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Black In Film: Columbia alumnus promotes diversity behind the camera

Black In Film was created by 2015 cinema arts and science alumnus Ramone Hulet to provide information and opportunity for Black filmmakers entering the industry.

By Jonah Ocuto, Staff Reporter

July 20, 2020

After graduating from Columbia in 2015 with a degree in cinema art and science, alumnus Ramone Hulet was looking forward to starting his career as a film producer. But as he began working, one thi...

Columbia’s WCRX-FM rocks the Holly Jolly Trolley | The Columbia Chronicle

December 14, 2015

Columbia’s WCRX-FM and Radio Department hosted its 13th annual Holly Jolly Trolley food drive for the Greater Chicago Food Depository Dec. 10 in the 33 E. Congress Parkway Building.  Students and lo...

Recipe of the Week: Cheesy Garlic Knot Pizza Dip

By Opinions Editor

November 16, 2015

In recent months, my Facebook feed has been taken over by BuzzFeed videos demonstrating the preparation of unique snacks and meals. As a vegetarian, I have difficulty finding recipes, as most of the popular ones involve wrapping some sort of meat in bacon. While some of the videos I come across aren’t appetizing, BuzzFeed’s website Tasty is a dependable resource for new and fun creations.I finally attempted a recipe posted No...

Royal de Luxe, a French street theater company, is in talks to bring its unique puppet performance to Chicago in 2016. Its puppets include a giant sea diver, pictured above, and a huge female child.

Rahm pulls strings

May 12, 2014

City officials are reportedly pulling some strings to bring gigantic puppets to Chicago.Mayor Rahm Emanuel is currently negotiating a multimillion dollar deal with Royal de Luxe, a French street performa...

Chicago furthers efforts to provide veteran support

By Hallie Zolkower-Kutz

November 19, 2012

Several new programs have been introduced as part of Chicago’s ongoing effort to help veterans transition back to civilian life, making education more accessible and trying to lower the veteran unemployment rate.During the Nov. 12 Veterans Day Parade, Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White, a veteran of the 101st Airborne Division, encouraged employers to hire men and women returning from the military.“When I hire a person w...

Help thy neighbor

By Chris Loeber

January 17, 2012

Though Chicago has not yet experienced a winter like last year’s, city officials have launched an initiative to encourage goodwill and cooperation among residents in preparation for any upcoming severe winter weather.ChicagoShovels.org, a new website that connects volunteers with residents who need help shoveling snow, was launched on Jan. 3 by the city’s Department of Innovation and Technology.This year, the city could see ...

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