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Organizations not thrilled with new CPD license plate readers

Organizations not thrilled with new CPD license plate readers

January 28, 2019

A new program that allows the police to scan license plates and digitally track their data, to help combat the city's high numbers of carjackings, has come under fire by nonprofit groups that are worr...

Muslim Student Association reinstated in hopes of creating community

Muslim Student Association reinstated in hopes of creating community

January 22, 2019

The Muslim Student Association is making a comeback on campus after being on hiatus since 2014. The desire to resurrect the organization came when junior fashion studies major Oula Yassine wanted to have a place for Muslims on campus. “It is an organization for Muslims a...

Wearden to step down as provost in June 2019

By Ariana Portalatin, Managing Editor

April 6, 2018

Senior Vice President and Provost Stan Wearden will be stepping down from his position in June 2019, according to an April 6 collegewide email from President and CEO Kwang-Wu Kim. Wearden was appointed provost by Kim on Feb. 26, 2014, and began his role in June 2014 following a nationwide search and the position being filled on an interim basis for three years, as reported Feb. 28, 2014, by The Chronicle. Kim sta...

The winner of the Golden Noodle at the 2014 inaugural Mac and Cheese Festival was Kitty O’Sheas’ sweet, salty and spicy mac and cheese dish.

Chicago gets mac ‘n’ cheesy

October 19, 2015

Chicago residents can upgrade from microwavable mac and cheese by stuffing themselves with the real deal at the annual all-you-can-eat Mac and Cheese Festival on Oct. 24 at the University of Illinois at ...

Saving lives by restoring cars | The Columbia Chronicle

October 12, 2015

Automotive Mentoring Group is a nonprofit organization that helps young adults at risk of participating in crime and gang violence by teaching them how to restore classic cars. Founder and CEO Alex Lev...

2015 Chicago Auto Show

Chicago Auto Show sets stage for future of automobiles

February 16, 2015

From hands-free assistance to Bluetooth capabilities, new technological innovations have infiltrated the automotive world for the past decade. This year, the Chicago Auto Show is home to many displays of these t...

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...

Earth Day not just a one-day sale

By BenitaZepeda

April 25, 2011

Every now and then it’s good to recognize something that is beneficial to our planet. That’s what Earth Day is for. The annual observation serves as a great reminder that we need to treat our planet better, but it shouldn’t be just one day out of the year. It seems like it is turning into just another sales pitch for businesses acrossthe country.Major corporations can be commended for recognizing Earth Day, such as ...

Ford’s US auto sales spike, surpassing GM

By By Wikinews

March 12, 2010

Ford Motor Company said on Tuesday that its sales in the United States rose 43% in February compared to the same period last year, as the automaker outsold rivals Toyota and General Motors.Ford said that total sales improved to 142,285 units, compared to 141,951 units sold by GM. Additionally, Ford said that its share of the total US car market rose to 17%, up from 14% a year ago. The increase was better than analysts had ...

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