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You are what you eat: the health benefits of cooking

You are what you eat: the health benefits of cooking

November 26, 2017

After moving away from home, junior theatre major Kendall Baklor started cooking for herself but said it is difficult to balance as a full-time college student, especially when it is easier to...

Artists discuss LGBTQ vulnerability, ‘Disruptive Perspectives’

Artists discuss LGBTQ vulnerability, ‘Disruptive Perspectives’

November 20, 2017

Vulnerability and visibility among the LGBTQ community is the theme of an exhibition now open to the public at the Museum of Contemporary Photography. During the Nov. 15 “Vulnerability and the LGBTQ Community,” panel, artists discussed issues affecting the group and their art...

Kim ‘chats’ with  concerned students

Kim ‘chats’ with concerned students

November 19, 2017

President and CEO Kwang-Wu Kim addressed students’ frustrations about the construction of the student center, students’ access to resources on campus and a variety of changes made to class offerin...

Anti-Trump group marches in light of election anniversary

Anti-Trump group marches in light of election anniversary

November 13, 2017

The recent one-year anniversary of President Donald Trump’s election galvanized critics nationwide to vent their frustration about the 45th president.More than 100 protesters rallied at Federal Plaza, 2...

Enrollment drives changes to English and creative writing classes

Enrollment drives changes to English and creative writing classes

November 12, 2017

Columbia’s declining enrollment has forced elective courses in the English and Creative Writing Department to only be offered to students every other semester instead of year-round, according to faculty in the department. “The number of classes that a number of depar...

Columbia grad ‘rocks’ in musical

Columbia grad ‘rocks’ in musical

November 5, 2017

Playing the ultimate stick-it-to-the-man rocker that many grew familiar with following 2003’s “School of Rock” film, Rob Colletti, a 2011 Columbia theatre alumnus, stars as Dewey Finn in the Broadway in Chicago production “School of Rock: The Musical.” The show debuted ...

Communication Department awaits results from program reviews

Communication Department awaits results from program reviews

November 5, 2017

The journalism, advertising and public relations programs in the Communication Department participated in program reviews Oct. 19–20 and await the final report. The programs were evaluated by external reviewers to ensure the programs remain up to date with curriculum, ...

Higher taxes called on to drive city improvements

Higher taxes called on to drive city improvements

October 30, 2017

Chicagoans Could soon be seeing increased fees when riding in an Uber or paying their cell phone bill if the mayor has his way.Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s 2018 budget proposal asks that cell phones and lan...

Offensive costumes: all tricks, no treats

Offensive costumes: all tricks, no treats

October 29, 2017

Dressing up on Halloween is an age-old tradition deriving from the Celts, but in the past few years, interest has spiked in politically incorrect costumes, according to statistics from Google Trends. This year, schools such as the University of Texas at Austin and the Uni...

Students assist “Daily Show’s” Chicago production

Students assist “Daily Show’s” Chicago production

October 27, 2017

Though it may not be the most glamorous job, production assistants are an integral part of television or movie production. Provided with an opportunity to work in their fields on a nationally br...

CPS students get a “shot” with Hamilton Education Program

CPS students get a “shot” with Hamilton Education Program

October 25, 2017

Chicago Public Schools did not "throw away their shot" at being "in the room where it happens," to quote lyrics from Lin-Manuel Miranda's musical "Hamilton"--the show that offers select students history les...

Professor named MacArthur Fellow

Professor named MacArthur Fellow

October 22, 2017

Dawoud Bey, professor in the Photography Department, has been named a 2017 MacArthur Fellow for his photographic work. The MacArthur Foundation awards the fellowship to individuals who possess cre...

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