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The 2020 race for president, as told by Columbia College students

The 2020 race for president, as told by Columbia College students

November 18, 2019

With more than a dozen people running for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, only four months from the Iowa caucus and five months until the Illinois primary, the race is on for who will win the youth vo...

‘Cloud of uncertainty’ looms over Faculty Senate meeting

‘Cloud of uncertainty’ looms over Faculty Senate meeting

October 16, 2018

Columbia faculty can expect more cuts to compensation and benefits, including an impending cut of total compensation of about $1,000 this year for family health care benefits. President o...

Survey of students’ sexuality disregards LGBT experience

April 4, 2016

In a misguided attempt to protect LGBT youth from discrimination, researchers with Indiana University’s Equity Project are proposing that the U.S. government collect data in schools about students’ sexuality. Accurate data collection has been a valuable tool for groups marginalized by disability, race or ethnicity. It has helped prove that the number of students who face harassment from peers and retribution from the...

South side artist honors fallen victims of gun violence

South side artist honors fallen victims of gun violence

February 29, 2016

Garland Martin Taylor has held many jobs in his life, including tile setter and construction worker, culminating in his current position—a sculptor with a mission to engage people in social justice.Tayl...

Exit survey signals need for more student feedback

By Editorial Board

September 8, 2015

The Office of Institutional Effectiveness has released results from an exit survey that was emailed to graduating students last spring. The survey, available on the website of the Office of Institutional Effectiveness, included questions regarding the college’s faculty, curriculum and technology, as well as its reputation with working professionals and how well it prepares graduates for the workplace. The 2015 responses wer...

Notable Native: Ted Curtis

Notable Native: Ted Curtis

By Metro Reporter

May 11, 2015

TED CURTIS HAS been the rector, also known as the pastor, at Grace Episcopal Church at Chicago, 637 S. Dearborn St., in Printer’s Row for 24 years.Curtis is dedicated to practicing the church’s mis...

Porn mogul, documentarian tells of Israel’s LGBTQ scene

Porn mogul, documentarian tells of Israel’s LGBTQ scene

April 27, 2015

Noted adult film director Michael Lucas, founder and CEO of Lucas Entertainment, one of the world’s largest gay pornography companies, visited the college April 23 to showcase a different side of his...

Chicagoans more charitable than national average

Chicagoans more charitable than national average

By Sarah Martinson

April 20, 2015

Chicago households, corporations and grant making foundations donate money at a higher rate than the national average, according to a survey conducted by the Lilly Family School of Philanthropy at Ind...

Sex education influences teens’ knowledge, activity

Sex education influences teens’ knowledge, activity

March 30, 2015

Let’s talk about sex. Young adults learn about sex from a handful of different sources, but research suggests teachers rather than parents are now the most common givers of “the talk” for adolesc...

Stitching together artistic past, present

Stitching together artistic past, present

By Sarah Madera

April 28, 2014

African-American women made quilts to keep their families warm long before the Civil War, but now the quilts demonstrate a cultural artistry unique to the South. To honor the historical significance o...

Hilton partnership furthers Wabash Arts Corridor

By Tyler Eagle

January 28, 2013

Columbia and Hilton Chicago, 720 S. Michigan Ave., have partnered to display student art on the back of the hotel.The partnership is part of the Wabash Arts Corridor project, an initiative dedicated to transforming the seven blocks worth of buildings on South Wabash Avenue, between Congress Parkway and Roosevelt Road, into a gallery of student work, according to Mark Kelly, vice president of Student Affairs.Kelly said he select...

Yoko No-no

By Sophia Coleman

December 3, 2012

Exploiting the legacy of John Lennon is commonplace for Yoko Ono, but this time she’s taken it too far with her new fashion line inspired by her late husband’s naughty bits.Ono launched her debut collection, “Fashions for Men: 1969–2012,” Nov. 27 in New York for global retailer Opening Ceremony. She told Women’s Wear Daily that her inspirations included Lennon’s “very sexy bod” and his most admired attributes, which based ...

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