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Biggest Mouth erupts with heart and soul

April 25, 2016

The soulful hip-hop duo ConSoul took first place and unleashed its feel-good energy, performing for the 421-person crowd at the 12th annual Biggest Mouth battle of the bands competition at the Metro, 373...

From alleyways to galleries

By Arts & Culture Editor

March 14, 2016

A crumpled bag of Cheetos, some balled-up t-shirts and maybe a PlayStation. In the mess of a student’s dirty dorm room, one icon shines through the clutter: a concert poster from a favorite band.“The concert poster represents a tangible connection to part of their identity,” said Dan MacAdam, illustrator and founder of Crosshair Silkscreen Printing and Design. “They can put it up in their room and display it to their frie...

The Alliance for Community Services shout ‘tax the rich, break up the banks

February 1, 2016

The Alliance for Community Services held a protest Jan. 26 in front of Bank of America at Lawrence & Broadway because Illinois is pouring millions of dollars into banks, which they say allows the 1 p...

Eikthyrnir, one of the performers at Columbia’s 9th Annual Biggest Mouth Competition, rocked the stage at the Metro, 3730 N. Clark St., on April 23. The Student Programming Board put on the event, and the lineup included a variety of genres ranging from hip-hop to psychedelic rock.

R&B, pop fusion shine at Biggest Mouth

April 27, 2015

At the Ninth annual Biggest Mouth competition, jazzy pop and R&B lead singer Anthony Pavel and his four bandmates performed last, stunning the 700-person audience at the Metro, 3730 N. Clark St., s...

Senior Vice President and Provost Stan Wearden met with the Faculty Senate on April 17 to respond to the Senate’s letter regarding the decision to eliminate First-Year Seminar. 

Provost admits failure to communicate in FYS decision

April 20, 2015

In a single email, the First-Year Seminar program was dissolved with no clear replacement set in place—a move that resulted in the termination of the employment of six lecturers and one staff member...

New technology illustrates complex human-environment relationship

ARIES conveys how nature and humans interact

By Sports and Health Editor

April 7, 2014

Climate change may have a stronger influence on the relationship between humans and the environment than previously thought, illustrating the need to develop technologies to study this interaction.To bette...

Venue makes ‘Elbo Room’ for college musicians

By Alex Stedman

October 8, 2012

It’s not hard to walk through a city college campus and find young musicians vying for money and exposure. The music industry can be tough to break into, but starting Oct. 11, Elbo Room, 2871 N. Lincoln Ave., will dedicate one night each week to emerging college talent.The Lakeview bar will host a College Night every Thursday, during which students will be able to perform music for an audience. Patrons who show a college ...

Biggest Mouth 2012

By Sara Mays

April 20, 2012

Columbia's annual Biggest Mouth took place at The Metro, 3730 N. Clark, on April 18. The band Otis came in first place receiving a price of $3,000. Marina City took second place taking the winnings of $1,500. The audience choice pick was the band Pete & Nick who won a $500 prize.[kml_flashembed publishmethod="dynamic" fversion="10.1.8276" useexpressinstall="true" movie="

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