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Against the Grain (ATG) is an annual publication of students' personal writings. In its pages you'll find literary works, such as short stories and poems that reflect the unique and diverse experiences of CCSJ students. For the first time, this year's edition will also feature students' art. The...Read more →
Many of us grew up watching Saturday morning cartoons. They introduced themes that can still be applied in our lives today. This concept is the primary focus of one of the many events taking place during Calumet College of St. Joseph's (CCSJ) 7th annual Humanities Festival. Professor Niki Avina...Read more →
The Pullman Factory Administration Building is to house a future Visitors Center for the national monument. (Photo: Mark Cassello) Did you know the Pullman National Monument is located only about 15 minutes away from Calumet College of St. Joseph (CCSJ)? Professor Mark Cassello will host “The...Read more →
Sexual assault allegations have haunted Bryan Singer, director of "Bohemian Rhapsody" (right) throughout award season. (Photo: Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic/Yuriko Nakao/Getty Images) 2018 was a revolutionary year for how American culture responded to sexual assault cases. The #MeToo movement...Read more →
Actors Penn Badgley and Elizabeth Lail as the characters Joe and Beck from the 2018 Netflix series, "You."(Photo: Warner Horizon Entertainment/Netflix) High school and college students alike have become obsessed with the new Netflix series "You." Based on the 2014 novel by Caroline Kepnes, the series...Read more →
Ariana Grande did not attend the 61st Annual Grammy Awards after her planned performance at the show was cancelled. (Photo: Jason Merritt/Term/Getty Images Entertainment/Getty Images) The crisp red carpet, the bright lights, the big beautiful dresses, and all the stars. Music’s biggest night:...Read more →
Homelessness can happen even to young people. (Photo for illustration purposes only. Photo provided by the Labour List.) By Caitlin Alwine, Shavings Staff Writer The United States is battling a serious epidemic: homelessness. Whether it’s due to unemployment, an unsolvable conflict...Read more →
CCSJ students Arianna Canales, Alex Garibay and Emily Gomez share their favorites on the music scene. (Photos by Hannah Carr) By Hannah Carr -- Shavings Editor-in-Chief With an endless amount of music available, it's hard to discover listen worthy songs. Music lovers at Calumet College...Read more →
YG Entertainment's junior and senior girl groups BlackPink (Top) and 2NE1 (Bottom) By Hannah Carr - Shavings Editor-In-Chief South Korean music, best known as K-pop, exploded into the mainstream in 2012 with Psy’s smash hit song, “Gangnam Style.” Psy's hit blended hip-hop aggression and pop confection....Read more →
BTS members left to right – V, Suga, Jin, Jungkook, RM, Jimin, and J-Hope. (Photo: Hannah Carr) CHICAGO, IL – The seven-member K-pop group, BTS, created a commotion during the North American leg of their Love Yourself World Tour. Two of the 15 concerts were held at the United Center on Oct. 2-3,...Read more →
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