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Chicago is more than murder and mayhem

Chicago is more than murder and mayhem

February 5, 2018

Chicago has a reputation of being a city of violence and anarchy resembling scenes in the film “The Purge” with buildings on fire, a soundtrack of gunshots and bodies littering every street corner.  This exaggerated image has bee...

Strategic Plan surges forward despite collegewide resistance, concern

Strategic Plan surges forward despite collegewide resistance, concern

April 27, 2015

The Strategic Planning Steering Committee met for the final time on April 20 to present the final draft of Columbia’s five-year Strategic Plan to President and CEO Kwang-Wu Kim, but it was not until...

Fandom fanatics to host CG2 convention

Fandom fanatics to host CG2 convention

February 23, 2015

Witches, wizards and other magical beings from the college’s Muggles Association, Whovian Society and Japanese Anime Club student organizations will gather April 17 and 18 for their second annual Colu...

Jake Gyllenhaal goes all-in for psychological ‘Nightcrawler’ role

Jake Gyllenhaal goes all-in for psychological ‘Nightcrawler’ role

November 10, 2014

On the morning news, viewers see footage of crimes, accidents and the aftermath of some of the most painful things a person can experience. But what are the costs some people pay to get that gruesome foo...

Falafel

Falafel

November 3, 2014

AS AN ARAB, I grew up eating Arabic food, and falafel is one of my favorites. I always loved to cut a piece of pita bread in half and stuff it with falafel and hummus. The best part about falafel is th...

Recipe: Beef enchiladas

Recipe: Beef enchiladas

September 8, 2014

I HAVE BEEN a picky eater since I was a child. However, being a picky eater does not mean that I can’t appreciate flavorful dishes. My mom convinced me to eat enchiladas by telling me that they were esse...

Special Olympics Chicago moves  forward with sports complex

Special Olympics Chicago moves forward with sports complex

April 7, 2014

The Illinois Medical District may soon be home to a $31 million Special Olympics sports complex that would increase accessibility to health resources for individuals with disabilities.Special Olympics Chic...

Students should contribute Wikipedia content

By Tyler Davis

October 28, 2012

No college student would include Wikipedia in a bibliography and expect a good grade. Because it’s publicly edited, the website has earned a bad reputation as a source that doesn’t belong in the classroom. But the same reason teachers dismiss it could be used to argue its merits as a valuable academic tool.Some college educators have put their students to work behind the scenes of Wikipedia. Students at Central College in I...

These seats are taken

By Sophia Coleman

September 16, 2012

The front rows of fashion shows have always been coveted by high-profile magazine editors, A-list celebrities and designers. However, in the last couple years, this closed circle has opened up to popular bloggers and reality TV stars.While it is unsurprising that mindless television and the Internet have diluted the high sanctity of a fashion show, I find it disappointing that people who have taken the quick and easy route t...

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