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Notable Native: Jesseca Rhymes

Notable Native: Jesseca Rhymes

By Metro Editor

April 4, 2016

Jesseca Rhymes, for the second consecutive year, has asked for donations of feminine hygiene products instead of birthday presents. Rhymes said she got inspired to start the organization Never Go Withou...

Big names to give final lesson to Columbia grads

Big names to give final lesson to Columbia grads

April 4, 2016

Jane Lynch, Diane Warren and several other award-winning artists are on the college’s list of this year’s commencement speakers and honorary degree recipients. They were named in a March 29 press rele...

Mayor Rahm Emanuel announces Eddie Johnson as interim police superintendent | The Columbia Chronicle

April 4, 2016

Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced 27-year-old police veteran Eddie Johnson as Chicago’s new interim police superintendent March 28 at the Chicago Police Headquarters, located at 3510 S. Michigan Ave. Emanuel sai...

Old furniture shines in DIY art workshops

Old furniture shines in DIY art workshops

April 4, 2016

For some people, a battered wooden dresser in an alley is rubbish waiting to be collected. But for a growing number of DIY enthusiasts, these castoffs are blank canvases waiting to be transformed into f...

Fashion show to ‘Strut’ in Boystown

Fashion show to ‘Strut’ in Boystown

March 28, 2016

Showcasing the latest spring hair and fashion trends and raising funds for Center on Halsted, an LGBT community center, Strut Your Cut Productions will entertain Boystown and Chicago residents with its...

Faculty senate votes to expand workload committee

Faculty senate votes to expand workload committee

March 14, 2016

In response to faculty concerns about uneven workloads, Columbia’s Faculty Senate approved a motion at a March 11 meeting to create a permanent committee to formulate policy on workload balance.At the S...

New York composer makes bid to become fine arts dean

New York composer makes bid to become fine arts dean

March 7, 2016

Stefania de Kenessey was a sophomore in high school when her dad found her reading a New York Times article about students who felt unchallenged and bored with school—exactly how she felt. That is when...

Provost denies senate’s motion on performance raises

Provost denies senate’s motion on performance raises

February 29, 2016

Senior Vice President and Provost Stan Wearden vetoed in a Feb. 25 email a recently passed Faculty Senate motion broadening the faculty eligibility for performance-based salary increases.The response, d...

Aldermen, fair tax groups propose solutions to CPS budget crisis

Aldermen, fair tax groups propose solutions to CPS budget crisis

February 29, 2016

Alderman Pat Dowell (3rd Ward) will be giving Tax Increment Financing money—formerly committed to two projects in her ward—to the Chicago Public Schools, which is in the midst of a budget crisis, ...

Protesters: ‘We’re always going to stand tall’

Protesters: ‘We’re always going to stand tall’

By metro editor

February 29, 2016

A small group of protesters took to the South Loop Feb. 23 for a peaceful protest that later turned into a flag-burning disturbance that ended in the arrests of some rowdy protesters. The fourth installment o...

Photographer details LGBTI activism with Columbia

Photographer details LGBTI activism with Columbia

February 29, 2016

When Zanele Muholi stands before her photo subjects, mostly members of the LGBTI community ordinarily discriminated against in her home country of South Africa—she says one thought is always on her mi...

Board of trustees gains two new members

Board of trustees gains two new members

By Campus Reporter

February 22, 2016

The college’s Board of trustees recently elected two new board members with backgrounds in music, business, technology and investment management.  Jimmy Chamberlin, the Grammy Award-winning musician a...

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