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REVIEW: ‘Dear Evan Hansen’  raises bar for other musicals

REVIEW: ‘Dear Evan Hansen’ raises bar for other musicals

February 15, 2019

There isn’t aneasy way to review a show that picks at your brain the way “Dear Evan Hansen” does. Between the score and the script, a 500-word article does not quite do the six-time Tony-winning...

Think, fight and plan like a girl: Chicago’s Youth Women’s March 2019

January 18, 2019

When it was announced Chicago would not hold a 2019 Women’s March, a Roosevelt University student knew she had to do something to change that. Freshman Jazmine-Marie Cruz noticed on the Women's ...

Q&A: ‘The Lightning Thief’ electrifies Chicago

Q&A: ‘The Lightning Thief’ electrifies Chicago

By Molly Walsh

January 11, 2019

Percy Jackson finds himself faced with some practical problems of being a teenage boy growing up in New York: drama at school, a mother with a rude boyfriend and the oh-so-casual pressure of preventing a war between the go...

President and CEO Kwang-Wu Kim’s contract extended despite C-Fac allegations

President and CEO Kwang-Wu Kim’s contract extended despite C-Fac allegations

November 18, 2018

In a unanimous decision, the Board of Trustees extended President and CEO Kwang-Wu Kim’s contract to the end of the 2023-2024 academic year, more than a year earlier than expected and a week after C-Fac and OurColumbia called for his resignation.   Kim’s previous contract was ...

Chicago, environmental activists not McLovin’ McDonald’s eco practices

Chicago, environmental activists not McLovin’ McDonald’s eco practices

November 17, 2018

Consumer and environmental rights activists and local restaurants want people to think twice before picking up their next Big Mac. During a Nov. 14 Rally for Clean Water, global environmental organiz...

Notable Native : Rodney “HotRod” Washington

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...

Can I have a ‘Clue’?

Can I have a ‘Clue’?

April 1, 2018

In a dimly-lit cabaret, a detective interrogates individuals, hoping to solve a murder in “Clued In: An Improvised Murder Mystery,” an audience participation-themed entertainment.Performing at The B...

And the Oscar goes to…

And the Oscar goes to…

February 28, 2018

As the 90th annual Academy Awards ceremony is right around the corner, Timothée Chalamet, Meryl Streep, Margot Robbie and Fionn Whitehead will prepare to walk down the iconic red carpet March 4. But The Chronicle is gettin...

Campus security on guard after Grant Park attacks

Campus security on guard after Grant Park attacks

December 4, 2017

While taking a nightly walk in Grant Park Nov. 12, sophomore theatre and fashion studies double major, Nikolas Hoover and his two friends were robbed. Hoover does not know how many perpetrators were in the group, but the individual who robbed him did not use force or weapons, he ...

Historic Johnson Publishing building sold, Plymouth to follow

Historic Johnson Publishing building sold, Plymouth to follow

November 28, 2017

Formerly home to Ebony and Jet magazines before being purchased by Columbia in 2010, the Johnson Publishing Building has been sold to 3L Real Estate, a Rosemont-based group that mainly handles mul...

Columbia students express culture through traditions

Columbia students express culture through traditions

November 27, 2017

Every New Year’s Eve during the countdown to midnight, junior English and creative writing major Janae Iloreta, who is of Filipino descent, recalls opening all cabinets and turning on all electronics i...

Finals bring stress, Columbia provides de-stressing

Finals bring stress, Columbia provides de-stressing

November 27, 2017

Piles of homework, projects and the impending arrival of final exams trigger an overwhelming end of the semester for students collegewide. Already struggling with generalized anxiety disorder diagnosed in 2014, Katy Corpus, a junior American Sign Language-English interpretation m...

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