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Columbia alumna showcases film worldwide at festivals

Columbia alumna showcases film worldwide at festivals

November 13, 2017

Cinema and Television Arts alumna Sophia Orner-Thompson said she grew up watching Studio Ghibli animated films like “My Neighbor Totoro” and loved how the visuals moved across the screen like dreams. Now, Thompson, a 2017 graduate, is showcasing her short animated film...

NBA lottery brings more than picks to Chicago

NBA lottery brings more than picks to Chicago

By Blaise Mesa

November 13, 2017

The NBA is moving its 2018 draft lottery to Chicago, providing the city another opportunity to grow as a sports hub this year.The Nov. 2 announcement marked the first time the lottery will be held outsid...

Words participants use to describe the healthcare system are displayed in the “Take Care” exhibit at the Weinberg/Newton Art Gallery, 300 W. Superior St.

Breast cancer exhibit wants you to ‘Take Care’

September 18, 2017

Inside a gallery, a large installation hangs as a tribute to a mother and hospice worker fighting for quality healthcare.Known for its exhibitions and partnerships with nonprofit organizations, the Weinberg/Newton Art Galle...

Students vulnerable to eating disorders

Students vulnerable to eating disorders

September 11, 2017

“It’s hard. It’s really hard. Already I’ve found myself either not eating or binging. There’s no middle,” said Julia Kender, a sophomore theatre major. Kender weighed 82 lbs. in eighth grade and was diagnosed with anorexia nervosa, an eating disorder characterized by ...

Junior art and art history major Melanie Vazquez won first place in this year’s WAC Mural Contest. Her mural will be displayed on the south-facing wall of the 623 S. Wabash Ave. Building for six months before being replaced by senior art and art history major Shelby Gahm’s second–place mural.

Student winners announced for WAC Mural Contest

May 8, 2017

Junior art and art history major Melanie Vazquez never painted murals before entering Columbia’s second WAC Mural Contest. Encouraged to enter by a professor in the Art and Art History Departm...

Female genital mutilation illegal, but not eliminated

Children are not to blame  in child marriages

By Managing Editor

September 19, 2016

The U.K.’s failure to ever successfully prosecute a female genital mutilation case in a country where thousands of women are known to have undergone the procedure was declared a national disgrace by Br...

Pitchfork Music Festival will celebrate high-profile and local talent July 15–17.

Pitchfork gets 10.0 rating for summer music festival

February 29, 2016

After a whirlwind year, including a buyout from Condé Nast media, Pitchfork and its annual Pitchfork Music Festival have not forgotten their original home in Chicago with the recently announced festival li...

The office of Student Health and support created a stronger conversation about mental health with the Feb. 23 session on suicide awareness and prevention. 

Student Health encourages students to discuss mental health

February 26, 2016

A Feb. 23 suicide awareness session garnered scant attendance from students, faculty and staff, but the Office of Student Health and Support is working to create new methods to raise awareness about s...

YouTube star creates brand of positivity, health and wellness

Miranda Gardley, a senior fashion studies and business & entrepreneurship double major, wants to create her own firm to help companies market on social media. 

By Campus Reporter

February 22, 2016

Miranda Gardley, a senior fashion studies and business & entrepreneurship double major, is a busy vlogger. Jumping from her studies to her own YouTube channel about fitness, fashion and nutrition to starting a s...

Dezhane Rouse, a junior theatre major, performed a monologue titled “My Angry Vagina,” as well as pieces discussing issues of sexual assault and transphobia.

‘Vagina Monologues’ works to spread laughs and women’s anecdotes across campus

February 15, 2016

Dezhane Rouse, a junior theatre major, lamented societal pressures on women to sanitize their vaginas with items like douches and sprays.Rouse’s monologue, entitled “My Angry Vagina,” was part of ...

Safety first: know your toy's story

Safety first: Should government regulate sex toys?

February 9, 2016

The world of sex toys can be big and scary to a novice—it’s easy to grab the cheapest vibrator available and think it will suffice. However, not knowing the origin and composition of the sex toys yo...

Author Katha Pollitt says yes to women’s abortion rights | The Columbia Chronicle

January 25, 2016

Author Katha Pollitt shares why she thinks abortion should be a noble right using points from her book, “Pro: Reclaiming Abortion Rights,” which was named one of the New York Times’ Notable Books...

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