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The Columbia Chronicle picks up 21 awards at state convention

The Columbia Chronicle picks up 21 awards at state convention

February 29, 2020

The student staff of The Columbia Chronicle took home 21 awards, including nine first place plaques and certificates, at the Illinois College Press Association’s annual convention, held Feb. 21-22 in Chi...

The Chronicle took home a total of 16 awards, including first place in General Excellence, during the annual Illinois College Press Association convention and award ceremony Feb. 15 and 16. 

The Chronicle named best in state for fourth year

February 20, 2019

The Chronicle took home first place in General Excellence from the Illinois College Press Association for the fourth year in a row, once again establishing it as the No. 1 non-daily newspaper in Illinois.Th...

Sean McKee’s students collaborating with lead singer of the rock band Yes, Jon Anderson (on screen), to help mix one of his albums.

Columbia students to be a part of rock ‘n’ roll legend Jon Anderson’s upcoming album

February 19, 2019

Thirteen students sit in Studio C, filed into the rows of lecture hall-style seats. They are staring at a screen—the class is on a Skype call. An ordinary-looking man sits in his home animatedly talking abo...

The Chronicle honored during National College Media Convention

By Ariana Portalatin, Editor-In-Chief

October 31, 2018

The Chronicle took home multiple awards during the National College Media Convention, hosted by the Associated Collegiate Press Oct. 27 in Louisville, Kentucky. The Chronicle received an award for its 2018 Manifest guide and an individual award for a separate Manifest advertisement. Zoë Haworth, a 2018 graphic design alumna and Art Director for the 2017-2018 academic year, received an award for a Semester in LA a...

Gold Cup Final to shine at Soldier Field

Gold Cup Final to shine at Soldier Field

October 8, 2018

The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) announced Sept. 27 that its 2019 Gold Cup Final will be hosted at Soldier Field.The tournament is held every two ...

Corporations struggle to do what health-care system won’t

By Editorial Board

March 12, 2018

Uber launched Uber Health on March 1, a new form of non-emergency medical transportation.The new service allows patients to schedule rides to and from medical appointments hours before or up to 30 days in advance. Providers who order the rides do so through an online dashboard, and patients receive a text message or phone call for information about their trip, making rides accessible to those without  smartphones.Lyft Conci...

Heightened security does not ensure airport safety

Heightened security does not ensure airport safety

November 6, 2017

Airports in more than 100 countries will be affected by new Department of Homeland Security regulations on all U.S.-bound flights. New rules went into effect Oct. 26  in an attempts to enhance secur...

The Chronicle wins prestigious awards

The Chronicle wins prestigious awards

October 31, 2017

Working in journalism is not about the awards, but it is still exciting when it happens. The Chronicle won multiple honors in the Associated Collegiate Press 2017 Awards, announced Oct. 28, including the organization's most prestigious award—the Pacemakers, which are awarded t...

The Blood Ball queen, Jocelyn Hudson, and king, Kevin Dean, stand on stage to receive their titles. Columbia celebrated the annual Blood Ball at 1104 S. Wabash Ave. March 9. The dance was created to honor Mary Ann Blood who helped found Columbia College in 1890.

Blood Ball royalty decrees inclusivity

March 13, 2017

As music played through the night, students flooded the dance floor—some bobbing gently to the beat, others flailing wildly at a pace no cadence could match—all with fervor and a willingness to momentarily forget about impending midterms during Columbia’s 11th annual Blood Ball...

Humanitarian aid videos are getting rusty

Humanitarian aid videos are getting rusty

By Managing Editor

November 28, 2016

Everyone has seen the videos from humanitarian organizations featuring starving children in an unnamed sub-Saharan African country who can be fed for weeks for only a few dollars. These types of videos ha...

Ilya Levinson (third from right), an associate professor in the Music Department and acting coordinator of the Composition Studies Program, is the music director, pianist and arranger of the New Budapest Orpheum Society, an ensemble-in-residence that received a Grammy nomination for Best Classical Compendium.

Music professors honored with nominations

January 25, 2016

Two members of Columbia’s Music Department are nominees for awards at the 2016 Grammy Awards on Feb. 15.Ilya Levinson, an associate professor in the Music Department and acting coordinator of the Compositi...

Christie Andersen Asif, executive director of Career Initiatives at the Portfolio Center, said approximately 50 percent of interns nationwide are hired by the company they interned for.

College to offer scholarships to unpaid interns

November 16, 2015

Columbia is encouraging its students to pursue internship opportunities with the launch of its “Columbia Internships Challenge,” which will award a $2,500 scholarship to 140 students with unpaid internshi...

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