The Columbia Chronicle

“CIGGS,” a short film by Mason Adams, a sophomore cinema art + science major, took first place in the first Keepsake Film Festival. The film, shot in black and white, tells a life story from the perspective of a cigarette. Adams said he will begin working with Keepsake on its commercial in November. 

Columbia student to direct Keepsake Commercial

November 3, 2014

Mason Adams, a sophomore cinema art + science major, is $500 richer after being named the winner of the first annual Keepsake Film Festival on Oct. 29, an event designed to promote photo-sharing app...

Shuga Records

New record store joins Wicker Park family

September 2, 2014

For the past 20 years, vinyl has regained popularity, and Wicker Park is prime real estate for collectors. To offer fans more options, Shuga Records will open its first retail location in Wicker Park...

Nurses unite at first major NATO protest

By Contributing Writer

May 18, 2012

By Steve SchornMore than 3,000 protesters gathered for a rally Friday organized by the National Nurses United group in Daley Plaza, 118 N. Clark St. It was the first major protest in advance of the NATO Summit this weekend.Karen Higgins, one of the co-presidents of National Nurses United, said she the nurses want to fund healthcare instead of warfare.“We will not go away,” Higgins said. “This is the beginning.  We a...

Designer toys find home in Chicago

By Brianna Wellen

April 4, 2011

Forces of good and evil reside in countries like Hot Dog Kingdom and Pantsylvania, guarded by the protectors in Ninja Town. In another world, furry six-legged creatures, known as FluffyYukYuks, chomp through everything they can get their teeth on, with loyal FluffyBooBoos and FluffyBadBads by their sides. With scenes and storylines derived from the imaginations of artists, the fictitious characters enter the world in the form o...

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