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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...

Fashion studies students create candy couture

Fashion studies students create candy couture

By Lauren Kostiuk

November 9, 2015

Five Fashion Studies students were selected as finalists in Candyality’s first-everUnconventional Candy Wrapper Dress Competition. The competition, sponsored by Water Tower Place, will display students’ final designs...

Columbia students show off their embroidery skills | The Columbia Chronicle

October 26, 2015

Columbia’s Fashion Study Collection, contains more than 6,000 pieces of fashion history and ethnic culture garments. Throughout October, it is displaying a mixture of embroidered garments curated by senior f...

‘Grace of Intention’ is photographic, monumental

‘Grace of Intention’ is photographic, monumental

October 19, 2015

“Grace of Intention,” an exhibit  featuring photographs from eight international artists at the Museum of Contemporary Photography, 600 S. Michigan Ave., opened Oct. 15 and will continue through ...

College addresses enrollment decline

College addresses enrollment decline

By Campus Editor

October 5, 2015

In light of the college’s net loss of nearly 500 students and Columbia’s fall enrollment declining for the sixth consecutive year, as reported Sept. 28 by The Chronicle, the administration is creating p...

Department merger spawns search for new chair

Department merger spawns search for new chair

January 26, 2015

Nearly a year after the college’s announcement of the merger of the Advertising and Public Relations programs and the Journalism Department, an interdisciplinary committee has selected a name for the new ...

U of M program successfully addresses mental illness

By Multimedia Editor

November 17, 2014

There has been much talk about illness on college campuses, and colleges are slowly adjusting to combat these issues. However, there is one sector that needs more attention—student athletes.In a 2014 survey of approximately 7,000 students from nine colleges and universities, only 10 percent of athletes used mental health services compared to the 30 percent of nonathletic students, according to the Healthy Bodies Study. Wi...

RAW VIDEO: Illinois grants Columbia $6.2 million | The Columbia Chronicle

November 3, 2014

Gov. Pat Quinn and Pres. Kwang-Wu Kim announced on Tuesday, Oct. 28 that Columbia would receive $6.2 million from the state. $1 million will be used for a new film studio, while the other $5 million will...

Columbia style-maven sweeps Chicago Fashion Week

Columbia style-maven sweeps Chicago Fashion Week

October 20, 2014

Nena Ivon, a veteran adjunct faculty member in the Fashion Studies Department knows what it takes to survive in the fashion industry. Ivon served on the college’s Fashion Advisory Board when Columbia first started designing the fashion studies program and has also worked as t...

Columbia programs coalesce, provide real-world experience

Columbia programs coalesce, provide real-world experience

September 15, 2014

After more than five years of planning, a group of faculty members from across the college have created a foundations program for incoming freshmen pursuing a degree in the Art + Design, Fashion Studies or Photography departments. Amy Mooney, associate professor of ar...

Joan Rivers leaves creative legacy for Columbia students

By Managing Editor

September 8, 2014

In February of the Spring 2014 semester, I came to the Chronicle office on a Saturday morning to sit down with my good friend Tyler Eagle, now editor-in-chief of The Chronicle, as he prepared to do a phone interview with Joan Rivers. After a few moments spent calming his nerves, Tyler dialed the  phone number that would connect him to one of his idols. As per usual, Rivers was a riot throughout the interview, making him l...

Jewelry project benefits Ugandan sex trade survivors

By Senah Yeboah-Sampong

October 21, 2012

One Columbia student is using her academic and entrepreneurial skills to help victims of human trafficking halfway around the world.Hannah Kardux, a senior fashion studies major, is raising money for the Kwagala Project, a nonprofit organization that helps victims of human trafficking in Uganda by selling their handmade jewelry.Most days, Kardux sets up a table with the colorful necklaces, earrings and bracelets in the lobby of the 62...

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