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Has the Arts Initiative Been Saved?

Melissa Smey, director of the Arts Initiative and Miller Theatre, just sent an email to everyone on the CUArts listserv announcing forthcoming changes to the Arts Initiative. The changes, made in response to the “Save the Arts Initiative” campaign, come just 2 days after Prezbo told a fireside chat audience that he was looking into […]

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Everyone Wants to Save the Arts Initiative

Tonight, GSSC passed a resolution and SGB issued a statement calling on the administration to “Save the Arts Initiative.” SGA, ESC, and CCSC have already passed similar resolutions (and ABC issued a similar statement), while over 1,200 students and alums have individually signed a similar petition. All of the resolutions, statements, and petitions call on […]

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Overseen: The Writing on the Sidewalk

So some intrepid students chalked “SAVETHEARTSINIATIVE.ORG” in front of Miller Theatre, choosing that spot because CUArts and Miller were brought under the same roof, some say to the detriment of both. The concerned citizens chalked the URL of a petition addressing the recent—and according to the signees, devastating—cuts to CUArts.

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Director of Arts Initiative (Unsurprisingly) Thinks Arts Initiative Is Thriving

A petition calling on Columbia students to “save the arts initiative” has been signed over 1,000 times. Clearly, many people believe the Arts Initiative is trouble. But Melissa Smey—the current director of both Miller Theatre and the Arts Initiative—is, perhaps unsurprisingly, not one of them. She just sent us a statement highlighting the continuing accomplishments […]

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Only YOU Can Save the Arts Initiative

In light of recent events regarding the decline of the CU Arts Initiative, students led by Will Hughes, CUPAL president and VP Policy of CCSC, have created a petition to show support and promote awareness.  This Wednesday, all of the deans involved with the issue (Becker, Wright, Shollenberger) are meeting to discuss what the next steps […]

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