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Krista Franklin (left) and Nate Marshall (right) discussed the nature of publishing work during the pandemic at a virtual lecture for the Chicago Humanities Festival.

Q&A: Columbia alum Krista Franklin on Black futures, the pandemic and activism

September 14, 2020

The core of writer, visual artist and Columbia alum Krista Franklin's identity is being a Black and femme woman, which she purposefully reflects in her writing, art work, conversations an...

President of the Asian Student Organization Tina-Kim Nguyen led a discussion with members of the Black Student Union on anti-blackness in the Asian-American community, held at 618 S. Michigan Ave. 

Students tackle anti-blackness in Asian-American culture

February 21, 2019

Editor's Note: The term “N-word” is used in this article, referring to a student’s personal experience discussed during an on-campus event. The Chronicle does not condone or promote the use of ...

“Chuy” Garcia endorses Bernie Sanders’ immigration plan | The Columbia Chronicle

March 14, 2016

Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders’ campaign representatives held a Town Hall on immigration reform March 10 at Universidad Popular, 2801 S. Hamlin Ave. Cook County Commissioner Jesus “Chuy” Garcia spok...

Chicago State University hosts Cook County State’s Attorney Forum | THe Columbia Chronicle

February 22, 2016

The Cook County Bar Association and Chicago State University, located at 9501 S. King Dr., hosted the Cook County State’s Attorney Candidates Forum on Feb. 13.Former co-host Star Jones of the Emmy Awar...

Alumnus takes on “American Idol”

Zach Joseph Wcislo, a 2012 music alumnus, received a “golden ticket” at his Denver audition for the 15th and final season of “American Idol.” 

By Associate Editor

January 25, 2016

Zach Joseph Wcislo, a singer-song- writer from the Chicago suburbs and 2012 music alumnus, transferred to Columbia in 2010 from Eastern Illinois University to further his music studies.Wcislo works in constru...

Sad music plucks spectrum of emotional notes

Sad music plucks spectrum of emotional notes

By Sports & Health Editor

February 16, 2015

For all its heartrending shrewdness, Neil Young’s single “Only Love Can Break Your Heart” climbed to No. 33 on the U.S. Billboard Top 100 chart in 1970.The contradictory notion of love being the solita...

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Airbnb subjected to Chicago Hotel Accommodations Tax

February 16, 2015

Airbnb–a website that allows people to rent out apartments for short or extended stays–will start charging customers the Chicago Hotel Accommodations Tax on Feb. 15 to meet revised regulations. Airbnb...

Chido Nzvere (left), Akshay Kaushik (center) and Tomoe Yunoki (right) discuss how to improve the lack of communication and understanding between cultures.

Workshop discusses student diversity, culture

December 8, 2014

Columbia’s Leadership Institute hosted a workshop for students called “Who Am I? Cultural Identity” Dec. 3 that covered the importance of cultural diversity and identity in the college’s student body....

R&B artist Jeremih (center) visited Columbia Nov. 12 to speak with students and hold auditions for his upcoming band tour at the Conaway Center in the 1104 S. Wabash Ave. Building. 

Jeremih visits Columbia to recruit talent

November 17, 2014

Renowned R&B artist Jeremih Felton, known as Jeremih, visited Columbia Nov. 12 to recruit potential band members for his upcoming tour and speak with students about his time in the music industry.Felton ...

Students, faculty and administrators contributed opinions on Nov. 5 at Ferguson Auditorium in the 600 S. Michigan Ave. Building at the first of six roundtable discussions.

Strategic Plan sessions kick off at Columbia

November 10, 2014

A series of roundtable discussions designed to attract input from students, staff and faculty kicked off Nov. 5 when attendees began weighing in on issues the college faces as it drafts its strategic plan. More faculty and staff members than students filled Ferguson Auditorium ...

Students attend a “Sex Out Loud” forum hosted by the college’s group of sexuality scholars, the Sex Nerds. These meetings take place every Wednesday from 6:30–8 p.m. in Room 903 of the 618 S. Michigan Ave. Building. Topics, events and excursions will be posted on the event’s Facebook page. 

Sex Nerds host discussions to encourage sex-positivity

October 20, 2014

A new student group is aiming to take sex talk to a new level. One Tribe is a select group of 10 Columbia student ambassadors who explore multiculturalism, inclusion and social justice issues. The ...

City holds fourth annual Chicago Ideas Week

By Assistant Metro Editor

October 13, 2014

CHICAGO IDEAS WEEK, an annual conference that brings leaders together to inspire conversation about issues affecting the city and world, is being held Oct. 13–19. CIW is one of the world’s most accessible ideas conferences, with more than 160 events set to take place throughout Chicago according to Brianna Huy, the director of media relations for CIW. The event maximizes the public’s opportunity to participate in ...

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