The Columbia Chronicle


From alleyways to galleries

By Arts & Culture Editor

March 14, 2016

A crumpled bag of Cheetos, some balled-up t-shirts and maybe a PlayStation. In the mess of a student’s dirty dorm room, one icon shines through the clutter: a concert poster from a favorite band.“The concert poster represents a tangible connection to part of their identity,” said Dan MacAdam, illustrator and founder of Crosshair Silkscreen Printing and Design. “They can put it up in their room and display it to their frie...

Columbia’s Computer Music Collective team throws 20 BELOW

December 7, 2015

Columbia’s Conaway Center, located in the 1104 S. Wabash Ave., Building was filled with college students who enjoyed music from rappers Anak1n, Roosevelt The Titan, Noah Sims, SoloSam, Banks The Gen...

Caiti Pina, senior creative writing major, captures the audience with her story of family dynamics and relationships.

From page to stage: Live lit brings written stories to life

November 2, 2015

Huddled in a small space known as The Teal Room in the back of Pub 626 in Rogers Park, audience members listened intently as Caiti Pina, a senior creative writing major, shared her experiences of breaking ou...

Jill Strange, a senior cinema art + science major, is making a statement in the male-dominated DJ industry under her stage name Norvège.

Featured Artist: Jill Strange

August 4, 2014

Jill Strange, AKA DJ Norvège, is mixing her way to stardom and challenging gender norms as she flourishes in a male-dominated field. Strange, a senior cinema art + science major, qualified as one of four finalists in the National DJ Championship, a competition for collegiate DJ...

Musicians’ brain scans give creativity good rap

By Kyle Rich

December 10, 2012

Since the ’80s, lyrical magicians from Canibus to Chiddy Bang have intertwined their rhymes and rhythms to prove theirlinguistic dexterity.Researcher Ho Ming Chow runs test on rapper Mike Eagle, who was one of 12 participants in the study. Using an MRI machine, researchers found freestyling leads to increased activity in the part of the brain that relates to motivation and sustained behavior Courtesy NIDICThis improvisa...

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