The Columbia Chronicle

Fat Tuesday: glazed with heritage

March 4, 2019

If Chicagoans want to take a dozen doughnuts to class or work Tuesday, they should start lining up now. Fat Tuesday, or “Paczki Day,” is March 5, and bakeries are busy preparing for this tasty Polish...

How to career while queer

March 1, 2019

Columbia Career Center, 618 S. Michigan Ave., held an event to address how to be safe and out at work. ...

Dog + Yoga = Doga

February 27, 2019

Wright-Way Rescue holds a yoga event with rescue dogs to emphasize adoption over shopping. ...

Black arts, culture celebrated at festival

February 22, 2019

A man sat proudly in front of his computer illustration of a black man wearing a "Punk" T-shirt; another student talks with admiration about the triumph of black theatre in the late 1960s; and others read...

Culture Chron-versations: Oscars Special

February 20, 2019

News Editor and Host Miranda Manier, Ads & Business Manager Micha Thurston and Multimedia Reporter Ethan Sandock talk about the host-less Oscars, the commercial break controversy, and give the...

Advocacy council gets ‘crafty’ for first fundraiser

February 19, 2019

Young women’s activist group Women Employed held a fundraiser with Chicago’s all-female Beastie Boys tribute band She’s Crafty to advance gender equity in the workplace. ...

Activist, journalist honored 
with new street sign

February 15, 2019

Columbia's Congress Parkway building now has a new address following the historic street name change from Congress Parkway to Ida B. Wells Drive. The city voted to change the street name in summer 20...

Volunteers send valentines to women in prison

February 14, 2019

Volunteers gathered at Read/Write Library Chicago, 914 N. California Ave., Feb. 3 to create Valentine's Day cards for women in prison. The event was organized by Chicago Books to Women in Prison and ...

How does Chicago flirt?

February 14, 2019

News Editor Miranda Manier and Videographer Ethan Sandock set out on the winter streets of Chicago to ask people how they flirt. ...

Titan Gym empowers Chicago with self-defense classes

February 13, 2019

On the first Sunday of every month, Titan Gym offers a free Krav Maga self-defense session for members of the LGBTQ community. ...

Be OUTspoken and be heard at LGBTQ storytelling event

February 13, 2019

On the first Tuesday of every month, members of the Chicago's LGBTQ community and its allies transform a popular Boystown bar into a creative safe place where they share uniquely personal stories the...

Logan Square thrift shop educates on human trafficking in Chicago

February 12, 2019

STOP-IT, a service group for survivors of sex and labor trafficking, teamed up with Monarch Thrift Shop, 2886 N. Milwaukee Ave., to give a seminar on human trafficking in Chicago. Those who attend...

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