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The Congress Parkway Bridge and the Civic Opera House  have new plans to redesign the unused space.

Chicago preparing for major Riverwalk expansion

September 25, 2017

Chicago is planning to renovate three locations to further expand the city’s Riverwalk and is currently receiving public feedback to help select a design.The back of the Civic Opera House, the area...

Millennials need proper education on opioid crisis

Millennials need proper education on opioid crisis

By Brooke Pawling Stennett

September 5, 2017

An Aug. 30 study by the American Society of Anesthesiologists concluded that while opioid use among millennials is declining, young people are unaware of all the repercussions of drug abuse and need a be...

Student Financial Services wants to create a friendlier approach to eliminate its “doctor’s office” feel, according to Christine Tvedt, manager of Outreach and Education at the Office of Student Financial Services.

SFS to work more closely with students on financial plans

April 18, 2016

The Office of Student Financial Services will launch a series of programs later this year designed to promote financial literacy.The office plans to launch a peer coaching program with the help of American Stu...

Columbia to spread 'SALT' across college campus

Columbia to spread ‘SALT’ across college campus

February 29, 2016

SALT, a new program designed to give students a taste for better financial management, became available to Columbia students via email in January of the Spring 2016 Semester.The program, developed by Ameri...

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Illinois college students may be forced to drop out

February 1, 2016

College students across Illinois may face an academic halt if Gov. Bruce Rauner refuses to pass the education bill that would allow students who rely on state-funded aid to continue their education.  Col...

Campus safety called into question

By Editorial Board

September 13, 2010

On Sept. 2, there was an attempted robbery of a Columbia employee in the lobby of 218 S. Wabash Ave. Bernadette McMahon, the associate vice president and chief information officer of Information Technology, was approached by two men who reached into her backpack. The men ran off, and nothing was reported stolen. The incident was an alarming threat to campus safety that we understand Columbia is taking seriously.Columbia leases f...

Paving the way for 2016

By SpencerRoush

September 21, 2009

On Oct. 2 the International Olympic Committee will decide the fate of Chicago’s quest to become the next host city for the summer Olympic and Paralympics games in 2016. City officials have been working to get the support of the IOC through extensive construction and landscape planning and by informing Chicagoans of how the Olympics could change the city.Many Chicagoans are still debating if the changes the Olympics coul...

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