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Venues show mixed reaction to amusement tax changes

Venues show mixed reaction to amusement tax changes

October 23, 2017

Chicago concertgoers and theater patrons may be paying less for their tickets under a proposed tax reform in the city’s 2018 budget—unless they are seeing “Hamilton,” that is.Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s...

What happens now? Chicago reacts to Las Vegas shooting

What happens now? Chicago reacts to Las Vegas shooting

By Jackie Murray

October 16, 2017

To senior art and art history major Sophie Peterson, what she witnessed in Las Vegas was like something out of a movie she wished she never had to experience. Shots from a 32nd floor Mandalay Bay hotel room...

NCAA can’t continue to take advantage of players

NCAA can’t continue to take advantage of players

By Jackie Murray

March 27, 2017

The brackets, the bets, the heartbreak and the Cinderella stories—so many dramatic elements make up the National Collegiate Athletic Association’s March Madness tournament, a battle of the best Divi...

Dawes brings ‘All Your Favorite Bands’ to The Vic

Dawes brings ‘All Your Favorite Bands’ to The Vic

May 2, 2016

The audience waited eagerly with drinks in hand to “raise a glass,” a mantra  the folk band Dawes sings in its song “Things Happen.” The group performed April 27 at The Vic Theatre.The Los Ang...

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...

Student fees likely to yield better student collaboration, productivity

By Editor-in-Chief

February 8, 2016

Students and their parents often begrudge increases in student activity fees which pile on top of every other fee we empty our wallets for every semester. But students enrolled for the Fall 2016 Semester may actually get to enjoy—and see—the rewards of those extra dollars paid to the college. Student fees have remained relatively steady in years past at Columbia. Last February, the college saw hikes to U-pass and studen...

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