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6,500 same-sex marriage licenses issued in cook county

March 9, 2015

COOK COUNTY HAS issued more than 6,500 marriage licenses to same- sex couples since the Marriage Equality Act went into effect in June 2014, according to a Feb. 23 Progress Illinois report. Cook County ...

Industry Events out, Portfolio Day in: College redefines networking events

By Campus Editor

February 9, 2015

Industry Events, the college’s annual series of networking events geared toward introducing graduating seniors to industry professionals, has seen its last day.In its place, Columbia is set to debut Portfolio Day, an event that will give students time to review portfolios with professionals, on April 30. Instead of several events occurring over the course of several weeks like Industry Events, Portfolio Day will only oc...

Magic of Disney does not translate to Kickstarter

By Managing Editor

March 10, 2014

The 2100 block of North Tripp Avenue is a residential runway crammed with humble homes and landscaped lawns—until the one-way intersects West Palmer Street, where a blue house with stripped siding sits in shambles. A blatant eyesore, the house would be demolished if it were in any other neighborhood, but this shack situated in Hermosa is special—it is the childhood home of Walt Disney, and although it still stands, no on...

Potential jobs at Industry Events

By Heather Scroering

April 9, 2012

Industry Night was born four years ago on the evening before Manifest, Columbia’s major urban arts festival. The event was a night that encouraged graduating students to meet and showcase their work to creative industry professionals invited to the college. Since then, the concept has grown into something much larger.Now with 13 networking opportunities on six dates from April 10–May 4, the newly renamed Industry Event...

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