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Student’s big idea creates Big Ideas Columbia

Senior public relations major Kathryn Walters, along with the Office of Student Communications, organized Big Ideas Columbia, an event for students to learn what it means to be successful during and after college.

By Senior Campus Reporter

February 23, 2015

The office of Student Communications is teaming up with senior public relations major Kathryn Walters to produce Big Ideas Columbia. Big Ideas Columbia will be held Feb. 26 from 4–6 p.m. at Film Row ...

'One century minus a baker's dozen:' Finding the forest for the trees in the translation of literature

‘One century minus a baker’s dozen:’ Finding the forest for the trees in the translation of literature

November 17, 2014

“Fourscore and seven years ago” is a phrase every American knows. Abraham Lincoln began his Gettysburg Address to a war-weary crowd of Pennsylvanians with those five words on a Thursday afternoon in Novembe...

The Grand Budapest Hotel

‘The Grand Budapest Hotel’ worth extended stay

March 31, 2014

Eccentric director Wes Anderson, known for “The Royal Tenenbaums” and “Moonrise Kingdom,” is one of this generation’s most recognizable talents. Through a unique visual and topical style he has ma...

Irvine Welsh brings back ‘Trainspotting’ gang

By Alex Stedman

September 24, 2012

Heroin, AIDs and violence are enough to make most stop in their tracks. They did in 1993 when Scottish author Irvine Welsh released his critically acclaimed debut novel “Trainspotting,” which followed the lives of heroin addicts in Edinburgh, Scotland. Its 1996 film adaptation starring Ewan McGregor was a global success. Welsh’s projects since “Trainspotting,” include the 2002 sequel “Porno” and nine other no...

Chicago May Day Rally 2011

By Cristina Aguirre

May 7, 2011

Hundreds of people marched from Union Park to Daley Plaza for the traditional May Day rally, a protest march to support immigration reform. Many local organizations from the GLBT, Justice without Borders, the Immigrant Youth Justice League, Latinos Progresando,etc,. joined in on the rally. Photos by Armando Silva.

Teacher honored for first novel

By Luke Wilusz

March 29, 2010

The Chicago Public School system recently got a dose of prestige and honor when an English teacher at Whitney M. Young Magnet High School, 211 S. Laflin St., won the 2010 Hemingway Foundation/PEN award for her first novel.Brigid Pasulka, who has taught at Young for about seven years, wrote “A Long, Long Time Ago & Essentially True” over the course of several years. She was to be presented with the award at the John F. ...

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