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President and CEO Kwang-Wu Kim’s contract extended despite C-Fac allegations

President and CEO Kwang-Wu Kim’s contract extended despite C-Fac allegations

November 18, 2018

In a unanimous decision, the Board of Trustees extended President and CEO Kwang-Wu Kim’s contract to the end of the 2023-2024 academic year, more than a year earlier than expected and a week after C-Fac and OurColumbia called for his resignation.   Kim’s previous contract was ...

Chicago, environmental activists not McLovin’ McDonald’s eco practices

Chicago, environmental activists not McLovin’ McDonald’s eco practices

November 17, 2018

Consumer and environmental rights activists and local restaurants want people to think twice before picking up their next Big Mac. During a Nov. 14 Rally for Clean Water, global environmental organiz...

‘Ba-ba’ bopping to Haley Reinhart

‘Ba-ba’ bopping to Haley Reinhart

November 8, 2017

Lincoln Hall was transported back in time to the '60s Nov. 5, riding thepowerhouse vocals and sultry jazz melodies of Haley Reinhart. Reinhart was accompanied by two stellar opening acts from offbea...

New restaurant aims to be ‘grandma’s kitchen’

New restaurant aims to be ‘grandma’s kitchen’

October 24, 2016

Lincoln Square is about to get a whole lot “sweeter” with the November opening of a new restaurant serving smoked meats, desserts and other made-from-scratch dishes.Chef Angie Wines and her partner, Ann...

Columbia reacts to ‘Worst Colleges’ ranking

By Assistant Campus Editor

October 6, 2014

Columbia’s reputation was called into question in late September  when Washington Monthly, a magazine that focuses on politics, published a list that ranked Columbia as the 11th-worst higher education institution in the country.The magazine based its worst college rankings on a formula that looked at an institution’s net price, average student debt, default rate and graduation rate at all nonprofit, for-profit and public c...

Good Southern cooking gets ultra-urban twist

Good Southern cooking gets ultra-urban twist

May 5, 2014

At the far end of a cobblestone alleyway surrounded by brick walls with chipping paint, the smell of Texas-style barbecue lingers in the West Loop. The source of the smell is Green Street Smoked Meats, ...

Columbia alumna performs at Steppenwolf

By Brian Dukerschein

December 4, 2011

As the casting associate at the Goodman Theatre, Columbia alumna Logan Vaughn is responsible for making actors’ dreams come true. Now, the 27-year-old is herself taking center stage, playing the title role in the Steppenwolf Theatre’s production of “Penelope.”For Vaughn, “actor” is an addition to a resume that already includes model, dancer, choreographer, theater director and assistant to Academy Award-nominated...

Consume at your own discretion

By BenitaZepeda

November 11, 2010

I guess I won’t be eating meat anymore. Thank you, Ira Glass. What sucks is I actually like meat—chicken and steak always complete a meal. But what I don’t like is how I know I would become incredibly attached to whatever I consumed before it had been killed.After watching an episode of “This American Life,” about what the farming industry is like now, I don’t want to eat a little piglet again.When I was a stude...

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