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Ellen Chenoweth, interim director of the Dance Presenting Series, will be responsible for curating performances for the 2018–2019 season. 

New interim director appointed to Dance Presenting Series

September 18, 2017

Ellen Chenoweth has been appointed interim director and lead curator of the college’s nationally recognized Dance Presenting Series, following former director Bonnie Brooks’ retirement May 31. Chenoweth, who officially started Sept. 11, said she was familiar with DPS before heari...

After DACA announcement, Gina Rodriguez steps up

After DACA announcement, Gina Rodriguez steps up

By Ariana Portalatin

September 11, 2017

The Trump administration announced the removal of the Deferred Action for Child Arrivals program Sept. 5, which protected nearly 800,000 undoc- umented immigrants brought to the U.S. as children. Trump co...

Chicago monuments at heart of controversy

Mayor Rahm Emanuel said he is open to removing the Balbo monument near Soldier Feild and changing the name of Balbo Drive, which honors italo Balbo, who was a pilot in the Italian fascist regime of the 1930s. 

By Savannah Eadens

September 5, 2017

Engraved into the front of an 18-foot-tall Roman column that sits along the Lakeshore trail bike path near Soldier Field are the words: “Fascist Italy with the sponsorship of Benito Mussolini presen...

Activism shown during ‘VMAs’ should not be temporary

Grammy nominees show improvement in award diversity

By Ariana Portalatin

September 5, 2017

Although social media labeled the 2017 MTV "Video Music Awards" as dull and more boring than previous years, politics and activism took center stage. Many celebrities took the opportunity at the Aug. 27 awards...

Editor's Note: School of Media Arts buries its lead

Editor’s Note: Resignation over racial tensions means the college should listen up

February 20, 2017

No institution of higher education is perfect when it deals with allegations of insensitivity toward minority races and cultures. However, with all of the abundant resources Columbia is putting toward ...

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