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The Renegades Marching Band poses for a photo before performing at their first ever city parade during Arts in the Dark Oct. 19.

Arts in the Dark makes Halloween an artist’s holiday

October 21, 2019

Spectators flocked to the South Loop Friday to experience the Arts in the Dark parade, an event celebrating Halloween as an artist’s holiday. Featuring performers from across Chicago, Arts in the Dark l...

Renegades begin rebuild by launching rebranding campaign

Renegades begin rebuild by launching rebranding campaign

October 15, 2018

Columbia students may soon participate in flag football, tennis, badminton and baseball on campus as part of the Student Athletic Association’s rebrand. SAA held rebrand interest meetings, with specific meetings for flag football, tennis, badminton and baseball, during th...

EDITORIAL: New alert system gives president too much power

New alert system gives president too much power

By Editorial Board

October 1, 2018

The federal government will conduct its first nationwide test of a new emergency alert system called the “Presidential Alert” Oct. 3. The alert will send notifications to approximately 75 percent of cell...

Columbia’s Quidditch team has transformed from a club into a competitive organization, with hopes to make it to nationals in the upcoming year. 

Quidditch team flies toward its goals

February 4, 2018

The “Harry Potter” homage sport Quidditch has continued to develop at Columbia into a more hard-hitting and competitive sports team. Ben Dib, a junior cinema and television arts major and U.S. Quidditch coordinator, said the team has transformed from a student organization in...

New Blood Ball royalty to reign on campus

In front of a full crowd, Sasha Markgraf, junior fashion studies major, and Chase Ingrande, junior theatre major, were crowned the first same-sex king and queen at the annual Blood Ball in Spring 2014.

By Senior Campus Reporter

February 2, 2015

A year after two male students made history as the first same-sex couple to be voted Blood Ball King and Queen, election season for the 2015 Blood Ball is beginning to gain momentum.With the event fast...

A box had already been filled with non-perishable goods donated by students during the first stretch of the Library’s Food For Fines campaign, a program to collect food for nonprofit organization Chicago Lights in exchange for late fee credit. 

Late fees help feed those in need in winter

November 24, 2014

In an effort to gather food donations for Chicago Lights, a nonprofit social advocacy group at Fourth Presbyterian Church, 126 E. Chestnut St., Columbia’s library has created a fine forgiveness program c...

Sophomore Tom Fertsch showcased his musical talent at the Student Programming Board's Big Mouth event on Sept. 4.

Renegades, SPB host first Big Mouth event

September 8, 2014

Dozens of students lined the hallway outside of the 618 S. Michigan Ave. building’s Stage Two on Sept. 4 as they waited to see if they would be one of 12 students chosen to perform at the first Big Mouth of the Fall 2014 semester. Big Mouth, an open mic series held throughout...

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