The Columbia Chronicle

Protests break out in Puerto Rico as frustration grows

Celebrity relationships are not our own

April 9, 2018

Celebrity couple Channing Tatum and Jenna Dewan Tatum announced their split after nine years together in an April 2 joint Twitter post, shocking fans and triggering a flurry of rumors surrounding their r...

Selena Gomez’s kidney transplant is a wake-up call

Mental illness cannot be immediate reasoning when tragedy strikes

By Brooke Pawling Stennett

September 18, 2017

Selena Gomez’s kidney transplant shocked the world—but not in the way it should have. The 25-year-old singer wrote to her 126 million Instagram followers Sept. 14 that she laid low this summer because she ...

Wolverine isn’t the only member of X-Men

DirecTV says it wants Taylor Swift 'NOW'

By Managing Editor

October 24, 2016

"Logan," the third standalone Wolverine movie, will be the next addition to the "X-Men" franchise. The first trailer for the movie was released Oct. 20 and turns away from the direction of previous mo...

Update privacy legislation to keep up with technology

April 25, 2016

Two recent cases involving technology giants Apple and Microsoft versus the government show that these technology corporations recognize the importance of privacy to their consumers.In March, the FBI attempted to obtain a court order to compel Apple to access information from an encrypted iPhone belonging to a gunman in the December 2015 shooting in San Bernardino, California, according to a March 28 New York Times article.The ...

‘Jupiter Ascending’ stuns visually, story stagnates

‘Jupiter Ascending’ stuns visually, story stagnates

February 9, 2015

In the recent sci-fi film “Jupiter Ascending,” Jupiter Jones (Mila Kunis) is a humble housecleaner who turns into space royalty in a “Star Wars”-meets-“Cinderella” story, in which she saves ...

Tony Award-nominee visits college

By Shardae Smith

March 7, 2011

The musical “Bernarda Alba” tells the story of a newly widowed mother who is challenged by her five rebellious daughters. Columbia was able to bring its music composer to campus for the last week of the college’s production.The Theater Department welcomed famed New York composer Michael John LaChiusa to screen its adaptation of his musical during a sold-out show at the Getz Theatre, 72 E. 11th St., on March 2.LaChiusa...

‘Dear John’ full of romantic clichés

By David Orlikoff

February 8, 2010

When people say romance films are addicting, they usually mean that they offer equivalent fantasies and fulfill  a person’s desires.  But “Dear John,” directed by Lasse Hallström and starring Channing Tatum and Amanda Seyfried, seems unreal and incredibly clichéIt follows the same structure in both form and presentation. “Dear John,” with its ironic title, is composed of clichés branching out from the seed conc...

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