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November 2, 2015

Actor and comedian Jeff Garlin visited Film Row Cinema at 1104 S. Wabash Ave. for a Q&A session with students on Oct. 27. Garlin, who is a Chicago native, gave students many laughs and shared how he ...

College seeks to fill dean positions

Senior Vice President and Provost Stan Wearden, spoke to faculty and staff about what he seeks in potential dean candidates Oct. 21 at an open forum.


October 26, 2015

The college initiated searches for new deans for the schools of Media Arts and Fine & Performing Arts during a pair of open forums in which faculty and staff could discuss qualities they are seeking i...

Former college advisor Robert Blinn said he thinks the Mary Blinn Retrospective will give students, faculty and staff an idea of how versatile his late wife was in the arts. 

Library honors Mary Blinn with artwork retrospective

October 12, 2015

A retrospective art exhibition for the late Mary Blinn, former assistant to the chair of the Music Department, opened Oct. 9, showcasing a wide variety of her creative works including art, poetry, mus...

Exhibit puts juvenile prisoners on display

April 27, 2015

“Try Youth As Youth,” an exhibit that aims to spark social change, highlights the lives and trials of American youth in juvenile detention centers across the U.S.“Try Youth As Youth” is a project sp...

Mark Kelly, vice president of Student Success, visited the Student Government Association’s April 14 meeting to express his concerns that members of the SaveColumbia coalition are misinformed about the objectives laid out in the Strategic Plan. 

Administrators, SGA fear students misinformed

April 20, 2015

Administrators are beginning to question students’ understanding of the Strategic Plan and its proposed actions as the #SaveColumbia movement gains momentum.Mark Kelly, vice president of Student Suc...

Budget transparency goes digital

Budget transparency goes digital

March 30, 2015

Students wondering what their tens of thousands of tuition dollars are doing within the college’s budget can now know with the launch of the college’s new budget web pages. Developed by Michelle Gat...

Elbow Room

‘Elbow Room:’ the perfect party game

March 30, 2015

“Elbow Room” takes a simple concept and rolls with it: Put as many people as possible around one keyboard, have them all press one button each and the last one standing wins. It is easy to jump in...

Budget cuts: When does it end and where is the line?

By Editor-in-Chief

March 16, 2015

When Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the City Council approved an ordinance last December to progressively raise the minimum wage to $13 by 2019, it seemed like a historic move toward providing a living wage. But what Emanuel and the aldermen seemed to have misjudged is whether all institutions—particularly centers of higher education that employ more than a thousand student workers, such as Columbia—would be willing to fork ov...

Columbia students, staff ask campus to ‘face’ sexual assault

By Campus Reporter

February 23, 2015

As sexual assault awareness remains a prominent topic on college campuses, Columbia is keeping the conversation going.“Face It,” created by  sophomore art + materials conservation major and President of the Student Government Association Sara Kalinoski, and sophomore art + design student Robin Hopkins, consists of mirrors in the lobbies of multiple campus buildings, including the 600 S. Michigan Ave., 618 S. Michigan Ave., ...

Counseling Services provides enrolled students with 10 free individual counseling sessions per academic year, while the group therapy sessions are unlimited. 

Group therapy brings students more support

February 16, 2015

Plymouth Court’s Fitness Studio hosts a wide range of athletic activities during the week, but the room takes a break for an hour each afternoon, becoming a haven for students seeking support.Counselin...

Francis Guinan and Patrese McClain, star in Bruce Graham’s racially charged play, “White Guy On the Bus,” at the Northlight Theatre, 9501 Skokie Blvd., in Skokie, Illinois.

‘White Guy On the Bus’ drives racial issues home

February 16, 2015

Bruce Graham’s play “White Guy On the Bus,” made its world premiere on Jan. 23 at the Northlight Theatre in Skokie, Illinois, 9501 Skokie Blvd., and has shocked audiences with its portrayal of race, b...


SGA to hold first meeting of semester

February 2, 2015

Having spent much of the Fall 2014 semester forging a relationship with the college community, the Student Government Association is reconvening Feb. 3 for its first senate meeting of the new semester. L...

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