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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...

Polar Plunge pushes on against winter weather

February 11, 2019

The 18th annual Chicago Polar Bear Club Polar Plunge went on as scheduled Jan. 26, despite record-breaking temperatures. ...

Columbia’s 2019 enrollment presentation

February 6, 2019

Vice President of Enrollment Management Michael Joseph and President and CEO Dr. Kwang-Wu Kim address questions following the presentation of their five-year plan to increase enrollment back up to 8,00...

Students seek degrees: too cool for school

February 5, 2019

Chicago gave Antarctica a run for its money last week for title of Coldest Place on Earth. Temperatures Jan. 30 dropped to minus 23 degrees, breaking the previous record of minus 15 set in 1966. In ...

Chicago International Puppet Theater Festival displays innovation in puppetry

January 30, 2019

The Chicago International Puppet Theater Festival took over the city from January 17–27. With performances by 10 different troupes at venues across Chicago, theatergoers were able to see the diver...

Chicago cafe says ‘Let’s talk about it’

January 25, 2019

Sip of Hope Coffee Bar, 3039 W. Fullerton Ave., welcomes patrons from all walks of life, even those that are not feeling their best. ...

Student Profile Series: Griffin Olis

January 23, 2019

Senior cinema art and science major Griffin Olis talks about his experience documenting the Chicago hip-hop scene and his job as creative director for Tay Bennett Entertainment. ...

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