The Columbia Chronicle

Women have the balls for sports

By Opinions Editor

April 11, 2016

The U.S. women’s soccer team won the Women’s World Cup in July 2015, receiving $2 million as prize money. This may seem like a lot, but it’s an embarrassment compared to what men’s teams earn.A year earlier, the men’s team made it only to 11th place in the World Cup yet received an award of $9 million, according to a March 31 article from The men’s World Cup winner, Germany, took home $35 million.Th...

Philly psych rock band Dr. Dog is leading the way in the lo-fi music resurgence. With new labels such as Burger Records, Dr. Dog has inspired a generation of new rockers.

Philadelphia rockers Dr. Dog lead way in lo-fi revolution

April 6, 2015

Philadelphia native band Dr. Dog has made a name for itself during the last 15 years as one of indie rock’s most celebrated groups. Consisting of guitarist and vocalist Scott McMicken, bassist and voca...

With its DIY attitude and nostalgic lyrics, Tinley Park-based quintet Real Friends straddles the line between the emo and pop-punk genres. The band’s new documentary, “Moving Forward,” premiered Feb. 19 in Orland Park and discusses its latest album, its growth, touring and what it is like to be in a band.

Real Friends ‘move forward’ with documentary, new music

February 23, 2015

In 2008, Kyle Fasel (bass), Dave Knox (guitar), Dan Lambton (vocals), Eric Haines (guitar) and Brian Blake (drums) started Real Friends, a crossover pop-punk and emo band based out of Tinley Park, Illinoi...

Living the American dream

By Amanda Murphy

February 27, 2012

It’s hard for most to say that they have known what they wanted to be since they were 5 years old, but Kelsey Montanez knew even then she wanted to be a musician. With the help of family and friends, she was able to build a fan base and perform shows consistently through high school. Now at the age of 21, she has already performed with her group, The Kelsey Montanez Band, at some of Chicago’s major music venues such as th...

Health clinic needs help

By Stephanie Saviola

October 18, 2010

I recently visited our health clinic at the residence center, 731 S. Plymouth Ct., and though I’ve been there before, this recent visit was considerably  worse compared to past trips. I realized one thing: Our clinic needs immediate attention.Students have seen the colorfully painted walls and elaborate, swanky furniture displayed throughout our campus buildings, but after taking one step inside our clinic you forget you are ...

Gay rights organization fights for civil liberties

By SpencerRoush

September 23, 2009

After 11 years of protests, hundreds of colorful signs and countless miles walked down Chicago’s busiest sidewalks, the Gay Liberation Network(GLN) has been drawing crowds during controversial demonstrations in an effort to fight for peoples’ rights and make a political and social impact.At the end of August, the GLN was vindicated after members heard Buju Banton, a controversial Jamaican music performer who sings violent, ant...

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