The Columbia Chronicle

Blaise Mesa, Former Executive Producer

May 16, 2020
Column: That’s all for this graduate—it has been an honor, a pleasure and a privilege (Story)
May 12, 2020
Chronicle Headlines: Difficult to Transfer and commencement (Story)
May 06, 2020
Echo magazine balances timelines and deadlines during pandemic (Story)
Apr 24, 2020
‘It puts us at a disadvantage’: Fashion students grapple with online classes, lack of resources (Story)
Apr 23, 2020
After contradicting emails, Columbia clarifies policy on retrieving belongings from dorms (Story)
Apr 14, 2020
Part-time faculty to receive additional payment for online transition; college to limit ‘surveillance’ of instructors (Story)
Apr 09, 2020
Columbia’s community searches for purpose while sheltering in place (Story)
Apr 03, 2020
Breaking: Students have ‘through April’ to fully move out of dorms (Story)
Apr 01, 2020
‘Virtually impossible’ or ‘raring to go’? Students and faculty have mixed feelings about going online (Story)
Mar 27, 2020
College and CFAC agree to working conditions during ‘extraordinary circumstances’ (Story)
Mar 23, 2020
Breaking: Commencement canceled; Manifest may go virtual (Story)
Mar 20, 2020
‘This is the new normal’: Stay-at-home order given, officials urge people to stay calm (Story)
Mar 11, 2020
Democratic presidential primary and the CHIditarod race (Story)
Mar 04, 2020
Metra looking into changes to proposed Metra Electric schedule (Story)
Feb 26, 2020
Chronicle Headlines: Student vlogs and rideshare ‘deadheading’ (Story)
Feb 19, 2020
Trans Student Union aims to ‘empower’ students (Story)
Feb 12, 2020
Chronicle Headlines: A chance meeting leads to a lifetime bond (Story)
Feb 05, 2020
Chronicle Headlines: CFAC’s Steering Committee looks ahead (Story)
Jan 29, 2020
An expanding Sahara and ‘Death by Dying’ (Story)
Dec 11, 2019
CFAC elections, Fred Hampton, American Medina and a south suburb tutoring center (Story)
Dec 08, 2019
Editor’s Note: Student loan borrowers need better support from the government (Story)
Dec 04, 2019
CFAC election and Black Friday strike (Story)
Nov 20, 2019
Starbucks roastery, a steamy musical and an LGBTQ+ ball (Story)
Nov 16, 2019
Editor’s Note: Trump sinks to a new low during impeachment inquiry (Story)
Nov 13, 2019
Switching majors, addressing academic disparity at the college and trend-defying international enrollment rates (Story)
Nov 08, 2019
One venti college degree to go, hold the crushing student debt (Story)
Nov 06, 2019
The Obamas, predicting the future and restricted resources on campus (Story)
Nov 03, 2019
Editor’s Note: Do not applaud the NCAA for dragging its feet (Story)
Nov 03, 2019
Suzanne Blum Malley named provost at Methodist University (Story)
Oct 30, 2019
Hair Trigger goes digital, a retired detective investigates an unsolved murder and director Rian Johnson visits Columbia (Story)
Oct 23, 2019
Arts in the Dark Halloween Parade, a new Moroccan mural and the college’s annual safety report (Story)
Oct 16, 2019
Columbia confessions and CFAC election (Story)
Oct 14, 2019
‘Challenging task at best’: Global Education carries on after reorganization (Story)
Oct 09, 2019
Climate strikes, scam emails and impeachment (Story)
Oct 06, 2019
Editor’s Note: Trump’s border ideas are a sign of ignorance (Story)
Oct 02, 2019
Hollywood, commuting and the bookstore (Story)
Sep 30, 2019
Oh, the lengths Columbia students will go to shave off student expenses (Story)
Sep 25, 2019
Climate crisis inspires people all over the world to take action, a look at how student evaluations affect professors (Story)
Sep 22, 2019
Editor’s note: Books should be read, not banned (Story)
Sep 18, 2019
Columbia composting efforts and reflection room (Story)
Sep 16, 2019
‘Proud to be Mexican’: Chicagoans celebrate Mexico’s independence (Story)
Sep 11, 2019
CFAC, Aguijón Theater and nonbinary IDs (Story)
Sep 08, 2019
Editor’s Note: Stop blaming people when corporations kill the planet (Story)
Aug 14, 2019
College ends decade of new student decline with most diverse freshman class in Columbia’s history expected for Fall 2019 (Story)
Jul 24, 2019
Pangratios Papacosta ‘epitomized the best of what this college stands for’ (Story)
Jul 24, 2019
Staff transition at Center for Black Music Research a ‘slap in the face’ | For the Record Ep. 1 (Story)
Jul 23, 2019
Activists protest Customs and Border Protection symposium, demand immigrant rights (Story)
Jul 22, 2019
Staff transition at Center for Black Music Research a ‘slap in the face’ (Story)
Jul 16, 2019
Chronicle Headlines | Episode 30 (Story)
Jul 16, 2019
John Hickenlooper on climate, the Senate and education (Story)
Jul 03, 2019
Professor Emeritus Pangratios Papacosta has died in London (Story)
Jun 17, 2019
Four Columbia teachers achieve excellence (Story)
Jun 09, 2019
OPINION: LaGuardia Arts High School can learn from Columbia (Story)
May 31, 2019
House bill could help transgender and undocumented students (Story)
May 29, 2019
President Kim on weirdos, transparency and the future (Story)
May 26, 2019
Renegades remain: Columbia sports keep name, change logo (Story)
May 22, 2019
USofCC escorted out of 600 Building after trying to meet with Kim (Story)
May 15, 2019
CFAC ratifies labor contract (Story)
May 13, 2019
CFAC holds informational meetings before contract ratification vote this week (Story)
May 05, 2019
Chronicle Headlines | Episode 29 (Story)
May 02, 2019
Third Mask Festival brings new experience to Chicago (Story)
Apr 29, 2019
Chronicle Headlines | Episode 28 (Story)
Apr 26, 2019
Warren: ‘It’s time for bold action’ (Story)
Apr 22, 2019
Chronicle Headlines | Episode 27 (Story)
Apr 22, 2019
Transgender students allege mistreatment, lack of support on campus (Story)
Apr 16, 2019
Chronicle Headlines | Episode 26 (Story)
Apr 12, 2019
CFAC: College retracted key points during bargaining session (Story)
Apr 09, 2019
Updated: CFAC members authorize strike, negotiations continue (Story)
Apr 08, 2019
Chronicle Headlines | Episode 25 (Story)
Apr 04, 2019
Mueller Report protestors in Federal Plaza (Story)
Mar 25, 2019
Chronicle Headlines | Episode 24 (Story)
Mar 22, 2019
Trump proposed 2020 budget could be end of subsidized loans (Story)
Mar 18, 2019
Chronicle Headlines | Episode 23 (Story)
Mar 11, 2019
Chronicle Headlines | Episode 22 (Story)
Mar 04, 2019
Chronicle Headlines | Episode 21 (Story)
Feb 25, 2019
Chronicle Headlines | Episode 20 (Story)
Feb 18, 2019
Chronicle Headlines | Episode 19 (Story)
Feb 11, 2019
Chronicle Headlines | Episode 18 (Story)
Feb 09, 2019
Student veterans receive VA checks after wait (Story)
Feb 07, 2019
‘Death by Dying’ passes on to Top 150 Podcasts (Story)
Feb 04, 2019
Chronicle Headlines | Episode 17 (Story)
Jan 29, 2019
Coming to Columbia: College has plans to increase enrollment (Story)
Jan 28, 2019
Chronicle Headlines | Episode 16 (Story)
Jan 25, 2019
Alumni, faculty remember Steven Lattimore (Story)
Jan 22, 2019
Chronicle Headlines | Episode 15 (Story)
Jan 18, 2019
Cubs, Citypak Project give back at Thanksmas (Story)
Dec 17, 2018
Pegeen Reichert Powell to step in as chair of English and Creative Writing Department (Story)
Dec 10, 2018
VA glitch causes missed payments (Story)
Dec 10, 2018
Tax forms: Salaries and revenue increase, contributions decrease (Story)
Dec 10, 2018
Chronicle Headlines | Episode 14 (Story)
Dec 03, 2018
Chronicle Headlines | Episode 13 (Story)
Nov 26, 2018
Chronicle Headlines | Episode 12 (Story)
Nov 19, 2018
Chronicle Headlines | Episode 11 (Story)
Nov 12, 2018
Chronicle Headlines | Episode 10 (Story)
Nov 08, 2018
International students could unknowingly be in violation of visa status (Story)
Nov 05, 2018
Chronicle Headlines | Episode 9 (Story)
Oct 29, 2018
Chronicle Headlines | Episode 8 (Story)
Oct 29, 2018
Midterm election: everything you need to know (Story)
Oct 22, 2018
Garden of the Dead tour unearths forgotten history of Lincoln Park (Story)
Oct 22, 2018
Chronicle Headlines | Episode 7 (Story)
Oct 15, 2018
Chronicle Headlines | Episode 6 (Story)
Oct 15, 2018
Renegades begin rebuild by launching rebranding campaign (Story)
Oct 09, 2018
Candidates eye Congressional seat a month before midterms (Story)
Oct 08, 2018
Chronicle Headlines | Episode 5 (Story)
Oct 08, 2018
“We the jury find the defendant, Jason Van Dyke, guilty” (Story)
Oct 01, 2018
Textbook fund could open access to educational materials (Story)
Sep 24, 2018
Chronicle Headlines | Episode 4 (Story)
Sep 21, 2018
Chicago creates basic income task force (Story)
Sep 17, 2018
Chronicle Headlines | Episode 3 (Story)
Sep 17, 2018
Going the distance: student athletes struggle to balance sports, academics (Story)
Sep 10, 2018
Chronicle Headlines | Episode 2 (Story)
Sep 10, 2018
Illinois program uses funds to go greener (Story)
Sep 04, 2018
Chronicle Headlines | Episode 1 (Story)
Sep 04, 2018
Emanuel will not seek re-election (Story)
Sep 04, 2018
Lyft drives voting initiative forward (Story)
Aug 07, 2018
Hundreds shut down Lake Shore Drive for police, South and West side reform (Story)
Jul 03, 2018
Minimum wage increase could bring relief, reduced hours (Story)
Jun 22, 2018
Rosita Sands promoted to interim dean for the School of Fine and Performing Arts (Story)
May 06, 2018
Chicago calls for 311 system update (Story)
May 06, 2018
Bears off-season plays may bring them out of hibernation (Story)
Apr 30, 2018
Tobacco ordinance to crack down on e-cigarette use (Story)
Apr 29, 2018
Climate change has bigger impact on low-income communities (Story)
Apr 22, 2018
Proposed LGBT history bill triggers controversy (Story)
Apr 21, 2018
Notable Native: Laura Kinter (Story)
Apr 16, 2018
Superintendent Johnson: CPD will continue technology programs, training reforms (Story)
Apr 14, 2018
Female athletes need their time in the spotlight (Story)
Apr 09, 2018
Community garden debate sprouts in Woodlawn (Story)
Apr 09, 2018
State department to probe visa seekers’ social media (Story)
Apr 02, 2018
Mayoral campaigns heat up with election a year away (Story)
Mar 26, 2018
Aldermen push for minority representation in O’Hare project (Story)
Mar 21, 2018
Cubs, White Sox look to build in 2018 (Story)
Mar 12, 2018
Advocate organizations carry torch in disability awareness (Story)
Mar 11, 2018
Grant money could help Chicago go greener (Story)
Mar 05, 2018
New hyperloop train proposal would connect Chicago to Cleveland (Story)
Mar 04, 2018
House bill aims to gouge the gougers (Story)
Mar 03, 2018
Car-sharing pilot program rides into Northwest Side (Story)
Feb 26, 2018
Food box could take food off tables for SNAP beneficiaries (Story)
Feb 26, 2018
Charter school debate grows in South Loop (Story)
Feb 19, 2018
Notable Native: Carolyn Alonzo (Story)
Feb 19, 2018
Shelters heat up while Chicago cools down (Story)
Feb 12, 2018
Pills, patches, shots! Oh my! New male contraceptives may not be available anytime soon (Story)
Feb 11, 2018
City to grade youth quality of life (Story)
Feb 05, 2018
XFL needs to focus on safety, not reinventing football (Story)
Feb 04, 2018
State lawmakers aim to tackle head trauma in youth football (Story)
Jan 29, 2018
Cumulus Media strikes out with White Sox, Bulls radio rights (Story)
Jan 28, 2018
City funds local health while sparking debate (Story)
Jan 21, 2018
Textalyzer sends distracted driving message to motorists (Story)
Jan 20, 2018
Artist housing brings new canvas to Washington Park (Story)
Dec 11, 2017
New Facebook software could save lives (Story)
Dec 11, 2017
Congestion pricing could clear up Chicago (Story)
Dec 07, 2017
Teens lighting up less due to smoking counter measures (Story)
Dec 04, 2017
Soccer stadium could score goal in North Side (Story)
Nov 27, 2017
Chicago looks to education to battle opioid addiction (Story)
Nov 27, 2017
New report sheds light on CPS students’ education (Story)
Nov 20, 2017
New sanitarians fill hole in inspector-starved city (Story)
Nov 20, 2017
Pilot program grants inmates business training (Story)
Nov 13, 2017
NBA lottery brings more than picks to Chicago (Story)
Nov 13, 2017
Anti-Trump group marches in light of election anniversary (Story)
Nov 06, 2017
Intersex advocates fight hospitals for change (Story)
Nov 06, 2017
Bubbly Creek oil spill not anything new (Story)
Oct 30, 2017
Notable Native: Sarah Rittner (Story)
Oct 30, 2017
Higher taxes called on to drive city improvements (Story)
Oct 23, 2017
Nation’s ‘rattiest city’ steps up rodent control (Story)
Oct 23, 2017
Library housing project booked for Little Italy (Story)
Oct 16, 2017
$75M merger to combine Englewood high schools (Story)
Oct 16, 2017
City gives second round of local business funding (Story)
Oct 09, 2017
Equifax breach is a wake-up call for students (Story)
Oct 09, 2017
Chicago moves closer to citywide youth mentoring (Story)
Oct 02, 2017
Chicago to host historic climate summit (Story)
Oct 02, 2017
Chicago rolls out new state-of-the-art lighting system (Story)
Sep 25, 2017
Chicago preparing for major Riverwalk expansion (Story)
Sep 25, 2017
Parking vs. grassy space debate intensifies in Jefferson Park (Story)
Sep 18, 2017
Food incubator coming to East Garfield Park (Story)
Sep 18, 2017
City Hall cracks down on cell phone black market (Story)
Sep 11, 2017
Building on Burnham renovates South Side museum (Story)
Sep 11, 2017
New CTA station upgrades the Loop (Story)
Sep 05, 2017
Notable Native: Katie Svaicer (Story)
Sep 05, 2017
School funding bill gives districts needed relief (Story)
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