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Athlete Profile: Michael Sempek

Michael Sempek

By Copy Editor

May 12, 2014

Michael Sempek, a sophomore television major, is stepping down as captain of the baseball team to take on a new role as the next president of the Renegades.Born in Omaha, Neb., Sempek has played baseba...

Debate haunts development of last piece of river land

By The Columbia Chronicle

November 26, 2012

Construction on the last undeveloped plot of land along the downtown banks of the Chicago River will begin March 2013, despite concerns regarding traffic safety and population density in the area.Wolf Point, a 4-acre plot of land along the river near the Merchandise Mart, 222 W. Merchandise Mart Plaza, will become home to two office buildings and a residential tower, according to Greg Van Schaack, senior vice president of Hines...

Offices relocate to on-campus buildings

By Heather Scroering

March 19, 2012

During a March 15 meeting with the occupants of the 218 S. Wabash Ave. and 1112 S. Wabash Ave. buildings, Alicia Berg, vice president of Campus Environment, announced that the college has broken its lease on the two buildings five years early, and offices will move back to Columbia’s campusthis summer.The move is a “cost saving solution,” saving the college approximately $900,000 per year, Berg told attendees of the meet...

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