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Twin Peaks will be performing at Thalia Hall, 1807 S. Allport St., Dec. 29, 30,and 31. 

Twin Peaks ‘wizard’ shares DIY magic

December 12, 2017

Since he first picked up a bass guitar to play in a talent show in sixth grade, Cadien James, indie rock band Twin Peaks' frontman and self-proclaimed "wizard of the band," has had a passion for playing m...

Dr. Kim talked about he came up with the idea of a student center and his ambitions for it at the Meet the Student Center forum at the Conway Center, 1104 S. Wabash, on Dec. 4.

Students gain more insight on new student center

December 7, 2017

At a Dec. 4 forum, President and CEO Kwang-Wu Kim and members of Gensler architectural firm, the new student center's designer, discussed plans for the new building with the campus community, i...

Several Columbia student, including Kendra Keeter-Gray (pictured) worked on set of

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...

Featured Artist: 'Loving Vincent' painter Dena Peterson

Featured Artist: ‘Loving Vincent’ painter Dena Peterson

October 20, 2017

Painter Dena Peterson was one of 125 selected artists out of 5,000 applicants to animate "Loving Vincent," the world's first oil-painted feature film, which explores the life and death of Vincent Van ...

Mayor Rahm Emanuel spoke about directing the budget towards police training, funding Chicago Public Schools and more during his Oct. 18 budget address at City Hall.

Emanuel unveils 2018 spending blueprint

October 20, 2017

New investments in law enforcement, job creation, public safety projects and education were highlighted in Mayor Rahm Emanuel's 2018 Budget Address at City Hall Oct. 18.Emanuel described the $114.2 mil...

Associate Professor in the Art and Art History Department Joan Giroux presented results from a recent full-time faculty survey during the Faculty Senate's Sept. 8 session. 

Faculty Senate discuss faculty surveys, reaccreditation

September 14, 2017

At its Sept. 8 session, Columbia's Faculty Senate discussed recent survey results showing 38 full-time faculty members expressing they were actively looking for academic positions elsewhere from the college. During the meeting, held at Stage Two, 618 S. Michigan Ave., Associate P...

The 731 S. Plymouth Court Building, Columbia's last remaining, self-owned student housing center has been put up for sale. 

Columbia-owned dorm for sale

September 11, 2017

The 731 S. Plymouth Court Building, the first Columbia-owned dorm—and now the last—has been put up for sale. Colliers International, a realty group with a Chicago office, has been hired by Columbia to sell the building, according to Columbia spokeswoman Cara Birch. The building’...

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...

Editor's Note: School of Media Arts buries its lead

Editor’s Note: Administrators’ downfall will be overcontrolled communication

February 6, 2017

Columbia often preaches transparency and the importance of communicating to all stakeholders, but when it comes to major happenings in and outside the college, this semester is off to a shaky start....

Protesters brought traffic to a stop in front of the Chicago Theatre, 175 N. State St., during the Jan. 20 protests of President Donald Trump.

Inauguration spurs citywide reaction

January 23, 2017

Racism, Islamophobia and anti-public schools rhetoric were some of the criticisms Chicagoans voiced against Donald Trump Jan. 20 as he was inaugurated as the 45th president of the United States.Just as th...

The Department of Justice released a statement at a press conference at the Everett McKinley Dirksen Courthouse, 219 S. Dearborn St., on Jan. 13. The DOJ found the Chicago Police Department at fault for systematically violating the civil rights of Chicago citizens.

Emanuel, Johnson address ‘sobering’ DOJ findings

January 13, 2017

Lack of police accountability, transparency and de-escalation tactics and training are some of the most contentious topics of debate within law enforcement and the communities they police across the countr...

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