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Experts, voters in search for civility in politics

Experts, voters in search for civility in politics

August 25, 2017

Political partisanship in the U.S. is close to Civil War levels, and both voters and elected officials have contributed to the conflict and share the responsibility to fix it, according to experts in civil dis...

‘Don’t you forget about’ Hughes: festival celebrates filmmaker

‘Don’t you forget about’ Hughes: festival celebrates filmmaker

By Blair Paddock

May 8, 2017

John Hughes fans will be sent to detention with the “Breakfast Club,” take a “sick day” with Ferris  Bueller and celebrate a sweet 16 with Samantha this summer. The creators of last year’s “...

Alumna reshapes Englewood  perception through photography

Alumna reshapes Englewood perception through photography

April 17, 2017

Young Englewood artist  Tonika Johnson is working to change the perception of her neighborhood, which has a national reputation for being plagued with crime and violence. The 2003 journalism alumna and street photographer documents the positive aspects of Englewood that are often ov...

Theatre, Television departments team up with ‘Fefu and Her Friends’

Theatre, Television departments team up with ‘Fefu and Her Friends’

April 17, 2017

In collaboration with the Television Department, the Theatre Department will debut its first live stream performance April 28 as part of one of its upcoming shows, “Fefu and Her Friends.” The show will run April 19-29 at Studio 404 in  the Theatre Center, 72 E. 11th St.  The li...

National poetry month reinvigorates literary passion

National poetry month reinvigorates literary passion

April 14, 2017

Huddled in the aisles of After-Words Bookstore, 23 E. Illinois St., poets and listeners came together April 13 in celebration of National Poetry Month. Illinois State Poetry Society and Poets & Patron...

Summer courses offered through new online platform

Summer courses offered through new online platform

April 10, 2017

Five online summer courses will be the first to use Canvas, the college’s new Learning Management System, which will replace Moodle completely in the Fall 2018 Semester.   Vice Provost for Digital Learning, Robert Green said the summer courses are priced at a discounted rate to rem...

Book shows girls embracing inner strength

Book shows girls embracing inner strength

March 27, 2017

The idea for photographer Kate T. Parker’s new book, she said, began with noticing her strongest shots were  those of her daughters being silly and wild. Wanting to share beauty, free of filters and...

The Black Arts Movement and Beyond | The Columbia Chronicle

March 6, 2017

Students, leaders and community members gathered at The University of Chicago Institute of Politics, 5707 S. Woodlawn Ave., on March 2 to hear renowned poet, author and educator Haki Madhubuti read excerpts from his boo...

Columbia improv group to compete in College Improv Tournament

Columbia improv group to compete in College Improv Tournament

February 22, 2017

Columbia improv group Cat Booty will be competing against 15 other student groups at the 10th Annual College Improv Tournament Feb. 25. Columbia students and Cat Booty members Tom Spooner, senior theatre major, Glo Chitwood, junior theatre major, Will Nicholson, junior theatre ma...

Connections, resources empower women in technology

Connections, resources empower  women in technology

By Caroline Bowen

February 13, 2017

Jamie Migdal, CEO and founder of FetchFind—an online education tool for pet care businesses—has faced doubt from people “falling prey to old ideas” on her way to success. She has encountered peop...

‘Love Trumps Hate:’ Chicago women protest candidate’s recent comments in front of hotel

‘Love Trumps Hate:’ Chicago women protest candidate’s recent comments in front of hotel

October 24, 2016

Nearly 200 protesters, mostly Chicago women, “built a wall” around the Trump International Hotel and Tower, chanting “This p---y votes,” “Love trumps hate,” and “GOP hands off me.”The Oct....

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