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Keyboard player Richard Reed, who lost his hearing after an adverse reaction to antibiotics, told the story of his struggle to relearn music with a cochlear implant, Feb. 1, at the Music Center Concert Hall, 1014 S. Michigan Ave. 

Musician shares about learning music after cochlear implant

February 6, 2017

Richard Reed once played the keyboard and organ in established rock and blues groups, including Junior Walker and Otis Rush, before a hearing impairment from an adverse reaction to antibiotics made his work as a musician impossible for nearly ten years. Then a cochlear implant change...

New programs get green light, fashion studies major approved with conditions

New programs get green light, fashion studies major approved with conditions

February 6, 2017

Three new majors and three new minors will be incorporated into Columbia’s curriculum in Fall 2017 after a unanimous decision from the Office of the Provost announced in a Jan. 26 email. The new curricular choices, which were officially approved Dec. 8, 2016, include undergraduate...

Mental health support needed before adulthood

Mental health support needed before adulthood

By Brooke Pawling Stennett

February 6, 2017

Many actors long for the same success Emma Stone achieved after her 2010 film “Easy A” garnered a widespread fanbase and critical acclaim. Stone said in a Jan. 26 The Hollywood Reporter interview tha...

Indian education must value progress

Turns out, you can pick your family

By Arabella Breck

February 6, 2017

Education is one of the most important opportunities that people can have. However, in India, students who opt to take sociology courses may be learning from a textbook that cites "ugliness and handic...

South Side residents give input on presidential library

South Side residents give input on presidential library

By Caroline Bowen

January 30, 2017

Hours before President Donald Trump was sworn into office Jan. 20, Barack and Michelle Obama asked for community input in developing the new  Obama  Presidential Center in a video released by the Oba...

Study shows little upward mobility for Columbia grads

Study shows little upward mobility for Columbia grads

January 30, 2017

Columbia students preparing for a career in the arts may be headed for financial disappointment. The “Mobility Report Cards: The Role of Colleges in Intergenerational Mobility” study, done by The Equality of Opportunity Project, projects the median income of Columbia graduates age...

'Gloria' at The Goodman Theatre

Goodman’s ‘Gloria’ show brings new perspective to publishing industry

January 30, 2017

Dozens of students crowded  the seats, at the Goodman Theatre and anxiously waited for the darkly humorous but inspiring play “Gloria” to begin. Classical music filled the theatre as the curtain op...

Facebook must be wary of viewpoint censorship in fake news battle

By Editorial Board

January 23, 2017

Facebook faced harsh criticism after people became aware that fake news stories were circulating on the social media platform during the recent presidential election, spreading false information to many voters. Prompted by widespread criticism that fabricated stories might have influenced presidential election results, Facebook’s Director of Product Fidji Simo said in a Jan. 11 press release that Facebook would be teaming up ...

Podcast Vinyl Emergency celebrates first year

Vinyl Emergency’s host and creator, Jim Hanke, celebrated his podcast’s first anniversary Jan 15.

By Michelle Lopez

January 23, 2017

Music enthusiast Jim Hanke is living the dream with a job he loves so much that it doesn’t feel like work. His podcast, Vinyl Emergency explores the excitement of records and features guests that in...

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

Editor’s Note: Columbia needs these New Year’s Resolutions

January 23, 2017

There is no debate that 2016 was an eventful year for both Columbia and the country, with positive and negative changes. In 2017, the college needs to reflect on what happened at Columbia in the pas...

Women’s March goes global

Women's March goes global

By Arabella Breck

January 23, 2017

After the election of Donald Trump as president of the United States, the Women’s March on Washington began organizing a mass march to take place the day after Trump's inauguration. "Women's rights are human...

Writers in Trump’s America: Creatives mobilize to protect First Amendment rights

Poet T Clutch Fleischmann shares a piece they wrote post about gender identity and striving for commonality among differences at Open Books in the West Loop Jan. 15.

By Ariel Parrella-Aureli

January 23, 2017

Complete silence engulfs the back room of a West Loop bookstore as the crowd listens with rapt attention to T Clutch Fleischmann read “House With Door,” a monologue about an encounter with a little boy ...

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