The Columbia Chronicle

From alleyways to galleries

By Arts & Culture Editor

March 14, 2016

A crumpled bag of Cheetos, some balled-up t-shirts and maybe a PlayStation. In the mess of a student’s dirty dorm room, one icon shines through the clutter: a concert poster from a favorite band.“The concert poster represents a tangible connection to part of their identity,” said Dan MacAdam, illustrator and founder of Crosshair Silkscreen Printing and Design. “They can put it up in their room and display it to their frie...

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...

Enrollment low, despite retention spike

Enrollment low, despite retention spike

February 21, 2016

Columbia’s total enrollment has dropped to 8,100 students, a 9.6 percent decrease of 861 students from the Fall 2015 Semester and a 5.1 percent decline of 433 students from the previous spring. This i...

SGA sets new agendas for diversity, transparency

SGA sets new agendas for diversity, transparency

February 1, 2016

Students convened in The Loft at 916 S. Wabash Ave. on Jan. 26 to meet the senators of Columbia’s Student Government Association and to learn more about SGA’s goals for the rest of the academic year.Luther H...

Indie pop genre losing originality, novelty

By Managing Editor

November 2, 2015

Experimental pop artist Grimes has been steadily rising in the ranks of pop music since the 2012 release of her critically acclaimed album, Visions.Hipsters praised Grimes for her unique sound that combined elements of art pop, witch house, electro-R&B and dark wave. Her music brought something new to a genre oversaturated with bubblegum pop and club beats.However, one of her newest songs "Flesh without Blood," released ...

Monthly entertainment event brings Saturday night fever to Uptown

Monthly entertainment event brings Saturday night fever to Uptown

April 20, 2015

Saturday night fever is alive in Chicago’s Uptown neighborhood thanks to Uptown Saturday Nights, a monthly entertainment event.In an effort to make Uptown one of Chicago’s go-to entertainment districts in the...

You will always be my Bieby

You will always be my Bieby

By Managing Editor

January 27, 2014

There is something magical that happens at the Addison street Taco Bell at 3 a.m. Out of the shadowy abyss, packs of 20-somethings sporting their best heels wiggle through Wrigley with makeup smeared acr...

New semester invites new resolutions

By Lisa Schulz

January 17, 2012

While advancing in Columbia, welcoming the spring semester might take more organization than just moving old Word documents from your computer’s desktop to its recycle bin. Finishing old projects and starting a portfolio is now easier than never.Beginning the semester with a plan to tackle projects earlier can eliminate procrastination, help you meet deadlines and allow room for creative collaboration, all while allotting more time...

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