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More than Weinstein: Society must address a culture of abuse

More than Weinstein: Society must address a culture of abuse

November 13, 2017

Predatory behavior in the entertainment industry is facing a reckoning. A push to hold Hollywood elites accountable started after a New York Times’ investigation into movie producer Harvey Weinstein re...

An Oct. 23 open letter to the Illinois Senate and House of Representatives stated misogyny is alive and well in Springfield. 

Politicians say ‘no more’ to sexual harassment in state Capitol

November 6, 2017

Uncomfortable handshakes that linger too long, arms around the shoulder that drift while posing for photos and comments about her distracting looks are just a few acts of sexual harassment experienced du...

Offensive costumes are too scary even for Halloween

By Editorial Board

October 30, 2017

The air is crisp, the leaves have turned bright shades of red and orange, and Halloween is upon us. Those of us too old to go door-to-door are contemplating staying in for a Halloween movie marathon with candy we had to buy ourselves or showing off fun costumes that will scare or delight our friends. Some costumes have no place in Halloween festivities, though. Instead of dressing as a classic witch or ghost, some use the ...

Professor stitches together activism, empowerment

Professor stitches together activism, empowerment

October 30, 2017

An embroidered cloth stitched by a Columbia adjunct has gone viral in response to the accelerating allegations of sexual harassment and assault against film producer Harvey Weinstein. The em...

Mark Para, a 2012 design alumnus, created his own watch company with his wife and has the products for sale on his website. The watches should be shipped to customers and collectors by March 2018.  

Columbia alumnus sells innovative watches

October 30, 2017

Mark Para started collecting vintage watches at age 12 during a visit to Europe to see family and has had an interest in them ever since. He said he was always fascinated with the movements and inner workings of the watches he’s collected over the years. Now Mark Para, a 2012 d...

Eminem gives fans a necessary ultimatum in anti-Trump rap

Grammy nominees show improvement in award diversity

By Ariana Portalatin

October 16, 2017

At the Oct. 6 BET Hip Hop Awards, rapper and actor Eminem delivered a fierce attack on President Donald Trump, unleashing on the president’s controversial tactics while also giving his fans who suppo...

Harvey Weinstein: poster child for society silencing abuse victims

Harvey Weinstein: poster child for society silencing abuse victims

By Tyra Bosnic

October 16, 2017

An Oct. 5 New York Times article, followed by a similar account in the New Yorker on Oct. 10, revealed nearly three decades of disturbing sexual abuse by Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein, who has reache...

The crowd moshed, headbanged and crowdsurfed throughout the performance.

UK’s Architects build wall of emotional sound

March 13, 2017

Metalcore tore through a night of an unsuspecting neighborhood in the Near West Side of Chicago on March 9at the Bottom Lounge, 1375 W. Lake St.Architects is a Metalcore band from Brighton, England, tha...

During the Feb. 10 Faculty Senate meeting, Greg Foster-Rice, associate professor in the Photography Department and Faculty Senate president, introduced a new curriculum approval process designed for efficiency and transparency. 

Faculty Senate discusses curriculum, faculty changes

February 13, 2017

Faculty Senate reviewed the 2018—2019 Catalog Curriculum Timeline, which the Executive Committee approved for implementation next year, and received additional information about the new Office of the Registrar at its Feb. 10 meeting. At the meeting, held at Stage Two of the 618 S....

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