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Space-Age Stock Investing

By Sponsored Content

March 8, 2018

I know that people can make tons of money on the stock market, but I don’t really understand how that can be. It seems so hard to predict what the market is going to do, and so many people get it wrong. How can expert investors keep making money over time? Isn’t every day a huge risk for them? I can understand how someone might make some money quickly in the stock market, but the fact that companies and professionals ...

New hyperloop train proposal would connect Chicago to Cleveland

New hyperloop train proposal would connect Chicago to Cleveland

March 5, 2018

While Chicago is looking at companies to build a proposed O’Hare International Airport–downtown express train, plans are proceeding for a new train that could connect Chicago and Cleveland in less th...

Alumnus works to bring Detroit back to its feet

Phillip Cooley, co-owner of Slows Bar BQ, said he thinks the culinary arts can help rejuvenate the city of Detroit.

By Campus Reporter

February 8, 2016

Phillip Cooley, a 2000 cinema art + science alumnus, is an entrepreneur on a mission to strengthen the city of Detroit.Cooley's experience in Detroit ranges from being a janitor at a rock 'n' roll mot...

Government must be held responsible for Flint crisis and its solutions

February 1, 2016

All around the country, we are watching the greatest environmental crisis in decades unfold. We are waiting for the governments—local, state and national—to expedite the remedies.In April 2014, city officials in Flint, Michigan, officially changed the city’s water source from the much-admired Detroit water system to the highly polluted Flint River to cut costs. This caused immediate problems including harmful water qualit...

Artistic director James Morehead said attendees can expect a range of programming including drag performances.

Chicago Gay Men’s Chorus ‘funks up’ Christmas favorites

November 9, 2015

The Chicago Gay Men’s Chorus is looking to revitalize and put its stamp on classic holiday songs as the season quickly approaches.This year, the group’s annual holiday show “Miracle on Thirty-Funk...

Oh my, good ol’ sweet potato pie

By Jessica Scott

September 21, 2015

I love sweet potato pie!  I hate to say this, but it is my favorite food.  Sweet potato pie reminds me of Thanksgiving, spending time with my family and friends back home on the East Coast and good ol’ home cooking.Hold on a minute though, I do not eat sweet potato pie only on Thanksgiving Day—oh no, sweet potato pie is eaten throughout the year.  You know how some people only eat the typical Thanksgiving food on Thanks...

Room | 916 Collective created a sight-specific piece where the audience travels with the performers, said Associate Professor and Coordinator of the Acting Program Jeff Ginsberg.

Theatre students honored at international festival

September 14, 2015

Several theatre students have been recognized in the prestigious European League of Institutes of the Arts' NEW NOW Festival, formerly known as NEU/NOW, which took place Sept. 9–13 in Amsterdam.Colum...

Shakshuka

Recipe: Shakshuka

February 2, 2015

Ingredients3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1 large onion, thinly sliced1 red bell pepper, thinly sliced1 green pepper, thinly sliced 3 garlic cloves, thinly sliced1 teaspoon ground cumin1 teaspoon swe...

Bittersweet ending, new beginning

By Associate Editor

December 8, 2014

Despite not traveling much out of the state of Michigan, I was brave enough to leave my home and family behind for a new life in Chicago. Now I am proud to say I will be the first in my immediate family to graduate from college. Coming from a single-parent household in Detroit, Michigan, I knew my family would only be able to do so much. With that said, I knew my success—or failure—would mostly rest on my shoulders. For...

Daniel Zott and Josh Epstein make up half of Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr., a band quickly making a name for itself as one of indie music’s rising acts, thanks to its catchy songs.

Detroit’s Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr. turn funs into funky

November 24, 2014

Through its infectious beats and synth-pop style, Detroit-based Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr. is becoming one of indie music’s most prolific rising stars. With members Daniel Zott, Joshua Epstein, Mike Higg...

Staff members petition for union voice

By Campus Editor

March 31, 2014

After asking for representation last semester, Staff Who Teach started an online petition to join P-Fac, Columbia’s part-time faculty union. Staff Who Teach, a group of more than 70 Columbia staff members, posted a petition online March 11 calling for representation in P-Fac.The group collected 500 signatures on its online petition within the first 3 1/2 days of its launch, a number that has reached 579 as of press time.S...

‘Detropia’s’ decline with dark global focus

By Sam Flancher

September 14, 2012

It’s no secret that the global economy is in shambles. The slow destruction of the middle class illuminates the disparity between the wealthiest and everyone else, calling into question the very economic system responsible for such destruction. “Detropia,” the latest film from directors Heidi Ewing and Rachel Grady, the filmmakers behind 2006’s “Jesus Camp,” examines the city of Detroit and its decline in relatio...

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