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Asian film festival pop-up crosses cultures and local neighborhoods

Asian film festival pop-up crosses cultures and local neighborhoods

August 30, 2019

Chicagoans will be able to watch an “unconventional” film festival this fall as Asian films pop-up in different neighborhoods across the city, from the Alliance Française de Chicago to the Illinois Institute of Technolog...

Rachel Galvis, Associate Professor in the English department at The University of Chicago, presents her work July 15.

‘Abortion is just one piece of the puzzle’: Poets highlight reproductive justice

July 25, 2019

In a tiny, packed room in Wicker Park, a woman stands on stage and has to pause her performance. It is not stage fright that stops her, though, it is laughter—hard laughter. And the audience is lau...

The video for Alessia Cara’s single,“Growing Pains,” from her upcoming release, depicts the theme of growing up, which runs through the rest of the album. 

Grammy winner Alessia Cara gives advice to Columbia’s aspiring artists 

October 22, 2018

When she was 16 years old, Alessia Cara was surrounded by men in suits deciding her fate. But today,  she wears the suit in her video for “Growing Pains,” the lead single from her upcoming sophomore release. Cara participated in a discussion held at 618 S. Michigan...

Pop artist Keith Haring to be featured in AIDS Garden

Pop artist Keith Haring to be featured in AIDS Garden

October 9, 2018

A new garden coming to Chicago next year will feature a sculpture by late LGBTQ activist and artist Keith Haring, commemorating and continuing  his work in AIDs  education.AIDS Garden Chicago will prov...

Chicago Black Restaurant Week brings bucks to black businesses

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By Mayan Darbyshire

February 11, 2018

Black restaurant owners are gearing up for the third annual Chicago Black Restaurant Week, a celebration of black-owned restaurants.The celebration runs Feb. 11–18—the second week of Black History Month...

Nancy Rourke, the ASL deparment’s artist-in-residence, spoke about her art and activism work in the deaf community on Sept. 22 at 1104 S. Wabash Ave Building., coinciding with International Deaf Awareness Week, which takes place during the last week of September.

Deaf ‘artivist’ brings color to Columbia

September 28, 2015

Coinciding with International Deaf Awareness Week, the college welcomed artist-in-residence Nancy Rourke to campus for an exhibit of her paintings and a lecture on being an “artivist” in the deaf comm...

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“Flying Steps” prepare for “Red Bull Flying Bach” with press event

September 25, 2015

To prepare for the group’s three-show run this weekend, The Flying Steps, the group behind “Red Bull Flying Bach,” held a Sept. 24 press event.The event featured a beginner’s workshop, led by d...

Families enjoy treats and entertainment during the April 11 debut event for a monthly Uptown series called Uptown Saturday Nights, which will run through December.

Monthly entertainment event brings Saturday night fever to Uptown

April 20, 2015

Saturday night fever is alive in Chicago’s Uptown neighborhood thanks to Uptown Saturday Nights, a monthly entertainment event.In an effort to make Uptown one of Chicago’s go-to entertainment districts in the...

THE CHI-TOWN LOW DOWN: Mayoral candidates lack time, plan to fix racial segregation

By Managing Editor

February 9, 2015

Chicago’s hyper-segregated neighborhoods quickly became a topic of discussion during the first mayoral debate of 2015, which took place on Feb. 4 and was broadcast on WTTW’s “Chicago Tonight.” Mayoral candidates incumbent Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Alderman Bob Fioretti (2nd Ward), Cook County Commissioner Jesús “Chuy” García and businessman Willie Wilson attended the forum hosted by Phil Ponce.Candidates shared their...

Team captains Daniel Olesen (left), Asher Kline (center) and Morgan Braastad (right) will take the ice for the first time Dec. 7 when the COHL season kicks off.

Renegades on ice: Columbia gets a hockey team

November 24, 2014

For the first time in Columbia’s history, the college will see a Renegades ice hockey team debut later this semester. The team will play its first competitive game Dec. 7 at the B-Level for advanced ...

Samuel Cox speaks about his time in the Marine Corps at Columbia’s Student Veterans Society’s second annual Veterans Day event Nov. 11 at The Conaway Center in the 1104 S. Wabash Ave. Building.

Student Veteran Society honors comrades

November 17, 2014

The Student Veterans Society hosted its second annual Veterans Day celebration Nov. 11 in honor of Columbia’s student veterans and veteran staff and faculty at the Conaway Center in the 1104 S. Wabas...

Eyal Rob, a DJ and university professor from Tel Aviv, spoke to students Nov. 11 about his work, the club culture of Israel and the unifying nature of music.

Israeli DJ shows culture outside news coverage

November 17, 2014

Israeli DJ Eyal Rob visited the college Nov. 11 to give a master class on the music scene in his hometown of Tel Aviv, and the art of sampling traditional media in new music. Rob said a major par...

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