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Rocking out with Young Jesus

By Sophia Coleman

February 20, 2012

Rock ‘n’ roll will save your soul, for Jesus has risen in the form of a local “party-angst indie” quartet.With zero ties to the Christian Rock genre, Young Jesus has made it a goal to create relatable, passionate music for those who love fluid guitar riffs, hearty vocals and trance-like rhythms. The band—made up of John Rossiter on lead vocals and guitar, Shawn Nystrand on bass, Cody Kellogg on lead guitar and Pete...

Art school community vs. State school Greek life

By Heather Scroering

January 30, 2012

Phi Delta Theta, Simga Phi Epsilon and Alpha Chi Omega may look like a foreign language to the average Columbia student, but thousands of college students across the nation speak this Greek and sport it any way they can.Columbia won’t be seeing any fraternities or sororities on campus any time soon. According to Mark Kelly, vice president of Student Affairs, Columbia has a “no Greek letter community” policy. Having thes...

Scattered Trees regroup

By Brianna Wellen

November 1, 2010

After a hiatus with band members traveling to California and dealing with family loss, Chicago-based rock band Scattered Trees reunited to put out its first album in five years. Its newest tracks with multi-layered instrumentals and soothing vocals have already leaked, but other artistic projects are on the horizon to garner a larger audience.The Chronicle caught up with lead singer Nate Eiesland to chat about the five-da...

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