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February 2, 2015

The Chronicle sat down with Krystle Ansay, president of the Windy City chapter of Little People America, and pianist and composer Chris Errera.Ansay and Errera spoke about the discrimination they experience...

Student athletes rep Big Ten

Nandi Mehta was one of three student athlete representatives selected to attend the NCAA Big Ten Conference Jan. 17.

By Sports & Health Reporter

January 26, 2015

The Big Ten Conference announced Jan. 13 that Northwestern University student athlete Nandi Mehta will be one of three representatives for the NCAA’s new Division I autonomy governance structure. Meh...

Tape collectors keepin’ it reel

By Arts & Culture Reporter

January 26, 2015

Walking into a local thrift shop, a casual shopper may pass an old cassette player and a stack of tapes and think nothing of it. In 1975, when boomboxes featuring cassette decks were introduced to U.S. consumers, the cassette became the go-to source for portable music listening until being all but completely phased out by CDs in the mid-’80s. Although still a popular medium for alternative music junkies, it seems like the cassette...

Students, alumni win big at BroadwayWorld Awards

Columbia student Lauren Vogel and the cast of

By Campus Reporter

January 26, 2015

Several theatre students and alumni have recently received professional accolades for work in various productions and ensembles that ran between November 2013 and October 2014.Lauren Vogel, a senior thea...

The Chronicle talks artistry, music history and fashion with AEMMP records | The Columbia Chronicle

December 8, 2014

Arts & Entertainment Media Management Practicum members talk about their success in the music industry, the roots of their passion and what they feel most comfortable wearing.For more multimedia co...

Mental Illness

Mental health care inadequate despite overwhelming need

December 8, 2014

Nearly one in five American adults experienced symptoms of mental illness in the last year, according to a 2013 survey from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s 2013 Nation...

Chaz Bundick cuts new groove with Les Sins alter ego

By Copy Editor

December 8, 2014

Gliding his fingers across his mixing board, Chaz Bundick, the mastermind behind the electro grooves of Toro y Moi, knows how to make people dance.He has been creating music under an alter-ego moniker, Les Sins, while simultaneously creating his well-known chillwave tunes, and he released his work Nov. 4 in his first album, Michael. Bundick distances himself from his Toro y Moi roots by delving into his Les Sins style, and he even went ...

“The Second City That Never Sleeps: 24 Hours” is an annual benefit show at The Second City Theater, 1608 N. Wells St., featuring famous musical and comedic performers.

Sleepless in The Second City

December 8, 2014

Comedy is a 24-hour job for The Second City, Chicago’s famous sketch theater at 1608 N. Wells St. This has rarely been more true for the comedy institution than with its annual star-packed benefit sh...

‘Alternative R&B’ falsely labels artists

By Copy Editor

December 5, 2014

Two months ago, British pop star FKA twigs cringed when a reporter from The Guardian asked her how she felt about being compared to other artists labeled as “alternative R&B.” Her response was brutally honest: “F--k alternative R&B!”She went on to explain her frustration with the label: “When I first released music and no one knew what I looked like, I would read comments like ‘I’ve never heard anyth...

E.D. visits relating to synthetic cannabinoids skyrocket

E.D. Visits

By Assistant Sports & Health Editor

December 1, 2014

Despite the major differences between synthetic cannabinoids and marijuana, people are increasingly turning to the synthetic drug in search of a legal high, but the consequences could be dangerous.The to...

CTA cracks down on U-Pass sharing

The Chicago Transit Authority is cracking down on students sharing their U-Passes, confiscating misused cards.

By Assistant Campus Editor

December 1, 2014

In an effort to recoup lost revenue and ensure fair usage, the Chicago Transit Authority is cracking down on students who abuse their U-Passes.The CTA is actively seeking out students who lend their Ventra U...

Chris Pine and Anna Kendrick are two of the actors in the star-studded cast of Walt Disney Studios’ newest film, “Into the Woods,” which will debut this Christmas.

Pine, Kendrick sing their way to big screen in ‘Into The Woods’

December 1, 2014

After directing movie recreations of classic musicals “Annie” and “Chicago,” Rob Marshall is bringing Stephen Sondheim’s classic musical “Into The Woods” to the big screen Dec. 25 through...

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