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Professors will register students to vote in class

Professors will register students to vote in class

August 23, 2019

A year after a successful voter registration pilot program within the Communication Department, Associate Professor Sharon Bloyd-Peshkin was at a "point of despair" over how to broaden student registrati...

College ends decade of new student decline with most diverse freshman class in Columbia’s history expected for Fall 2019

College ends decade of new student decline with most diverse freshman class in Columbia’s history expected for Fall 2019

August 14, 2019

For the first time since 2008, registration among new students is up from the previous year. And the college is marking it as a turning point after years of enrollment decline. As of Aug. 5, 141...

Communication can ensure students are ready to register

By Editorial Board

November 2, 2015

In previous semesters, undergraduate students were required to meet with a faculty advisor to be cleared to register. However, the college has partially eliminated that requirement for spring registration, as reported in our page 8 story. Freshman and transfer students are still required to meet with an advisor at the College Advising Center before they can register.Most colleges and universities do not require advising session...

Faculty clearance no longer required for registration

Faculty clearance no longer required for registration

November 2, 2015

To ease the registration process for continuing students, they will no longer be required to meet with faculty advisors before they can sign up for classes.Brian Marth, director of the College Advising...

Halloween takes over comedic show

October 26, 2015

Columbia’s comedy club, known as 5C, hosted a comedic stand-up show at the Sherwood Community Music School, 1312 S. Michigan Ave. on October 22, 2015. At the open mic event, comedians performed in their Hall...

Steppenwolf Theatre celebrates 40th anniversary with ‘East of Eden’

By Dana Mack Contributing Writer

October 5, 2015

The Steppenwolf Theatre Company is celebrating its 40th anniversary with an adaptation of John Steinbeck’s novel “East of Eden” that is scheduled to run through Nov. 17 at 1650 N. Halsted St.Frank Galati, the adaptor of “East of Eden,” and a Steppenwolf ensemble member, said there are difficulties that come with adapting a novel to the stage. Galati said the main challenge of adapting a novel is the fact that nove...

Lady Gaga shares important truth about sexual assault in graphic video

By Managing Editor

September 21, 2015

Lady Gaga released her new single, "Til It Happens to You," on Sept. 17. Penned by Gaga and Oscar-winning songwriter Diane Warren, the song serves as the soundtrack to Warren's documentary about college rape, "The Hunting Ground," released in January. A strings-driven ballad, the song is raw, heartfelt and powerful, but what is even more powerful is the five-and-a-half-minute music video PSA that was released alongside th...

Faculty Senate addresses concerns about class registration

Faculty Senate addresses concerns about class registration

September 14, 2015

Faculty members voiced frustrations about the timing of class cancellations and stressed the need for an earlier registration period during the Faculty Senate’s Sept. 11 meeting. “It is definitel...

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