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Andrew W.K. ‘baffled’ in partying whirlwind

Andrew W.K. ‘baffled’ in partying whirlwind

October 16, 2017

Known for his early 2000s hits “Party Hard,” “She is Beautiful” and “We Want Fun,” prolific party animal Andrew W.K., whose full name is Andrew Wikles-Krier, quickly branched out from his unique ...

Featured Athlete: Jameson Swain

Featured Athlete: Jameson Swain

February 23, 2015

Jameson Swain, a junior journalism major, transferred to Columbia during the Fall 2014 semester and joined the Renegades baseball team to play the sport he’s loved his whole life. The Huntington Bea...

Responsive vigil for UNC shooting addresses Islamaphobia

Responsive vigil for UNC shooting addresses Islamaphobia

February 16, 2015

In response to the three Muslim students who were shot and killed on Feb. 10 near the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, a vigil was held in the Sculpture Garden, on the corner of South Wabash A...

Sound Off: Beyoncé’s questionable re-release far from flawless

By Managing Editor

December 1, 2014

Beyoncé dropped her surprise visual album just before midnight on Dec. 12, 2013, an act that caught fans and the industry as a whole off-guard.  The self-titled album was her fifth full-length album, and it came without any type of warning. By the time the album dropped, most fans had either forgotten about her promised release or given up hope that it would arrive any time soon after being strung along with false promis...

Taylor Swift takes on New York in hit new song

By Managing Editor

November 3, 2014

Taylor Swift’s latest album release has elicited excitement from fans new and old, but some are questioning what might be going on behind the scenes in terms of her marketing tactics.Swift’s bubbly new album, 1989, dropped on Oct. 27 and was expected to sell 1 million copies in its first week—just like the pop singer’s two previous albums—according to a same-day New York Times report.Despite the lack of support from forme...

Alderman, workers fight for $15 wage

Alderman, workers fight for $15 wage

February 3, 2014

Minimum wage reform is gaining momentum as local workers ask voters to support a city referendum that would increase the city’s minimum wage to $15 an hour.Low-wage workers, community groups and the City ...

Bird’s new album unbroken

By Amanda Murphy

March 5, 2012

National Public Radio consistently feeds listeners artists from all over the world, letting news radio junkies get in on a little audible love. More than once I’ve attended a concert and overheard someone mentioning they heard the band on NPR and that was their reason for coming to the show.So Chicago-based indie rock revolutionary Andrew Bird made a smart decision when he allowed his new 14-track album “Break It Yourself”...

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