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Pilsen graffitist paints arts  education as opportunity

Pilsen graffitist paints arts education as opportunity

February 6, 2017

Twenty years ago, Miguel Aguilar took to the streets and began expressing himself through graffiti. It was a way to connect with other teenagers in the community, do something new, release tension and f...

Acro-Cats, ‘meow-sicians’ entertain with variety show

Acro-Cats, ‘meow-sicians’ entertain with variety show

October 10, 2016

Ten “purr-fect” felines stole the show Oct. 6–9 when the Amazing Acro-Cats group performed at Wicker Park’s Vittum Theatre.Appearing at 1012 N. Noble St., the Chicago-based troupe, coached by ...

We’ve got you covered—for now

By Editorial Board

April 20, 2015

Columbia’s motto is “Esse Quam Videri,”which translates as “to be, rather than to seem.” It is time to be a college that cares about its students rather than merely seem like a college that cares about its students.This sentiment has spurred the staff of The Columbia Chronicle to speak out about the massive budget cuts it will face amid the maelstrom of change the college will experience in the next academic year....

New Andersonville community art space promotes positivity

New Andersonville community art space promotes positivity

March 30, 2015

Two enthusiastic former art students from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago hope to open a brand new community art space in June. Vignette Vignette is a community art space coming to the Andersonvill...

Columbia student arrested for murder

Columbia student arrested for murder

May 12, 2014

A Columbia student has been charged with first-degree murder after police say she fatally stabbed her boyfriend May 2 at their Southwest Side home. Miata Phelan, a junior arts management major, is being held at Cook County Jail. Her bail has been set for $1 million after she alle...

Featured artist leads MoCP retrospective

By Senah Yeboah-Sampong

December 3, 2012

Sifting through thousands of works of art might sound like an impossible task, but not for local contemporary artist Jan Tichy, who curated the latest exhibition at the Museum of Contemporary Photography in the 600 S. Michigan Ave. Building.Tichy visited MoCP Nov. 28 to talk with students and faculty about his role in “1971:1-2012:21,” which highlights 250 to 300 of the MoCP’s 12,000-item collection that has been accrued over th...

Chicago Theatre to host 2013 commencement

By Alexandra Kukulka

October 14, 2012

Commencement is still months away, but Columbia’s administration is already finalizing plans for the event.The May 2013 commencement ceremony will be held at the Chicago Theatre, 175 N. State St., for the second consecutive year, according to Mark Kelly, vice president of Student Affairs. The college is also working on an agreement with the theater to host graduation for the next five years, he added.“We are returning to the...

A community of comics

By Amanda Murphy

October 2, 2011

They’re everywhere. Creeping in the corners of darkness, stalking through dimly lit alleys. But then they’re taking the train during rush hour, sitting next to you on the el, listening to an iPod and checking email. They seem like everyone else. But the world they live in is far beyond what any normal human could imagine.Comic book artists have been walking the streets of Chicago for decades. Cluttering bookstores and new...

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