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Opinion: TikTok’s photography feed lacks originality, opportunity for aspiring artists

Opinion: TikTok’s photography feed lacks originality, opportunity for aspiring artists

April 12, 2020

Artists from any medium often turn to apps such as Instagram and Pinterest for inspiration. More recently, the hottest social media app TikTok—a site where users can create and share short mobile ...

I took this photo of myself and fellow photojournalist Justin Anderson during the Illinois primary. It was the last assignment we covered before Chronicle staff had to move to remote work.

Column: Shuttershock, or how it feels for a photographer to lose her creative outlet

March 27, 2020

I’ve spent the past week bouncing from my bed to the kitchen to the living room couch and then back to bed. I've been walking in a small triangle within my apartment that doesn’t feel like my apartme...

Restricted access raises student concerns

Restricted access raises student concerns

November 4, 2019

Ava Butera photographs concerts and has accumulated most of the necessary camera gear for her work. But when she photographed Riot Fest in September, she said she was left without the correct lens an...

Mikayla Delson, 2019 arts management alumna, at her first showcase, “Acclimate Not Assimilate.”

Alumna dresses up photo series of Filipino American culture

October 26, 2019

After graduating from Columbia in May, Mikayla Delson, an arts management major, had mixed feelings about what she wanted to do next. While trying to figure it out, Delson received a number of freelance oppor...

BTS, ‘Black Panther’ prove journalism industry needs to change

BTS, ‘Black Panther’ prove journalism industry needs to change

By Brooke Pawling Stennett

February 25, 2018

In the last year, South Korean boyband BTS, also known as Bulletproof Boyscouts, has achieved unparalleled success in the U.S. for a group that does not sing in English—except for a few lyrics. 2017 was huge ...

Barbershop series gives male students place to connect

Barbershop series gives male students place to connect

September 15, 2014

In an effort to unite black male students, the Office of Multicultural Affairs hosts The Barbershop, a monthly event meant to foster community while students receive free haircuts. Each month, male students discuss concerns about academics, personal growth and professional developm...

Noted Chicago photographer reflects on achievements

Noted Chicago photographer reflects on achievements

February 3, 2014

Art Shay picked up his father’s Kodak camera at the age of 14. Now, 77 years later at age 91, he has published 30,000 pictures and photographed 1,100 covers for prominent magazines such as Time and Sports Illustrated. He h...

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