The Columbia Chronicle

Students, employees at odds with administration

By Samuel Charles

September 7, 2010

Manifest 2010 was the first time in the festival’s eight-year history that a parade was not held. Instead, the administration decided to hold the first ever Convergence, an event not produced solely by Columbia students."The Convergence is bringing together the entire college community to celebrate [Columbia’s] creative spirit in one beautiful, well-defined moment," said Kari Sommers, assistant dean of Student Life.Redmoo...

Recycled clothes find new replacements

By Jim Wittmann

March 16, 2009

It was a bittersweet moment for Chicagoan Michelle Milne when she realized the genuine leather laptop bag she purchased five years ago would never be of good use for her profession as she had hoped. But there is an upcoming event that could benefit her purchase by helping her and someone else, too.On March 29, the first Clothing Swap will be held at the Empty Bottle, 1035 N. Western Ave. The event works in a simple way: A p...

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