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Athlete Profile

September 22, 2014

Juan Rangel, Soccer CaptainAge: 19College/Team: RenegadesAchievements: First-timesoccer captainThe Renegades soccer team had a tough fall season last year— it lost every game—but with a new captain, Juan Rangel, and more organization, this...

Infrared light highlights brain health

Infrared light highlights brain health

September 2, 2014

A new technique that employs infrared light to measure pulse pressure and arterial stiffness in the brain may also help illuminate connections between long-term brain health and the effects of stress, ag...

What’s Good in Englewood | The Columbia Chronicle

September 2, 2014

Some Englewood residents are hoping to change negative perceptions of their neighborhood with the "What's Good in Englewood" radio segment hosted on Kennedy-King College's WKKC Radio. The segment's fo...

The Columbia Chronicle Graduating Class of 2014

May 15, 2014

After 1,460 days, the time has finally come for seniors to graduate. It's a time to look back at your four years at Columbia and reflect on how everything has been preparing you for this moment. "What a...

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Ihmoud's Moods

By Media Relations Editor

May 5, 2014

Let’s face it: The Chicago Bulls had a slim chance of hoisting the NBA trophy in June, so I’m somewhat grateful the team exited the playoffs sooner than expected.Chicagoans were put out of their misery...

Green Street Smoked Meats, 112 N. Green St., brings a fresh take on casual barbecue to Chicago with its industrial decor and minimalist style. Guests can try fanciful cocktails, such as the Sweet Tea Bourbon.

Good Southern cooking gets ultra-urban twist

May 5, 2014

At the far end of a cobblestone alleyway surrounded by brick walls with chipping paint, the smell of Texas-style barbecue lingers in the West Loop. The source of the smell is Green Street Smoked Meats, ...

Millennials prove themselves not worst generation

By Opinions Editor

April 28, 2014

Everyone has heard the cliche: Millennials are lazy, entitled, dependent and obsessed with social media. Though every generation may gripe about the uselessness of the next, these false stereotypes of millennials could be damaging office policies and perspectives.Instead of generalizing millennials as irresponsible, older generations should examine the issues of the social climate we grew up in before casting judgment for how well or p...

NFL should consider drug’s benefits

By Editor-in-Chief

April 21, 2014

The non-football buzz around Super Bowl XLVIII was not so much about the halftime show as it was about coming up with the funniest weed-inspired name for the matchup featuring teams from states that have legalized recreational marijuana, but the game spurred more than just jokes—a growing number of voices are now calling for the NFL to lift its weed ban.Under the current NFL collective bargaining agreement, players are p...

Reefer Rap

The Notorious B.I.G.

By Social Media Editor

April 21, 2014

Peanut butter and jelly. Batman and Robin. Jordan and Pippen. Hip-hop and marijuana. There are just some things that are incomplete without the other.You have probably seen posters in the dorms of Noto...

Louis Silverstein, associate professor in the Humanities, History & Social Sciences Department, relaxes in his office while expressing his views on recreational marijuana usage.

Someone You Should Know: Louis Silverstein

April 21, 2014

Louis Silverstein, associate professor in the Humanities, History & Social Sciences Department, is known for calling marijuana the “food of the gods.” Expanding on the belief that marijuana is...

Chicago drivers send texts, get tickets

Chicago drivers send texts, get tickets

April 14, 2014

Nine years after the city banned the use of handheld devices while driving, an estimated one in six Chicago motorists are still guilty of texting behind the wheel, authorities say.Twelve states, including Il...

A story of love and loss set in Paris,

‘The Jewels’ a lackluster attempt to shine

April 14, 2014

In its world premiere, “The Jewels,” from TUTA Theatre Chicago at the DCA Storefront Theatre, 66 E. Randolph St., shows that Paris, the city of light and romance, is not always perfect in springtim...

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