The Columbia Chronicle

InterVarsity presents: Night of Worship

March 9, 2015

Columbia's art ministry, InterVarsity Arts held its first Night of Worship March 5 in the 618 S. Michigan Ave. Building at Stage Two. Columbia's own Jonathan McReynolds, Kristen Heard, Leland Philpot,...

Local artists visited the college Feb. 17 to discuss how to foster a creative community across the city through collaboration at a panel discussion titled “All In: Making Art and Community in Chicago.”  The panel was hosted at Stage Two in the 618 S. Michigan Ave. Building.

Panelists discuss going ‘all in’ within artistic community

February 23, 2015

Local artists from a wide range of disciplines and members of the campus community gathered to discuss the importance of creating art and fostering an artistic community in Chicago.A panel titled “All In:...

Driving human emotions

Driving human emotions

February 17, 2014

Driving can be a very stressful activity, especially in Chicago. But what if cars could detect a driver’s emotional state and possibly prevent an accident?This is the goal for a team of researchers from th...

Columbia helps Bob’s move trees

By Senah Yeboah-Sampong

December 10, 2012

The bicycles and garden boxes that sit in the Columbia-owned lot at the corner of South Wabash Avenue and East Eighth Street have a new roommate, and his name is Bob.Bob’s Christmas Trees has set up shop in Columbia Papermakers’ Garden and bike lot and will be open until Dec. 24. After being forced to relocate from the lot on the corner of Dearborn and Polk streets, co-owner Bob Levy was desperate to find a new home i...

Manifest 2012 ‘pedal-powered’

By Heather Scroering

April 9, 2012

In a few weeks, the main topic of conversation is likely to shift from prioritization, with its many listening forums and layers of recommendations, to the college’s largest and most attractive event of the year, Manifest.This year’s celebration, pushed forward one week to May 4 because of the NATO summit, will see more than 75 showcases, a pedal-powered amusement park and countless other exhibitions featuring the work ...

Aram Saroyan visits, ‘Four Monologues’ bring unity

By Lisa Schulz

January 30, 2012

Despite the gloom of Russian poets’ thoughts during the Stalinist era, visiting artist Aram Saroyan could be seen smiling amid the audience as Columbia theater students rehearsed for his play’s first theatrical performance.On Jan. 25, Columbia students performed “Four Monologues,” a play based on the lives of four Russian poets, at the Poetry Foundation, 61 W. Superior St. Saroyan, a poet, novelist, playwright and bi...

Columbia, China to exchange art, students

By Lisa Schulz

January 23, 2012

From intricately painted colorful dragons to washed-out, tie-dyed paper dresses with skirts lined in crisp Chinese lettering, each piece of artwork from the art and design freshmen at Jiujiang University in China told a story of their past.The “Tell me a story.” exhibition opened Jan. 17 and will continue until Jan. 27 from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m., in the Center for Book and Paper Arts at the Conaway Center, 1104 S. Wabash ...

Will Gluck’s third film a winner

By Drew Hunt

July 22, 2011

Though Natalie Portman and Ashton Kutcher may have been the first to harvest the seeds of non-committal sex in “No Strings Attached,” Justin Timberlake and Mila Kunis can rest assured that they avoided any sloppy seconds with their film, “Friends With Benefits.”As directed by Will Gluck, who helmed last year’s head-turning surprise hit “Easy A,” Timberlake and Kunis star as Dylan and Jamie, a pair of recently acqu...

Eating their words

By CiaraShook

April 5, 2010

Guests weaved in and out of the tables that displayed books made of sweets, fruit and bread. They scratched votes on ballots and waited to consume the literature at Edible Books & Tea on April 1.Patrons enjoyed literature through their stomach by eating foods portraying scenes from such children’s books as “Hanzel and Gretyl,” “The Stinky Cheese Man” and “One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish.” The event  was foun...

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