The Columbia Chronicle

Facebook users willingly giving up right to privacy

By Tyler Davis

November 26, 2012

We’ve all heard the legend of how Facebook started. A young, drunk Mark Zuckerberg created a website in 2003 on which students could rate the hotness of their peers based on photos that weren’t quite public. Fast forward totoday, and Zuckerberg has made billions of dollars from exploiting people’s information.The thing to remember about Facebook, or anything mostly funded by advertising, is that we are a product, not...

Little Village app entered in Chicago-wide contest

By Lisa Schulz

October 10, 2011

Three female students in Columbia’s Interactive Arts and Media Department contributed to the creation of “Mi Parque,” Spanish for “My Park,” a versatile and bilingual smartphone application for the “Apps for Metro Chicago” contest, which was held in The Loft, 916 S. Wabash Ave. Building on Oct. 7.The community-focused app tracks progress on the transformation of Little Village’s 23-acre, formerly toxic industri...

Attorney General Lisa Madigan said Facebook, Twitter play key role in campus stalking

By Shardae Smith

January 31, 2011

When students’ Facebook updates are consistently posted, it can be an easy invitation to technology-based stalking. With GPS-enabled Twitter updates, a person’s location is more than accessible for stalkers who want to take it to the next level.Attorney General Lisa Madigan hosted an in-depth discussion at DePaul University’s School of Law, 1 E. Jackson Blvd., on Jan. 21, called “Campus Safety and CyberDangers: Stalkin...

Anatomically interconnected

By CiaraShook

November 16, 2009

Students listened to stories of life on the road and life on stage from a panel of “dudes” donning tattoos and jeans at “The Anatomy Of …  A Tour” among the low lights and cozy beanbags of The Loft in the 916 S. Wabash Ave. Building.The Student Programming Board and the Portfolio Center welcomed six professionals from the music industry on Nov. 9 to participate in the panel. The panel discussed the nuts and bolts...

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