The Columbia Chronicle

Columbia's Bookstore, 624 Michigan Ave., was underwent renovations summer 2019.

Columbia bookstore turns a new page

September 27, 2019

From eye-catching student artwork, Chicago-themed merchandise and new designs for Columbia apparel, students who go inside the campus bookstore to pick up textbooks are being met with a fresh new layout. In ...

Barnes and Noble College now manages the on-campus bookstore located at 624 S. Michigan Ave.

Attention back-to-school shoppers: Columbia bookstore will now be run by Barnes and Noble College

August 12, 2019

Although there will not be an in-store coffee shop like at DePaul University's downtown bookstore, now that Barnes and Noble College has taken over operations of Columbia's store, 624 S. Michigan Ave., studen...

Back to Ghoul Bash attracts faculty, scholarship funds

By Contributing Writer

November 5, 2012

by Elizabeth Earl, Contributing WriterMark Twain stopped drinking his soda to listen to an undead Miss Ohio announce that the silent auction would be ending soon, and a princess quickly went to bid.This was the scene at the second annual Back to Ghoul Bash on Nov. 1 at Stage Two, 618 S. Michigan Ave. Faculty and staff, many in costume, gathered to raise money for scholarships.“We wanted a culmination of committed Columbi...

Occupy demonstrators rally against prisons

By Kaley Fowler

February 27, 2012

Chants of “Prisoners are the 99 percent!” and “Racist prisons, we say no!” filled the streets of downtown Chicago as Occupy Chicago members made their way to the Metropolitan Correctional Center, 71 W. Van Buren St.Approximately 150 protesters rallied together Feb. 20 at the corner of Jackson Boulevard and LaSalle Street to raise awareness about prison conditions and the way prisoners are treated.“We’re here Occ...

Bookstore needs to update shelves

By Editorial Board

December 12, 2010

Textbooks cause headaches for most students twice a semester. Prices are always too high and buyback rates are never high enough. It’s hard to justify spending $150 on the latest edition of a book required for a class when there is no guarantee it can be sold back next semester. It’s no surprise many students get books elsewhere—prices are almost invariably cheaper, even more so when considering Chicago’s sales tax.The bo...

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