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ENDORSEMENT: Susana Mendoza for mayor

ENDORSEMENT: Susana Mendoza for mayor

By Editorial Board

February 22, 2019

With the mayoral election coming up on Tuesday, Feb. 26, college students are looking at a field full of candidates making big promises. Most are progressives whose policies line up fairly well with our...

Everything is ‘falling together’ for Pomo

Vancouver- based electronic musician Pomo, who has worked with Mac Miller and Disclosure, will be performing solo at Schubas Tavern, 3159 N. Southport Ave., May 16.

By Kendrah Villiesse

May 8, 2017

David Pimentel knew from an early age that music was going to be his career. After playing in bands Right and Panther, Pimentel decided to take his career solo and create a mixture of groovy, jazz and el...

Sheila Rashid

Former Columbia student designs overalls for Chance the Rapper

February 27, 2017

For independent designer Sheila Rashid, what started out as painting designs on t-shirts to sell to her high school classmates, flourished and led into her own brand, which now makes overalls for Chi...

Electronic duo MAKO is scheduled to perform at Subterranean, 2011 W. North Ave., on March 17.

MAKO ‘Runs for Their Lives’ to Chicago

February 27, 2017

Alex Seaver—producer, songwriter and vocalist in MAKO—did not always want to pursue electronic music. After graduating from Juilliard with a degree in classical music in 2011, Seaver decided to pack...

Sports Boyfriend, a pop-electronic project, will perform at The Empty Bottle, 1035 N. Western Ave. on Feb. 13.

Sports Boyfriend brings fresh face to pop

February 6, 2017

Eileen Peltier, a 2016 economics and art history alumna from DePaul University, started her music project as a joke, thinking "Sports Boyfriend" would be a funny band name.Since January 2016, the proj...

The Faculty Senate voted on several motions and discussed a proposal to create a new fashion B.A. program during their Dec. 9 meeting. 

Faculty Senate discusses new graduate school, curriculum review process

December 12, 2016

The Faculty Senate discussed new proposals including creation of a new graduate school, changes to the Faculty Manual, and the fashion B.A. program during its final meeting of the semester. During the Dec. 9 meeting, held at Stage Two in the 618 S. Michigan Ave. Building, senators vo...

Chicago Public Schools announced in a Sept. 26 press release they will be giving an additional  $5.7 million in funds to schools all across the Chicago area. 

CPS provides additional $5.7 million for schools

October 10, 2016

A handful of Chicago Public Schools that experienced drastic enrollment drops will be gaining additional funding, according to a Sept. 26 CPS press release. Though the names were not disclosed, CPS recently ...

Hispanics and Latinos are not all Mexicans, but all deserve respect

Maria Cardona

By Photo Editor

October 3, 2016

Almost every Latino or Hispanic person has dealt with being asked,“Are you from Mexico?” It’s infuriating for them to explain they are Latino, Hispanic or even Spanish, and not necessarily Mexica...

Explore alternate realities with Pictureplane

Travis Egedy, commonly known as Pictureplane, will perform songs from his new album at Lincoln Hall, 2424 N. Lincoln Ave., on Nov. 28. 

By Arts & Culture Reporter

November 23, 2015

Pictureplane, the solo project of musician Travis Egedy, has been noted for its kaleidoscopic mixture of industrial, noise, hip-hop and rave sounds.Prior to the inauguration of Pictureplane, Egedy studie...

The Renegades co-ed soccer team has gained popularity among students this semester, said Mike Sempak, president of the Renegades and a senior television major.

Renegades soccer team kicks off new season with new goals

October 12, 2015

In prior seasons, the Columbia Renegades soccer team struggled with low participation, but the last two seasons have attracted more players to the team. According to Mike Sempek, Renegades president a...

Lorde

Lorde Almighty

March 31, 2014

Under a twinkling night sky dusted with surreal clouds stands a miniature castle and a meek, doe-eyed Lorde, wearing an oversized blouse and suit pants, wailing above a pulsating beat to a crowd.“You cou...

Welcome to their parlor

By Sophia Coleman

June 12, 2012

The deep vibrations of bass and rhythmic riffs of M.I.A and all things vulgar brought Chicago-based band Spider to the Fly together.Two Columbia students—Jack Collier, junior interdisciplinary major with a focus on music and fashion, and Sid Blastfemmy, music business major, magnetically connected in the summer of 2011 to spread messages of rebellion and awaken primal instincts in their fans.Over the past year, the eclectic...

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