication Department is celebrating his 20th teaching anniversary in a unique way: creating a scholarship for public relations students. Dominic Calabrese said he donated personal money to create two $2,500 scholarships for public relations stude...

OPINION: Fatness doesn’t need permission

OPINION: Fatness doesn’t need permission

October 1, 2018

Tess Holliday, a size-22 model, will grace the October cover of Cosmopolitan UK. Noted commentator Piers Morgan criticized Holliday Aug. 30 after the cover’s preview release, stating the magazine’s ...

College campuses: Green, clean, money-saving machines

College campuses: Green, clean, money-saving machines

September 24, 2018

What happened to the environmental movement at Columbia? Once a leader, the college is losing ground to one of its biggest competitors. Columbia once emphasized its on-campus environmental sustainability initiatives with pride, but now the practices have been brushed unde...

Riley Fest, at 1104 S. Wabash Ave., celebrated co-founder Ida Riley, Sept. 20.

Riley Fest honors Columbia co-founder

September 24, 2018

Amid music, food and exciting energy, Columbia students gathered to celebrate one of the college’s co-founders. Riley Fest, a student-produced festival, returned to Columbia Sept. 20 to honor Ida Riley. “Riley Fest is the sister event to Blood Ball. It is a festiva...

Mark Rosati, vice president of strategic communications and external relations, continues the subject of marketing and advertising for the college.

Faculty Senate concerned about suspended programs, marketing campaign

September 21, 2018

Faculty senators questioned the provost's decision to suspend programs following disappearances from the college's website and the Common Application used by high school students to apply to colle...

Education can help end silence of systemic abuse

EDITORIAL: Education can help end silence of systemic abuse

September 17, 2018

Attorneys general nationwide are investigating sexual abuse within the Roman Catholic Church to determine if allegations of abuse against children have been covered up, as reported Sept. 6 by The New York Ti...

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