The Columbia Chronicle

Alderman to Chicago: ‘Death or taxes’

Alderman Carrie Austin (34th ward) argued in favor of the budget but admitted that

By Jordan Watkins

November 2, 2015

Paychecks in Chicago won’t go quite as far after Jan. 1 following the City Council’s Oct. 28 approval of more than $755 million in new taxes and fees.The council passed Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s 2016 sp...

Leah Griffith, a sophomore music major, performs during WAC’s Acoustic Kitchen event at HAUS inside the 623 S. Wabash Ave. Building.

South Loop crawls with creativity during WAC

October 26, 2015

The third annual Wabash Arts Corridor Crawl took to the streets of the South Loop and Columbia’s campus Oct. 23 to showcase more than 200 artists, musicians, theatrical performers and dancers during m...

We must “meet our obligation to police and firefighters who answer our every call,” Mayor  Emanuel  told aldermen on Sept. 22.

Mayor Emanuel presents Chicago budget proposal

September 28, 2015

Mayor Rahm Emanuel presented his 2016 budget proposal to the City Council on Sept. 22, unveiling a record proposed property tax hike, a new monthly garbage collection fee of $9.50 and what he claims are $...

Mag festival

Chicago Magazine debuts Culture Festival

September 21, 2015

Residents can experience the culture of Chicago in addition to reading about it in the pages of Chicago Magazine as the longtime city monthly debuts its first cultural fest Sept. 26.The Chicago Magazine Cult...

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