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The Rack, 618 S. Michigan Ave., is open Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

The Rack helps students dress to impress

April 19, 2019

Whether you need a necktie for an upcoming interview, toothpaste to freshen up or just want a new T-shirt, The Rack is an option for all students. The Rack, 618 S. Michigan Ave., is a new clothing...

“An American Dream Reconsidered: Immigrant Rights Now!” will be on display through April 30.

Big Read event brings immigration discussion to campus

April 19, 2019

From discussions with an award-winning author to artwork and fashions displays by immigrant creatives, the 2019 Big Read series is returning to campus this month, engaging communities in a conversation ...

Uncommon Ground’s current Homegrown Residency band Illville Vanguard, led by Gabriel Alston, play music influenced by a variety of genres such as jazz, funk, hip-hop, Latin and neo soul.

Uncommon Ground: Intimate stepping stone provided for Chicago artists

April 5, 2019

A small wooden room designed to seat no more than 50 people and a rug in place of a stage is where some local artists are getting their start. Uncommon Ground is a music venue—as well as a roofto...

Columbia community members celebrate film successes 

Columbia community members celebrate film successes 

February 23, 2019

Columbia is no stranger to success in the arts, and four members of the college community are currently celebrating the exposure and acclaim of their work in the film industry. Associate Professor in the Cinema and Television Arts Department Dan Rybicky’s documentary “Accident, M.D....

Support needed for Loyola Phoenix amid media policy disputes

Editor’s Note: Support needed for Loyola Phoenix amid media policy disputes

February 22, 2019

The Loyola Phoenix, the student newspaper at Loyola University Chicago, gained recognition nationwide for its coverage of disagreements between the newspaper staff and college, stemming from a restrictive med...

President of the Asian Student Organization Tina-Kim Nguyen led a discussion with members of the Black Student Union on anti-blackness in the Asian-American community, held at 618 S. Michigan Ave. 

Students tackle anti-blackness in Asian-American culture

February 21, 2019

Editor's Note: The term “N-word” is used in this article, referring to a student’s personal experience discussed during an on-campus event. The Chronicle does not condone or promote the use of ...

Sean McKee’s students collaborating with lead singer of the rock band Yes, Jon Anderson (on screen), to help mix one of his albums.

Columbia students to be a part of rock ‘n’ roll legend Jon Anderson’s upcoming album

February 19, 2019

Thirteen students sit in Studio C, filed into the rows of lecture hall-style seats. They are staring at a screen—the class is on a Skype call. An ordinary-looking man sits in his home animatedly talking abo...

The market is held monthly from October through December and twice a month from January to April. It is open from 12–4 p.m. on Saturdays and includes 30 vendors at each event. 

The Handmade Market: One-stop shop for artist-made, ethically-sourced goods

February 16, 2019

For Chicagoans, the Handmade Market is a one-stop shop for handmade and ethically-sourced goods.The market is held at The Empty Bottle,   1035 N. Western Ave., which is generally a live-music venue, organizer Hea...

Program closures stir emotions among faculty and students

Program closures stir emotions among faculty and students

February 15, 2019

Students and faculty reacted with sadness and a deepening mistrust for the administration as the news sunk in that two programs—Early Childhood Education and Dance Movement Therapy—will no longer be offered after the current cohorts complete their degrees. Junior e...

REVIEW: ‘Dear Evan Hansen’  raises bar for other musicals

REVIEW: ‘Dear Evan Hansen’ raises bar for other musicals

February 15, 2019

There isn’t aneasy way to review a show that picks at your brain the way “Dear Evan Hansen” does. Between the score and the script, a 500-word article does not quite do the six-time Tony-winning...

Rejection: the good, the bad and the ugly

Rejection: the good, the bad and the ugly

By Kaci Watt

February 12, 2019

Sara Haynes, therapist at Relationship Reality 312What are healthy ways to handle rejection?“Surrounding yourself [with] friends and family who know you, even journaling and reflecting on the rejection that happened...

EDITORIAL: To save mothers, we must empower them

EDITORIAL: To save mothers, we must empower them

January 28, 2019

The maternal mortality rate in the U.S. is the highest of any developed country. A 2015 Lancet report found that 26.4 women per 100,000 die due to childbirth and complications, compared to 9.2 in the...

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