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Hollywood, commuting and the bookstore

Hollywood, commuting and the bookstore

October 2, 2019 On this week's episode of Chronicle Headlines, our staff talks about a student film being shown in Hollywood, the sacrifice of lengthy com...

Roughly two-thirds of college students

Oh, the lengths Columbia students will go to shave off student expenses

September 30, 2019

      When riding the South Shore Line, you are supposed to keep your feet off the seat. Tricia Parent ignores this rule, opting to keep her feet propped up. The South Shore Line...

Evan Kasle, a junior visual arts management major enjoys his long commute to and from school twice a day.

SATIRE: Study shows students love commuting

April 1, 2019

In a recent study done by FuzzBeed, college students in Chicago say they would much rather commute two hours a day to school than live conveniently close to campus. The study was sent to anyone curren...

Divvy expands rides with 36 new stations

Divvy expands rides with 36 new stations

By Madison Keller

September 10, 2018

Divvy expands rides with 36 new stations access throughout the city by installing 36 new bike stations in River North, Englewood, Ukrainian Village and the Near West Side neighborhoods.The first statio...

EDITORIAL: Columbia can help break cycle of period poverty

EDITORIAL: Columbia can help break cycle of period poverty

September 10, 2018

Beginning in August, Scotland became the first country to provide free menstrual products at all schools, colleges and universities after the success of a 2017 pilot program, according to an Aug. 29 New Yor...

The Riverview Bridge may also stimulate commerce and tourism in the area, said Margaret Frisbie, executive director at Friends of The Chicago River.

Riverview Bridge to soar over Chicago River

April 11, 2016

Plans for an Avondale bike trail that will stretch across the Chicago River are beginning to move forward.Originally presented in 2012 by the Chicago Department of Transportation, the plans proposed connecting Cla...

Columbia celebrates the Year of the Monkey

February 15, 2016

Columbia celebrated the Lunar New Year Feb. 12 in the 618 S. Michigan Ave. Building. The event, which displayed Asian culture, served food and hosted Karaoke, was sponsored by several organizations inc...

Separation of Church and State

By Vanessa Morton

November 7, 2011

by Samantha Bohner, Contributing WriterSame-sex couples may have a harder time adopting and fostering children if a proposed bill is passed in the Illinois Senate.Sen. Kyle McCarter (R-Decatur) proposed Senate Bill 2495 on Oct. 12, that would amend the state’s Illinois Religious Freedom Protection and Civil Union Act to allow religious organizations like Catholic Charities, a global network of charity groups, to turn down an...

Cathy Santonies rock Chicago

By Brianna Wellen

January 31, 2011

Punk rock female band The Cathy Santonies have worked to prove they can play as well as the men—if not better—by bringing the riot grrrl sounds of underground culture to the forefront. Radio Santoni, on bass and lead vocals, and guitarist Mojo Santoni started as garage band singer/songwriters and hit their stride in the past year and a half when guitarist Jane Danger and drummer Chip completed their outfit.After playi...

Railroad bridge repairs postponed until spring

By Meghan Keyes

October 4, 2010

For Metra Union-Pacific North Line passengers, longer travel times and fewer trains were the rule after Metra began a construction project requiring it to function on a single track, causing delays and requiring the numbers of trains to be reduced.However, on Sept. 30 the whole project was postponed until spring 2011.Originally, Metra said to anticipate minor adjustments. When the adjusted timetable took effect on Aug. 22, commute...

Metra fare hikes understandable

By Lauren Kelly

November 30, 2009

Metra announced Nov. 13 it would raise one-way and weekend ticket prices on all rail lines, effective Feb. 1.Columbia has long been a commuter school, so this increase will affect students as well. However, monthly and 10-day ticket prices will not increase. Those who commute regularly will still be able to purchase these passes at the normal price, so Columbia students aren’t as affected as they could have been if all pr...

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