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Jason Maek and Zaena have visited more than 24 campuses and plan to vist 47 in all before their New Year’s Eve release of their album Freshman.

Artists ‘takeover’ campus to promote ‘Freshman’

November 13, 2017

Collaborative duo Jason Maek & Zaena visited Columbia Nov. 7 for a Campus Takeover event by Shuffle Presents as part of a promotional tour supporting the Dec. 31 release of their album Freshman.  Rosey Denton, the booking director of Shuffle Presents, an events subsidiary of...

Margaret Cho shares personal stories and confronts social issues in her comedy special “psyCHO.”

Margaret Cho talks ‘psyCHO,’ what drives her insane

September 28, 2015

Many comedians have made emotional women the butt of their jokes throughout the years, calling females “psycho” or “insane” for expressing themselves. However, Margaret Cho’s  latest concert spe...

Big Mouth’s open mic night offered diversity in its performances and featured spoken word, comedy and music including acts such as Serena Isabelli, Leah Griffith and Mr. Wall Street.

First Big Mouth yields big turnout

September 14, 2015

Students gathered in the Conaway Center of the 1104 S. Wabash Ave. Building laughing, singing and cheering on various acts to commence Big Mouth, the first in a series of open mic nights occurring throughout...

Big Chicago

One student, big city: First-semester program to engage students with college, Chicago

June 22, 2015

Getting acquainted with other students, as well as the college and the city, are all key components to the First-Semester Experience, and this fall, Columbia is launching a brand new first-semester fresh...

President and CEO Kwang-Wu Kim was appointed to his role as Columbia’s 10th president on Feb. 26, 2013.

Kim advises incoming students on first-year success

June 18, 2015

While incoming students get acclimated to their new surroundings at Columbia, they will also learn who the college’s higher-ups are and how certain individuals will impact their academic experience.Du...

Notable Native: Frank Gardner

Frank Gardner

By Metro Editor

February 10, 2014

Frank Gardner, a 2012 Columbia film alumnus, is taking his lifelong passion for the environment to Chicago’s political sphere by running for commissioner of the Metropolitan Water Reclamation Distri...

Students drunk on friendship

By Brandon Smith

September 4, 2012

Many hungover mornings have been spent lamenting a lost phone or reminiscing about how funny it was when it took that one guy 30 minutes to put his shoes on the night before. But there are serious implications associated with drinking to keep in mind before heading out to a party.First, the good news: research shows there are positive aspects to drinking, much to the delight of college students.Michael Sayette, a professor of psy...

Wildcats’ guard takes charge

By Nader Ihmoud

March 5, 2012

While Karly Roser said no one has inspired her to play, her drive to make her dad, McMaster University basketball great, Dave Roser, proud is what motivates her on the court.Roser, 18, has worked hard this season to better her game so she can compete with the tough competition that comes with being a Division I athlete.“I just always wanted to get better for my dad because he taught me everything I know,” she said.Roser h...

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