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The Columbia Chronicle staff was recognized as the No. 1 college paper in the state Feb. 20 at the Illinois College Press Association awards and won 22 individual prizes in various categories. 

Chronicle named No. 1 college paper in Illinois

February 29, 2016

The Columbia Chronicle staff of 34 students took home first place for General Excellence along with 22 other awards from the Illinois College Press Association convention Feb. 20.The Chronicle collected ...

Does diversity committee delay show lack in planning?

By Editor-in-Chief

December 7, 2015

As Columbia makes strides toward better supporting diversity at the college, such as through the Nov. 30 announcement of the formation of the Strategic Plan implementation committee intended to oversee the application of its diversity, equity and inclusion goals, concerns remain about how these next steps will be carried out.The emailed announcement, which came from President and CEO Kwang-Wu Kim, noted that faculty and staf...

Diversity at Columbia Part I: Many initiatives but stalled progress

Diversity at Columbia Part I: Many initiatives but stalled progress

November 16, 2015

Lance Cox, a senior cultural studies major, said he can usually determine a professor’s cultural awareness based on their course syllabus. He said when students do not see things relatable to their li...

Rachel Horton, an advisor at the College Advising Center, discussed spring 2016 classes with Sandi Woods, a freshman cinema art + science major.

Faculty clearance no longer required for registration

November 2, 2015

To ease the registration process for continuing students, they will no longer be required to meet with faculty advisors before they can sign up for classes.Brian Marth, director of the College Advising...

Jolietta Holliman, community coordinator at Connect to Protect, an adolescent AIDS program, addresses AFC demonstrators. 

AIDS foundation members rally for revised state budget

July 22, 2015

Protesters in support of the AIDS Foundation of Chicago, a group that advocates for increased HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment services, rallied on July 22 outside the Thompson Center, 100 W. Randolph S...

Cosmic rays may make Mars mission hazy for human minds

Cosmic rays may make Mars mission hazy for human minds

By Sports & Health Editor

May 11, 2015

With NASA rallying the funding support and technological advances required to propel a manned mission to Mars, many researchers are focusing on food storage, optimization of fuel usage and the logistics of...


Moodle outages to decrease with new host

May 4, 2015

Starting in the Fall 2015 Semester, Moodle, the college’s learning management system, will be hosted and supported by Moodlerooms, an external service provider with additional storage, according to an Apr...

Pallbearers carry Cardinal Francis George’s casket on April 23 at Holy Name Cathedral, 735 N. State St. He was later buried at All Saints Cemetery in Des Plaines, Illinois.

Chicago mourns death of Cardinal Francis George

May 4, 2015

After battling cancer for years, Cardinal Francis George died April 17 at his Gold Coast residence. He was 78 years old.George was appointed as Chicago’s archbishop by Pope John Paul II in 1997, becoming...

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White Sox, Royals, dodge balls and brawls

April 27, 2015

It usually takes a batter being hit by a pitch to clear the benches, but that wasn’t the case on April 23 when the Chicago White Sox played the Kansas City Royals.Sox center fielder Adam Eaton hit a o...

College makes agreements with Chinese universities

College makes agreements with Chinese universities

April 20, 2015

The college may see an influx of international students as soon as the Fall 2015 Semester due to new agreements made between Columbia and higher education institutions in China, an initiative put fort...

New York City-based indie-pop band MisterWives played its feel-good album, Our Own House, before a sold-out crowd at Lincoln Hall, 2424 N. Lincoln Ave., on March 3.

MisterWives makes Lincoln Hall its own house

March 9, 2015

MisterWives’ electric set shook the crowd on March 3 at Lincoln Hall, 2424 N. Lincoln Ave., playing through every song from its debut album Our Own House, released on Feb. 24 through Photo Finish Records...

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Hold my meniscus, they called me frail

March 2, 2015

How can two neighbors disappoint Chicago sports fans in two hours?Blackhawks star Patrick Kane got shoved into the boards Feb. 24, fracturing his left clavicle. His neighbor, Chicago Bulls point guard D...

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