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Nicolas Gil, a sophomore Ventura College philosophy major, wears a respirator during the four and a half hours flight to Los Angeles.

From Chicago to Honolulu: a photojournalist travels in the age of the coronavirus

April 3, 2020

When Columbia's Photography Department announced classes would be online for the remainder of the semester, I was crushed and cried on my couch for an hour because there was no reason for me to sta...

Strong Eyebrow Game

Strong eyebrow game

By Assistant Arts & Culture Editor

May 5, 2014

Columbia student Sydney Zenon has one strict fashion rule for herself: She cannot leave the house without filling in her perfefectly-plucked eyebrows. As she delved into the world of makeup during her ...

O’Hare soars to top of green movement

By The Columbia Chronicle

November 12, 2012

As city officials seek to improve energy and emissions policies downtown, O’Hare International Airport is setting its own national and international benchmarks forenvironmental consciousness.At the fifth annual Airports Going Green Conference, held Nov. 5–7 at the Westin River North Hotel, 320 N. Dearborn St., O’Hare was recognized for its promotion of clean energy use and its plan to implement energy-efficient cargo l...

Obama in Chicago to vote

By James Foster

October 27, 2012

President Barack Obama flew into Chicago Thursday afternoon to vote at this home polling station. The Obama campaign is focusing major efforts on getting people to the polls early this election cycle. Early voting in Illinois started October 22 and will continue until Nov. 3 at locations throughout the city.[kml_flashembed publishmethod="dynamic" fversion="10.1.8276" useexpressinstall="true" movie="https://columbiachronicle.com/soundslides/ob...

Latest Pixar flick a dud

By Drew Hunt

June 24, 2011

As the summer sequel machine barrels forward, yet another franchise has been born with “Cars 2,” the latest offering from Disney and Pixar Animation Studios. Though the original “Cars” is widely considered to be one of the less alluring additions to the Pixar canon, John Lasseter, chief creative at Pixar and one of its founding members, has decided to return to the director’s chair for another go.Picking up where ...

Chicago turns Bensenville neighborhood into a ‘ghost town’

By Patrick Smith

April 19, 2010

A neighborhood of more than 1,000 houses in DuPage County’s Village of Bensenville is being demolished to make room for an O’Hare International Airport expansion that some believe may never actually come to fruition. The demolition of several hundred acres of land has forced Bensenville residents out of the area, searching for the quality of life they’re used to somewhere else in the area.The homes, sitting in an are...

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