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Attorney General candidates debate as November election looms

By Timothy Michalik

October 13, 2018

Ahead of a highly-publicized Illinois State Attorney General election in November, Democratic nominee Kwame Raoul and Republican nominee Erika Harold, two staunchly divided candidates, agreed on two issues: legalizing marijuana sales and protecting immigrants from federal deportation—if state legislators pass those laws.“If the state of Illinois passed a law legalizing marijuana, then it would absolutely be my job as t...

OPINION: Fatness doesn’t need permission

OPINION: Fatness doesn’t need permission

October 1, 2018

Tess Holliday, a size-22 model, will grace the October cover of Cosmopolitan UK. Noted commentator Piers Morgan criticized Holliday Aug. 30 after the cover’s preview release, stating the magazine’s ...

Music Department’s Audio Engineer Releases Ambient EP

Keeping with the theme of Meyer's DIY aesthetic, this double exposed photograph was captured on a 1950's Argus C3.

September 27, 2018

Logan Meyer, Columbia graduate (class of 2019) and recently appointed Audio Engineer for the Music Department, has released his first EP. Inspired by the natural world, the experimental EP provides a ...

The Chronicle expands coverage, opportunities for student staff

The Chronicle expands coverage, opportunities for student staff

September 4, 2018

When readers open up a weekly print issue of The Chronicle, pull up our website, visit our newsroom or check our social media, they may notice quite a bit of change. That’s because the organization...

“Gun Ballet,” an exhibit that demonstrates the aestheticism of violence in games, will be on display March 2–June 24 at VGA Gallery, 2418 W. Bloomingdale Ave.

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...

Joan Giroux, Associate Professor in the Art and Art History Department, spoke at the Faculty Senate meeting that took place in the 618 S. Michigan Ave. building on April 13.

Faculty Senate continues discussion on program discontinuations

April 17, 2018

Columbia's Faculty Senate disagreed with the provost's decision to discontinue the college's education and creative arts therapies programs and proposed the first pay raise—5 percent—for all...

Work by Juliana Huxtable(above) and other artists will be featured April 27 at Gallery 400 at the UIC, 400 S. Peoria St. 

Art exhibition highlights underrepresented voices

April 15, 2018

Chicagoans will soon have the opportunity to take a dive into the abstract works of women of color with “Out of Easy Reach.”This multi-venue exhibition opens April 26 and will display the abstract w...

Echosmith will be performing in Chicago April 14 at Metro, 3730 N. Clark St.

Echosmith comes packed with positive vibes

April 9, 2018

Echosmith is back. The indie-pop pioneers from Chino, California, have hit the road after postponing the tour for their latest EP, Inside a Dream.The sibling trio, formerly a quartet, made a cosmic splash...

A crowd of adjunct professors and supporters participated in a strike, coordinated by the part-time faculty union, outside the 600 S. Michigan Ave. Building, on the demonstration’s second day, Nov. 30.

P-Fac strikes, back to bargaining

December 4, 2017

In the midst of bargaining over a new union contract, part-time faculty union members, joined by students, protested what they called “bad faith bargaining,” unfair labor practices and other col...

Plain White T’s will play a 20th anniversary concert at Metro Chicago, 3730 N. Clark St., Dec. 2.

Plain White T’s says ‘Hey there, Chicago’

November 27, 2017

The Plain White T’s shot to the top of Billboard’s Hot 100 with its saccharine folk-pop ballad “Hey There Delilah” 10 years ago, followed by a short string of hits including “Rhythm of Love”...

Columbia students express culture through traditions

Columbia students express culture through traditions

November 27, 2017

Every New Year’s Eve during the countdown to midnight, junior English and creative writing major Janae Iloreta, who is of Filipino descent, recalls opening all cabinets and turning on all electronics i...

Album Review: ‘reputation’ by Taylor Swift

Album Review:  ‘reputation’ by Taylor Swift

By Lauren Carlton

November 20, 2017

After transitioning from country to pop in 2014, followed by a three-year break from the public eye and releasing new music, Taylor Swift dropped her sixth studio album, reputation, Nov. 10. This was th...

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