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The stars align for Venusian Glow makeup

The stars align for Venusian Glow makeup

July 23, 2020

Jennifer Chavez Junior acting major Myah Seay has astronomical dreams for her new astrology inspired makeup brand, Venusian Glow. In addition to eventually becoming the world's first female two-time Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and T...

Columbia should not abandon analog photography

A reenactor rides a horse at the 2017 Neshaminy State Park Civil War Reenactment in Bensalem, Pennsylvania. Made with 35mm film, this image was part of a larger project documenting the annual event.

By Mike Rundle

September 10, 2018

When I began taking photos, I shot digital. When I learned how to make photos, I shot film. Film taught me to appreciate photography as more than just capturing frames of action. Photography is an art form...

Desiree Jones of Woodlawn applies a product at the Glossier pop-up shop Aug. 28. Large mirrors and great lighting help customers when sampling the range of products offered by the New York City-based beauty brand.

Glossier pops up to highlight Chicago diversity

September 4, 2018

A new pop-up shop in the West Loop by New York-based Glossier showcases diverse artwork to give Chicago customers an interactive experience of the company.Glossier has become a notable name in the beaut...

Survey says: faculty displeased

Survey says: faculty displeased

October 2, 2017

Results from a new full-time faculty survey reveal that a majority of faculty members are dissatisfied with Columbia’s professional development funding, administrative leadership and current salaries....

Maybe he’s born with it: ‘boy beauty’ cannot be concealed

Maybe he’s born with it: ‘boy beauty’ cannot be concealed

February 6, 2017

Though he knows it’s not entirely healthy, Brock Langel uses glitter hairspray on his face to add a bit of shimmer and contrast to the matte black lipstick he wears that almost matches his black hair.W...

Unrealistic makeup standards shouldn’t be covered up

Lauren Kostiuk

By Digital Content Manager

September 12, 2016

Singer Alicia Keys announced in May she would go bare-faced and stop wearing makeup because she was tired of “covering up.”Keys was greeted with a social media frenzy when she debuted her makeup-free look d...

Minimum wage employees and allies chanted outside the home of Ken Griffin, a wealthy global investment manager, at 800 N. Michigan Ave. on April 14. Protesters demanded that the minimum wage be increased to $15 an hour. 

Chicago workers fight for $15

April 18, 2016

Minimum wage workers and their supporters rallied in the South Loop on April 14, in tandem with nationwide protests calling for both a $15 minimum hourly wage and union rights.Hundreds gathered in the afte...

College appoints new executive director of Career Initiatives

College appoints new executive director of Career Initiatives

September 22, 2014

The Portfolio Center and the Office of Student Employment will work more closely together this fall semester after the appointment of Christie Andersen Asif as the college’s new executive director of Career Initiatives. A committee of faculty, staff and administrato...

Veteran suicides to be addressed

Resolution combats veteran suicides

March 3, 2014

To help prevent suicides among veterans, aldermen introduced a resolution to City Council on Feb. 19 that would require further studies on the causes of suicide and raise awareness of the issue.The pro...

Brush strokes of genius: An interview with MUA Siân Richards

By Sophia Coleman

January 16, 2013

Not many people are born directly into their career, but such is the case with Siân Richards, a film makeup artist whose work can be seen in upcoming comedy “Movie 43” and Golden Globe nominated “Cloud Atlas.”Richards was born in England 1968 when her father, Hu Richards, worked as a makeup artist for “2001: A Space Odyssey.” She said her father was told his wife was in labor while on set and he immediately l...

Getting Into Face(s)

By Emily Ornberg

September 17, 2012

Psychedelic Hindu gods, glittery nuns, decadent astronauts—the roles change from frame to frame, but subjects JoJo Baby and Sal-E of Bernard Colbert’s photo book “Getting Into Face” have maintained the same routine for five years.Every Monday night, JoJo Baby with friend Sal-E have gone to work as hosts of Chicago’s largest and longest running house-music dance party, the Boom Boom Room, which is currently on hiatus fr...

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