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Faculty Senate approves new majors, minors

Faculty Senate approves new majors, minors

January 2, 2019

The Faculty Senate approved eight new programs and policies to the college's curriculum for the 2019–2020 academic year. The new programs, approved at the Dec. 7 meeting, include an audio arts bachelor's...

VA glitch causes missed payments

VA glitch causes missed payments

December 10, 2018

Senior advertising major Tim Brutsman served in the Marine Corps from 2008-2016. He and his wife are expecting their first child.  He plans to graduate in May, but he may have to do so without money he w...

Stop jumping into relationships

Stop jumping into relationships

By Halie Parkinson

October 29, 2018

Whether you swipe right on Tinder, scroll through social media or tackle the hook-up culture, the concept of dating surrounds us.We are constantly watching celebrities leap into new relationships, the ...

President and CEO Kwang-Wu Kim’s contract extended to 2024

President and CEO Kwang-Wu Kim’s contract extended to 2024

October 25, 2018

President and CEO Kwang-Wu Kim’s contract has been extended through the 2023-2024 academic year. The extension was announced by Chair of the Board of Trustees William E. Wolf in an Oct. 25 college...

Post-grad to poltergeist: Alumni produce haunted house

Post-grad to poltergeist: Alumni produce haunted house

October 23, 2018

HellsGate Haunted House and Statesville Haunted Prison have opened for their 2018 season in Lockport and Crest Hill, Illinois. Both haunted houses are produced by Zombie Army Productions and open to the public Thursday through Sunday from Oct. 4 until Oct. 28 and on Halloween Oct. ...

Renegades begin rebuild by launching rebranding campaign

Renegades begin rebuild by launching rebranding campaign

October 15, 2018

Columbia students may soon participate in flag football, tennis, badminton and baseball on campus as part of the Student Athletic Association’s rebrand. SAA held rebrand interest meetings, with specific meetings for flag football, tennis, badminton and baseball, during th...

The First of its Kind, Digital Art Installation on theMart

October 9, 2018

Art on the Mart is a project rooted in collaboration. The installation is privately funded through Vornado Realty trust, owner of theMart building, and is estimated at about $8 million.By working with th...

Artists illustrate creative ways to display work during campus panel

Artists illustrate creative ways to display work during campus panel

October 5, 2018

Stickers of a Buddha character with punk-rock features can be found scattered across the Chicagoland area. Junior cinema art and science major Xzavier Weed created this character, which has gained attention from  artists worldwide, he said, during a “On & Off the Walls...

One classroom’s experience during presidential alert system

One classroom’s experience during presidential alert system

October 5, 2018

The buzzing and beeping of cell phones rang throughout the otherwise silent "Introduction to Journalism" classroom Oct. 3. It was a historic disruption for adjunct professor Peter VonBuol and his students. The Federal Emergency Management Agency sent the very first ...

CPS college enrollment reaches new heights

CPS college enrollment reaches new heights

October 4, 2018

More Chicago Public Schools’ graduates are enrolling in college now than ever before.According to a Sept. 24 press release from the Office of the Mayor, 64.6 percent of graduates from the class of 2017 ...

EDITORIAL: New alert system gives president too much power

EDITORIAL: New alert system gives president too much power

By Editorial Board

October 1, 2018

The federal government will conduct its first nationwide test of a new emergency alert system called the “Presidential Alert” Oct. 3. The alert will send notifications to approximately 75 percent of cell...

Textbook fund could open access to educational materials

Textbook fund could open access to educational materials

October 1, 2018

Colleges will soon be awarded grant money to help pay for textbooks after an additional $5 million in funding was allocated to the Open Textbooks Pilot Program.Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) introduced the pro...

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