The Columbia Chronicle

New year, new semester, new student president

By Alexandra Kukulka

January 28, 2013

As a child, Kendall Klitzke, a junior television major, wanted to be just like television personality Stephen Colbert. This aspiration naturally led Klitzke to Columbia to study the television industry in pursuit of an on-screen career, which she says showcases some of her best attributes: her sense of humor, ability to work efficiently and her endless amount of energy.At the end of the Fall 2012 semester, Klitzke, who was f...

Student tells his story of surviving a double transplant

By Katy Nielsen

October 18, 2010

At 20 years old, Bill Coon has not only survived two heart and kidney transplants but he is now a published author. Coon, a senior marketing communications and radio double major at Columbia, published his book, “Swim” on Sept. 16. He typed his book throughout the course of 70 days while he laid in a hospital bed, sedated and waited for organs to replace his deteriorating heart and kidney.Now back in school, recovered an...

New advising system clear, effective

By Lauren Kelly

September 13, 2009

In response to student concerns and dissatisfaction about the advising process at Columbia, the Advising Center is constructing a new model to better serve student needs. Implementing a new model is a critical move for the college because it will help all students get the most out of their education, regardless of their majors.The college has been working to design a new system for the past few years and it will go into effec...

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