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Design Museum launches book Kickstarter

Design Museum launches book Kickstarter

By Jonathon Sadowski

September 25, 2017

Tanner Woodford has been on a quest—not to find the Holy Grail or blow up the Death Star—but to answer one enigmatic question since April 2016: “What’s Worth Preserving?”That question is als...

Students to learn budgeting skills through Game of Life

Students to learn budgeting skills through Game of Life

September 25, 2017

Students will experiment with several budgeting strategies designed to prepare them for life outside of college during an Oct. 5 event adaptation of the Game of Life. Scheduled to be held at the Conaway Center, 1104 S. Wabash Ave., students will be given the equivalent of a starti...

Pop Up shops put on by the Chicago Design Market on the third floor of Block 37 on State St. on Aug. 29.

Pop-up shops let creators experiment

September 5, 2017

Tanner Woodford, founder and executive director of the Chicago Design Museum, is all about “creating unexpected cultural experiences.”The museum is extending this concept by way of the Chicago Design Ma...

Fitting in when you can’t fit in

Fitting in when you can't fit in

By Kendra Villiesse

September 5, 2017

While wandering around the underwear store Intimissimi in Italy this summer, I overheard a customer asking an employee about a specific bra size. The employee shook her head “no” and said that size ...

Keyboard player Richard Reed, who lost his hearing after an adverse reaction to antibiotics, told the story of his struggle to relearn music with a cochlear implant, Feb. 1, at the Music Center Concert Hall, 1014 S. Michigan Ave. 

Musician shares about learning music after cochlear implant

February 6, 2017

Richard Reed once played the keyboard and organ in established rock and blues groups, including Junior Walker and Otis Rush, before a hearing impairment from an adverse reaction to antibiotics made his work as a musician impossible for nearly ten years. Then a cochlear implant change...

You Are Beautiful launches hotline art experiment

Matthew Hoffman, creator of the You Are Beautiful art campaign, came to  Columbia on Nov. 5 at the 623 S Wabash building to speak with students. He encourages people get involved by leaving a message on the hotline.


December 14, 2015

If one has a positive message they would like to share with the world, they can do so throughout December in a new art experiment hotline created by the You Are Beautiful art campaign in collaboration...

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