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A comedian, a politician, a millennial walk into a bar

A comedian, a politician, a millennial walk into a bar

October 16, 2017

 These shots at President Donald Trump from Jimmy Fallon, Jimmy Kimmel and Stephen Colbert are a staple of late night talk shows. With jokes ranging from lighthearted ribbing to elbow-in-the-gut mocke...


‘LOVE IS LOVE’: Powerful Graphic novel supports Pulse victims

February 13, 2017

“So their love is different. It has to be, to fight so much hate. It’s super love,” says a small boy depicted outside the Orlando nightclub Pulse, honoring its victims.“Yeah,” his dad replies, in...

Stephanie Preston and Jean Cate hope to open Vignette Vignette, a community art space coming to the Andersonville and Edgewater neighborhoods, in June. When the space opens, Preston and Cate, along with other local artists, will lead monthlong and one-night workshops and summer camps for children.

New Andersonville community art space promotes positivity

March 30, 2015

Two enthusiastic former art students from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago hope to open a brand new community art space in June. Vignette Vignette is a community art space coming to the Andersonvill...

David Oliva “cooling off” under an ice floe on Lake Michigan. Oliva said he has been braving frigid waters around the world as a winter swimmer for more than 35 years.

More than a polar plunge

February 23, 2015

With temperatures sinking to subzero, the last thing on most Chicagoans’ minds is a leisurely swim in Lake Michigan. For Steve Hernan, though, a winter day is just as good a day for a dip as any other,...

RAW VIDEO: Illinois grants Columbia $6.2 million | The Columbia Chronicle

November 3, 2014

Gov. Pat Quinn and Pres. Kwang-Wu Kim announced on Tuesday, Oct. 28 that Columbia would receive $6.2 million from the state. $1 million will be used for a new film studio, while the other $5 million will...

Students attend the first Spectacle event part of a series of screenings of student films, on Sept. 23 at the Conaway Center, 1104 S. Wabash Ave. The Spectacle aims to feature students’ work and help students to network with other filmmakers. 

The Spectacle takes student films out of classroom

September 29, 2014

Students, filmmakers and fans packed Film Row Cinema at the Conaway Center, 1104 S. Wabash Ave., as The Spectacle, a screening series of short films made by Columbia students, kicked off its run on Sep...

Joan Rivers leaves creative legacy for Columbia students

By Managing Editor

September 8, 2014

In February of the Spring 2014 semester, I came to the Chronicle office on a Saturday morning to sit down with my good friend Tyler Eagle, now editor-in-chief of The Chronicle, as he prepared to do a phone interview with Joan Rivers. After a few moments spent calming his nerves, Tyler dialed the  phone number that would connect him to one of his idols. As per usual, Rivers was a riot throughout the interview, making him l...

2014 Chicago Polar Plunge featuring #Swimmyfallon

March 10, 2014

The 14th Annual Chicago Polar Plunge took place on March 2 at North Avenue Beach, 1600 N. Lake Shore Dr., and raised more than $1 million for the Chicago Special Olympics. With special guests such as Mayor ...

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