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Y’all really wanna bang Pennywise?

Y’all really wanna bang Pennywise?

By Erin Dickson

February 12, 2018

While scrolling through Tumblr, Maisie Smith-Walters, a social media journalist for BBC, stumbled upon photos of Pennywise, the clown from the 2017 remake of the horror film “IT.” The comments on...

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...

Faculty Senate discusses  curriculum, faculty changes

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....

It’s a bird, it’s a plane,  it’s ingrained gender roles

It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s ingrained gender roles

September 12, 2016

She is an Amazonian demigoddess with abilities to rival Superman’s, but Wonder Woman has always been a second-class citizen in the superhero world. Even when she made her comic book debut in the 1940s, she...

Actor Jussie Smollett says he loves being Black

February 15, 2016

Actor Jussie Smollett, who plays Jamal Lyon on the award-winning musical drama TV series “Empire,” came to Columbia for a Q&A, titled “Do Black Actors Matter,” Feb. 12 inside the 1104 S. W...

Jussie Smollett follows own path to success

Jussie Smollett follows own path to success

February 15, 2016

Jussie Smollett, star of the TV drama “Empire” spoke with Joshua Short, a junior journalism major, about his pride in his African-American heritage and the struggle for representation in Hollywood....

Crowdfunding kick starts ‘The Geek Show’

Crowdfunding kick starts ‘The Geek Show’

November 30, 2015

There is now a free haven for nerds to gather and discuss their favorite things, thanks to a crowdfunding effort that has  raised more than $3,000.“The Geek Show,” which takes place every other month at S...

Jay Roach’s biopic ‘Trumbo’ highlights political edge

Jay Roach’s biopic ‘Trumbo’ highlights political edge

By ARTS & CULTURE REPORTER

November 16, 2015

Film director Jay Roach visited Chicago Nov. 11 for an advance screening and audience discussion of his new independent film “Trumbo,” which had a limited release Nov. 6.Roach, known for directing...

Previous dispute resurfaces after professor’s class cut

Previous dispute resurfaces after professor’s class cut

November 16, 2015

A section of adjunct professor Iymen Chehade’s “The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict” course was cut for the Spring 2016 Semester as of the beginning of registration. When the same course was cut in N...

Athlete Profile: Raphael Anderson-Ayers

Athlete Profile: Raphael Anderson-Ayers

By McKayla Braid

April 13, 2015

Raphael Anderson-Ayers is a 20-year-old sophomore double majoring in marketing and business & entrepreneurship. Adopted from Paraguay in South America at the age of 2, Anderson-Ayers was raised in ...

Maryland Hands Northwestern Rare November Loss

By Nader Ihmoud

November 27, 2012

The Northwestern University Wildcats' first loss of the season came at the hands of the University of Maryland Terrapins 77-57 at Welsh-Ryan Arena.After winning four straight ACC/Big Ten Challenge games, the team's failure to secure rebounds and execute on scoring opportunities ultimately doomed the Wildcats."[It was] a horrible effort on the boards by the whole squad," said Wildcats' sophomore guard Dave Sobolewski.The T...

Columbia alumni have film success

By Lisa Schulz

October 16, 2011

What do the romantic comedy “What’s Your Number?” and the horror-thriller “Munger Road” have in common? Both films, released on Sept. 30, were a result of two Columbia alumni living what they love.The concept of “What’s Your Number?” starring Anna Faris (“Scary Movie”) and “Captain America” star Chris Evans, originated from a novel written by 1996 marketing communications graduate Karyn Bosnak, titled ...

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