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Columbia student falls 'Head Over Heels' with Go-Go's musical comedy

Columbia student falls ‘Head Over Heels’ with Go-Go’s musical comedy

July 20, 2019

Caitlin Dobbins, a senior musical theatre major, is no stranger to live performance. Dobbins will take on the understudy role of Pamela—otherwise known as the most beautiful woman in all the land—in the j...

Chicago tourism reaches record high in 2014


By Associate Editor

February 16, 2015

Although Chicagoans are often annoyed with the enormous number of tourists wandering the already crowded streets, the city and its citizens benefit from an influx of visitors.Welcoming an estimated 50.2 ...

Head over heels: Alexander Wang pushes the seams with new denim line campaign

By Managing Editor

December 8, 2014

Fashion designer Alexander Wang debuted his new denim line, Denim X Alexander Wang, on Dec. 3 with naked and oiled-up German model Anna Ewers pictured lounging on a chair, wearing the jeans around her ankles and nothing else.There must be a better way to advertise that a $295 pair of jeans is better than $50 American Eagle jeans that I already own. If  Wang’s first attempt at advertising the jeans does not convince me, w...

Xcend, Columbia’s show choir, performed popular song covers Dec. 4 at the Conaway Center, 1104 S. Wabash Ave., during “Spectrum,” the group’s third annual benefit concert. The event raised money for the Center on Halsted, 3656 N. Halsted St., an LGBTQ community center in Chicago’s Lakeview neighborhood. This year, Xcend raised more than $300, according to Alex Heffner, a junior public relations major and the vocal director for Xcend.

Show choir hosts benefit for the Center on Halsted

December 8, 2014

People packed into the Conaway Center, 1104 S. Wabash Ave., chatting as they munched on cotton candy and popcorn. The buzzing of conversation ceased and the crowd turned its attention to the stage as the ...

Head Over Heels: Kim Kardashian goes full-frontal, breaks Internet

By Managing Editor

November 17, 2014

Ever since Kim Kardashian unveiled photos Nov. 11 from a photo shoot that exposed her backside, fans, haters, celebrities and every other social group imaginable loudly vocalized opinions. The photos were a component of the Nov. 12 Paper Magazine article titled “#NoFilter: An afternoon with Kim Kardashian,” an article that aimed to “break the Internet.”The first time I saw the image, it was beside a photograph of co...

Quinn bows out: ‘It’s clear we do not have enough votes’ | The Columbia Chronicle

November 5, 2014

After a highly contested battle for the top job in Illinois, incumbent Gov. Pat Quinn loses to businessman Bruce Rauner. This is the first time in over a decade that a Republican will be governor in Ill...

Head over heels: Marie Claire urges women to ‘dress skinny’ in new book

By Managing Editor

October 20, 2014

Marie Claire, a women’s magazine, published a new book titled “Dress Skinny,” with the goal of informing women on how to perfect their style, flatter their body andlook fabulous. According to the Marie Claire website, the book authored by Joyce Corrigan boasts style tips from celebrities such as Katy Perry, Jennifer Hudson and Zooey Deschanel, as well as influential designers like Michael Kors. Marie Claire Editor-in-Chief ...

Head over heels: Thou shall have standards for boots, not boys

By Managing Editor

October 13, 2014

A modern philosopher by the name of Ke$ha once said, “Boots and boys, they bring me so much joy.” Honestly, I couldn’t have said it any better, especially because it’s fall and not only are boots a must-have, but boys also make the perfect fall accessory if you’re cold or craving attention—I refuse to say “lonely.”Boys are like boots. They either meet your expectations or you find something better. Just like there are many...

Head Over Heels: Feminist but feminine: Karl Lagerfeld sends the wrong message during Paris fashion week

By Managing Editor

October 6, 2014

Chanel’s rather masculine and colorful Spring–Summer 2015 women’s ready-to-wear clothing line was not the only thing to grab the attention of critics and Paris Fashion Week attendees on Sept 30.Toward the end of the show, a few models, including Kendall Jenner, strutted down a dashing Parisian boulevard-inspired runway under the towering roof of the Grand Palais.Silence consumed the entire venue as shouts and cheers eru...

Head over heels: Your couch may be ruining your fashion game and your dating life

By Managing Editor

September 29, 2014

The couch: A perfect place to crash for a nap between classes, a casual movie night with your boo ‘thang or Saturdays spent in your sweats or leggings catching up on all things Netflix. But what if I told you the couch is about to become public enemy No. 1 when it comes to dating and fashion?Society has gotten too comfortable and lazy, not only with what we are wearing, but also in how we are dating. Leggings have replaced...

Head over heels: Why I am only cuffing my GPA, fall trends and Starbucks this season

By Managing Editor

September 22, 2014

As temperatures steadily decline and every morning brings a foggy sky, it seems like the perfect time to hit the snooze button twice and cuddle up to the person—or pillow—of your choice.The summer fun has ended and fall has started to creep in, bringing scarves, pumpkin spice lattes and the perfect cuddling weather—this is the time officially known as “cuffing season.”The middle of September through early October ...

Head over Heels: This one time when I wore a bikini on national TV…

By Managing Editor

September 8, 2014

When I was 12, my eyes were glued to the TV screen during every episode of America’s Next Top Model. Like most young girls paging through the latest fashion magazines, I longed to be one of the models that graced the cover of the fashion bibles and the advertisements inside. However, the only model-like quality I possessed was being fierce with my eyes, which has benefited me more at the club than anywhere else—thanks, ...

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