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Capital Soiree discusses its songwriting process

September 18, 2017

Capital Soiree, a Columbia indie pop band, sits down with The Chronicle to discuss their songwriting process, history and plans for the futureIf you want more Capital Soiree go to:https://open.spotify.com/ar...

Columbia Student discusses his new album Small Fries

September 18, 2017

The Small Fries EP can be enjoyed athttps://soundcloud.com/tumbo-1/sets/small-friesConor Hibbler. a junior film student at Columbia, discusses the inspiration for his debut album, Small Fries, and spea...

Sen. Dick Durbin and Rep. Robin Kelly introduce legislation to provide employment to at-risk youth

April 21, 2017

U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) and U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly (D-IL), unveiled two pieces of legislation aimed at addressing youth unemployment in high-poverty areas April 18 at the Chicago Urban League, 4510 S. Mi...

Women Stand Strong on International Women’s Day | The Columbia Chronicle

March 13, 2017

The Chicago Teacher’s Union hosted an International Women’s Day Rally in solidarity with women’s struggles all over the world March 8 at the Chicago Teacher’s Union Hall, 1901 W. Carroll Ave.Community members an...

Disabled people murdered by family members honored | The Columbia Chronicle

March 6, 2017

The Autistic Self Advocacy Network held a vigil March 1 at Daley Plaza honoring disabled people across the nation who were murdered at the hands of family members or caregivers....

The Black Arts Movement and Beyond | The Columbia Chronicle

March 6, 2017

Students, leaders and community members gathered at The University of Chicago Institute of Politics, 5707 S. Woodlawn Ave., on March 2 to hear renowned poet, author and educator Haki Madhubuti read excerpts from his boo...

Multicultural Affairs honors Black History Month with alumni panel | The Columbia Chronicle

February 27, 2017

The office of Multicultural Affairs and Development & Alumni Relations honored Black History Month with an African-American alumni panel discussion. The alumni talked about their experiences in their respective fiel...

Cure Violence works to reduce violence in Chicago | The Columbia Chronicle

February 27, 2017

Cure Violence hosted an event Feb. 23 at Sidney Austin LLP, 1 S. Dearborn St., to fundraise and increase awareness of its organization, which aims to reduce violence nationwide by taking a public health approach.Music C...

O’Hare workers protest for $15/ hour, union rights | The Columbia Chronicle

December 5, 2016

O’Hare workers gathered outside the airport Nov. 29 to fight for union rights as well as a raise to $15 an hour in conjunction with the Fight for 15 movement. Workers said they waited until after Thank...

International students experience American Halloween traditions at pumpkin carving event

October 31, 2016

Students dressed up in scrubs and masks gathered at the Haus Oct. 25, at the Quincy Wong Center, 623 Wabash Ave., to “dismember” pumpkins while watching episodes of “Goosebumps”. The event, hoste...

Kick @$$ Self-Defense class teaches safety tips | The Columbia Chronicle

October 24, 2016

The office of Campus Safety & Security and other organizations collaborated to present the “Kick @$$ Self-Defense” class at the Library in the 624 S. Michigan Ave. Building Oct. 20.The interactive worksho...

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