The Columbia Chronicle

Social media proves a ‘paw-sitive’ force for pet adoptions

Bruno Barlett became a viral sensation after being posted to Facebook. 

By Madison Keller

September 4, 2018

After months of searching for a ‘fur-ever’ home, Wright-Way shelter posted a picture of Bruno, a 25-pound Russian Blue on Facebook with pictures of him standing on his back legs. The image quickly went v...

Trevor Hall is currently on his A Night In The Village Tour coming to Evanston SPACE Feb. 23–24

Trevor Hall is all about ‘simple qualities’

February 19, 2018

Trevor Hall is a man of mysticism. Born on an island in South Carolina and penning his first album at 16, Hall is passionate about music and his conduit for healing the Earth and the human spirit. His s...

Windy City Kitty Café the newest of its breed

Windy City Kitty Café the newest of its breed

October 23, 2017

Adoptable cats will soon be able to cozy up to potential owners enjoying coffee and pastries at an upcoming Chicago-themed café. The Windy City Kitty Café in Bucktown will be one of the city’s new...

Trump legal battles causes progressive standstill

Trump legal battles causes progressive standstill

By Connor Carynski

February 13, 2017

President Donald Trump faces mass resistance to his agenda from citizens and U.S. politicians, as evidenced by the recent legal battle over his executive order travel ban. If the fight over the ban is ...

Editor’s Note: The importance of integrity

By Heather Scroering

December 10, 2012

Growing up, integrity was a value that many of my mentors impressed upon me. Part of my high school’s mission is “Integrity matters,” and the phrase was printed in every classroom and often spoken during announcements. Being honest with my family was the number one rule at home, and I’ve always carried my mother’s words with me: “At the end of the day, your integrity is all you’ve got.”Being honest is gener...

Sperm banks breed dysfunction

By Alexandra Kukulka

April 16, 2012

Chicago is a busybody city with thousands of people walking its streets every day. It is impossible to notice every person who walks by, but those faces present a frightening reality for donor children who are born via artificial insemination. A stranger might be their father, or they may panic if they see a resemblance to a person they have never met.Some parents hide their use of artificial insemination from their children...

Separation of Church and State

By Vanessa Morton

November 7, 2011

by Samantha Bohner, Contributing WriterSame-sex couples may have a harder time adopting and fostering children if a proposed bill is passed in the Illinois Senate.Sen. Kyle McCarter (R-Decatur) proposed Senate Bill 2495 on Oct. 12, that would amend the state’s Illinois Religious Freedom Protection and Civil Union Act to allow religious organizations like Catholic Charities, a global network of charity groups, to turn down an...

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