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Lizzie Borden musical gives patriarchy the ax

November 14, 2017

After the grisly bodies of her father and stepmother were found in their family home Aug. 4, 1892, Lizzie Borden went to trial for their ax murders. The case infamously ended in acquittal and was never ...

Fake Shore Drive creator takes a cruise down memory lane

Fake Shore Drive creator takes a cruise down memory lane

November 13, 2017

In 2007, Andrew Barber, then 26, turned his passion for music into Fake Shore Drive, a blog focused on all things Chicago hip-hop. Four years later, he left his lucrative advertising job to pursue bloggi...

Politicians are supposed to unify, not divide

North Dakota journalism students are missing out

November 6, 2017

A Native-American professor at the University of North Dakota resigned after his multiple lecture series proposals about the controversial Dakota Access pipeline were shot down, stripping away exceptional educati...

The Chronicle wins prestigious awards

The Chronicle wins prestigious awards

October 31, 2017

Working in journalism is not about the awards, but it is still exciting when it happens. The Chronicle won multiple honors in the Associated Collegiate Press 2017 Awards, announced Oct. 28, including the organization's most prestigious award—the Pacemakers, which are awarded t...

Marketing leadership changes hands to interim

Marketing leadership changes hands to interim

October 23, 2017

Public Relations Executive Mark Rosati became interim vice president of Strategic Marketing & Communications Oct. 15 following the departure of predecessor Deborah Maue three days prior, as reported Oct. 12 by The Chronicle. President and CEO Kwang-Wu Kim said Maue was...

A member of Arawak'Opia, the Bomba dance group at the Segundo Ruiz Belvis Cultural Center, performed at the Emergency Relief Fund for Hurricane Maria Fundraiser Sept. 22.

“With Our Pockets Full, and Our Hearts Wide Open”: Locals offer relief for those affected by recent hurricane string

October 11, 2017

Hurricane Harvey hit Southeastern Texas Aug. 25, ravaging the state with record-breaking flood levels and displacing tens of thousands of residents. Then, Hurricane Irma crashed into the Caribbean before st...

Design Museum launches book Kickstarter

Design Museum launches book Kickstarter

By Jonathon Sadowski

September 25, 2017

Tanner Woodford has been on a quest—not to find the Holy Grail or blow up the Death Star—but to answer one enigmatic question since April 2016: “What’s Worth Preserving?”That question is als...

Students to learn budgeting skills through Game of Life

Students to learn budgeting skills through Game of Life

September 25, 2017

Students will experiment with several budgeting strategies designed to prepare them for life outside of college during an Oct. 5 event adaptation of the Game of Life. Scheduled to be held at the Conaway Center, 1104 S. Wabash Ave., students will be given the equivalent of a starti...

Israeli producer and television personality, Gil Hovav will be interviewed in front of a live studio audience in collaboration with members of Frequency TV, Columbia's student-run television station.

Gil Hovav will be spicing up Columbia

September 11, 2017

Frequency TV, the college's student-run television station, will be hosting a live studio interview and webstream with Israeli culinary journalist and television personality Gil Hovav Sept. 13 to discuss his career as a television host and producer. At the age of 24, Hovav launch...

After serving as acting chair of the Humanities, History and Social Science Department for nearly two years, Erin McCarthy is now serving as interim chair of the same department. 

Temporary leadership in HHSS Department questioned by faculty member

September 5, 2017

After serving two years as the Humanities, History, and Social Sciences Department's acting chair, Erin McCarthy was named interim chair June 1, a position she is set to hold until a permanent chair is found. McCarthy said she thinks she was selected for the position to provide a...

Stan West, journalist and adjunct faculty in the English department, spoke about the similarities of blues musicians from Chicago and Cuba during his May 1 presentation at the Center for Black Music Research, 618 S. Michigan Ave. 

Faculty member explores Cuban, American blues music

May 8, 2017

In an international music exchange program, Chicago blues musicians traveled to the El Oriente region of Cuba, often called “Cuba’s Mississippi,” to perform with and learn from local artists who practice their own style of the blues called changüí. Stan West, an adjunct f...

Editor's Note: School of Media Arts buries its lead

Editor’s Note: School of Media Arts buries its lead

May 1, 2017

The April 25 announcement of an interim chair of the Cinema and Television Arts Department may have come as a surprise to faculty and staff who didn’t even know of the new department’s existence....

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