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Reopening Columbia: keeping campus safe

August 21, 2020

As outlined in Columbia's campus reopening plan, new protocols include social distancing and face-covering requirements, regular health assessments and much more for the return to in-person instruction...

Culture Chronversations: Concerts, SWMRS and Music Taste

August 21, 2020

Welcome to Culture Chronversations! On this show we ask broad questions about topics we aren’t usually able to touch on in our standard reporting. To give you an idea of who works at the Chronicle and...

FYI: What defunding the police could mean for Chicago

July 24, 2020

“Defund the police” has become a rallying cry for the many activists protesting police brutality. The phrase itself has been used for decades and pushes for local governments to divest funds from police...

Everything you should know about hand washing during the coronavirus pandemic

April 22, 2020

At the beginning of March as the coronavirus pandemic accelerated in Illinois, Columbia began placing Centers for Disease Control and Prevention posters in various bathrooms around campus.  These poste...

Junior design management major Imani Kutti operates a one-woman fashion line, incorporating aspects of her African heritage.

Student brings African heritage to the Chicago fashion scene

March 23, 2020

Fresh off a New York City fashion show, designer Imani Kutti had little time to celebrate because come Monday morning, it was back to her part-time job as a boutique manager, on top of being a full...

In the Booth: with alt-rock Columbia band SŌK

February 24, 2020

With its expansion of multimedia and Chicago-based music coverage, the Chronicle kicks-off its latest video series "In The Booth" with seasoned music reporters Managing Editor Kendall Polidori and Ph...

Show me your ‘O’ face

February 14, 2020

La petite mort. Ezra shodan. Konchayu. Orgasm. The sought-after peak of sexual activity. Or, as defined by Merriam-Webster, “the rapid pleasurable release of neuromuscular tensions at the height of sexual...

Practicum film projects mimic showbiz, so don’t ‘expect a cakewalk’

February 5, 2020

Practicum courses are considered capstones—an experience-based project taken before graduation—in the Cinema and Television Arts Department. In the practicum, students from various disciplines, in...

In crisis: desertification threatens a way of life in the Sahara Desert

January 28, 2020

While arid conditions in the desert are characteristic, climate reports have raised concern over an accelerated rate of desertification—the process by which fertile land becomes desert—in the Sahara....

Fresh finds at Wicker Park’s indoor farmers market

December 22, 2019

Wicker Park’s monthly farmers market kicked off its indoor season Saturday, Dec. 7 inside the neighborhood's very own Robey hotel, 2018 W. North Ave. This indoor location brings people in from the co...

World’s largest Starbucks finds home on Magnificent Mile

November 18, 2019

The aroma of several different coffee brews, liquid nitrogen gelato and whiskey barrel-aged cold brew waft throughout the Chicago Reserve Roastery as a network of tubes pump freshly roasted coffee beans. The...

Dogs say ‘alfred-no’ to animal cruelty

November 17, 2019

Attendees at The Anti-Cruelty Society's Pups and Pasta Sunday, Nov. 10 event were greeted with some happy puppies accompanied by volunteers from The Anti-Cruelty Society, who spoke about their organization...

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