The Columbia Chronicle

The public should give a ‘DAMN.’ about black artists

By Editorial Board

April 30, 2018

From Ella Mae “Big Mama” Thornton’s “Hound Dog” to Kendrick Lamar’s “HUMBLE.,” black musicians have created much of what we know as American music and culture. For decades, their contributions to music have largely been erased. Take, for example, the millions of people who think of Elvis Presley’s 1956 version of “Hound Dog” as iconic but have no idea of Thornton’s original or the shades of meaning s...

No Crying In the House: How Abuse Falls Through The Cracks and the Masons Who Want to Fix It

No Crying In the House: How Abuse Falls Through The Cracks and the Masons Who Want to Fix It

April 9, 2018

Hollywood is on its heels. With movements such as Me Too and Time’s Up on screens, at award shows and in newspapers, the industry has reached a turning point in its commitment to erase harassment and s...

@ALittleBirdieToldMe: #anonymous Twitters bring marketing, satire to your feed

@ALittleBirdieToldMe: #anonymous Twitters bring marketing, satire to your feed

October 30, 2017

On his daily commute in Chicago Transit Authority vehicles, Bus constantly looks over his shoulder. He is paranoid that people will see his phone. Sometimes he has to pocket the device to finish business...

Pujol comments on cynicism through his music

Pujol comments on cynicism through his music

October 16, 2017

Nashville-based rock band Pujol will be returning to Chicago to promote its EP, Kisses, released Nov. 27, 2015. It includes eight tracks: three poems and five rock 'n' roll songs.Led by songwriter Dan...

Student Diversity and Inclusion opens new office

Student Diversity and Inclusion opens new office

September 11, 2017

Student Diversity and Inclusion, formerly Multicultural Affairs, opened a newly renovated, multipurpose space with a Sept. 7 housewarming party. The Student Diversity and Inclusion office, 618 S. Michigan Ave. on the fourth floor, includes student lounge spaces and areas to read ...

Senate to vote on workload group’s document

Senate to vote on workload group’s document

March 13, 2017

Faculty Senate will vote on the Workload Workgroup’s latest research document before final approval, according to a decision at its March 10 meeting. The senate also welcomed the college’s first ombudsperson and the new senior vice president of Business Affairs and CFO to discuss...

Beyoncé’s loss points to larger issue in music industry

Beyoncé’s loss points to larger issue in music industry

February 20, 2017

The 2017 Grammys aired Feb. 12, and when Adele’s album 25 beat Beyoncé’s Lemonade for Album of the Year, which spawned the hashtag #grammyssowhite. Many tweets focused on whether race is the reaso...

Artistic entrepreneur creates opportunities

Artistic entrepreneur creates opportunities

By Campus Editor

December 1, 2014

Jameel Bridgewater, a junior art + design major, founded Bridgesx1913, a media company that collaborates with artists to showcase their work at gallery exhibitions and events. Since starting his company in 20...

‘Rumour has it’ the wait for Adele will continue to 2015

By Managing Editor

October 13, 2014

May 4, Adele’s 26th birthday, started a fire in some of her fans’ hearts when the singer tweeted, “Bye, bye 25. See you again later in the year.” The tweet suggested that in typical Adele fashion, her latest album would be released under a title matching the age she turned on her last birthday during the production process—as she did on previous albums 19 and 21—alluding to an album release by late 2014.Howev...

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