The Columbia Chronicle

Consultants prioritize Columbia community

By Heather Scroering

September 6, 2011

“Create change” is a catchphrase this college embraces, and change is exactly what is about to happen at Columbia.Starting this fall semester, Columbia will implement a yearlong “strategic prioritization process” that will evaluate every aspect, academic and non-academic, of the college.“We’re evaluating programs based on how they align with our mission, our school and with each other,” said Jonathan Keiser, dire...

Galliano’s actions, statements shouldn’t affect his art

By Brianna Wellen

April 25, 2011

John Galliano’s showing at New York Fashion Week for Christian Dior this year drew critics’ eyes to his work, calling it “meticulous” and “incredible.” After reviewing the designer’s collection, they referred to him as “fashion’s greatest storyteller.” In January 2011, Galliano was fashion’s sweetheart, and the world waited with bated breath to see what dramatic, artistic turns his designs would take next...

Bare naked advertising

By Katy Nielsen

November 8, 2010

A picture on campus is creating a controversy, but mostly because someone literally did not read the writing on the wall. Provvidenza Catalano, junior double major in theater and marketing communication, plays the lead role in “Fat Pig,” a play by Neil LaBute, and posed nude for the poster advertising the show.“The picture could be very positive for people to see,” Catalano said.According to Catalano, she has never ...

BMX event pushed out of South Loop

By Patrick Smith

May 3, 2010

A planned BMX competition in the South Loop was successfully driven out of the neighborhood by neighbors concerned about noise, crowds and pollution.The Red Bull Stomping Ground competition was planned for May 14 and 15 at an empty lot at the corner of Wells and Harrison streets. The competition is looking for a new location after Alderman Bob Fioretti (2nd Ward) shut down the proposed event. Fioretti opposed the event and we...

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