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Chronicle Headlines: Campus news updates, Ida B. Wells Barbie, Chicago plant life

Chronicle Headlines: Campus news updates, Ida B. Wells Barbie, Chicago plant life

February 28, 2022

Content warning: This episode contains a story surrounding the topic of sexual assault; the Chronicle apologizes for any discomfort this may cause.

This week on Chronicle Headlines, co-host Nathan Sirkin spoke with Chronicle Co-Editor-in-Chief Camryn Cutinello regarding a sexual assault allegation from a former Columbia professor against a current professor.

Then, hear the latest developments about a body found on a Columbia rooftop from Chronicle News Editor Olivia Cohen.

Later, co-host Amaris Edwards chats with staff reporter Kimberly Kapela about a new Barbie doll that honors a civil rights icon. 

Finally, photojournalist Sam Tucker shares some places in Chicago you can go to find green space during the winter.

Chronicle Headlines: NFT Controversy, Rocky Vintage, Pandemic Dating

Chronicle Headlines: NFT Controversy, Rocky Vintage, Pandemic Dating

February 20, 2022

Join hosts Nathan Sirkin and Amaris Edwards for the first episode of Chronicle Headlines of the spring semester.

This week on Chronicle Headlines, learn more about NFTs. Staff reporter Kamy Smelser discusses what they are and why there is a controversy surrounding them.

Then hear from staff reporter Kimberly Kapela about a Chicago business making sustainable clothing fashionable. 

Finally, Managing Editor Anna Busalacchi joins the podcast to discuss how the pandemic has changed dating, especially for college students.

Chronicle Headlines: Refugee Community Connection, Artist Spotlight, Editorial Breakdown

Chronicle Headlines: Refugee Community Connection, Artist Spotlight, Editorial Breakdown

December 12, 2021

This week on Chronicle Headlines, co-host Amaris Edwards talks with staff reporter Amina Sergazina about the Refugee Community Connection, created by a Columbia alum.

Then, co-host Nathan Sirkin sits down with graphic designer Vivian Jones to discuss her artistic motivation and much more.

Finally, Sirkin breaks down the editorial from the Chronicle Year in Review Issue, and reveals if Columbia made the naughty or nice list this year.

Chronicle Headlines: Christkindlmarket, G.Thomas Allen wins jazz competition, capsule closets

Chronicle Headlines: Christkindlmarket, G.Thomas Allen wins jazz competition, capsule closets

December 7, 2021

This week on Chronicle Headlines, hosts Amaris Edwards and Nathan Sirkin take a dive into the holiday spirit with the Christkindlmarket. Chronicle staff reporter Kristen Gesicki joins us to talk about what's in store at this year's market.

Then hear from staff reporter Jordan Perkins to learn about G. Thomas Allen, a Columbia adjunct faculty member who won an international jazz competition.

Finally, learn about capsule closets and the how they can help end fast fashion from Rachel Patel.

Chronicle Headlines: Tuition increase, The Office Experience, Danny Fenster released

Chronicle Headlines: Tuition increase, The Office Experience, Danny Fenster released

November 19, 2021

This week on Chronicle Headlines, co-host Nathan Sirkin talks with staff reporter Jordan Perkins about the recently announced 10% tuition increase for the Fall 2022 semester. 

Then staff reporter Kristen Gesicki and photojournalist Bianca Kreusel tell co-host Amaris Edwards about The Office Experience, where fans can walk through the office at Dunder Mifflin. 

Finally, co-host Nathan Sirkin talks to Managing Editor Anna Busalacchi about the release of journalist and Columbia alum Danny Fenster from his imprisonment in Myanmar. 

Chronicle Headlines: Little Food Library, Columbia Renegades, Big Time Rush

Chronicle Headlines: Little Food Library, Columbia Renegades, Big Time Rush

November 17, 2021

This week on Chronicle Headlines, co-host Amaris Edwards talks to staff reporter Nathan Sirkin about the Little Food Library located in Columbia's library, which offers free food to the Columbia community. 

Then staff reporter Abra Richardson talks about the new sports teams added by the Columbia Renegades this fall. 

Finally, co-host Nathan Sirkin talks to copy editor Gabby Bach about her interview with Big Time Rush's Kendall Schmidt, and what the band has in store for their return. 

Chronicle Headlines: Let‘s Chat with Dr. Kim, ‘Bad Art‘ Gallery, ‘Unaccompanied‘

Chronicle Headlines: Let‘s Chat with Dr. Kim, ‘Bad Art‘ Gallery, ‘Unaccompanied‘

November 5, 2021

This week on Chronicle Headlines, co-host Nathan Sirkin talks to staff reporter Olivia Cohen about all the topics and student concerns addressed during the Let's Chat with Dr. Kim event.

Then, co-host Amaris Edwards meets up with staff reporter Robin Sluzas to talk about the new "Bad Art" exhibit at the Columbia library, a gallery that pushes that boundaries of what can be considered good or bad art.

Finally, hear from staff reporter Jordan Perkins to learn more about "Unaccompanied," currently featured at the C33 Gallery, which was curated by 2019 alum and adjunct faculty member Jonathan Michael Castillo.

Chronicle Headlines: Dream Chicago, Interview with Columbia‘s ”The Voice” contestant

Chronicle Headlines: Dream Chicago, Interview with Columbia‘s ”The Voice” contestant

October 29, 2021

This week on Chronicle Headlines, host Amaris Edwards sits down with Managing Editor Anna Busalacchi to discuss Dream Chicago, a non-profit organization that encourages people, including Columbia students, to follow their dreams.

Then stay tuned as Nathan Sirkin chats with Gracie Nourbash, a first-year fashion major and a recent contestant on "The Voice." Nourbash goes over what the experience was like and talks about the response she has received since her audition.

Chronicle Headlines: Frequency TV, Chicago Makers Pop-Up Shop, Wabash Art Drop

Chronicle Headlines: Frequency TV, Chicago Makers Pop-Up Shop, Wabash Art Drop

October 27, 2021

In this episode of Chronicle Headlines, tune in with hosts Amaris Edwards and Nathan Sirkin as staff reporter Amina Sergazina discusses Frequency TV being placed on an "indefinite hiatus."

Stay tuned to hear from staff reporter Rachel Patel about a pop-up shop in Chicago to support small business artists.

Then, staff reporter Irvin Ibarra fills you in on the Wabash Art Drop featured on Columbia's campus.

Chronicle Headlines: Meet the EICs, #HereToo plays, Sophomore initiatives on campus

Chronicle Headlines: Meet the EICs, #HereToo plays, Sophomore initiatives on campus

October 15, 2021

"Chronicle Headlines" is back with its first new episode of the year! Staff reporter Samaher AbuRabah talks with host Nathan Sirkin about sophomores' first experience on campus and shares resources the college is providing. 

Then stay tuned as co-host Amaris Edwards speaks with staff reporter Kristen Gesicki to discuss a new play series coming to Columbia.

Finally, Nathan and Amaris get you familiarized with the new co-editors-in-chief of the Columbia Chronicle, Camryn Cutinello and Noah Jennings. 

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