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“Clued In: An Improvised Murder Mystery” is playing at The Blackout Cabaret on Thursdays April 5–May 31, then moving to Judy’s Beat Lounge Saturday’s June 2–30, both at 230 W. North Ave. 

Can I have a ‘Clue’?

April 1, 2018

In a dimly-lit cabaret, a detective interrogates individuals, hoping to solve a murder in “Clued In: An Improvised Murder Mystery,” an audience participation-themed entertainment.Performing at The B...

And the Oscar goes to...

And the Oscar goes to…

February 28, 2018

As the 90th annual Academy Awards ceremony is right around the corner, Timothée Chalamet, Meryl Streep, Margot Robbie and Fionn Whitehead will prepare to walk down the iconic red carpet March 4. But The Chronicle is gettin...

Nikolas Hoover, sophomore theatre and fashion studies double major, said he is impressed with the way Columbia has dealt with the Grant Park attacks, even though he did not report it to campus security. 

Campus security on guard after Grant Park attacks

December 4, 2017

While taking a nightly walk in Grant Park Nov. 12, sophomore theatre and fashion studies double major, Nikolas Hoover and his two friends were robbed. Hoover does not know how many perpetrators were in the group, but the individual who robbed him did not use force or weapons, he ...

Molly Hart, student engagement coordinator at the Library, said she hopes the De-Stress Fest provides a place of relaxtion for students during finals.  

Finals bring stress, Columbia provides de-stressing

November 27, 2017

Piles of homework, projects and the impending arrival of final exams trigger an overwhelming end of the semester for students collegewide. Already struggling with generalized anxiety disorder diagnosed in 2014, Katy Corpus, a junior American Sign Language-English interpretation m...

Columbia students express culture through traditions

Columbia students express culture through traditions

November 27, 2017

Every New Year’s Eve during the countdown to midnight, junior English and creative writing major Janae Iloreta, who is of Filipino descent, recalls opening all cabinets and turning on all electronics i...

Columbia continues Undoing Racism workshops

Columbia continues Undoing Racism workshops

October 23, 2017

Columbia is expanding its collaboration with The People’s Institute for Survival and Beyond to host 15 Undoing Racism workshops for faculty and staff, which started Sept. 22 and are continuing until May 15, 2018. The Undoing Racism workshops were first held Aug. 25–29, 2016, but ...

New film festival highlights South Side creativity

New film festival highlights South Side creativity

By Miranda Manier

October 2, 2017

The South Side’s unsavory depictions in media headlines are a distraction from the area’s brighter, softer, more creative side, said Michelle Kennedy, producer of the inaugural South Side Film Festival, ...

Editor's Note: School of Media Arts buries its lead

Editor’s Note: Front pages turned into friendship, family

May 8, 2017

I was hiding under my blankets on my new,  wobbly dorm room bed when I called my mom two weeks into freshman year—on the verge of leaving Columbia. I felt like a fraud. Without any high school jour...

Chicago Alliance Against Sexual Exploitation educator Milton Coronado spoke about the young men who have changed their negative attitudes toward women after taking his course during the April 10 “Let’s Talk About Sex” assembly.  

Students talk sex safety during college assembly

April 17, 2017

Columbia should send an annual email to students solely devoted to basic information about Title IX, said two student speakers at a college assembly in honor of Sexual Awareness Month. Panelists, sophomore journalism major Mia DiSanto and junior theatre major Natalie Toland, discuss...

“Gender Breakdown” will preview Feb. 21 at the Flat Iron Arts Building, 1579 N. Milwaukee Ave.

Local play ‘breaks down’ gender inequity

February 20, 2017

Despite Some progress in the arts, the predominance of mostly-male casts suggests Chicago theater is still filled with gender bias, according to a 2015–2016 study from DePaul University.The study of ...

Tables, chairs to pop up around Loop

By Assistant Metro Editor

February 24, 2014

As students look for a place to take their lunch breaks after a day of shopping on State Street, they may soon be able to pull up a chair at a table on the street and converse with new people, surrounded by festive music and plants.The Chicago Loop Alliance unveiled the 2014 Placemaking proposal on Feb. 14 at the group’s annual meeting. That would create the spots meant to encourage human interaction and construct places f...

Coffee with the president

Students grab coffee with Kim

February 3, 2014

More than 50 students gathered Jan. 29 to grab free food and coffee at President Kwang-Wu Kim’s first installment of the Conversations with the President series, one of several presidential initiatives aimed at connecting directly with the student body. Kim notified stu...

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