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We Three mixes pop-rock with storytelling

By Katherine Savage

October 10, 2018

Mixing pop and rock genres with honest songwriting is the goal of We Three, a band of siblings based out of Oregon.The band's career kick-started when they appeared on Season 13 of “America’s Got Talent" starting May 29. Their song “Heaven’s Not Too Far,”  a tribute to their mother who died of cancer, was their big winner.We Three is gearing up to release a first album and perform the national anthem the Oct...

Echosmith will be performing in Chicago April 14 at Metro, 3730 N. Clark St.

Echosmith comes packed with positive vibes

April 9, 2018

Echosmith is back. The indie-pop pioneers from Chino, California, have hit the road after postponing the tour for their latest EP, Inside a Dream.The sibling trio, formerly a quartet, made a cosmic splash...

Josie Dunne combines grit and fun

Josie Dunne combines grit and fun

By Miranda Manier

February 3, 2018

Josie Dunne, a native of La Grange, Illinois, grew up surrounded by the arts. Smack-dab in the middle of three other siblings who expressed themselves through dance, painting and theater, Dunne found ...

TV documentary showcases Pilsen voices

TV documentary showcases Pilsen voices

May 1, 2017

Impressed by local activism, Daniel Andries said he wanted to capture the stories of one of Chicago’s cultured neighborhoods. WTTW’s newest documentary “My Neighborhood: Pilsen” premiered April 27 a...

Sports Boyfriend, a pop-electronic project, will perform at The Empty Bottle, 1035 N. Western Ave. on Feb. 13.

Sports Boyfriend brings fresh face to pop

February 6, 2017

Eileen Peltier, a 2016 economics and art history alumna from DePaul University, started her music project as a joke, thinking "Sports Boyfriend" would be a funny band name.Since January 2016, the proj...

Chicago Public Schools announced in a Sept. 26 press release they will be giving an additional  $5.7 million in funds to schools all across the Chicago area. 

CPS provides additional $5.7 million for schools

October 10, 2016

A handful of Chicago Public Schools that experienced drastic enrollment drops will be gaining additional funding, according to a Sept. 26 CPS press release. Though the names were not disclosed, CPS recently ...

KT Tunstall is set to perform at The House of Blues, 329 N. Dearborn St., on Sept. 21, touring her first pop-rock record ‘KIN.’ 

KT Tunstall brings music career back to life

September 19, 2016

After two years off the radar and changing career paths to write film scores, Scottish musician KT Tunstall found her way back to recording music, unable to let the scene go. But, as her new single sugge...

 Christopher the Conquered is scheduled to perform at The Hideout, 1354 W. Wabansia Ave., June 16 to support his first full-length album

Christopher ‘Conquered’ first full-length album

May 9, 2016

Iowa native Christopher Ford began writing music 10 years ago as a way to express emotional experiences.Known for his boisterous, comedic and improvisational live performances and raw lyrics, Ford—better-known as Ch...

Women have the balls for sports

By Opinions Editor

April 11, 2016

The U.S. women’s soccer team won the Women’s World Cup in July 2015, receiving $2 million as prize money. This may seem like a lot, but it’s an embarrassment compared to what men’s teams earn.A year earlier, the men’s team made it only to 11th place in the World Cup yet received an award of $9 million, according to a March 31 article from Money.com. The men’s World Cup winner, Germany, took home $35 million.Th...

Ilya Levinson (third from right), an associate professor in the Music Department and acting coordinator of the Composition Studies Program, is the music director, pianist and arranger of the New Budapest Orpheum Society, an ensemble-in-residence that received a Grammy nomination for Best Classical Compendium.

Music professors honored with nominations

January 25, 2016

Two members of Columbia’s Music Department are nominees for awards at the 2016 Grammy Awards on Feb. 15.Ilya Levinson, an associate professor in the Music Department and acting coordinator of the Compositi...

Christie Andersen Asif, executive director of Career Initiatives at the Portfolio Center, said approximately 50 percent of interns nationwide are hired by the company they interned for.

College to offer scholarships to unpaid interns

November 16, 2015

Columbia is encouraging its students to pursue internship opportunities with the launch of its “Columbia Internships Challenge,” which will award a $2,500 scholarship to 140 students with unpaid internshi...

The rebirth of Columbia’s Record Label

November 3, 2014

Junior Business & Entrepreneurship Damian Keehn speaks about the “Arts & Entertainment Media Management”, class and Columbia’s record label. He said he hopes to bring awareness of the label and...

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