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SATIRE: Celebrities at Columbia be like…

SATIRE: Celebrities at Columbia be like…

April 1, 2019

Cardi B: Carbon Boron The Scientist Cardi B [Boron] is an Art and Materials Conservation major determined to find the cure for cancer. She takes mostly science classes each semester because she...

Taylor Swift delivers unforgettable performance during ‘reputation’ stadium tour

By Lauren Carlton

June 25, 2018

Taylor Swift's reputation stadium tour is one you don't want to miss.Taylor Swift once said, "in the death of her reputation, she felt truly alive," and her performances June 1 and 2 at Soldier Field bring truth to this statement. Swift kicked off her fifth tour for her newest album, reputation, May 8 in Glendale, Arizona, and will be on the road until Oct. 6. Swift's performances started off strong and continued to...

Staying on Track

By Sponsored Content

June 6, 2018

I’m proud of what I’ve accomplished in school, and I’m on track to graduate soon. But, despite having some success, I’ve never really felt like I was comfortable as a student. I don’t think my habits are very good: I don’t study regularly enough, I stay out late partying, and so on. I’m hoping that I find that the working world suits me better (no homework!), but I also think that I might end up back in school someda...

Album Review: ‘reputation’ by Taylor Swift

Album Review:  ‘reputation’ by Taylor Swift

By Lauren Carlton

November 20, 2017

After transitioning from country to pop in 2014, followed by a three-year break from the public eye and releasing new music, Taylor Swift dropped her sixth studio album, reputation, Nov. 10. This was th...

Terminix Service, Inc. Warns for Signs of Rodents This Fall and Winter

Terminix Service, Inc. Warns for Signs of Rodents This Fall and Winter

October 23, 2017

Columbia, S.C. (Oct. 23, 2017) – As the weather gets cooler, rodents like mice, rats and squirrels look for warmth inside of homes. In fact, the National Pest Management Association (NPMA) estimated 45 per...

Alvin Ailey showcases new work in Chicago dance performances

Alvin Ailey showcases new work in Chicago dance performances

March 21, 2017

The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater’s visit to Chicago includes a premier piece called “r-Evolution, Dream,” choreographed by one of the company’s senior members.“Every climate influences...

DirecTV says it wants Taylor Swift ‘NOW’

DirecTV says it wants Taylor Swift ‘NOW’

By Zoë Eitel

December 5, 2016

For anyone who is somehow not tired of Taylor Swift and wants to watch a show just about her, DirecTV has you covered."Taylor Swift NOW" will be a "streaming video catalog" exclusively available on the new...

College cancels national search plans, appoints Sharon Wilson-Taylor as Mark Kelly’s successor

College cancels national search plans, appoints Sharon Wilson-Taylor as Mark Kelly’s successor

September 8, 2016

Sharon Wilson-Taylor was named vice president of Student Affairs Sept. 7, after 26 years at the college that included briefly serving as interim vice president of Student Success, according to an email sent ...

Belmont hopes to carry on Chicago pop-punk tradition with new EP

Belmont hopes to carry on Chicago pop-punk tradition with new EP

By Arts & Culture Reporter

September 21, 2015

Belmont is a pop-punk quintet  from Chicago’s North Side. Formed in 2014, the band has garnered a sizable following in the Chicago area. Its latest EP, Vicissitude, was recorded over a three-day peri...

Taylor Swift’s “Wildest Dreams” video an unrealistic representation

By Jacob Wittich, Managing Editor

September 8, 2015

On Aug. 30, amid the absurdity of the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards, Taylor Swift dropped her latest music video for "Wildest Dreams," the fifth single off the star's record-breaking album, 1989. The Joseph Kahn-directed clip features Swift playing the role of a dark-haired, early 20th-century movie star who falls in love with her hunky co-star, played by Scott Eastwood, on the set of her latest flick in Africa. The video f...

Taylor Swift and Kanye West finally ‘Shake It Off’

By Managing Editor

April 27, 2015

Nearly six years after the infamous MTV Video Music Awards at which Kanye West interrupted Taylor Swift’s award acceptance speech, the two powerhouses have allegedly developed a revitalized, friendly relationship.Rumblings of the brewing friendship started back in February after West and Swift were seen chatting it up at the 2015 Grammy Awards, and the whispers were revived again when an April 24 Glamour U.K. article fi...

Tidal puts consumers in tug-of-war

By Managing Editor

April 13, 2015

As a Columbia student, it almost feels wrong to reject an idea that is allegedly designed to support artists.From musicians to photographers to journalists, many of today’s creative young adults are entering their industries in fear of lacking employment opportunities and inadequate pay for the jobs they do get.In the wake of the launch of Tidal, Jay Z’s newly purchased streaming service co-owned by 16 of the industry’s ...

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