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Coming to Columbia: College has plans to increase enrollment

Coming to Columbia: College has plans to increase enrollment

January 29, 2019

Columbia plans on creating new majors and offering concurrent enrollment, with hopes of awarding more scholarship money, among other initiatives, to help attract more students in the coming years.Vice...

Muslim Student Association reinstated in hopes of creating community

Muslim Student Association reinstated in hopes of creating community

January 22, 2019

The Muslim Student Association is making a comeback on campus after being on hiatus since 2014. The desire to resurrect the organization came when junior fashion studies major Oula Yassine wanted to have a place for Muslims on campus. “It is an organization for Muslims a...

Myopic, a local bookshop in Wicker Park, 1564 N Milwaukee Ave, introduces a music series called Live-Music Mondays.

Myopic Books with a side of improvisational music

January 22, 2019

Book buyers browsing shelves for new reads in Wicker Park can now be serenaded by two musicians improvising their performance during a weekly music series, Live-Music Mondays.The event at Myopic Books, 1564 N. Mi...

Joe Maddon and his wife Jaye Maddon served guests during their annual Thankmas dinner at St. Leonard's Ministries, 2120 W. Warren Blvd, Jan. 17.

Cubs, Citypak Project give back at Thanksmas

January 18, 2019

From the diamond to the kitchen, Cubs manager Joe Maddon served food as part of his annual Thanksmas event Jan. 17. Maddon with other members of the Cubs organization, including Rick Sutcliffe and Cla...

Supporters and members of P-Fac on the first day of the two day P-Fac strike, outside of 600 S. Michicagan Ave. on Nov. 29.

C-Fac and college ramp up negotiations

January 18, 2019

This story has been updated. 1/18/2019, 6:45 PM Less than 24 hours after stating in a joint announcement that the Columbia Faculty Union and the college had “met with a federal mediator to...

Faculty Senate approves new majors, minors

Faculty Senate approves new majors, minors

January 2, 2019

The Faculty Senate approved eight new programs and policies to the college's curriculum for the 2019–2020 academic year. The new programs, approved at the Dec. 7 meeting, include an audio arts bachelor's...

VA glitch causes missed payments

VA glitch causes missed payments

December 10, 2018

Senior advertising major Tim Brutsman served in the Marine Corps from 2008-2016. He and his wife are expecting their first child.  He plans to graduate in May, but he may have to do so without money he w...

Stop jumping into relationships

Stop jumping into relationships

By Halie Parkinson

October 29, 2018

Whether you swipe right on Tinder, scroll through social media or tackle the hook-up culture, the concept of dating surrounds us.We are constantly watching celebrities leap into new relationships, the ...

President and CEO Kwang-Wu Kim's contract extended to 2024

President and CEO Kwang-Wu Kim’s contract extended to 2024

October 25, 2018

President and CEO Kwang-Wu Kim’s contract has been extended through the 2023-2024 academic year. The extension was announced by Chair of the Board of Trustees William E. Wolf in an Oct. 25 college...

Post-grad to poltergeist: Alumni produce haunted house

Post-grad to poltergeist: Alumni produce haunted house

October 23, 2018

HellsGate Haunted House and Statesville Haunted Prison have opened for their 2018 season in Lockport and Crest Hill, Illinois. Both haunted houses are produced by Zombie Army Productions and open to the public Thursday through Sunday from Oct. 4 until Oct. 28 and on Halloween Oct. ...

Renegades begin rebuild by launching rebranding campaign

Renegades begin rebuild by launching rebranding campaign

October 15, 2018

Columbia students may soon participate in flag football, tennis, badminton and baseball on campus as part of the Student Athletic Association’s rebrand. SAA held rebrand interest meetings, with specific meetings for flag football, tennis, badminton and baseball, during th...

The First of its Kind, Digital Art Installation on theMart

October 9, 2018

Art on the Mart is a project rooted in collaboration. The installation is privately funded through Vornado Realty trust, owner of theMart building, and is estimated at about $8 million.By working with th...

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