The Columbia Chronicle


Dean finalist proposes more collaboration between college’s media fields

By Campus Reporter

February 15, 2016

Eric Freedman, a finalist for the position of dean of the School of Media Arts, spoke to the college community Feb. 10 about his intentions to make connections and inspire collaboration in his potential position.According to a Feb. 12 emailed statement from Cara Birch,  the college’s spokeswoman, there were eight semi-finalists and two finalists for the position; only Freedman was invited to provide a public forum.Freedman...

Jahmal Cole

Notable Native: Jahmal Cole

November 2, 2015

Jahmal Cole likes to say he was raised on a Greyhound bus. Born in North Chicago, but having family in the southern part of the United States, Cole spent much of his childhood traveling between his hom...

Student exhibit ‘Empathic Evolution’ targets inner emotion

By Lisa Schulz

January 30, 2012

Shreds of soft, ceiling-to-floor curtain surrounded by a pod of four cushions paired with headphones playing ambient music hung just inside a window shutting out downtown traffic and constant horn honks.This is one of the many interactive art displays in the “Empathic Evolution” exhibit, which offers viewers a chance to explore their place in the artwork and experience a connection with artists through their oeuvre, accord...

Shurna dunks all over Blue Jays

By Etheria Modacure

November 29, 2010

John Shurna proved he may be one of the top offensive scorers in college basketball when he scored a game high 23 points in Northwestern University’s 65-52 victory against the Creighton University Bluejays.Shurna and guard Michael “Juice” Thompson combined for 41 points on Nov. 28 to lead the Wildcats to a tightly contested victory against a team some experts predict could be on the bubble before the NCAA tournament.Af...

New exhibit focuses on YOU!

By mlekovic

October 12, 2009

It’s all about you! Your beginning, movement, heart, mind, appetite, vitality and future are all scrutinized through the microscope, literally, in a new exhibit at the Museum of Science and Industry.The museum at,  5700 S. Lake Shore Drive,  opened “YOU! The Experience” on Oct. 7 with a special preview to media and select elementary and high schools.  The new 15,000-square-foot exhibition features more than 50 inter...

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