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Josey Omokheyeke and Eric Rutherford, both junior music majors and vocalists of Momz, said they are honored to have been selected to play at Biggest Mouth.

Bands talk big plans for Biggest Mouth

April 18, 2016

Psychedelic funk, retro soul and alternative rock will permeate the sound system at this year’s Biggest Mouth competition, set for April 21 at the Metro concert hall, 3730 N. Clark St., hosted by the...

Martin Courtney played a set to support his solo album Many Moons at Schubas Tavern, 3159 N. Southport Ave., Feb. 9.

Martin Courtney mellows out Schubas with solo set

February 15, 2016

When a musician decides to take on a solo project, the result is not always what fans are hoping for. Usually, the work consists of tracks that were not good enough to make it onto the band’s album ...

Merit pay plan sparks college debate, undermines staff

By Editor-in-Chief

January 25, 2016

Just before the college community departed from the campus for the winter break, the United Staff of Columbia College, the college’s staff union, had rallied for a cost-of-living adjustment, with COLA signs and soda cans decorating the walls and stairwells of many campus buildings.As reported Dec. 14, 2015, by The Chronicle, the staff union has been in negotiations with the college administration for almost three years to have th...

Cycling accidents increase when pedal meets metal

By The Columbia Chronicle

October 1, 2012

Chicago cyclists might have to double-up on their protective gear because according to city data, biking accidents have been continually rising since 2001.With more cyclists on the road, the Chicago Police Department has seen a 38 percent increase in bicycle accident reports between 2001 and 2011, according to a report released by the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning in 2011.Since 2005, there have been 1,000 repor...

Undead and fully armed

By Amanda Murphy

April 23, 2012

It’s common knowledge to zombie lovers that shotguns aren’t the best defensive weapons. Similarly, the loud, “in your face” band known as Shotgun Zombie will not save your life in an undead apocalypse, if one were to occur, but they can put on a great show. Just ask them.With Brian Rowe as the band’s new lead vocalist, Brian Sanchez and Marko Preradovic on guitars and Zack Porter on drums, Zombie Shotgun is creati...

Drawing attention to discrimination

By Editorial Board

March 7, 2011

One Tribe, the Office of Multicultural Affairs ‘diversity council, recently started Columbia’s first “Tunnel of Oppression,” a demonstration that aims to raise awareness about important issues of racism, bigotry and harassment. The project might best be compared to a haunted house, where visitors are guided through a series of rooms to experience the sorts of oppression and conflict many groups face every day. Such...

The bitter taste of Valentine’s Day

By WilliamPrentiss

February 8, 2010

Feb. 14 draws near and Cupid is busy hijacking the cultural Zeitgeist. Now single cynics have to figure out a way to celebrate Valentine’s Day without a card dipped in sickening sentiment. Fortunately, haters are finding their own way to make the season bearable with a pitch of sarcastic and dark humor.John Ferraro has roses perfect for all those not feeling the love—dead, dirty roses. Dirty Rotten Flowers, which star...

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