The Columbia Chronicle

Vegan brunch skillet

By A.J. Abelman

April 25, 2011

For those who are new to the idea of a vegan lifestyle, serving vegan food seems daunting, difficult, tasteless and boring. However, most vegan dishes are anything but. This “scramble” is simple to make, high in protein and delicious, whether you’re feeding a house full of hung-over friends or cooking up a Sunday snack.Having fresh vegetables is key, and it is best to buy from small produce stores or “off the truck” ...

Transforming the past through ink

By Contributing Writer

April 8, 2011

By Sophia Coleman, Contributing WriterAn abusive ex-lover’s name tattooed on one’s skin becomes hidden under a wreath of exotic lilies on the lower back of a young woman. An ornate black and white seahorse effortlessly covers the name of a violent gang. Splotchy, discolored burns on the leg of a woman are transformed into a beautiful garden of purple flowers.Scars may appear to last forever, but with the help of a free C...

Alert system still inadequate

By Editorial Board

March 1, 2010

Flashing orange lights and alarms interrupted Columbia’s morning classes on Feb. 18.   Professors were notified prior to this drill and were asked to attend training on the correct procedures. However, faculty and staff who didn’t attend training and unaware students were unable to identify the alarm and take the correct precautions.Students scrambled down the stairs and filed out of campus buildings, while many were confused about the ...

AlertWave notification system a work in progress

By CiaraShook

March 1, 2010

An alarm sounded Feb. 18 in campus buildings including the 33 E. Congress Parkway Building and the Music Center, 1014 S. Michigan Ave. Students, faculty and staff, confused by the tone, left the buildings.What they were actual hearing was a test of the AlertWave system, adopted by the college in late 2008. Bob Koverman, associate vice president of Campus Safety and security, who joined Columbia’s administration last spring...

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