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Fo Wilson (3rd from top right), an art & art history professor awarded a $25,000 unrestricted grant, said she focuses on different representations of truth in her work.

3Arts celebrates innovative artwork of Columbia professor

October 19, 2015

Fo Wilson said it was her many questions about the African roots of European modernism and the contributions made by the African diaspora to modern design that drove her to do the work she does today.Wi...

Lady Gaga kills it in ‘AHS’ premiere

By Managing Editor

October 12, 2015

Lady Gaga made her television acting debut during the fifth season premiere of "American Horror Story" Oct. 7.Cast as The Countess, a vampiresque kidnapper who stays in the Hotel Cortez, Lady Gaga  slays—literally.While "American Horror Story" is far from Lady Gaga's first venture into acting—she's had small roles in films like "Machete Kills" and "Sin City 2" and played a number of roles in her music videography—her...

Seven Harry Potter books in just 70 minutes

By Dannis Valera

November 26, 2012

70 minutes, seven Harry Potter books. This is the tagline of Potted Potter, a parody of the Harry Potter series by former BBC TV hosts Daniel Clarkson and Jefferson Turner.The parody duo first met in 2005 when Clarkson needed a partner to do a show for the midnight launch of the sixth book—the first five books in five minutes. He found Turner as he was performing on the streets of London.“That’s the kind of style I wa...

Running like a girl

By Lindsey Woods

November 12, 2012

I am jealous of a 9-year-old.Her name is Samantha “Sam” Gordon, and she has become the latest Internet sensation via a video her dad posted of her playing peewee football in an all-boys—well, formerly all-boys—league in Utah. The mini quarterback is distinguishable from the rest of the players in the highlight reel, not because she’s a girl, but because she’s clearly an incredible football player.Gordon is a co...

Studying abroad broadens horizons

By Lisa Schulz

April 16, 2012

In three weeks, the spring 2012 semester will be history. Summer 2012, on the other hand, a time to study history—the foundation of Columbia’s overseas study program’s curriculum.For the program’s annual summer trips, approximately 12 students will pack up their bags and check Prague and Florence off their study destination wish lists. The Florence trip lasts from June 28–July 28 and is hosted by the Fiction Writing ...

Virtue, brewmaster Greg Hall’s next venture

By Sophia Coleman

November 29, 2011

Finding a good craft beer in the city is easy. Sipping fine wines at a local cafe is not a huge feat either. But when searching for a tasty hard cider, one may be left drinking apple-juice concentrate with a sour face.The search may soon be over, thanks to Greg Hall, who has made it his mission to bring quality hard cider to Chicago, the rest of the Midwest and his new brewery, Virtue. He doesn’t only want to give people’s t...

Blacklisted artists exhibited

By Contributing Writer

November 29, 2011

By Corey Stolzenbach, Contributing WriterWhat if you were an artist forced to work under a dictatorial government?The art exhibit, “Unfree Freedom: An Exploration of Identity in Central Europe,” opened on Oct. 29 and is curated by Janeil Englestad of threewalls, a cultural organization in Chicago that focuses on cultivating art.The showcase includes the work of blacklisted artists created during oppressive European regimes an...

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