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Students Lucas Miroslaw (right) and Giana Carli (center) work on the film set of a

Student filmmakers ‘heartbroken’ after suspension of practicum projects

April 2, 2020

Isaac Lowry and Earl Davis have been looking forward to their practicum projects since their freshman year at Columbia. Just a week before they were supposed to start filming, classes were suspended due to t...

Protests break out in Puerto Rico as frustration grows

‘One Day at a Time’ shows continued success in new season

February 5, 2018

While Congress debated the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals and immigration policies, Netflix released its second season of “One Day at a Time” Jan. 26, a comedy about a lively Cuban-American ...

Israeli producer and television personality, Gil Hovav will be interviewed in front of a live studio audience in collaboration with members of Frequency TV, Columbia's student-run television station.

Gil Hovav will be spicing up Columbia

September 11, 2017

Frequency TV, the college's student-run television station, will be hosting a live studio interview and webstream with Israeli culinary journalist and television personality Gil Hovav Sept. 13 to discuss his career as a television host and producer. At the age of 24, Hovav launch...

Imagined Interiors ce;ebrats the details of TV and film characters, like this quilt of Barb's in their imagined room of hers. 

Artists time travel to the ‘80s with ‘Imagined Interiors’

March 27, 2017

It begins with brunch, then it continues with cruises around Chicago to concoct creative conversations. Next is the setup, styling and photographing of a room imagined to be Barb Holland’s, from the Emmy-winn...

‘American Horror Story’: The Mystery

'American Horror Story': The Mystery

By Managing Editor

September 12, 2016

From a haunted house to an asylum, freak show or a haunted hotel, "American Horror Story" has covered almost every horror movie trope in the past five seasons.Season six premieres Sept. 14, but the overarc...

Actor Jussie Smollett says he loves being Black

February 15, 2016

Actor Jussie Smollett, who plays Jamal Lyon on the award-winning musical drama TV series “Empire,” came to Columbia for a Q&A, titled “Do Black Actors Matter,” Feb. 12 inside the 1104 S. W...

TouchVision tarted as a new company in August 2014 and closed in January 2016. 

Local news site TouchVision says goodbye to Chicago

January 25, 2016

As many continue to contemplate the livelihood of print, digital news websites like TouchVision also struggle to stay afloat in a competitive digital market.Local news source company,TouchVision, which ...

Geoffrey Curley from Geoffrey M. Curley + Associates, the company that helped put “Dressing Downton: Changing Fashion for Changing Times” together, said the costumes in “Downton Abbey” range from Victorian era to flapper style.

Museum to take a trip ‘Downton’

January 25, 2016

Chicagoans can take a trip back in time into the world of ITV and PBS’ popular show “Downton Abbey” through the traveling exhibit “Dressing Downton: Changing Fashion for Changing Times.” The e...

Cofounder Aaron Amendola said things like dressing in Medieval garb and a love of Harry Potter can bring unity among nerd culture.

Crowdfunding kick starts ‘The Geek Show’

November 30, 2015

There is now a free haven for nerds to gather and discuss their favorite things, thanks to a crowdfunding effort that has  raised more than $3,000.“The Geek Show,” which takes place every other month at S...

Transit Future plans to expand Rail Lines

By METRO REPORTER

November 30, 2015

The drive to gain support for a host of transportation projects that include a CTA Lime Line linking the Blue Line’s O’Hare Airport station to the Orange Line’s Midway Airport stop has attracted at least 2,500 signatures on a petition, but still has significant financial and political hurdles to overcome, according to the two advocacy groups that are its primary sponsors.In April 2014, the Center for Neighborhood Tec...

From left, Harrison Mills and Clayton Knight met at Western Washington University and formed ODESZA to stand out from the indie music they were used to hearing.

ODESZA talks electronic takeover

November 16, 2015

Electronic duo ODESZA has made waves since forming in 2012 while its members, Harrison Mills and Clayton Knight, also known as CatacombKid and BeachesBeaches, were attending Western Washington Univers...

Redmoon to host under 21 Halloween party

By Arts & Culture Reporter

October 25, 2015

Students are invited to join 1,000 other teenagers from around Chicago to dress up as someone or something else and put a spin on the typical Halloween at "Skelebration."Redmoon, a Pilsen-based theater located at 2120 S. Jefferson St., will host its annual Halloween party. Previously an event for families, this year's "Skelebration" will be open exclusively to teenagers.“In years past, 'Skelebration' has been for young...

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