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OPINION: Genetics research misrepresents people of color

OPINION: Genetics research misrepresents people of color

April 29, 2019

On a Tuesday afternoon in “Genetics: Honors,”  I learned of yet another industry that marginalizes people of color: DNA databases. Of the data on which scientists have been basing genetic conclusion...

To cry or not to cry: Women showing emotion in workforce slowly changing gender stereotypes

To cry or not to cry

By Ariel Parrella-Aureli

April 17, 2017

Emotions are part of what makes us human, and Jordyn Nevers knows they aren’t always controllable, especially at work where stress levels are high.The 27-year-old Chicago advertising art director rem...

The first Chicago Podcast Festival, Nov. 17-19, will feature 30 podcasts at the Vittum Theater, Steppenwolf’s 1700 Theater, Schuba’s Tavern, the Promontory and the Athenaeum.

Podcast festival to spread culture, art to Chicago

November 7, 2016

Podcasting is getting its legs as a recognized art form, and festivals such as the inaugural Chicago Podcast Festival further that idea, said Jimmy Carrane, host of the podcast “Improv Nerd” and 1988 ...

Dean finalist proposes more collaboration between college’s media fields

By Campus Reporter

February 15, 2016

Eric Freedman, a finalist for the position of dean of the School of Media Arts, spoke to the college community Feb. 10 about his intentions to make connections and inspire collaboration in his potential position.According to a Feb. 12 emailed statement from Cara Birch,  the college’s spokeswoman, there were eight semi-finalists and two finalists for the position; only Freedman was invited to provide a public forum.Freedman...

Jahmal Cole

Notable Native: Jahmal Cole

November 2, 2015

Jahmal Cole likes to say he was raised on a Greyhound bus. Born in North Chicago, but having family in the southern part of the United States, Cole spent much of his childhood traveling between his hom...

The Center for Research Libraries offers resources that libraries usually do not offer, said Virignia Kerr, spokeswoman for CRL.

Columbia joins Center for Research Libraries

September 8, 2015

Columbia’s library, 624 S. Michigan Ave., is adding “one more jewel in the crown” of its resources with a membership in the Center for Research Libraries starting in the Fall 2015 Semester, ...

Notable Native: Ted Curtis

Rev. Ted Curtis

By Metro Reporter

May 11, 2015

TED CURTIS HAS been the rector, also known as the pastor, at Grace Episcopal Church at Chicago, 637 S. Dearborn St., in Printer’s Row for 24 years.Curtis is dedicated to practicing the church’s mis...

Chicagoans more charitable than national average

Information from the Lilly Family School of Philanthropy's survey

By Sarah Martinson

April 20, 2015

Chicago households, corporations and grant making foundations donate money at a higher rate than the national average, according to a survey conducted by the Lilly Family School of Philanthropy at Ind...

Animation writer Kirker Butler answered questions from sophomore cinema art + science major Katie Daniel.

Comedy writer shares industry secrets during box lunch lecture

April 13, 2015

The cameras were rolling inside Studio A on April 8 as Kirker Butler, a famed animation writer, accompanied by Michael Niederman, chair of the Television Department, stepped onto the 15th floor of the 600 S. Mic...

Survey parts sea on religion, science

Survey parts sea on religion, science

By Sports & Health Reporter

March 30, 2015

Though Charles Darwin’s theory of evolution is considered rock solid by scientists and researchers all over the world, politicians and public policy-makers alike have wrestled with how scientific and r...

Kyle Ryan, a freshman theatre major who plays Jud Fry, and Paige Daigle, a senior theatre major who plays Laurey Williams, both performed in the college’s production of “Oklahoma!” that runs through March 21 at the Getz Theatre, 72 E. 11th St. 

Theatre students take on classic ‘Oklahoma!’

March 16, 2015

The college’s Theatre Department debuted its production of renowned American musical “Oklahoma!” March 11 at the Getz Theatre, 72 E. 11th St. The production runs through March 21.Ashton Byrum, director...

The good, the bad and the sparkly: Girl power is back

By Opinions Editor

March 2, 2015

For the children of the ‘90s, girl power came in the forms of the Spice Girls, “Clueless” and even Barbie, among other things. Following the laced-with-low-grade-snake-poison feminism of the Riot Grrrl movement, “girl power” was bubblegum-pink feminism packaged with a pretty bow for young girls and teenagers. The term made feminism more accessible and relatable to youth who may not have known what feminism was. Often a...

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