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Christian Cook has had a passion for writing since she was three years old and released her first novel, “I Hate Gray,” on July 30.

With a lifelong passion for writing, Columbia alum publishes first novel

August 19, 2020

Christian Cook's love for and dedication to writing dates back to when she was merely 3 years old. Cook, a 2019 public relations alum, has turned her passion into a blossoming writing career with the r...

Review: ‘Purposefully kept’ truths about the asylum process revealed in ‘Between Everything and Nothing’

Review: ‘Purposefully kept’ truths about the asylum process revealed in ‘Between Everything and Nothing’

May 19, 2020

What began as a friend's simple suggestion for an essay became a two-and-a-half-year project. The result? A 336-page retelling of the trials and tribulations of two Ghanaian asylum seekers, Seidu Mohammed and Raz...

Gabriel Bump is a Chicago native. His debut novel,

Review: ‘The microcosm of South Shore,’ a literary coming-of-age in Gabriel Bump’s ‘Everywhere You Don’t Belong’

March 25, 2020

The city of Chicago has been documented in various ways, some positive, others more critical. The historical and political aspect of the city has been commemorated in books such as "Chicago," by Domin...

Brain reorganization cluttered after sense restored

Brain reorganization cluttered after sense restored

By Sports & Health Editor

February 9, 2015

When people are born, their brains are primed to receive instructions on how to wire themselves based on the kinds of sensory input information they receive. However, for individuals born with sensory impa...

Jennifer Lawrence reprises her role as Katniss Everdeen in the latest installment of

‘Mockingjay – Part 1’ leaves fans hungry for seconds

December 8, 2014

Studios have milked the concept of breaking book-to-film adaptations into two parts since Warner Bros. Entertainment opted to bisect the final installment of “Harry Potter.” Making a few million extra d...

Klosterman speaks candidly at Columbia

Klosterman speaks candidly at Columbia

By Assistant Arts & Culture Editor

October 27, 2014

When many aspiring writers ask a favorite author how to make it as a writer, they receive the usual answers. When famed bestselling author and magazine columnist Chuck Klosterman answers, he tells them t...

Ehi Ike, who is a freshman fiction writing major, has written and published two novels, each more than 200 pages, about a young girl’s kidnapping.

Featured Artist: Ehi Ike

February 3, 2014

Most students grouse about writing a three-page paper, but Ehi Ike, a freshman fiction writing major, complains when she isn’t allowed to write more. When she was 13, Ike completed an outline for her first novel, “Taken Away,” about a 14-year-old girl from a low-income family ...

Maryland Hands Northwestern Rare November Loss

By Nader Ihmoud

November 27, 2012

The Northwestern University Wildcats' first loss of the season came at the hands of the University of Maryland Terrapins 77-57 at Welsh-Ryan Arena.After winning four straight ACC/Big Ten Challenge games, the team's failure to secure rebounds and execute on scoring opportunities ultimately doomed the Wildcats."[It was] a horrible effort on the boards by the whole squad," said Wildcats' sophomore guard Dave Sobolewski.The T...


By The Columbia Chronicle

October 22, 2012

by Heather Schroering, Editor-In-Chief and Ivana Hester, Assistant Campus EditorThe median annual income of recent Columbia graduates lags far behind that of other colleges’ alumni, nearly $7,000 below the national median for those in the arts and media fields and $5,000 below the median for all recent U.S. college graduates, a Columbia survey shows.In fall 2011, the college surveyed 2,500 Columbia alumni who graduated wit...

Faculty fiction books become reality

By Lisa Schulz

October 31, 2011

Like a rushing river in the rural Midwest, some short stories are quickly written and flow on, while others dry up in obsolete valleys, remaining hopeless until it rains with purpose again.Columbia’s Fiction Writing Department enjoyed a flood of 12 recently released books written by alumni and faculty members including five that are to be released within the next year.Included are a range of publications, from digital colle...

Columbia alumni have film success

By Lisa Schulz

October 17, 2011

What do the romantic comedy “What’s Your Number?” and the horror-thriller “Munger Road” have in common? Both films, released on Sept. 30, were a result of two Columbia alumni living what they love.The concept of “What’s Your Number?” starring Anna Faris (“Scary Movie”) and “Captain America” star Chris Evans, originated from a novel written by 1996 marketing communications graduate Karyn Bosnak, titled ...

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