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Gates to deliver budget transparency to faculty, students

Gates to deliver budget transparency to faculty, students

By Campus Reporter

March 16, 2015

To increase transparency surrounding the budget for the 2015–2016 fiscal year, the college is launching two websites that contain information about where the college’s money is going.The websites, ...

YouTube videos portray binge drinking as humor, not reality

YouTube videos portray binge drinking as humor, not reality

March 9, 2015

In the millennial era, many are not surprised that portrayals of youth in the media tend to include the element of excessive alcohol consumption when the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention repo...

Columbia’s Black Student Union | The Columbia Chronicle

March 9, 2015

Columbia's Black Student Union hosted its Blackout: Black Light Edition on March 5 in the Conway Center at 1104 S. Wabash Building. The Black Student Union sat down with The Chronicle to speak about th...

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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 ...

An Ethnic Food Tour of Chicago: Pilsen | The Columbia Chronicle

March 9, 2015

Pilsen a Lower West Side neighborhood is known for its vibrant murals, authentic Mexican cuisine and an immigrant community largely dominated by Hispanics.The culturally rich neighborhood makes many Hisp...

Columbia’s 2016 budget hints at deep cuts

By Campus Editor

March 2, 2015

Although it is early in the Spring 2015 semester, the college is already making preparations for the next academic year’s budget, a move that will result in staff reductions and budget cuts and require departments to project financial needs months earlier than in past years.Preparation for the 2016 fiscal year’s budget began the week of Feb. 16, and the college is taking a new approach to the budget-building process, accor...

Taika Waititi, Jonathan Brugh and one half of the comedy duo “Flight of the Conchords” Jemaine Clement star as vampires learning to deal with the mundane modern world in the vampire film “What We Do in the Shadows,” which was released in the U.S. after a crowdfunding campaign.

‘What We Do in the Shadows’ a bloody good watch

March 2, 2015

The inevitable string of vampire comedies has a long list of failures: Nicolas Cage’s ill-conceived “Vampire’s Kiss,” Eddie Murphy’s hack job “Vampire in Brooklyn,” the “Scary Movie” creat...

VP Berg to leave college

By Campus Editor

March 2, 2015

In a Feb. 27 collegewide email, President and CEO Kwang-Wu Kim announced that Alicia Berg, the vice president of Campus Environment responsible for a multitude of projects including the construction of the Media Production Center and the renovations of the eighth and ninth floors of the 623 S. Wabash Ave. Building for the Art + Design Department, will leave Columbia March 13.Berg accepted the position of assistant vice pres...

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The world of black cosplay: discrimination, rejection, invisibility of the black cosplaying community

March 1, 2015

Krissy Victory,a junior theatre major from Saginaw Valley State University in Michigan, poured money, sweat and tears into crafting the perfect costume for Midoricon 2014, an annual anime-themed conve...

The world’s only button museum, the Busy Beaver, 3279 W. Armitage Ave., founded by siblings Joel and Christen Carter, has outgrown its location in Logan Square.

Chicago button museum expands

February 23, 2015

Thousands of pinback buttons have found a home at Chicago’s Busy Beaver Button Museum, 3279 W. Armitage Ave., the only museum in the world that showcases buttons.The museum will relocate to a larger ...

“The Voices”

“The Voices” wickedly futile and wholly original

February 16, 2015

Simultaneously gruesome, surreal, quirky and hilarious, “The Voices” is an unwanted horror comedy offspring at the Sundance Film Festival circuit and a ready-made cult classic. Directed by Marjane ...

Spring 2015 Enrollment

Enrollment declines, national average rises

February 16, 2015

While the national enrollment of students at four-year private, nonprofit colleges has increased in recent years, Columbia, like other private colleges in Illinois, has suffered continuous enrollment ...

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