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Program closures stir emotions among faculty and students

Program closures stir emotions among faculty and students

February 15, 2019

Students and faculty reacted with sadness and a deepening mistrust for the administration as the news sunk in that two programs—Early Childhood Education and Dance Movement Therapy—will no longer be offered after the current cohorts complete their degrees. Junior e...

Awards aren’t everything, but they sure feel good

Awards aren’t everything, but they sure feel good

February 26, 2018

It’s no secret that I think The Chronicle is the best. It’s full of dedicated, talented and inspiring students who work long hours for little compensation because they love it. It’s an incredibly inspiring and supportive place to work, and the paper produces professional-level...

A sign outside of the stage where the show is held.

‘Here’s Meghan!’ New show at Second City Studio Theaters puts woman in Carson’s shoes

February 5, 2018

Meghan Babbe, host of “The Tonight Show” in 1972, interviews Rachel Moore, star of the action-packed spy series “Jill Bond.” She chats with Moore’s onscreen eye-patched sidekick Edna and discusses...

It takes a village—How parents with mental health conditions can be successful

It takes a village—How parents with mental health conditions can be successful

May 8, 2017

When she was diagnosed with bipolar disorder, anxiety with panic disorder and treatment-resistant depression at the age of 16, Melissa said having children was not something she thought she was ever go...

Women and Children First Bookstore is started a series called “The Conversation,

Local bookstore’s monthly panels to provide space for artists, resistance

January 30, 2017

Packed into the small corridors of an Andersonville bookstore, Chicagoans came together to inspire political change and build resistance in response to the inauguration of Donald Trump. Women and Children...

Rachel Myers, who owns StudioUs, which will offer art classes for ages 4 and up at 4806 N. Clark St., said she wants to bring art instruction back to basics.

Uptown studio to fill art education gap

December 12, 2016

Toddlers and grade schoolers will soon join Uptown’s art scene with the opening of a new art studio that offers weekly classes to a wide range of age groups. StudioUs, 4806 N. Clark St., a school and ga...

Chicagoan Jason Sofianos created the City of Neighborhoods Project to showcase Chicago’s unique neighborhoods and their cultures, such as Little Village.  

View Chicago’s neighborhoods through website’s fresh eyes

November 28, 2016

Tired of misconceptions and assumptions being made about Chicago neighborhoods, Andersonville resident Jason Sofianos created a project to shed light on the real Chicago.After researching Chicago’s archite...

Chef Angie Wines and her partner Anneliese Moy will serve up several down-home favorites at Sweet Virginia’s Kitchen, 5131 N. Damen Ave.

New restaurant aims to be ‘grandma’s kitchen’

October 24, 2016

Lincoln Square is about to get a whole lot “sweeter” with the November opening of a new restaurant serving smoked meats, desserts and other made-from-scratch dishes.Chef Angie Wines and her partner, Ann...

Women and Children First, 5233 N. Clark St. in Andersonville, is one of the last independent feminist bookstores in the country. 

Area booksellers oppose new Amazon location

September 12, 2016

Local independent bookstores are expressing frustration with online shipping giant Amazon’s plans for a brick-and-mortar bookstore set to open in Chicago’s Lakeview neighborhood in 2017.The owners of...

Andersonville raises funds in name of ‘puppy love’

By Associate Editor

February 15, 2016

Several  businesses in the Andersonville  neighborhood recently teamed up to fundraise for a local nonprofit that helps children improve their literacy by reading aloud to dogs. SitStayRead, a nonprofit that has worked with children in the Chicago Public Schools system since 2003, offers programming in low-income neighborhoods and classrooms with low literacy rates by using volunteer dogs to increase a child’s confidenc...

Columbia’s Student Activities and Leadership association have game | The Columbia Chronicle

December 14, 2015

Columbia’s Student Activities and Leadership hosted Game Changers: “Games on the Silver Screen,” a video game industry night Dec. 9 at Film Row Cinema in the 1104 S. Wabash Ave., Building. Stude...

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By Editorial Board

April 20, 2015

Columbia’s motto is “Esse Quam Videri,”which translates as “to be, rather than to seem.” It is time to be a college that cares about its students rather than merely seem like a college that cares about its students.This sentiment has spurred the staff of The Columbia Chronicle to speak out about the massive budget cuts it will face amid the maelstrom of change the college will experience in the next academic year....

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