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During lunch hour at local Cuban coffee shop Cafécito, 26 E. Congress Parkway, the line filters out the door.

Cuban cafe toasts to a new location

September 19, 2016

"The Cubano is a classic,” said Cafécito customer Abel Seiken as she bit into the signature dish. After opening in 2008, Cafécito has since expanded from the 26 E. Congress Parkway location to include anothe...

Tremeka North, a freshman creative writing major, performed her spoken word piece, “Incandescent Flower” at RL Cafe on Jan. 21 at the Residence Center, 731 S. Plymouth Court.

Residence Life celebrates Welcome Week with RL Cafe

January 25, 2016

Students gathered for hot drinks, doughnuts and daring performances in the lobby of the Residence Center, 731 S. Plymouth Court, Jan. 21 for RL Cafe, an annual event in honor of Weeks of Welcome.Jessica...

Graduate student searches for Paris’ untold stories

Graduate student searches for Paris’ untold stories

By Campus Editor

November 23, 2015

By the night of Nov. 13, the terrorist attacks on Paris that killed at least 129 people that day were known worldwide. Within two days, Michael Esparza, a graduate journalism student, was on a plane o...

The vending machines located in the 600 S. Michigan Ave. and 1104 S. Wabash Ave. buildings are only short-term replacements for the now closed cafes, said SGA president Jerel Ballard.

Campus cafes closed for business

September 21, 2015

The spaces where two of Columbia’s three on-campus cafes once stood are now home to multiple vending machines after the cafes’ owner decided to close up shop at the end of the Spring 2015 Semester....

New Student Convocation 2015 at Grant Park | The Columbia Chronicle

September 8, 2015

New Student Convocation welcomed the college’s new and transfer students at Grant Park on Sept. 4 with live music, food, games and of course Vice President of Student Success Mark Kelly’s “Hell ...


Brainport device supplements sensory substitution

February 9, 2015

While there are a wide range of devices and systems available for the visually impaired, few are able to replicate vision. The Brainport device, originally developed in 2007 to help maintain balance,...

Rebecca Brunner, a sophomore music major, played an acoustic set and later performed with OBY at the AEMMP On the Rise Talent Showcase Nov. 19 at HAUS in the Quincy Wong Center at the 623 S. Wabash Ave. Building.

Columbia talent rises to the top of AEMMP

November 24, 2014

Students from across the college came to see six of Columbia’s rising stars perform as part of AEMMP Talent Agency’s annual “On the Rise” Talent Showcase on Nov. 19. The showcase grows out of the Busine...

Heritage Bicycles General Store will open its new branch, Heritage Outpost, 1325 W. Wilson Ave., under the new FLATS high-rise in Uptown later in November.

Local bike shop, cafe hybrid expands to Uptown

November 17, 2014

Melissa and Michael Salvatore, co-owners of Heritage Bicycles General Store in Lakeview, are set to open Heritage Outpost, a new branch of their original bicycle and coffee shop, in Uptown by the end ...

Cafe Mustache plucks out prime real estate

Cafe Mustache plucks out prime real estate

September 8, 2014

Logan Square’s Cafe Mustache, a popular music venue that also serves as a restaurant and coffee shop, will soon be able to host larger audiences for its live events.Following a successful Kickstarter c...

Wait today, act tomorrow

Scientists find potential genetic link between procrastination and impulsivity

By Max Green

April 21, 2014

Procrastination and impulsivity— two frustrating traits that plague many—have been thought to share a connection for some time now. Recent findings from the University of Colorado Boulder published Apri...

Cooper gets catty on daytime show

By The Columbia Chronicle

October 29, 2012

By Jack Reese, Copy EditorCNN anchorman Anderson Cooper has been a little sassier since scoring his own talk show, and I’m not sure I appreciate it.It’s expected that Cooper would reveal a more personal side of himself on his relatively new CBS show, “Anderson Live,” than he does on CNN’s “Anderson Cooper 360,” where he reports hard news. But in light of a recent mini controversy involving TV personality Star Jon...

Panera cares raises concerns

By The Columbia Chronicle

October 15, 2012

Panera Bread opened its fourth nonprofit restaurant, Panera Cares, in Lakeview during the summer. The restaurant, located at 616 W. Diversey Parkway, provides affordable meals to those in need but has received mixed reviews from locals and neighboring businesses.The menu and service mirror that of other Panera Bread locations, except that it is entirely donation-based and caters to a low-income demographic, which Lakeview...

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