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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...

Molly Hart, student engagement coordinator at the Library, said she hopes the De-Stress Fest provides a place of relaxtion for students during finals.  

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...

Chicago-native and third place winner of American Idol season 10, Haley Reinhart, performed at Lincoln Hall, 2424 N. Lincoln Ave., Nov. 5 for her

‘Ba-ba’ bopping to Haley Reinhart

November 8, 2017

Lincoln Hall was transported back in time to the '60s Nov. 5, riding thepowerhouse vocals and sultry jazz melodies of Haley Reinhart. Reinhart was accompanied by two stellar opening acts from offbea...

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...

Columbia continues Undoing Racism workshops

Columbia continues Undoing Racism workshops

October 23, 2017

Columbia is expanding its collaboration with The People’s Institute for Survival and Beyond to host 15 Undoing Racism workshops for faculty and staff, which started Sept. 22 and are continuing until May 15, 2018. The Undoing Racism workshops were first held Aug. 25–29, 2016, but ...

New film festival highlights South Side creativity

New film festival highlights South Side creativity

By Miranda Manier

October 2, 2017

The South Side’s unsavory depictions in media headlines are a distraction from the area’s brighter, softer, more creative side, said Michelle Kennedy, producer of the inaugural South Side Film Festival, ...

Editor's Note: School of Media Arts buries its lead

Editor’s Note: Front pages turned into friendship, family

May 8, 2017

I was hiding under my blankets on my new,  wobbly dorm room bed when I called my mom two weeks into freshman year—on the verge of leaving Columbia. I felt like a fraud. Without any high school jour...

Chicago Alliance Against Sexual Exploitation educator Milton Coronado spoke about the young men who have changed their negative attitudes toward women after taking his course during the April 10 “Let’s Talk About Sex” assembly.  

Students talk sex safety during college assembly

April 17, 2017

Columbia should send an annual email to students solely devoted to basic information about Title IX, said two student speakers at a college assembly in honor of Sexual Awareness Month. Panelists, sophomore journalism major Mia DiSanto and junior theatre major Natalie Toland, discuss...

“Gender Breakdown” will preview Feb. 21 at the Flat Iron Arts Building, 1579 N. Milwaukee Ave.

Local play ‘breaks down’ gender inequity

February 20, 2017

Despite Some progress in the arts, the predominance of mostly-male casts suggests Chicago theater is still filled with gender bias, according to a 2015–2016 study from DePaul University.The study of ...

Members of the United Staff of Columbia College picketed outside an Oct. 18 bargaining meeting, held at the 624 S. Michigan Ave. Building, to raise awareness about their lack of a contract.

Staff members picket to stop ‘stonewalling’ contract agreement

October 24, 2016

Holding signs that read “We are more than one percent!” and “Quit stonewalling,” members of the United Staff of Columbia College picketed the Library’s fifth floor as members of the bargaini...

Real Friends

Real Friends captures different vocal sounds for new album

April 29, 2016

Real Friends, Tinley Park, Illinois’ very own band of "sad boys," quickly grew into one of pop-punk’s most noteworthy acts after forming in 2010. The band became known for its honest, relatable lyrics...

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