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US of CC President and engineer in the Radio Department Nick Hoeppner said the union is working with college administrators to categorize the large number of job titles currently used to denote full-time staff positions.

US of CC, administration bargain to simplify job titles

May 1, 2017

A committee of full-time staff members will work with college administrators to reclassify staff positions based on information gathered in a long-awaited job titles study. The study produced a job classification structure that will help administration and individuals assess career m...

Xenophobia, intolerance cannot be rebranded

Turns out, you can pick your family

By Arabella Breck

May 1, 2017

The close of the first round of the French presidential election has left two candidates to vie for citizens' votes in the runoff election May 7. Holding the lead after the first round is Emmanuel Macron,...

Editor's Note: School of Media Arts buries its lead

Editor’s Note: When administrators, News Office think you’re the enemy

April 24, 2017

For readers who have noticed the administration’s participation in articles shrinking each week, it is not because of The Chronicle’s lack of trying. As readers can see in several Chronicle stories...

Kelsie Johnson, lead vocalist for band JuiiX who won second place at the 2017 Biggest Mouth Competition, energized the crowd with her upbeat music and dance moves. 

Biggest Mouth brings fresh fusion of sound

April 24, 2017

R&B soul artist and junior music major Anna Agosta took home first place after an electric performance for the nearly 400 people who attended Columbia’s Biggest Mouth competition on April 2...

Editor's Note: School of Media Arts buries its lead

Editor’s Note: Students should help choose Honorary Degree Recipients

April 17, 2017

Besides walking across the stage and receiving a hard-earned diploma, one of the most memorable aspects of a student’s commencement experience is the speech from whomever sends them off into the w...

Chicago Alliance Against Sexual Exploitation educator Milton Coronado spoke about the young men who have changed their negative attitudes toward women after taking his course during the April 10 “Let’s Talk About Sex” assembly.  

Students talk sex safety during college assembly

April 17, 2017

Columbia should send an annual email to students solely devoted to basic information about Title IX, said two student speakers at a college assembly in honor of Sexual Awareness Month. Panelists, sophomore journalism major Mia DiSanto and junior theatre major Natalie Toland, discuss...

Editor's Note: Would you attend class if no one forced you?

Editor’s Note: Would you attend class if no one forced you?

April 10, 2017

A battle is unfolding between the college’s part-time faculty union and the college administration over ostensibly unnecessary or unethical grade changes, as reported on the Front Page. For example,...

Editor’s Note: What does losing a new leader in two months say about Columbia?

By Megan Bennett

April 3, 2017

Retention among Columbia’s leaders is not a new struggle, but recently a high-level employee who likely broke the record for quickest turnover proves it may be a difficult place for outsiders to stay .As reported on the Front Page, the college’s first faculty ombudsperson Connie Meyer unexpectedly resigned March 29, less than two months after Senior Vice President and Provost Stan Wearden announced her arrival in an email to ...

Alvin Ailey showcases new work in Chicago dance performances

March 21, 2017

The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater’s visit to Chicago includes a premier piece called “r-Evolution, Dream,” choreographed by one of the company’s senior members.“Every climate influences...

Editor's Note: School of Media Arts buries its lead

Editor’s Note: Hiring for nonexistent department undermines college input

March 13, 2017

If program changes are pending approval, but the college goes forward with them anyway, are they really pending at all? Announced in a March 10 email from Dean of the School of Media Arts Eric Freedman, ...

The Blood Ball queen, Jocelyn Hudson, and king, Kevin Dean, stand on stage to receive their titles. Columbia celebrated the annual Blood Ball at 1104 S. Wabash Ave. March 9. The dance was created to honor Mary Ann Blood who helped found Columbia College in 1890.

Blood Ball royalty decrees inclusivity

March 13, 2017

As music played through the night, students flooded the dance floor—some bobbing gently to the beat, others flailing wildly at a pace no cadence could match—all with fervor and a willingness to momentarily forget about impending midterms during Columbia’s 11th annual Blood Ball...

Stephanie Hanson Production co-director of Tedx Columbia College Chicago and Senior Business and Entrepreneurship  major, thanks the people that came in support of the event at 623 S. Michigan Ave. Mar 8.

TEDx speakers to ‘Evoke Presence’

March 13, 2017

Columbia's third TEDx conference will feature 10 individuals from various backgrounds speaking about the theme of “evoking presence” in their lives and careers during the annual event schedule...

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