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Aiden Weber, a 2014 creative writing alumnus and director and curator of Polycephaly, printed posters advertising the literary journal’s April 10 launch party. 

Columbia alums launch international literary journal

April 11, 2016

What started as a conversation about literature over beers has snowballed into the formation of a new graphic literary journal, Polycephaly, which launched April 10.Aiden Weber, director and producer o...

Local music duo HOMME is sparkling in the Chicago music scene with its self-titled debut album released Nov. 13 2015. The band has upcoming shows that show off its melodic harmonies.

Chicago’s HOMME duo gets home-y

February 29, 2016

Chicago-based HOMME is slithering its way through the city’s music scene with its self-titled debut album, released Nov. 13. Friends Sima Cunningham and Macie Stewart, who both sing and play instruments,...

Chirp Radio will broadcast at 107.1.

CHIRP Radio set to join FM family

February 15, 2016

lovers of broadcast radio and music culture may soon find a new local indie radio station on the airwaves at 107.1 FM. The Federal Communications Commission granted the Chicago Independent Radio Proj...

Dewayne Sutton salutes his country on the 10-yard line of the infamous Soldier Field.

Someone You Should Know: Dewayne Sutton

November 18, 2015

Dewayne Sutton, 33, finished active duty in the U.S. Navy on Dec. 15, 2014. By Sept. 8, he enrolled at Columbia. Leaving the service with a couple injures and a long list of medals and other achieveme...

Exhibit brings University of Chicago out of closet

Closeted/Out in the Quadrandles

By Arts & Culture Editor

April 6, 2015

The LGBTQ community of the University of Chicago—alumni, faculty and staff—collectively came out of the metaphorical closet to share the school’s long association with the struggle, activism and...

Three-time Academy Award winner Sean Penn takes part in the growing trend of aging movie stars playing action hero roles, similar to Bruce Willis and Liam Neeson.

‘The Gunman’ shoots blanks

April 6, 2015

Hollywood’s strategy for the last several years has been to have older actors like Bruce Willis, Sylvester Stallone and Mel Gibson become parodies of themselves in recycled action romps. As the big actors ...

Student’s big idea creates Big Ideas Columbia

Senior public relations major Kathryn Walters, along with the Office of Student Communications, organized Big Ideas Columbia, an event for students to learn what it means to be successful during and after college.

By Senior Campus Reporter

February 23, 2015

The office of Student Communications is teaming up with senior public relations major Kathryn Walters to produce Big Ideas Columbia. Big Ideas Columbia will be held Feb. 26 from 4–6 p.m. at Film Row ...

Buried languages leave lifelong trace

Buried languages leave lifelong trace

By Assistant Sports & Health Editor and Contributing Writer

December 1, 2014

Languages that people are exposed to at a young age form circuits in the brain that the body does not forget, even if the individual does. The existence of this buried information persists after child...

'One century minus a baker's dozen:' Finding the forest for the trees in the translation of literature

‘One century minus a baker’s dozen:’ Finding the forest for the trees in the translation of literature

November 17, 2014

“Fourscore and seven years ago” is a phrase every American knows. Abraham Lincoln began his Gettysburg Address to a war-weary crowd of Pennsylvanians with those five words on a Thursday afternoon in Novembe...

First-Year Seminar director resigns

By Campus Editor

September 2, 2014

First-Year Seminar, the college’s required introductory course for freshman students, will see several changes during the upcoming academic year as its leadership and direction shift.Douglas Reichert Powell, the director of FYS, announced his immediate resignation from the position at the department’s Aug. 13 faculty forum.Michael Lawrence, a FYS lecturer and former assistant director of FYS, has been named the acting director. Lisa...


Say ‘Bonjour’ (again) to La Creperie

March 10, 2014

Last year, a turn of events caused Lakeview eatery La Creperie to close its doors, but the French favorite reopened in December 2013. Germain and Sara Roignant opened La Creperie, 2845 N. Clark St., i...

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