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Juneteenth Celebrations at Pritzker Park

Juneteenth Celebrations at Pritzker Park

June 19, 2019

Crowds gathered in Pritzker Park, 310 S. State St., Wednesday, June 19 to celebrate Juneteenth—a day that commemorates the 1865 emancipation of slaves in the southern United States. LaCreshia Birts, coor...

Students tackle anti-blackness in Asian-American culture

Students tackle anti-blackness in Asian-American culture

February 21, 2019

Editor's Note: The term “N-word” is used in this article, referring to a student’s personal experience discussed during an on-campus event. The Chronicle does not condone or promote the use of ...

REVIEW: Spectrum Dance gracefully leaps its way to Columbia

REVIEW: Spectrum Dance gracefully leaps its way to Columbia

February 13, 2019

Bold lights, striking movements and bright colors spun their way into Columbia and  amazed the audience during a stunning performance by the Spectrum Dance Theater."The Rambunctious Iteration #3 -  ...

Travis Scott brings Astroworld to the United Center

Travis Scott brings Astroworld to the United Center

December 8, 2018

It is hard to categorize Travis Scott’s performance as a concert. As a member of the audience there are times you feel like you are at an amusement park. The Houston rapper’s “Astroworld: Wish You W...

Here comes Santa Claus right down CTA lane

Here comes Santa Claus right down CTA lane

December 4, 2018

Twinkling lights, joyous sounds, tasty treats and even Santa Claus himself can be found aboard one of the famous CTA holiday transportation services.Most people do not know the CTA Allstate Holiday Trai...

All Crampus market wants for Christmas is period products

All Crampus market wants for Christmas is period products

December 1, 2018

Santa Claus is coming to town, and Aunt Flow is coming with. People looking to get their hands on homemade jewelry, clothing, pottery, pins and more can shop at the second annual Crampus Holiday Market whe...

Trump uses soldiers as pawns to further immigration agenda

Trump uses soldiers as pawns to further immigration agenda

November 9, 2018

President Donald Trump is using our armed forces like G.I. Joe action figures to push his anti-immigration agenda.Staging a “hurry up and wait” scenario for the military, President Trump is putting his own ...

ShopColumbia artists to be featured in upcoming holiday art market

ShopColumbia artists to be featured in upcoming holiday art market

November 3, 2018

The holiday season is approaching and this year, for the first time, Columbia students will play a major role in Millennium Park holiday festivities. A new event known as the Millennium Park Art Market was...

Play ‘shakes the mess outta’ 1960’s lack of representation

Play ‘shakes the mess outta’ 1960’s lack of representation

By Miranda Manier

November 13, 2017

A young girl named Daughter was surrounded by a community of black women, some blood relatives and some not, who raised and supported her following her mother’s death in the 1960s American South.Daug...

‘Giving Tree’ gives back to CPS classrooms

‘Giving Tree’ gives back to CPS classrooms

December 12, 2016

Classrooms at Mahalia Jackson Elementary School will receive new school and art supplies from Columbia’s Center for Community Arts Partnership and the Library as part of its annual Giving Tree gift-giving project. In the past, the Giving Tree—which has taken place for the past si...

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