The Columbia Chronicle

Daphne 2018 severs the boys-club setlist

Daphne 2018 seeks to educate as well as entertain and runs March. 1–31 at SmartBar Chicago, 3730 N. Clark St.

By Mayan Darbyshire

February 24, 2018

This year’s Daphne series—a month-long collection of shows and talks dedicated to underrepresented artists in the electronic music scene—is a reminder to EDM fans of the need for cultural diversity in...

Fast fashion costs more than market price

Fast fashion costs more than market price

By Kendrah Villiesse

November 27, 2017

With new collections released every week, it is hard to resist the urge to buy a cute new top from Forever 21. But shoppers often don’t pay attention to the manufacturing process. Fast fashion descri...

Galantis builds to dynamic performance

Galantis builds to dynamic performance

November 21, 2017

One musical theme moves through most—if not all—EDM music. It's the build-up: the way each song heightens tension and excitement and transforms a swaying crowd into a jumping, raucous one.Then, just as s...

Galantis strives to 'feel good' with new album

Galantis strives to ‘feel good’ with new album

November 13, 2017

Swedish EDM duo Galantis has been releasing chart-climbing singles since 2014, as well as its debut album, Pharmacy, which peaked at number one on Billboard’s 2015 Top Dance/Electronic albums.Both Gala...

Student creates Frequency TV’s latest scripted sitcom

Student creates Frequency TV’s latest scripted sitcom

March 27, 2017

Freshman television major Johnny Cassidy came up with an idea for a short sketch about a student who attends college with his parents after coming back from a theatre performance.  After creating one sketch, Cassidy decided to develop a few more that soon developed into a f...

Illinois Comptroller Susana Mendoza said Gov. Bruce Rauner is trying to create a government shutdown at Chicago City Club March 8.

Mendoza: The governor suffers from ‘Rauneritis’

March 20, 2017

Gov. Bruce Rauner has inappropriately used $112 million over the last two years from funds intended to reimburse healthcare providers, said Illinois Comptroller Susana Mendoza. Despite stating that her inten...

EDM artist Robert DeLong will play with Coleman Hell Nov. 5 at The Metro, 3730 N. Clark St.

Robert DeLong’s electro force is ‘In the Cards’

November 2, 2015

Robert DeLong is a man of many sounds but is mostly known for blending his strong, melodic voice with electronic dance music. Many of his sounds are created through digital keys, drums, pads, pedals a...

Notable Native: Bill Bunker

Bill Bunker, father of three and a marketing manager, also performs stand-up comedy regularly at the Laugh Factory


October 5, 2015

Bill Bunker has always wanted to perform comedy and began taking classes a week after his first daughter was born. She is now 16 years old. He started taking classes at Zanies Comedy Club, which he recomm...

Professor Louis Silverstein raised questions at the fourth roundtable discussion Nov. 17 at Stage Two in the 618 S. Michigan Ave. Building.

Retooling curricula for the 21st century

November 24, 2014

The idea of creating a curriculum for the 21st century took center stage Nov. 17 at the fourth roundtable discussion hosted by the college during the drafting process of its Strategic Plan.Students and staf...

After shutting down in May 2013, the Congress Theater in Logan Square has signed an agreement with the city to ban EDM shows permanently from the historic  venue.

Historic Congress Theater bans EDM shows from venue

September 2, 2014

The Congress Theater, 2135 N. Milwaukee Ave., in partnership with the City of Chicago’s Local Liquor Control Commission, recently announced a ban on electronic dance music shows at the venue. The i...

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