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“Grovedale High” is a teen drama web series created and produced by Columbia students. The show is set in 2005 and follows the life and love tribulations of emo, underdog high school students. 

Web series takes students to emo days

October 9, 2017

Senior cinema and television arts major Amanda Chambers said she would not have imagined letting people read her scripts a year ago, but now, the first web series she wrote and produced, “Grovedale High,” will premiere Oct. 15 for everyone to see. The teen drama, set in 2005,...

Because of the damage from the 7.1 magnitude Mexico City earthquake, citizens’ committee Chicago Con Mexico has formed and opened an account at Second Federal bank  in Little Village to collect monetary donations.

Chicago’s strong Latino community saves their own by bringing aid, resources to Mexico, Puerto Rico

October 2, 2017

Chicago and some of its neighborhood organizations have shown support for Mexico and Puerto Rico after devastating natural disasters hit both areas.A 7.1 magnitude earthquake hit Mexico City Sept. 19,...

Student forum discusses possible program merger

Student forum discusses possible program merger

September 25, 2017

Students and faculty were able to comment on a possible merger between the advertising and advertising art direction majors under the Communication Department during a Sept. 18 open forum held for Columbia students to receive information. Invitations were sent out via email to st...

Cook County shouldn’t bail on further reform after change in bond hearings

Cook County shouldn’t bail on further reform after change in bond hearings

September 25, 2017

At 26th Street and California Avenue, thousands of Cook County Jail inmates are awaiting trial. The time between arrest and trial varies. For some, it is only a matter of days while others can wait year...

Progressive characters should be encouraged in ‘Roseanne’ reboot

Grammy nominees show improvement in award diversity

By Ariana Portalatin

September 25, 2017

Fans of “Roseanne” are well aware that the TV show never shied away from tackling controversial issues during its run, with a fairly progressive view, so news that the reboot will include a gender fl...

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...

In what is being considered one of the largest student housing sales in Chicago history, the University Center was sold for $201 million, July 20. 

UC sold in largest student housing purchase in Chicago history

September 12, 2017

The University Center student housing building was sold July 20 for $201 million in what is considered the largest student housing transaction in Chicago’s history. Matt Jaehrling, controller and associate vice president of Business Affairs, said Columbia’s proceeds for the...

SUE, the largest T. rex fossil ever found, is overshadowed by the massive Titanosaur. SUE’s stomping grounds in Stanley Field Hall at the Field Museum of Natural History will be taken over by the Titanosaur starting spring 2018.

SUE to be dethroned by ‘titan’ of evolution

September 11, 2017

To some fans’ dismay and others’ excitement, the Field Museum of Natural History announced Aug. 30 that it will relocate iconic Tyrannosaurus Rex fossil SUE from Stanley Field Hall to her own 5,80...

Democratic Gubernatorial candidate draws Speaker Madigan, Lord Voldermort parallel

By Eric Bradach

August 7, 2017

Illinois has a problem lurking in the shadows, and there is a parallel between him and a famous fantasy novel villain, said state Rep. Scott Drury, D-Highwood.In an eight-member candidate field vying for the Democratic nomination to challenge incumbent Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner, Drury laid out his “blueprint to build the foundation for Illinois’ future” at an Aug. 3 press conference in Lincoln Park. Called Rebuild Illinois...

Daniel Biss: End machine politics, corrupt system

Daniel Biss: End machine politics, corrupt system

July 14, 2017

Illinois needs a governor who will fight for a progressive state tax rate, single-payer health care and lead the resistance against President Donald Trump, said state Sen. Daniel Biss, D-Skokie. Seekin...

It takes a village—How parents with mental health conditions can be successful

It takes a village—How parents with mental health conditions can be successful

May 8, 2017

When she was diagnosed with bipolar disorder, anxiety with panic disorder and treatment-resistant depression at the age of 16, Melissa said having children was not something she thought she was ever go...

Everything is ‘falling together’ for Pomo

Vancouver- based electronic musician Pomo, who has worked with Mac Miller and Disclosure, will be performing solo at Schubas Tavern, 3159 N. Southport Ave., May 16.

By Kendrah Villiesse

May 8, 2017

David Pimentel knew from an early age that music was going to be his career. After playing in bands Right and Panther, Pimentel decided to take his career solo and create a mixture of groovy, jazz and el...

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