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Former Los Angeles Lakers player Kobe Bryant died in a helicopter crash, along with his 13-year-old daughter, Sunday, Jan. 26.

Opinion: Dear, Kobe…

January 29, 2020

Dear Kobe, I was 11 years old when I first saw you. I had just moved to my first foster home and was a nervous wreck. I didn’t know what to make of my situation. I was angry, frightened and had no...

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 ...

Politicians are supposed to unify, not divide

College athletes need an alternative to the NCAA

October 2, 2017

Corruption, extortion and exploitation are nothing new to the competitive world of sports, but the big money in college-level sports has created an environment and culture that damages students’ educa...

Andrew Bailes posed for a photo with Liz Anderson after his April 5 performance of “The One-Woman No-Show.”

‘One-Woman’ show not a solo act

April 20, 2015

Local comedian and writer Liz Anderson is currently staging her one-woman show, “The One-Woman No-Show,” and the only catch is that she is not in the show.“The One-Woman No-Show” is an eight-p...

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The Rose Chronicles: Return Part III

April 13, 2015

The story has been told time and time again, and the injuries have occurred time and time again, but it’s not about how many times Derrick fell. It’s about how many times Derrick rose.Criticism wa...

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NBA season a fitting length

March 30, 2015

The NBA season isn’t too long or too short; 82 games is just right.NBA commissioner Adam Silver has been open about extending the league’s season, which would reduce the teams’ burden of back-to-ba...

Fans use formulas, bracketology

March Madness

By Sports & Health Reporter

March 9, 2015

Sports fans are filling out brackets to predict which teams will make it through the 63-game tournament to ultimately win the NCAA basketball championship this year. Some compete in March Madness bracket ch...

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Hold my meniscus, they called me frail

March 2, 2015

How can two neighbors disappoint Chicago sports fans in two hours?Blackhawks star Patrick Kane got shoved into the boards Feb. 24, fracturing his left clavicle. His neighbor, Chicago Bulls point guard D...

“The Voices”

“The Voices” wickedly futile and wholly original

February 16, 2015

Simultaneously gruesome, surreal, quirky and hilarious, “The Voices” is an unwanted horror comedy offspring at the Sundance Film Festival circuit and a ready-made cult classic. Directed by Marjane ...

Featured Athlete: Vanessa Owusu

Vanessa Owusu

By Assistant Sports & Health Editor

November 17, 2014

Vanessa Owusu, captain of the Roosevelt University Lakers women’s volleyball team and a senior sociology major, just wrapped up her fourth season on the team with a record of 22 wins and 17 losses.O...

Justin Eddings, a freshman cinema art + science major, drives past defender Louis Lloyd, a freshman audio arts & acoustics major, to the basket in the first round of the tournament.

Columbia students get buckets

November 17, 2014

The Renegades hosted a 3-on-3 basketball tournament Nov. 12 at Roosevelt University’s Goodman Center, 501 S. Wabash Ave., where students battled it out on the court for free Jersey Mike’s sandwiches and ...

Miss Black Illinois USA | The Columbia Chronicle

November 3, 2014

Miss Black Illinois USA is a branch of the Miss USA pageant specifically focusing on the African-American community. The pageant encourages young black women to strive for excellence in fitness, scholastic ...

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