The Columbia Chronicle

College experiences administrative shake-up

Administrative Changes

By Campus Editor

January 26, 2015

The college experienced a stream of employment changes at the administrative level while students and staff were away from campus during winter break.Susan Marcus, associate vice president of Academic ...

One World Trade Center memorializes 9/11

By Editorial Board

November 10, 2014

Thirteen years after the 9/11 terrorist attacks destroyed the World Trade Center, the One World Trade Center opened Nov. 3.The building respectfully pays tribute to the 2,977 people who died on 9/11 while keeping pace with Lower Manhattan’s thriving economic development.Standing at 1,776 feet, symbolic of the year the U.S. declared independence, the One World Trade Center is the tallest and most expensive building in th...

Basic banana bread

By Heather Scroering

September 12, 2011

The great thing about banana bread is one can enjoy it at any time, whether as a tasty breakfast treat or a delectable dessert after an evening meal.The ingredients are easy to come by and may already be on hand in your pantry.   Head to the baking aisle of the store and collect flour, baking soda, salt, sugar, cinnamon,  canola oil, vanilla extract and powdered sugar.After gathering butter, milk, eggs, three bananas, o...

Battle lines behind documents

By BenitaZepeda

November 1, 2010

In light of the recent controversies surrounding WikiLeak’s release of nearly 400,000 Iraqi war documents, it seems the world of media and whistle-blowing, good-guy versus bad-guy reporting and issues with governmental transparency have hit the fan, and there are allegedly more to come.While I understand the seriousness and complexity of this subject far exceed my word count, the way this entire issue is portrayed is perplexing. ...

Movie remixed with ‘SNL’ alums

By David Orlikoff

April 19, 2010

“Saturday Night Live” has been a launching pad for dozens of actors and comedians the last 35 years. One of its recent graduates, Tracy Morgan, stars in “30 Rock,” a show essentially about making the making of “SNL.” Morgan’s predecessor Chris Rock didn’t have that smooth transition after leaving the show in 1993. Taking on different projects, Rock became known for his stand-up comedy and has done, on average...

Chris Rock talks about ‘Good Hair’

By KatherineGamby

October 5, 2009

“Good hair” are two words that have helped to keep the black community in a slave mentality for more than 400 years. The new documentary, Good Hair, starring actor/comedian, Chris Rock, paints a different, lighter side of the issue.Historically, there are many things that divided black slaves, such as having lighter skin versus darker skin, working in the house beside the master as opposed to in the fields under an oversee...

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