The Columbia Chronicle

Words participants use to describe the healthcare system are displayed in the “Take Care” exhibit at the Weinberg/Newton Art Gallery, 300 W. Superior St.

Breast cancer exhibit wants you to ‘Take Care’

September 18, 2017

Inside a gallery, a large installation hangs as a tribute to a mother and hospice worker fighting for quality healthcare.Known for its exhibitions and partnerships with nonprofit organizations, the Weinberg/Newton Art Galle...

Rasul Freelain, senior Audio Arts & Acoustics major, received the student laureate title at a ceremony in Springfield from the Lincoln Academy of Illinois.  

Student receives state award for academic achievement

November 21, 2016

The Lincoln Academy of Illinois, a nonprofit group that recognizes individuals who have made exceptional accomplishments in the state, has inducted senior audio arts & acoustics major Rasul Freelain as a 2016 student laureate. Every year, the LAI gives the award to students...

Courses, like those offered at Chicago’s Vagabond School of the Arts, 4001 N. Ravenswood Ave., teach students safety measures and techniques to portray believable onstage violence, according to SAFD Representative Aaron Preusse.

Course teaches actors how to safely deliver punches

September 26, 2016

To Promote safety as well as suspense and action in stage combat, the Vagabond School of the Arts, 4001 N. Ravenswood Ave., will offer a weekly course on unarmed stage combat starting Oct. 1.According t...

March for life vs. March for Lies | The Columbia Chronicle

January 25, 2016

Two organized marches regarding abortion started in front of Federal Plaza, 50 W. Adams St., on Jan 17.  March for Life, a Washington D.C. based organization, is the largest gathering of pro-life supp...

The Defense of the Ancient All-Stars 2 game has a new patch 6.84 update arriving just in time for the professional gaming tournament called The International in Seattle.

‘DotA 2’ rebounds with new patch

May 11, 2015

“DotA 2” is one of the most intricate video games on the planet. Originally conceived as a modification of Blizzard’s “WarCraft III: The Frozen Throne” as “Defense of the Ancients All-Star...

CHI-TOWN LOW DOWN: Light pollution threatens Chicago’s health

By Managing Editor

April 27, 2015

Chicago may be the best-lit city in the U.S., as more than 250,000 sodium vapor lights create orange, ribbon-like patterns throughout the streets extending from the South Side to the North Side. The view from the top of the Willis Tower or flying into O’Hare International Airport at night showcases views of the city’s orange grid-like structure, which can also be seen clearly from space.The city uses a number of different ...

Stuffed Chili Peppers

Recipe: Stuffed Red Peppers

November 17, 2014

As someone who does not always eat meat, I often struggle to find vegetarian options that are easy to make and high enough in protein to make up for a meatless meal. However, stuffed red chili peppers m...

Chicago Wolves defenseman Brent Sopel skates Oct. 18 during breast cancer awareness night game against the Lake Erie Monsters at Allstate Arena in suburban Rosemont.

Chicago Wolves Stick It To Breast Cancer

November 3, 2014

The Chicago Wolves are teaming up with A Silver Lining Foundation for the fifth year in a row to promote breast cancer awareness.The Wolves hosted a breast cancer awareness night Oct. 18, presented by ...

South Side skating and bowling rink celebrates Breast Cancer Awareness Month

South Side skating and bowling rink celebrates Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October 13, 2014

In the South Side neighborhood of Englewood, women and their daughters attended the Oct. 8 Save Our Girls event at the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Park & Family Entertainment Center, 1219 W. 76th St....

Chicago clinic removing radiation tattoos for free

Chicago clinic removing radiation tattoos for free

September 22, 2014

Sempurna Restoration Clinic has implemented a new tattoo removal treatment that focuses solely on removing radiation ink marks from breast cancer patients for free.The clinic, 220 W. Huron St., focuses...

New bra works to detect breast cancer

By Brandon Smith

October 29, 2012

A new brassiere may help women detect breast cancer in earlier stages than existing methods.The bra, which resembles a standard sports bra, uses a combination of 16 sensors to map breast tissue, using thermal imaging to detect pre-cancerous abnormalities. According to First Warning Systems Inc., the company that developed the bra-technology and conducted clinical trials, the mapping of blood vessel growth that precedes possible tumors ...

Wildcats fall to Big Ten foe Penn State

By Nader Ihmoud

February 20, 2012

Head Coach Joe McKeown said he could use a four-leaf clover or rosary beads following the Northwestern University Wildcats’ third straight loss overall to the 18th-ranked Pennsylvania State University Nittany Lions, 77-63 on Feb. 12.The Wildcats were celebrating National Girls and Women in Sports Day and supporting the fight against breast cancer by sporting pink uniforms, but Penn State put the game out of reach in the...

We've got you covered