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Former Columbia student is part of growing Latin trap music movement

Former Columbia student is part of growing Latin trap music movement

February 21, 2020

Instantly, from the sound of his roaring vocals over a blaring trap beat, Chicago hip-hop artist Israel Unzueta stands apart from other rappers. Aside from his boisterous vocal performances, Unzueta...

OPINION: Musicians deserve room to experiment and grow

OPINION: Musicians deserve room to experiment and grow

October 12, 2019

Some of the music scene’s most renowned rock names–blink-182, Green Day and Fall Out Boy–have been making comebacks in 2019 with new albums, tours and sounds.  However, many diehard fans have been vocal...

Stars align for genre-defying Columbia alumni band Jungle Green

Stars align for genre-defying Columbia alumni band Jungle Green

June 5, 2019

Five Columbia alumni and one School of the Art Institute of Chicago alumna became the six-piece band Jungle Green in 2016, and are now reaching new heights with their first full-length album. T...

Acclaimed Chicago saxophonist Frank Catalano plays for the crowd at Andy's Jazz Club Sept. 11 in River North.

Jazz popularity crescendoes with young audiences

September 19, 2018

Adam Dib, a second year graduate student studying music composition for the screen, says jazz music catapulted into his life in middle school when his teacher pulled out a trumpet during rehearsal and...

Enrollment drives changes to English and creative writing classes

Enrollment drives changes to English and creative writing classes

November 13, 2017

Columbia’s declining enrollment has forced elective courses in the English and Creative Writing Department to only be offered to students every other semester instead of year-round, according to faculty in the department. “The number of classes that a number of depar...

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