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Goldroom is embarking on their

Goldroom brings SoCal sound to chilly Chicago

October 19, 2015

Southern California-based electronic band Goldroom is bracing to heat up Chicago with its beachy, dance-oriented sounds. Following the release of its new single, “Waiting to Ignite,” and a set duri...

The Lighthouse and the Whaler will perform at Schubas Tavern, 3159 N. Southport Ave on oct. 13. Frontman Michael LoPresti said Schubas is one of his favorite acts to perform at.

The Lighthouse and The Whaler ride new album tour

October 12, 2015

Indie rock group The Lighthouse and The Whaler is set to stop in Chicago on Oct. 13 at Schubas Tavern, 3159 N. Southport Ave., promoting its debut album Mont Royal, released Aug. 28. The Cleveland-based ba...

College announces new hires, promotions

By Campus Editor

July 24, 2015

A string of promotions and newly-hired personnel have been announced during the summer that could affect several departments throughout the 2015–2016 academic year.The emailed announcements, which were sent out June 15 through July 18, detailed four faculty and staff personnel changes at the college.The moves include the appointment of Miriam Smith as executive director of Alumni Relations, Suzanne McBride as interim chair of...

Conquering the Curve: The struggles and triumphs of Columbia College's baseball team

Conquering the Curve: The struggles and triumphs of Columbia College’s baseball team

May 11, 2015

With Columbia’s Renegades baseball team becoming more well-known on campus, the team’s original name has become a distant memory, even to those who have been at the college longer than a decade.Columbi...

Featured Athlete: Pierce Harger

Featured Athlete: Pierce Harger

January 26, 2015

Pierce Harger, a fifth-year senior at Northwestern University double majoring in economics and industrial engineering, has been wrestling since the age of four. Originally from Cincinnati, Ohio, Harger was re...

Loud ladies: the necessity of the female voice

By Opinions Editor

January 26, 2015

In the media and in real life, men constantly bemoan it. It tortures their psyche and keeps them up at night, preventing them from properly functioning among their fellow men. What is this cruel thing that haunts the male species?Women talking.How much are women really talking, though, and are they speaking when it really matters? According to a 2011 Johnson Cornell University study titled “Who Takes the Floor and Why: Ge...

2014’s six best albums bring chill vibes and dance-worthy beats

By Managing Editor

December 8, 2014

As 2014 draws to a close, the time has come to reflect on the year’s many album releases.This year will go down in history as the one in which Obamacare went into effect, same-sex marriage was legal in Illinois and pop star Taylor Swift made a big move to New York. As the nation saw many changes and periods of both widespread disappointment and growth, so did the music industry.The following are some of the best albums ...

Max Ortiz Catalán, a research scientist at Chalmers, works with a mind-controlled prosthetic arm.

Research shows mind controlled prosthetics are now reality

October 20, 2014

New research published Oct. 8 from Chalmers University of Technology located in Gothenburg, Sweden, and Case Western Reserve University, in Cleveland, Ohio, have revealed groundbreaking advances in prost...

Wrongful birth lawsuit perpetrates racist ideals

By Maria Castellucci Opinions Editor

October 20, 2014

For most parents, the first glimpse of their newborn baby is one of the most joyous moments of their life.However, a white Ohio couple was surprised when their artificially inseminated newborn turned out to be racially mixed.Jennifer Cramblett is suing Midwest Sperm Bank in Downers Grove, Illinois, after giving birth to a biracial child, alleging the clinic gave her sperm vials from a black donor despite specifically requ...

We Love making it up as we go

Guitarist and vocalist Derek Bish (left) and guitarists Nick Lucius (right). With We Love You's nostaligic '90's rock sound and improv roots, the Ohio natives are gaining popularity in Chicago. 

By Brandon Howard

March 3, 2014

Do you ever just want to spend an afternoon in your best friend’s garage, basking in the glory of old 8-bit Nintendo games and listening to loud music on a sweet new stereo? If so, We Love You would...

Fundraiser brings out faculty, staff talent

By Samuel Charles

December 6, 2010

More than a dozen acts performed at Stage Two in the 618 S. Michigan Ave. Building, on Dec. 2 in an effort to raise money forColumbia students.“Columbia’s Got Talent,” a talent show organized by the Faculty and Staff Scholarship Initiative, was put on to assist Scholarship Columbia efforts. As of press time, the fundraiser brought in more than $13,000.“[Scholarship Columbia] is a way to get both the internal and external c...

Walmart pleads its case to college

By Katy Nielsen

December 6, 2010

WalMart is working to change its image after years of news reports detailing closings of small businesses in proximity to the retail giant. On Dec. 2, Walmart’s Director of Community Affairs, Public Affairs and Government Relations Steve Restivo spoke to marketing communication students at Columbia about the challenges of maintaining a positive identity for the number one company on the Fortune 500 list.The Ferguson Hall ...

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