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Literature collection exposes Chicago’s dark history

Literature collection exposes Chicago’s dark history

By Arts & Culture Reporter

September 28, 2015

"Chicago Noir: The Classics," a compilation of reprinted stories chronicling the often dark and corrupt nature of Chicago's history, was released Sept. 1 by Akashic Books in New York.The anthology is ...

America should welcome more refugees

September 21, 2015

Germany made headlines Sept. 8 when Chancellor Angela Merkel announced the country is expected to spend $6.6 billion to welcome 800,000 refugees by the end of 2015. Merkel has insisted that the country’s borders remain open in light of Europe’s refugee crisis. Germany, which could accept up to an additional 500,000 refugees in future years, has committed to absorbing more refugees than any other European Union nation.Sweden h...

Lee Dewyze, The Tragic Thrills, The Friday Pilots perform in Chicago

Lee Dewyze, The Tragic Thrills, The Friday Pilots perform in Chicago

February 23, 2015

Brought together by chance, American Idol season 9 winner Lee DeWyze, The Tragic Thrills and one of Columbia’s student bands, Friday Pilots Club, were an outstanding lineup for the Feb. 13 show at the...

Columbia alumna ‘Architect’ of new science-fiction noir film

Columbia alumna ‘Architect’ of new science-fiction noir film

November 10, 2014

Clara Alcott, a 2001 film + video alumna, first started working on the screenplay for “The Distant Architect” 10 years ago. Originally set to be a full-length movie, it was trimmed to fit a smaller bu...

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