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Galahad, Columbia’s Combat Society is gearing up for the big Wolfpack opener in two weeks at Illinois State.

Combat Society steps up to battle

February 9, 2015

Columbia’s Galahad Medieval Combat Society is bringing a new sport to the college that many students may be unfamiliar with—the medieval game known as Belegarth. Caleigh Fleming, president of Galahad and c...

‘Cake’ baked with fake sugar

January 30, 2015

When Claire Bennett, played by Jennifer Aniston, says “I don’t believe in ghosts,” it is clear she is talking about the own ghosts of her past. Though Bennett knows her ghosts are real— her own ...

Let’s talk about communication

By Editor-in-Chief

October 13, 2014

At the bottom of this page, readers will see that The Chronicle has issued a correction for its Oct. 6 article “College reports leaders’ pay.”The Chronicle erroneously stated that Annice Kelly, former vice president of Legal Affairs and General Counsel, and Steven Kapelke, former provost and senior vice president, had filed wrongful terminations suits against the college and had recently reached a settlement. Regrett...

Favorite Recipe

Cake Balls

April 7, 2014

Until recently, I was under the impression that making delicious homemade cake balls required some fancy kitchen equipment. My younger sister showed me otherwise with this simple recipe that only requir...

Valid Lush to perform at benefit for Chicago HOPES

By Sophia Coleman

May 30, 2012

A local musician and social worker is looking to make his last mark on Chicago HOPES, a nonprofit organization that provides tutoring and enrichment programing to children in homeless shelters, before he leaves to join the Peace Corps.Luis Valadez, 29, a Columbia alumnus with a degree in poetry and program director of Chicago HOPES, will be leaving the organization at the end of June and move to China to teach English. On June ...

Lemon cookie cake

By Cristina Aguirre

April 4, 2011

This Mexican treat has been with me since I was a kid. It’s the perfect balance of sour lemon and creamy milk. You will need to hit up your Mexican aisle at the food market for some of the ingredients. This cold dessert is perfect for spring because you don’t need an oven, just a refrigerator.In a large bowl, combine one can of sweetened condensed milk, 1/2 cup of sour cream and the juice of 4 squeezed lemons or limes. ...

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