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CCC In the News - Thursday, May 1, 2014

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Chicago Reader – The Community Behind La Collection, a new mixtape produced by C-Sick
Columbia College’s student-run label AEMMP Records is featured for releasing La Collection, a mixtape produced by local beat maker and Columbia College student C-Stick, also known as Chicago rapper Nick Astro. Business and Entrepreneurship adjunct faculty member Alexander Fruchter is highlighted for working with AEMM students to produce the album.
Broadway World – Talayah Stovall Releases ‘Light Bulb Moments’
Television adjunct faculty member Talayah Stovall is featured for her book Light Bulb Moments: 75 Lessons for Everyday Living, a collection of lessons to help readers recognize and fulfill their passions in life.

WBEZ-FM (NPR Chicago) – After Haymarket: Anarchism on Trial and a City in Search of its Soul
Humanities History and Social Sciences professor Dominic Pacyga is highlighted as one of five historians contributing to WBEZ’s extensive coverage of the Haymarket riot, one of Chicago’s most “vexing unsolved mysteries.”
REEL Chicago –
Film School Grads’ Company Committed to Working Here
Cinema Art + Science alumni Nicohals Puetz and John Xydis are featured for founding Pink Hippo Productions, a film company committed to growing the film industry in Chicago.

Chicago Tribune –
Entertainment Education: America’s Film School Programs
Columbia College is highlighted in a list of film schools across the U.S.



Chronicle of Higher Ed – Promise Unfulfilled?
The Chronicle reviews the inadequate impact of Title IX in dealing with sexual assault cases on college campuses. Additional coverage: New York Times.

Arts, Media and Entertainment

Chicago Tribune – Lollapalooza Gets a Giant Art Show
Lollapallooza is introducing its first art exhibition, Art Alliance: The Provocateurs which will be held at Block 37 during the week of the festival. Street artist, Shepard Fairey, most widely known for his iconic Barack Obama “Hope” portraits is curating the exhibition.