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Two new stops are being piloted in Columbia’s Security Escort Program.

Two escort program stops are being piloted by Columbia

December 8, 2019

Senior graphic design major and commuter Sadaf Akhtar takes a course that ends around 10 p.m. on Saturdays. Not wanting to walk or take a bus to Ogilvie Transportation Center, 500 W. Madison St., sh...

Arts in the Dark Halloween Parade, a new Moroccan mural and the college's annual safety report

Arts in the Dark Halloween Parade, a new Moroccan mural and the college’s annual safety report

October 23, 2019

On this week's episode we dive into an uptick on campus crimes, the Arts in the Dark Halloween Parade and a Moroccan artist who creates a mural for the Wabash Arts Corridor. ...

Slight uptick in crime, underreporting possible

Slight uptick in crime, underreporting possible

October 21, 2019

There was a slight increase in reports of rape, robbery, burglary and stalking on campus in 2018 according to the college’s latest Annual Security and Fire Safety Report, though Columbia’s number...

CPD says student stabbing report unfounded

CPD says student stabbing report unfounded

March 7, 2019

3/7 10:43 a.m. A 23-year-old female Columbia student was stabbed and robbed March 6 at 9:50 p.m. in Grant Park, according to a Crime Advisory from Campus Safety and Security. The victim told p...

The Hubbard Street Dance Center in Chicago has been conducting adaptive dance classes since 2007 with the Parkinson’s Project, which was designed to ease symptoms of the disease and provide an opportunity for students with disabilities to dance. Above, Parkinson’s Project founder Sarah Cullen Fuller instructs a class of elderly students. 

Dance studio launches new programs for students with disabilities

April 28, 2014

A Chicago dance studio is pioneering new techniques to give children with disabilities a new outlet for expression. Hubbard Street Dance Center, 1147 W. Jackson Blvd., announced April 16 the addition of...

Report: Alcohol violations increase

By Ivana Hester

October 15, 2012

Columbia’s campus saw a 23 percent increase in crime overall for the year of 2011, according to the most recent campus crime report.While the 2012 Annual Crime Statistics & Fire Safety Report, released Oct. 1, showed a small increase in areas such as motor vehicle theft, most of the increase can be attributed to liquor law violations in student residence centers.“The issue is not for us to find these individuals who...

Cook County would be better off on its own

By Samuel Charles

November 28, 2011

Last week, a proposal was made in the Illinois state legislature that asked for the separation of Cook County from the rest of the state.I’m serious.As much as I’d like to burn every bridge between Cook County and the rest of the yokels who call Illinois home, this bill will, sadly, never pass. But let’s pretend for a minute it actually has a chance.In a few ways, this idea makes some sense. I mean, think about it: Co...

Swiper, no swiping

By SpencerRoush

October 25, 2010

I stole something once. It was nothing big, but I did it.I was a curious 4-year-old looking at a stick of pink, bubblegum-flavored lip balm I had to have. But instead of asking my mom to get me the $1.99 stick,I plopped it into my pocket feeling quite content with what I had just done, even though stealing was definitely out of character.The story doesn’t end with security officers tackling me or police slapping on handcuffs....

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