The Columbia Chronicle

‘Infinity War’ casts doubt on the future of cinema

‘Infinity War’ casts doubt on the future of cinema

By Brock Stillmunks

May 7, 2018

The Marvel Cinematic Universe officially started with "Iron Man" in 2008. Since that time, films in this extended universe reached great heights—like "Thor: Ragnarok," "Black Panther"and "Iron Man"—and hit some p...

New festival celebrates Thai New Year, promotes visibility

New festival celebrates Thai New Year, promotes visibility

By Miranda Manier

May 7, 2018

Every April, Thailand celebrates a three-day water fight for the nation’s new year, Songkran. This year, Chicago will celebrate its own Songkran with the Thai New Year Water Festival in Uptown. Dew Sur...

Dancing with digital death

Dancing with digital death

May 4, 2018

Through a nondescript set of doors, down a drab side street lies “Gun Ballet,” an explosive art exhibition nestled neatly inside the Video Game Art Gallery.The gallery, located at 2418 W. Bloomingdal...

‘Truth or Dare’ doesn’t dare to do anything

‘Truth or Dare’ doesn’t dare to do anything

By Brock Stillmunks

May 3, 2018

Blumhouse Productions' “Truth or Dare” is bad. That’s it. There’s not one funny joke or witty quip that comes to mind  while talking about what may be the most derivative, poorly acted, weak...

Increase in teen suicide stories is a call to action

Increase in teen suicide stories is a call to action

By Brooke Pawling Stennett

October 23, 2017

When author Jay Asher released “Thirteen Reasons Why,” a 2007 novel about a young girl who dies by suicide and leaves letters to those who she believed influenced her decision, the number of teen suic...

Media literacy courses needed now more than ever

Media literacy courses needed now more than ever

October 9, 2017

While many panicked after news broke about the largest mass shooting in modern U.S. history and desperately tried to reach loved ones to find out if they were safe, others seized the opportunity to unleash a fak...

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