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Oh, the lengths Columbia students will go to shave off student expenses

September 30, 2019

      When riding the South Shore Line, you are supposed to keep your feet off the seat. Tricia Parent ignores this rule, opting to keep her feet propped up. The South Shore Line...

Strikers wore black and layed on the ground to portray oil leaking from The Dakota Access Pipeline at a Sept. 27 protest.

Illinois residents protest doubling of the Dakota Access Pipeline

September 28, 2019

The heavy rain on Friday did not stop Chicagoans from demanding Gov. J.B. Pritzker declare a climate emergency in Illinois, ban fracking and halt the doubling in volume of the Dakota Access Pipeline. ...

Climate crisis inspires people all over the world to take action, a look at how student evaluations affect professors

Climate crisis inspires people all over the world to take action, a look at how student evaluations affect professors

September 25, 2019

A look at climate crisis strikes in Chicago and student evaluations.

(From left to right) Abby Nelson, a sophmore English major, walks alongside Isabella Youmans, a sophmore cimena and television major, and Katelynne Fulford, a sophmore graphic design major, at the Out of the Darkness Walk at Montrose Beach Sept. 21.

Thousands walk to bring suicide awareness ‘Out of the Darkness’

September 24, 2019

More than 7,000 people gathered at Montrose Harbor Sept. 21 for the Out of the Darkness Chicagoland Walk, in remembrance of those lost to suicide Organized by the Illinois Chapter of the American Fou...

‘Just the beginning’: Youth strike for climate justice

September 20, 2019

From kindergarteners to college students, youth were at the helm of Chicago’s Sept. 20 march in the global climate strike to demand climate justice from leaders. “This isn’t a one day event ......

Pinegrove closed their show playing

Pinegrove sells out Thalia Hall second night on tour in Chicago

September 19, 2019

For its second night in Chicago during its North American tour, New Jersey indie-rock collective Pinegrove sold out Thalia Hall, 1807 S. Allport St., Sept. 11, along with the support of openers Stephen...

From sword-fighting to African dance: the Student Center hosts grand opening

September 19, 2019

Following a buildup over years, the Student Center officially welcomed students and the South Loop community into its sleek, modern, glass-walled arms during a Grand Opening Ceremony. “I’ve been...

Columbia composting efforts and reflection room

Columbia composting efforts and reflection room

September 18, 2019

On this episode of Chronicle Headlines, we talk to Director of the Student Center Andy Dutil, as well as take a look at composting efforts at Columbia....

Students’ first date with ‘brand spankin’ new’ Student Center

September 17, 2019

The wait is over for Columbia’s new Student Center as it unofficially welcomed students prior to the official grand opening on Wednesday, Sept. 18. Four years in the making, from the initi...

REVIEW: Riot Fest 2019's greatest hits

REVIEW: Riot Fest 2019’s greatest hits

September 17, 2019

After three packed days, Douglas Park’s Riot Fest marks 15 years in the books with mud, mosh pits, killer guitar riffs, colored hair and inflatable aliens. With five stages, carnival rides, wrestling...

Representation in film, television and media

Representation in film, television and media

September 13, 2019 Managing Editor Miranda Manier, Digital/Brand Manager Micha Thurston and Senior Photo Editor Mike Rundle discuss the crossroads of representation...

Student Center kick-off with Kaina, DeadstockV1

September 12, 2019

The Student Programming Board hosted a concert in celebration of the new Student Center, 754 S. Wabash Ave., Friday. The show was for Columbia students only and featured performances from local Chicago...

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