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Jacqueline Rezak, a 2010 fashion journalism alumna and founder of online boutique Rad+Refined, is launching  an extension of the brand called Rad Basics, which she is collaborating with Brandi Cryus to create.

L.A. fashion dreams come true for alumna

February 24, 2014

Jacqueline Rezak, a 2010 fashion journalism interdisciplinary alumna and Highland Park, Ill. native, is now a celebrity stylist and founder of online boutique Rad+Refined. After moving to Los Angeles in Septem...

A delectable dessert

Funfetti Brownies

January 27, 2014

There are many choices to be made throughout the day: cream or sugar, paper or plastic, cake or brownies. To me, the latter decision is the hardest. But thanks to YouTube personality Grace Helbig, forme...

Faculty Senate Meeting [12/7]

By Dannis Valera

December 10, 2012

At its meeting on Dec. 7, the Faculty Senate had an open discussion with college deans and top administrators to address concerns the senate raised in a letter on Nov. 27, as reported by The Chronicle on Dec. 3.The discussion focused on the merger of the Marketing Communication and Arts, Entertainment & Media Management departments, the possible split of the School of Fine & Performing Arts and the search for a permanent de...

Day Of the Dead Celebrations

By James Foster

November 5, 2012

Chicago celebrated the Day of Dead in a variety of ways on Friday. Residents of Pilsen staged their annual procession. At Columbia students and faculty took to the streets in costumes that culminated in a fashion show.[kml_flashembed publishmethod="dynamic" fversion="10.1.8276" useexpressinstall="true" movie="" width="500" height="440" targetclass="flashmovie"][/kml_flashembed]...

Second level program rankings complete

By Heather Scroering

February 13, 2012

As the semester zooms further into February, the prioritization process is keeping up the pace as the Support and Operations offices completed the second phase of the Program Information Request rankings.Ranked by the vice presidents of each program, PIRs were scored using the identical criteria to what was used by the associate vice presidents who first ranked the forms, as previously reported by The Chronicle on Jan. 17. ...

Deans propose program cuts

By Heather Scroering

February 6, 2012

Named one of the top 10 college radio stations in the country by the Washington Post, Columbia’s WCRX radio has won more than 100 awards for election night coverage, public service educational programs and in many other categories. However, these accomplishments did not spare the radio program from receiving a low ranking at the first scoring level on the academic side of the prioritization process.Other departments with e...

Recycling Program cuts events

By Heather Scroering

January 30, 2012

You may have seen them cleaning out paper, plastic and aluminum can collection bins. You may have purchased one of their recycled, screen-printed T-shirts. Those who work for the Recycling Program are doing the dirty work and educating students all over campus.But with the prioritization process cracking down on programs, some, including recycling, could be restructured, reorganized or consolidated, according to the Progra...

Problematic data delays Program Information Requests

By Heather Scroering

November 7, 2011

Faculty and staff who must complete Program Information Request forms, as part of Columbia’s prioritization process, are grappling with several problematic issues in filling out the forms, including inaccurate data and time pressure.Specific data regarding the number of students in each program, diversity, courses taught, current programs offered and other categories were collected by the college and given to the prioritizat...

Prioritization teams request program information

By Heather Scroering

October 31, 2011

The second of the four-part, yearlong Blueprint Prioritization process is in motion, as of Oct. 28.On Oct. 25, an email from the Academic and Support and Operations teams was sent out to faculty and staff members announcing the data collection segment of the process, in which every department and office on campus must complete informational forms, which were attached in the email, to be submitted to a chain of individuals wh...

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