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Just dance: Monthlong celebration keeps body moving, grooving

Just dance: Monthlong celebration keeps body moving, grooving

April 8, 2018

From ballet to jazz, hip-hop to modern, the dance options in Chicago are endless. To celebrate this diversity, April is Chicago Dance Month, which will include a series of events offering a glimpse at C...

CTA shooting stirs concern, campus  security confident incident was isolated

CTA shooting stirs concern, campus security confident incident was isolated

September 5, 2017

A 23-year-old man was shot twice at the Jackson Red Line station about 7:45 p.m. Aug. 17, once each in the arm and ankle. The victim was transported to Northwestern Hospital and was reported to be in stable condition. The Chicago Police Department announced Aug. 30 that 24-year-old K...

Alvin Ailey showcases new work in Chicago dance performances

Alvin Ailey showcases new work in Chicago dance performances

March 21, 2017

The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater’s visit to Chicago includes a premier piece called “r-Evolution, Dream,” choreographed by one of the company’s senior members.“Every climate influences...

‘Get Out’ isn’t anti-white, it’s anti-racism

‘Get Out’ isn’t anti-white, it’s anti-racism

By Blair Paddock

March 6, 2017

"My dad would have totally voted for Obama if he could run for a third term,” Rose said to her African-American boyfriend, Chris, in “Get Out,” released in theaters on Feb. 24 and directed and written ...

Racism in porn: influence or imitation?

By James Firkins

February 13, 2017

Using “Middle Eastern robes,” and set to a soundtrack of Arabic-style music, Conner Habib was ready to participate in a pornographic video that emphasized his heritage to appeal to those on the internet who would find it sexually arousing.“I knew that part of my identity was being highly eroticized for people who have some type of orientalist idea of what turned them on,” he said. Author, porn performer and vice pr...

Student Athletics Association struggles to raise funds

Student Athletics Association struggles to raise funds

December 12, 2016

Low enrollment and the resulting loss of funding has hit Columbia’s Student Athletics Association hard, and now the organization is trying to raise funds on its own to support SAA’s 11 sports teams. According to Coordinator of Fitness, Athletics & Recreation Mark Brtice...

Quilt honors victims of police shootings

Quilt honors victims of police shootings

October 24, 2016

One hundred forty-four people killed by the Chicago Police Department or in CPD custody are now memorialized by artist Rachel Wallis’ newest exhibit. “Gone But Not Forgotten” is a quilting project in collab...

Fans flock to Grant Park for the second year to experience the NFL Draft

May 2, 2016

The 2016 NFL Draft kicked off April 28 at Roosevelt University’s Auditorium Theatre, 50 E. Congress Parkway, where dozens of NFL prospects waited patiently for their names to be called.Thousands of ...

Band Con Soul swallows Biggest Mouth title | The Columbia Chronicle

April 25, 2016

Columbia and Roosevelt students packed the Metro, 3730 N. Clark St., April. 21, to listen to 12 bands compete for the Colleges’ Biggest Month title and display their different styles and sounds on stag...

P-Fac calls for improved budget transparency from administration

P-Fac calls for improved budget transparency from administration

April 25, 2016

A study commissioned by P-Fac, the college’s part-time faculty union, found only 13 percent of funding for all salaries and wages at the college goes to adjunct faculty, who teach 48 percent of the col...

Columbia’s MAP support plans pending

Columbia’s MAP support plans pending

February 29, 2016

Columbia has remained silent while nearby competitor DePaul University has announced plans to cover students’ Monetary Award Program grants for the Fall 2016 Semester amid the state budget stalemate.Co...

Board of trustees gains two new members

Board of trustees gains two new members

By Campus Reporter

February 22, 2016

The college’s Board of trustees recently elected two new board members with backgrounds in music, business, technology and investment management.  Jimmy Chamberlin, the Grammy Award-winning musician a...

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