The Columbia Chronicle

FYI: What defunding the police could mean for Chicago

July 24, 2020

“Defund the police” has become a rallying cry for the many activists protesting police brutality. The phrase itself has been used for decades and pushes for local governments to divest funds from police...

Chicago Police Superintendant Eddie Johnson addesses the questions brought up by members of Youth For Black Lives meeting at Experimental Station, 6100 S. Blackstone Ave. Jan. 17.

CPD Superintendent addresses student activists concerns

January 23, 2017

With only days notice to find a new location and a battle over a public or private meeting, a local teen activist group and community members were able to openly speak with Chicago Police Department Supe...

Chicago Voices and the Lyric Opera of Chicago will be hosting master classes for aspiring vocalists at Columbia Feb. 2–4.

Columbia to host Chicago Voices, Lyric Opera master classes

January 23, 2017

Columbia will be hosting a weekend of music events reflecting the diversity of Chicago’s communities and produced by Chicago Voices, a collaborative initiative of the Lyric Opera of Chicago for students a...

The Department of Justice released a statement at a press conference at the Everett McKinley Dirksen Courthouse, 219 S. Dearborn St., on Jan. 13. The DOJ found the Chicago Police Department at fault for systematically violating the civil rights of Chicago citizens.

Emanuel, Johnson address ‘sobering’ DOJ findings

January 13, 2017

Lack of police accountability, transparency and de-escalation tactics and training are some of the most contentious topics of debate within law enforcement and the communities they police across the countr...

SFS: Nationwide FAFSA change simplifies ‘tedious’ process

SFS: Nationwide FAFSA change simplifies 'tedious' process

By Campus Reporter

October 3, 2016

Students can now submit their 2017–18 Free Application for Federal Student Aid as soon as Oct. 1, according to a Sept. 27 email Student Financial Services sent to students.The new timeline allows stu...

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