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Close loss means more work for Roosevelt Lakers

By James Leonard

November 14, 2014

In a game highlighted by 66 fouls, 87 free throw attempts, two technical fouls and one ejection, the Indiana University East women’s basketball team, the Red Wolves, defeated the Roosevelt University Lakers 91–81.After retaking a wide gap in the second half, the Lakers were unable to capitalize on late opportunities and were handed their first defeat of the season.Indiana East traveled to Chicago for a 1:00pm game Nov. ...

The Latino Alliance held the annual Day of the Dead celebration event Nov. 7 at the Conaway Center in the 1104 S. Wabash Ave. Building. 

Day of the Dead event celebrates all cultures

November 10, 2014

Students from all cultures gathered at the Conaway Center in the 1104 S. Wabash Ave. Building on Nov. 7 for the annual Mexican celebration known the Day of the Dead, held by Columbia’s Latino Alliance student organization. The evening featured spoken word, dance and song perf...

Michael Keaton delivers a captivating performance in “Birdman,” along with Emma Stone and Edward Norton in director Alejandro González Iñárritu’s new comedy/drama.

‘Birdman’ a soaring comeback for Michael Keaton

November 3, 2014

Everybody loves a great comeback story—stars such as Robert Downey Jr. and Betty White have done just that, disappearing from the spotlight and reemerging in roles that reenergize their careers. Now it...

We need to recognize suicide rights

By Editorial Board

October 27, 2014

A 29-year-old California woman diagnosed with terminal brain cancer made national headlines for her decision to end her life by taking a prescribed lethal medication on Nov. 1.After being given six months to live, Brittany Maynard opted to undergo assisted suicide— “die with dignity”—a controversial practice that only three states in the U.S. permit. Maynard was diagnosed with brain cancer on New Year’s Day, and doct...

Students attend a “Sex Out Loud” forum hosted by the college’s group of sexuality scholars, the Sex Nerds. These meetings take place every Wednesday from 6:30–8 p.m. in Room 903 of the 618 S. Michigan Ave. Building. Topics, events and excursions will be posted on the event’s Facebook page. 

Sex Nerds host discussions to encourage sex-positivity

October 20, 2014

A new student group is aiming to take sex talk to a new level. One Tribe is a select group of 10 Columbia student ambassadors who explore multiculturalism, inclusion and social justice issues. The ...

An information session was held Oct. 1 on the third floor of the library, 624 S. Michigan Ave., where students received applications to apply to be part of the student board. 

Columbia students work to bring TEDx to campus

October 6, 2014

A group of Columbia undergraduate students are working to bring TEDx, a community supplemental program of TED, the international conference series that explores topics related to technology, education...

Students attend the first Spectacle event part of a series of screenings of student films, on Sept. 23 at the Conaway Center, 1104 S. Wabash Ave. The Spectacle aims to feature students’ work and help students to network with other filmmakers. 

The Spectacle takes student films out of classroom

September 29, 2014

Students, filmmakers and fans packed Film Row Cinema at the Conaway Center, 1104 S. Wabash Ave., as The Spectacle, a screening series of short films made by Columbia students, kicked off its run on Sep...

The Student Veteran Society and the Student Programming Board hosted “Together We Remember,” an open-mic event in the Papermaker’s Garden, 754 S. Wabash Ave., that invited the college’s veterans to commemorate the 13th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks.

Few students turn out for 9/11 commemoration

September 15, 2014

“Never Forget,” a term often used when discussing the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, that claimed the lives of more than 3,000 people and led to years of military engagement in Iraq and Afgha...

For the second consecutive year, Columbia is hosting the Wabash Arts Corridor Crawl on the first day of this years’ Parent’s Weekend, which will take place Sept 19—20. According to Mark Kelly, vice president for Student Success, the college wants to expose parents to all the community has to offer.

Columbia invites parents to WAC crawl

September 15, 2014

This year’s Wabash Arts Corridor Crawl, an annual art and performance festival sponsored by the college, will be bigger than ever . The WAC Crawl will take place Sept. 19—the first day of Pare...

Alumni Weekend, an event hosted by the college every fall, has been postponed this year. The college is considering rescheduling it to the Spring 2015 semester, but an exact date has yet to be announced. 

Office of Development postpones Alumni Weekend

September 8, 2014

Despite Columbia’s goal of connecting with alumni, the college has postponed this year’s Alumni Weekend while Jonathan Stern, the new vice president of Development, evaluates the alumni program. The event, which was supposed to take place in late September, consists of a se...

Lunar New Year

February 24, 2014

The Asian Student Organization and Asian American Cultural Affairs celebrated the Year of the Horse during their Lunar New Year celebration Feb. 18 at Multicultural Affairs, 618 S. Michigan Ave. The cel...

The Meta

By The Columbia Chronicle

October 15, 2012

By Spencer Allan Readchronicle@colum.eduSpencer Allan Read, 19, grew up in a suburb of Austin, Texas. He is a fiction/playwriting student in his junior year at Columbia. He enjoys video games, punk music, reading and playing bass. Read’s work “The Meta”  is a structural parody of Franz Kafka’s “The Metamorphosis.” In class, his teacher told him to make sure humans transform, but Read decided to turn the idea of a human ...

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