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Columbia’s WCRX-FM rocks the Holly Jolly Trolley | The Columbia Chronicle

December 14, 2015

Columbia’s WCRX-FM and Radio Department hosted its 13th annual Holly Jolly Trolley food drive for the Greater Chicago Food Depository Dec. 10 in the 33 E. Congress Parkway Building.  Students and lo...

Recipe of the Week: Cheesy Garlic Knot Pizza Dip

By Opinions Editor

November 16, 2015

In recent months, my Facebook feed has been taken over by BuzzFeed videos demonstrating the preparation of unique snacks and meals. As a vegetarian, I have difficulty finding recipes, as most of the popular ones involve wrapping some sort of meat in bacon. While some of the videos I come across aren’t appetizing, BuzzFeed’s website Tasty is a dependable resource for new and fun creations.I finally attempted a recipe posted No...

BJ the Chicago Kid speaks to Columbia students | The Columbia Chronicle

November 9, 2015

Columbia’s Urban Music Association and AEMMP Records teamed up Nov. 4 to bring hip-hop soul artist BJ the Chicago Kid to Columbia’s Sherwood Building, 1312 S. Michigan Ave.  Students gathered to hear ...

A CTA ad promoting awareness for harassment.

CTA rolls out new anti- harassment campaign

October 19, 2015

Josey Omokheyeke, a senior music major, experienced verbal harassment from an older, “unstable” man while riding the CTA late at night. The man was friendly so Omokheyeke and her friend decided to be fr...

Hip hop roots not forgotten at ‘Permanent Record’

“Permanent Record: Chicago Hip Hop Kulture” features articles of clothing, fliers, musical samples and other cultural artifacts related to Chicago hip hop culture.

By Arts & Culture Reporter

October 12, 2015

“Permanent Record: Chicago Hip Hop Kulture” is an interactive four-week festival at the Hairpin Arts Center, 2810 N. Milwaukee Ave., celebrating four decades of hip hop evolution in Chicago. In addit...

Communication is crucial between the college and its students

By Kyra Senese, Editor-in-Chief

September 14, 2015

Columbia is known for welcoming students to the college in fun, eccentric and creative ways. Welcome Week, Vice President of Student Success Mark Kelly’s famed “Hell yeah!” Liturgy and Convocation encourage students to embrace their campus. Some Chronicle staff members will not recall such easy-breezy memories of their first week of the school year, however, thanks to new interview policies that have not been so welco...

Drake pulls the best Beyoncé move of all time

By Managing Editor

February 16, 2015

The definition of what constitutes an album versus a mixtape has fluctuated and been influenced in part by the music industry. A mixtape today is defined loosely and is generally considered a project that did not flow through the typical label-run vetting and distribution process that an official album would be subject to. The former “Degrassi” star and popular rapper Drake “pulled a Beyoncé” on Feb. 12, casually dro...

Mental Illness

Mental health care inadequate despite overwhelming need

December 8, 2014

Nearly one in five American adults experienced symptoms of mental illness in the last year, according to a 2013 survey from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s 2013 Nation...

The Chronicle talks artistry, music history and fashion with AEMMP records | The Columbia Chronicle

December 8, 2014

Arts & Entertainment Media Management Practicum members talk about their success in the music industry, the roots of their passion and what they feel most comfortable wearing.For more multimedia co...

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...

CUMA presents Cypher Fridays at The Loft | The Columbia Chronicle

October 27, 2014

Columbia’s Urban Music Association hosts the second Cypher Friday in The Loft at 916 S.Wabash Ave. Students and local Chicago artists gathered to showcase their talents during an open mic session and h...

Four Star Brass Band performed in tribute to the renowned artists that were honored at the Fifth Star Awards in Millennium Park on Sept. 17.

Fifth Star Awards inspire attendees

September 22, 2014

The inaugural Fifth Star Awards honored the work of four artists and one national historic landmark Sept. 17 at Millennium Park, 201 E. Randolph St.The award ceremony, conceived by Mayor Rahm Emanuel...

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