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Students impacted by P-Fac strike

Students impacted by P-Fac strike

December 4, 2017

A large number of students missed class time during a two-day strike held Nov. 29–30 by the college’s part-time faculty union, as reported on the Front Page. Senior theatre major Genesis Castillo said she supports P-Fac but...

Columbia students express culture through traditions

Columbia students express culture through traditions

November 27, 2017

Every New Year’s Eve during the countdown to midnight, junior English and creative writing major Janae Iloreta, who is of Filipino descent, recalls opening all cabinets and turning on all electronics i...

Program reminds kids reading is cool

Program reminds kids reading is cool

November 20, 2017

As a proud parent of two Chicago Public School graduates and as a respected journalist, Mara Tapp knows literary arts are crucial to children’s education. While substitute teaching at CPS schools, Ta...

Kim ‘chats’ with  concerned students

Kim ‘chats’ with concerned students

November 20, 2017

President and CEO Kwang-Wu Kim addressed students’ frustrations about the construction of the student center, students’ access to resources on campus and a variety of changes made to class offerin...

Anti-Trump group marches in light of election anniversary

Anti-Trump group marches in light of election anniversary

November 13, 2017

The recent one-year anniversary of President Donald Trump’s election galvanized critics nationwide to vent their frustration about the 45th president.More than 100 protesters rallied at Federal Plaza, 2...

Enrollment drives changes to English and creative writing classes

Enrollment drives changes to English and creative writing classes

November 13, 2017

Columbia’s declining enrollment has forced elective courses in the English and Creative Writing Department to only be offered to students every other semester instead of year-round, according to faculty in the department. “The number of classes that a number of depar...

Queer &: where identities intersect

Queer &: where identities intersect

November 6, 2017

A new student organization called Queer & plans to provide a safe space for minority students who identify as queer. Joyce Guo, Queer & executive director and sophomore English and creative writing m...

Columbia grad ‘rocks’ in musical

Columbia grad ‘rocks’ in musical

November 6, 2017

Playing the ultimate stick-it-to-the-man rocker that many grew familiar with following 2003’s “School of Rock” film, Rob Colletti, a 2011 Columbia theatre alumnus, stars as Dewey Finn in the Broadway in Chicago production “School of Rock: The Musical.” The show debuted ...

Communication Department awaits results from program reviews

Communication Department awaits results from program reviews

November 6, 2017

The journalism, advertising and public relations programs in the Communication Department participated in program reviews Oct. 19–20 and await the final report. The programs were evaluated by external reviewers to ensure the programs remain up to date with curriculum, ...

@ALittleBirdieToldMe: #anonymous Twitters bring marketing, satire to your feed

@ALittleBirdieToldMe: #anonymous Twitters bring marketing, satire to your feed

October 30, 2017

On his daily commute in Chicago Transit Authority vehicles, Bus constantly looks over his shoulder. He is paranoid that people will see his phone. Sometimes he has to pocket the device to finish business...

Students assist “Daily Show’s” Chicago production

Students assist “Daily Show’s” Chicago production

October 27, 2017

Though it may not be the most glamorous job, production assistants are an integral part of television or movie production. Provided with an opportunity to work in their fields on a nationally br...

Student resources sliced by budget cuts

Student resources sliced by budget cuts

October 23, 2017

Students are complaining of reduced college resources within their departments and clubs due to the college’s budget cuts. The affected programs noted by students include the English and Creative Writing Department, the Student Athletics Association, the Communication ...

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