The Columbia Chronicle


Closing Chicago mental health clinics will hurt patients

By Editorial Board

April 23, 2012

Protesters in Chicago’s Woodlawn neighborhood barricaded themselves inside a mental health clinic April 12 in vehement opposition to the citywide closings of mental health clinics, The Chronicle reported April 16. Mayor Rahm Emanuel will consolidate 12 mental health clinics across Chicago into six as part of his 2012 budget, which passed unanimously, Emanuel stated the move would save the city approximately $2.3 million per y...

College Council discusses faculty senate

By Shardae Smith

February 7, 2011

After a two-and-a-half day closing of the college, Columbia’s College Council held its first meeting of the spring 2011 semester on Feb. 4 to discuss important college issues.The meeting—which took place at the 1104 Center, 1104 S. Wabash Ave.—included reports from Mark Kelly, vice president of Student Affairs, on student enrollment and retention, and Vice President of Campus Environment Alicia Berg, who notified the...

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