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The Golden Temple

By James Foster

September 28, 2012

Filed under Arts & Culture, Galleries, Multimedia

This is a photo essay about the Harmandir Sahib in Amritsar India. It is the holiest place in the world for Sikhs.[kml_flashembed publishmethod="dynamic" fversion="10.1.8276" useexpressinstall="true" movie="https://columbiachronicle.com/soundslides/temple_show/soundslider.swf" width="500" height="440" targetclass="flashmovie"][/kml_flashembed]

Chicago teachers take to streets

By James Foster

September 13, 2012

Filed under Galleries, Metro, Multimedia

Members of the Chicago Teachers Union went on strike Sept. 10 for the first time in 25 years. The week leading up to Sept. 9's negotiation deadline brought rallies around the city in support of the union's demands. This week, teachers and their allies have been picketing in front of schools and participating in marches through downtown streets.[kml_flashembed publishmethod="dynamic" fversion="10.1.8276" useexpressinstall="t...

Fundraising, showcasing talent at Fashion Columbia

By Sophia Coleman

June 12, 2012

Filed under Campus, Galleries

Flashing lights and gleaming runways were the setting as 15 graduates of Columbia’s fashion studies program displayed their handcrafted garments June 8 at Fashion Columbia, a fundraising event that benefits the program.The annual extravaganza, staged for the first time at the Media Production Center, 1600 S. State St., was held in honor of Eunice W. Johnson, a fashion pioneer who co-founded Ebony Magazine with her husband ...

NATO Protesters Clash with Police

By Brent Lewis

May 23, 2012

Filed under Galleries, Multimedia

NATO protesters began their largest march of the NATO summit, Sunday, May 20, 2012 underneath the Pertillo Band Shell in Grant Park which led them to the cross section of Michigan and Cermak, where things became tense between the police and protesters. A small series of clashes took place between police and protesters, leaving many protesters injured and even bloody in some cases.[kml_flashembed publishmethod="dynamic" fversion="1...

12th World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates

By Sara Mays

April 30, 2012

Filed under Campus, Features, Galleries, Metro, Multimedia

Chicago hosted the 12th World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates April 23 - 25, to promote empowering youth to activism and action. The three day summit was co-chaired by former Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev, former Mayor of Rome, Walter Veltroni and Mayor Rahm Emanuel served as the honorable chair.[kml_flashembed publishmethod="dynamic" fversion="10.1.8276" useexpressinstall="true" movie="https://columbiachronicle.com/soundslides/Wo...

Biggest Mouth 2012

By Sara Mays

April 20, 2012

Filed under Campus, Galleries, Multimedia

Columbia's annual Biggest Mouth took place at The Metro, 3730 N. Clark, on April 18. The band Otis came in first place receiving a price of $3,000. Marina City took second place taking the winnings of $1,500. The audience choice pick was the band Pete & Nick who won a $500 prize.[kml_flashembed publishmethod="dynamic" fversion="10.1.8276" useexpressinstall="true" movie="https://columbiachronicle.com/soundslide/Biggest_Mouth_2012/sound...

Former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich Bids Farewell

By Brent Lewis

March 19, 2012

Filed under Galleries, Metro, Multimedia, Video

Students from the Multimedia Photojournalism class joined with the other 250 members of the media as well as the general public on the front lawn of Former Illinois Governor, Rod Blagojevich, to catch a glimpse of him before reporting to federal prison.http://vimeo.com/38604960Reactions from supportershttp://vimeo.com/38669776

St. Baldrick’s Annual Head Shaving Fundraiser

By Sara Mays

February 23, 2012

Filed under Campus, Galleries, Multimedia

St. Baldrick's held their annual head shaving fundraiser at University of Illinois Hospital, 1740 West Taylor on Feb. 23. Brave and willing volunteers had their heads shaved by children cancer survivors and patients of University of Illinois Hospital.[kml_flashembed publishmethod="dynamic" fversion="10.1.8276" useexpressinstall="true" movie="https://columbiachronicle.com/soundslide/St__Baldrick_s_Head_Shaving/soundslider.swf" widt...

Second Town Hall Meeting

By Sara Mays

January 30, 2012

Filed under Campus, Galleries, Multimedia

By: Sam Charles Managing EditorThe second town hall meeting in as many months between members of Columbia’s full- and part-time faculty, administration, staff and students was held on Jan. 27, with many of the same attendees present and themes of the initial town hall meeting last year being discussed.Taking questions from the audience were Interim Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs Louise Love, Interim Associate Pro...

Car Fire at 710 S. Wabash

By Sara Mays

January 27, 2012

Filed under Campus, Galleries, Multimedia

Firefighters and paramedics were called to respond to a car fire in a parking garage at 710 S. Wabash on Jan. 26 around 4pm. The cause of the fire was not determined but it was deemed not suspicious.[kml_flashembed publishmethod="dynamic" fversion="10.1.8276" useexpressinstall="true" movie="https://columbiachronicle.com/soundslide/Car_Fire_at_710_S__Wabash/soundslider.swf" width="500" height="440" targetclass="flashmovie"][/kml_flashembed]...

Panda Express Serves Free Food

By Sara Mays

January 21, 2012

Filed under Galleries, Multimedia

Panda Express will be serving free food on Jan. 18 from 11am till 8pm for their official grand opening. The new Panda Express located at 515 South State St, decided to give out free entrée meals as a way of advertising to local businesses, students and residents of the Loop.[kml_flashembed publishmethod="dynamic" fversion="10.1.8276" useexpressinstall="true" movie="https://columbiachronicle.com/soundslide/Panda_Express/soundslide...

2012 Iowa Caucuses

By Sara Mays

January 9, 2012

Filed under Campus, Galleries, Metro, Multimedia

Presidential candidate hopefuls took Iowa by storm to kick off the race to the Presidential nomination. After numerous appearances and speeches to the residents of Iowa, it was left up to the people on Caucus night to decide their fate. Mitt Romney won the Caucus with 24.6%, while Rick Santorum came in at a close and surprising second at 24.5%. Michele Bachmann came in last with 5% which caused her to drop out of the race ...

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