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Columbia to spread 'SALT' across college campus

Columbia to spread ‘SALT’ across college campus

February 29, 2016

SALT, a new program designed to give students a taste for better financial management, became available to Columbia students via email in January of the Spring 2016 Semester.The program, developed by Ameri...

Lights go dark at Epworth Church to host vampire thriller

Writer Stuart Bousel originally wrote “Gone Dark” in college but filed it away because it seemed too difficult to produce on stage, said Brendan Stallings, who plays the role of Ned Dalton in “Gone Dark.”

By Arts & Culture Reporter

October 26, 2015

The Otherworld Theatre Company, a group dedicated exclusively to science fiction and fantasy productions, will bring the world premiere of writer Stuart Bousel’s gothic thriller “Gone Dark” to Epworth Un...

20% Theatre aims to change stats with women-centric plays

Jonas (Dan Cobbler) proposes to Hope (Pamela Mae Davis) in “Fugue“ as Christopher (Noah Laufer) looks on.

By ARTS & CULTURE REPORTER

October 12, 2015

More than a decade ago, 20 percent of working professionals in the theatre arts were women, according to a 2002 study by the New York Council of the Arts. The 20% Theatre Company Chicago has been trying to...

Faculty Senate met on Oct. 9 joined by Deborah Maue, vice president of Strategic Marketing and Communications to discuss a new communication and fundraising plan.

Faculty Senate pushes for better communication and fundraising initiatives

October 12, 2015

Deborah Maue, vice president of Strategic Marketing and Communications who joined Columbia at the end of April 2015, attended the Faculty Senate meeting on Oct. 9 with her team to discuss her role in h...

Spring 2015 Enrollment

Enrollment declines, national average rises

February 16, 2015

While the national enrollment of students at four-year private, nonprofit colleges has increased in recent years, Columbia, like other private colleges in Illinois, has suffered continuous enrollment ...

Nick Puetz, co-founder, president and director of photography for Pink Hippo Productions operates one of the company’s cameras during production.

Alumni introduce Pink Hippo Productions as outlet for graduates

November 10, 2014

Two Columbia alumni have banded together to launch Pink Hippo Productions, a Chicago-based digital video and film production company. Pink Hippo Productions is not your average cinema company, as it prefers to hire recent grads of Chicago film schools, according to founders Nick Pue...

Give your input on Strategic Plan

By Editor-in-Chief

November 3, 2014

For those of us at Columbia whose academic existence was touched even minutely by Prioritization, being wary of the new Strategic Plan is a natural response. Years later, faculty, staff and students still feel the bitter pinch of former President Warrick Carter’s failed attempt at something similar. But the new initiative, spearheaded by President Kwang-Wu Kim and Senior Vice President and Provost Stan Wearden, is far from...

DanceSpire: More Than An Artist

September 22, 2014

Senior Deavondre Jones presents the debut of his motivational speaking company DanceSpire during this years Wabash Arts Corridor Crawl on Sept, 19 at Stage Two, 618 S Michigan Ave. Jones explains what “...

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