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Former President Warrick Carter dies at 75

Former President Warrick Carter dies at 75

July 17, 2017

Former president of Columbia Warrick L. Carter passed away July 15. Carter, who joined Columbia in 2000, served as president until his retirement in 2013. He is attributed for numerous developments at the college, including expanding the college’s campus, increasing student...

Administrators’ salaries rise, college’s financial cushion dwindles

Administrators’ salaries rise, college’s financial cushion dwindles

October 10, 2016

In the midst of tuition increases, a shrinking endowment and a decreasing number of college employees, administrator compensation rose, including a multimillion-dollar payout to a former president, according to t...

The Second City e.t.c. A Red Line Runs Through It. Lisa Beasley Aasia Bullock Peter Kim Katie Klein Julie Marchiano Scott Morehead. 

Second City’s ‘Red Line Runs Through’ select stations

May 9, 2016

The Second City e.t.c.’s 40th Revue opened May 5 with a refreshing change—a predominantly female cast for the second time in company history—but only a few belly laughs.“A Red Line Runs Through It...

Athlete Profile: Siana Maradol

Athlete Profile: Siana Maradol

March 17, 2014

While starting up a nonprofit organization, taking 19 credit hours and holding a job sounds like a pretty full schedule, Siana Maradol still finds time to play volleyball every week.Maradol is the lib...

Notable Native: Vanessa Buccella

Vanessa Buccella

By Assistant Metro Editor

February 17, 2014

Vanessa Buccella grew up in a small Arkansas town and always dreamed of living in a big city. After she was accepted to New York University’s film school, she realized she could not attend because of fina...

Featured artist leads MoCP retrospective

By Senah Yeboah-Sampong

December 3, 2012

Sifting through thousands of works of art might sound like an impossible task, but not for local contemporary artist Jan Tichy, who curated the latest exhibition at the Museum of Contemporary Photography in the 600 S. Michigan Ave. Building.Tichy visited MoCP Nov. 28 to talk with students and faculty about his role in “1971:1-2012:21,” which highlights 250 to 300 of the MoCP’s 12,000-item collection that has been accrued over th...

10th Anniversary of Pilsen Open Studios

By Ahmed Hamad

October 29, 2012

45 Studios in Pilsen opened their doors for the public on Oct 20th and 21st to celebrate the 10th anniversary of 18th Street Pilsen Open Studios event as part of the Chicago Artists Month 2012.The Multimedia team covered the event, and interviewed Montserrat Alsina, the Coordinator of the event and few artists who had their work shown at different locations in Pilsen.

More transparency, please

By Heather Scroering

September 5, 2012

As a tuition payer who has virtually been handing over her family’s wallet to Columbia for the past three years, I feel like a pretty important component of this institution. However, if I hadn’t spent the last year digging my nose into the college’s business, I’d feel rather in the dark about what’s going on with my $100,000-plus investment.Of course I’ve received very lengthy and explanatory notes in my Loop inbox ...

Love reinstates chairs

By Heather Scroering

March 19, 2012

After a campuswide outcry sparked by the recent announcement that Fiction Writing Department Chair Randy Albers and English Department Chair Ken Daley would not have their contracts renewed, Interim Provost Louise Love has taken an unexpected turn and renewed their contracts for one year.Love, who is also vice president of Academic Affairs, announced the dramatic reversal March 13 in an email addressed to faculty and staff.“...

Open Doors Gala

By Heather Scroering

November 14, 2011

Models showcasing hand-tailored vestments, crafted by Columbia’s very own fashion studies students, lined the staircase of the Media Production Center, 1600 S. State St., as a jazz band played lively tunes at the top of the stairs. Women dressed in flowing gowns on the arms of men in bow ties and black tuxedos sauntered about the red carpet at the Open Doors Gala on Nov. 5.The gala, priced at $1,000 per individual ticket ...

Mark Kelly receives a regional award

By Alexandra Kukulka

October 31, 2011

Students are eager to get involved in Columbia activities and programs. But no one stops to think of the hard work put into making the programs happen. The credit can be given to one man: Mark Kelly, vice president of Student Affairs.Because of his efforts, Kelly is the recipient of the 2011 NASPA IV-East Outstanding Performance as a Senior Student Affairs Officer Award. President Warrick L. Carter nominated Kelly for the a...

Columbia, CPS to collaborate

By Drew Hunt

October 4, 2010

The Center for Community Arts Partnerships received a four-year grant, worth $1.1 million, from the United States Department of Education that will provide funding for a program called Transforming Education through the Arts and Media Initiative, or TEAM.The proposal underwent a highly competitive peer review process facilitated by the Arts in Education Model Development and Dissemination Grant Program. It was one of 33 programs to receive a grant out of 200 appl...

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