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Alumna dresses up photo series of Filipino American culture

Alumna dresses up photo series of Filipino American culture

October 26, 2019

After graduating from Columbia in May, Mikayla Delson, an arts management major, had mixed feelings about what she wanted to do next. While trying to figure it out, Delson received a number of freelance oppor...

Hoda Katebi talks Iranian fashion, politics and imperialism with Columbia students

Hoda Katebi talks Iranian fashion, politics and imperialism with Columbia students

September 19, 2019

A Chicago-based author, activist and fashion blogger, whose profile was raised by a notorious WGN-TV interview, delivered a blunt message to Columbia students on Iranian fashion, racism and voiceles...

From Viet Cong flags to no bra: Students use personal style to make political statements

From Viet Cong flags to no bra: Students use personal style to make political statements

April 26, 2019

In today’s political climate, seas of bubblegum-pink “pussy hats” and bright red “Make America Great Again” caps show political fashion is alive and on display. Students at Columbia are no ex...

New exhibit highlights Hollywood film fashion, influence during ‘30s and ‘40s

New exhibit highlights Hollywood film fashion, influence during ‘30s and ‘40s

April 12, 2019

Even in black and white, old Hollywood films showcased garments’ lush textures, detailed cuts and simple silhouettes—the hallmarks of  ‘30s and ‘40s fashion. The Chicago History Museum,...

Bluewater Kings reign during Chop Shop monthly showcase

Bluewater Kings reign during Chop Shop monthly showcase

February 23, 2019

Showcasing the fun and excitement of live music for parties and events, the Bluewater Kings Band put on its free monthly show and played a wide range of music Feb. 20 at Chop Shop, 2033 W. North Ave.The fr...

‘The Beach’ splashes onto Navy Pier

January 18, 2019

While the cold months may be here, Navy Pier has introduced a free escape. “The Beach Chicago,” which opened Jan. 19, is a free interactive public art installation designed to emulate being at a b...

$5,000 Scholarship takes Columbia students to the Big Apple

$5,000 Scholarship takes Columbia students to the Big Apple

January 18, 2019

Four Columbia students spent the Spring 2018 semester working on a case study about global retail expansion, and after months of research and a semester of peer review, their work resulted in each of them winning a $5,000 scholarship. YMA Fashion Scholarship Fund is a non...

Making it in Hollywood: The real ‘American Horror Story’

Making it in Hollywood: The real ‘American Horror Story’

October 29, 2018

Sarah Paulson walks through a dark corridor in a psychiatric hospital, searching for answers as she portrays journalist Lana Winters looking for the infamous killer Bloody Face. She turns her flashli...

Latino Fashion Week takes social activism to Chicago runway

Latino Fashion Week takes social activism to Chicago runway

October 8, 2018

Chicago’s Latino Fashion Week will kick off Oct. 11, showcasing unique designs ranging from lacy bridal wear to a collection of 
men’s underwear worn by androgynous models.Latino Fashion Week—...

Slide to unlock: fashion in the digital age

Slide to unlock: fashion in the digital age

February 23, 2018

From the 2004 Blockbuster movie "iRobot" to the recent YouTube star, human-like robot Sophia, people are fascinated with the idea of robots. Just as technology dominates the consumer world, the fashion ind...

The future of fashion is fluidity

The future of fashion is fluidity

February 2, 2018

A color, a style or a cut of a garment has distinguished a person's gender for decades. Pink has been a symbol for girls and femininity, while blue has been a symbols for boys and masculinity. Social ...

GOP approves ‘reform’ bill, taxes become treacherous

GOP approves ‘reform’ bill,  taxes become treacherous

By Editorial Board

December 11, 2017

The U.S. Senate passed a tax reform bill Dec. 2, bringing with it drastic changes that many will struggle to grasp. Tax code’s complexity isn’t what makes the bill or its consequences baffling. Th...

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