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Camron Miller dresses up as Santa Claus in preparation for the 17th annual Holly Jolly Food Drive at WCRX.

Good golly, it’s the 17th annual Holly Jolly

November 29, 2019

For nearly two decades, Columbia’s WCRX radio station has taken on the task of replacing the stress of the last weeks of the semester with sounds of holiday music, the booming voices of broadcast cel...

Notable Native: Rodney

Notable Native : Rodney “HotRod” Washington

October 29, 2018

Chicago native Rodney “HotRod” Washington has a voice the  windy city is familiar with. He is a radio personality at Chicago’s Power 92.3 WPWX and the home DJ for University of Notre Dame’s foo...

The Bulls and White Sox recent struggles on the court and on the field may been one of the factors contributing to Cumulus Media bankruptcy.

Cumulus Media strikes out with White Sox, Bulls radio rights

January 29, 2018

Chicago Bulls and White Sox fans may soon have to tune into a new radio station to listen to their favorite teams games as a result of Cumulus Media’s Nov. 29 bankruptcy filing.Now attempting to restr...

Timothée Chalamet supports women through salary donations

Timothée Chalamet supports women through salary donations

By Ariana Portalatin

January 20, 2018

Actor Timothée Chalamet is one of many celebrities who have spoken out against filmmaker Woody Allen following sexual assault allegations from 1993 that have resurfaced amid the Me Too and Times Up movem...

DNAinfo dissolved unexpectedly

DNAinfo dissolved unexpectedly

By Zoë Eitel

November 2, 2017

As of Nov. 2, the online publication and newspaper DNAinfo has been disbanded, according to a 4 p.m. message from Chief Executive Officer Joe Ricketts left on an automatic redirect page that has replace...

Alumnus broadcasts history through Cubs win

Alumnus broadcasts history through Cubs win

November 7, 2016

As the Chicago Cubs clinched a historic World Series win Nov. 2 in the bottom of the 10th inning, Dave Miska, a 1994 radio/sound alumnus and sound engineer for Chicago’s CBS Radio, was in the sound booth celebrating as he worked the controls for the Cubs Radio Broadcast. After grad...

The first Chicago Podcast Festival, Nov. 17-19, will feature 30 podcasts at the Vittum Theater, Steppenwolf’s 1700 Theater, Schuba’s Tavern, the Promontory and the Athenaeum.

Podcast festival to spread culture, art to Chicago

November 7, 2016

Podcasting is getting its legs as a recognized art form, and festivals such as the inaugural Chicago Podcast Festival further that idea, said Jimmy Carrane, host of the podcast “Improv Nerd” and 1988 ...

Columbia’s internship and career advisers will now be housed in the Career Center and overseeing several majors and departments, according to Erik Friedman, associate dean of Career Development and Industry Relations.

Internship and career advisers address new positions, increased workload

September 26, 2016

At Columbia’s newly merged Career Center, as reported Feb. 15 by The Chronicle, the college’s internship coordinators now hold positions as internship and career advisers and work in a new location at Colu...

Q1-0-What? Radio Kickstarter causes confusion

Q1-0-What? Radio Kickstarter causes confusion

By Arts & Culture Reporter

September 6, 2016

In August, Chicago’s defunct Q101 Alternative began a Kickstarter campaign to launch a new radio station, leaving some expecting a comeback of the historic FM rock station of the same name.The new sta...

Lincoln Park High School welcomes music donations, CPS budget cuts still sting

According to a 2014 survey by Raise Your Hand Illinois, a coalition of parents who advocate for better public education, 65 percent of Chicago Public Schools do not meet the recommended two hours of arts education per week.

By Contributing Writer

May 9, 2016

A private donation of materials from the NIB Foundation—formerly the classical music radio station WNIB-FM 97.1—has invigorated the music program at Lincoln Park High School, 2001 N. Orchard St., but staff...

Survey of students’ sexuality disregards LGBT experience

April 4, 2016

In a misguided attempt to protect LGBT youth from discrimination, researchers with Indiana University’s Equity Project are proposing that the U.S. government collect data in schools about students’ sexuality. Accurate data collection has been a valuable tool for groups marginalized by disability, race or ethnicity. It has helped prove that the number of students who face harassment from peers and retribution from the...

Budget transparency goes digital

Budget transparency goes digital

March 30, 2015

Students wondering what their tens of thousands of tuition dollars are doing within the college’s budget can now know with the launch of the college’s new budget web pages. Developed by Michelle Gat...

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