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OPINION: ‘Sticks and Stones’ may break bones but should comedy be politically correct?

OPINION: ‘Sticks and Stones’ may break bones but should comedy be politically correct?

September 10, 2019

Editor’s Note: The term “N-word” is used in this article, referring to the offensive language used by comedian Dave Chapelle. The Chronicle does not condone or promote the use of this term nor the wor...

Comedian KevOnStage makes history with Chicago show

Comedian KevOnStage makes history with Chicago show

May 21, 2019

Texas-native and comedian Kevin Fredericks, also known as KevOnStage, made history by selling out a record-breaking 10,000 seats at an upcoming Chicago show during his U.S. Real Comedians of Social...

Kaitlyn Dever, Beanie Feldstein get ‘Booksmart’ in new indie film

Kaitlyn Dever, Beanie Feldstein get ‘Booksmart’ in new indie film

April 26, 2019

Amy and Molly have spent their high school careers studying nonstop to get into Ivy League schools. On the eve of graduation, they realize their peers got into the same schools even while having fu...

SATIRE: Comedy writing and performance deemed ‘most popular and promising’ major

SATIRE: Comedy writing and performance deemed ‘most popular and promising’ major

April 1, 2019

Incoming freshmen for Fall 2019 are gravitating toward Columbia’s most successful major: comedy writing and performance. According to a survey on annual income, alumni from the past five ...

Chicago comedy scene no longer a boys’ club

Chicago comedy scene no longer a boys’ club

March 15, 2019

In a Nashville-based improvisation class, junior musical theatre major Caitlin Dobbins was 16 when she was told she would have an issue doing comedy as a woman. Almost six years later, Dobbins will be performing as an ense...

Now streaming: real-time quality of the Chicago River

Now streaming: real-time quality of the Chicago River

February 25, 2019

Nature lovers and others enjoying the Chicago River this spring will be able to use their cell phones to tell how clean — or dirty — the water is under a new program designed to access data on what s...

Faculty Senate responds to C-Fac request, passes motion to reduce transfer student credit requirements

Faculty Senate responds to C-Fac request, passes motion to reduce transfer student credit requirements

November 16, 2018

Columbia's part-time faculty union will not be joining the Faculty Senate after a recent email from the college administration said the decision would be up to the senate, according to Faculty Senate President Sean Andrews. Even though C-Fac requested representation in union ba...

Riding shotgun with Abbi Jacobson

Riding shotgun with Abbi Jacobson

By Molly Walsh

November 8, 2018

Who hasn’t wanted to get in a car and drive off into the sunset? That is exactly what Abbi Jacobson, best known as co-creator and executive producer of the hit series “Broad City,” did. Overworked ...

Bo Burnham captures a moment in time in ‘Eighth Grade’

Bo Burnham captures a moment in time in ‘Eighth Grade’

July 12, 2018

Bo Burnham is a modern renaissance man. Since his humble YouTube beginnings in 2006 that quickly went viral, he has dabbled in mediums across the board, including a stand-up career that earned him spec...

Living in Harmony With Nature

By Sponsored Content

July 2, 2018

Lately, I’ve been thinking more and more about my impact on the planet. I feel a little bad, because for most of my life I haven’t thought about this stuff at all. But as I get closer to graduating from college, I think that now is a great time for me to start thinking harder about how I can make sure that my lifestyle as an adult is environmentally friendly. But I’ve never really been a big hippie or anything, so I don’t...

Nick Jonas welcomes you to ‘the jungle’

Nick Jonas welcomes you to ‘the jungle’

December 18, 2017

Four high school teenagers in detention find an old video game and get sucked into it, which leads them into an alternate reality."Jumanji: Welcome To The Jungle,” an action-comedy directed by Jake K...

SGA brings discussions between students and departments

SGA brings discussions between students and departments

December 11, 2017

The Student Government Association finished its first semester of hosting academic department town hall meetings designed to give the Columbia community an opportunity to discuss departmental and collegewide changes. All departments in the college have conducted town halls this semes...

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