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ENDORSEMENT: Susana Mendoza for mayor

ENDORSEMENT: Susana Mendoza for mayor

By Editorial Board

February 22, 2019

With the mayoral election coming up on Tuesday, Feb. 26, college students are looking at a field full of candidates making big promises. Most are progressives whose policies line up fairly well with our...

The public should give a ‘DAMN.’ about black artists

By Editorial Board

April 30, 2018

From Ella Mae “Big Mama” Thornton’s “Hound Dog” to Kendrick Lamar’s “HUMBLE.,” black musicians have created much of what we know as American music and culture. For decades, their contributions to music have largely been erased. Take, for example, the millions of people who think of Elvis Presley’s 1956 version of “Hound Dog” as iconic but have no idea of Thornton’s original or the shades of meaning s...

No Crying In the House

No Crying In the House: How Abuse Falls Through The Cracks and the Masons Who Want to Fix It

April 9, 2018

Hollywood is on its heels. With movements such as Me Too and Time’s Up on screens, at award shows and in newspapers, the industry has reached a turning point in its commitment to erase harassment and s...

Students and student organization representatives painted messages and images on the new mural wall as a part of the office's unveiling on the fourth floor of 618 S. Michigan Ave. Sept. 7.

Student Diversity and Inclusion opens new office

September 11, 2017

Student Diversity and Inclusion, formerly Multicultural Affairs, opened a newly renovated, multipurpose space with a Sept. 7 housewarming party. The Student Diversity and Inclusion office, 618 S. Michigan Ave. on the fourth floor, includes student lounge spaces and areas to read ...

Sheila Rashid

Former Columbia student designs overalls for Chance the Rapper

February 27, 2017

For independent designer Sheila Rashid, what started out as painting designs on t-shirts to sell to her high school classmates, flourished and led into her own brand, which now makes overalls for Chi...

Electronic duo MAKO is scheduled to perform at Subterranean, 2011 W. North Ave., on March 17.

MAKO ‘Runs for Their Lives’ to Chicago

February 27, 2017

Alex Seaver—producer, songwriter and vocalist in MAKO—did not always want to pursue electronic music. After graduating from Juilliard with a degree in classical music in 2011, Seaver decided to pack...

Hispanics and Latinos are not all Mexicans, but all deserve respect

Maria Cardona

By Photo Editor

October 3, 2016

Almost every Latino or Hispanic person has dealt with being asked,“Are you from Mexico?” It’s infuriating for them to explain they are Latino, Hispanic or even Spanish, and not necessarily Mexica...

The Dead Ships are playing at Coachella and SXSW this year. They are set to play on April 16 and April 23 and the band’s SXSW set is yet to be announced. 

FEATURED ARTIST: Alum’s band heads to Coachella

February 8, 2016

The DEAD SHIPS—a garage rock band based in Los Angeles consisting of cinema art + science alumnus Devlin McCluskey and his bandmates Christopher Spindelilus and Alex Moore—will play at Coachella 201...

Out in the Open will shine a light on homeless youth in Chicago who usually go unnoticed.

Out In The Open draws attention to homeless youth

November 16, 2015

Nearly 20 organizations are coming together in the fight against youth homelessness. The city of Chicago has more than 20,000 homeless young people, according to the Chicago Coalition for the Homeless...

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