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‘I just want to get a job’: Students struggle to find work, on and off campus

‘I just want to get a job’: Students struggle to find work, on and off campus

October 7, 2020

When she transferred to Columbia this semester, sophomore animation major Anne Gage hoped she would also be able to transfer from her job at a Des Moines-area Starbucks to one near campus—but the pa...

Roadmap to 2020: a voting guide

Roadmap to 2020: a voting guide

September 3, 2019

        With the Illinois primary election slated for March 17, 2020, and a diverse field of more than 20 candidates vying for the Democratic presidential nomination, voters...


Appetite-controlling hunger neuron influences white fat ‘browning’

October 20, 2014

Standing outside in frigid temperatures is one way to access the type of fat in the human body that generates heat to help protect itself from the cold. While it has been known for some time that white ...

What’s in a name? Inconsistencies in the weed industry could mean inaccurate strain classification and bad bud


By Assistant Campus Editor

April 21, 2014

OG Kush, PurpleHaze, Grand-daddy Purp, Sour Diesel—these are the unconventional names of some of your local dispensary’s most popular weed strains, each promising its own unique experience. But accordi...

Supreme Court decision puts politics up for sale

April 14, 2014

Tracking money in politics has become increasingly difficult, not only because of the sheer volume of donations, but also because many of them are channeled through 527 committees or “charitable” organizations that lack any campaign contribution limits. In the 2012 election, billions of dollars flowed to candidates’ arsenals from both partisan corporate groups and individuals, significantly influencing local and natio...

Fact checking trending in 2012

By Kaley Fowler

October 29, 2012

By Kaley Fowler and Charles Jefferson, Metro Editor and Contributing WriterFact checkers abound in the 2012 presidential election, and they are casting new light on polls and political statements in an effort to properly inform the public.According to Bill Adair, editor of the fact-checking website, verifying facts has become crucial in this year’s election because of the vast amount of available information....

One Tribe’s Tunnel Of Oppression 2012

By Estefania Martinez

February 20, 2012

The Columbia Chronicle got a sneak peak into the planning of One Tribe's, "Tunnel Of Oppression," event. The event aims to activate your senses and call attention to every day injustices that happen in our world. "Tunnel Of Oppression" will be held on March 14 and 15 in Multicultural Affairs - 618 S. Michigan, 4th floor.

Future mayor hopefuls debate issues

By Meghan Keyes

December 6, 2010

There are 20 candidates for mayor of Chicago. Half of them attended the first public forum since the filing deadline for mayor has passed.The 10 discussed their campaigns and plans in front of a nearly packed Illinois room at the University of Illinois at Chicago, 750 S. Halsted St., on Dec. 1.Notably missing from the forum were former White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel, former Chicago Public Schools and Chicago Park Dis...

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