The Columbia Chronicle


Pritzker to prioritize education in 2020 budget

Pritzker to prioritize  education in 2020 budget

By Katherine Savage

March 4, 2019

Financial relief could be on the way for a greater number of Columbia students. The troubled and under-funded state Monetary Award Program is scheduled to get a $50 million boost under Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s...

Filmmakers examine divide in science, religion

Filmmakers examine divide in science, religion

January 23, 2017

Local filmmakers are bringing creationism’s controversy to life with their documentary “We Believe In Dinosaurs,” an exploration of the disagreements between the scientific and religious communities.A...

Kid Color paints stage at Lolla

By Heather Scroering

August 6, 2012

Perry’s stage at Lollapalooza in Grant Park was already a sight to see with jumbo screens that projected psychedelic visuals flanking either side of it and one that stretched across the platform. But Chicago’s Kid Color made it even more vivid, delivering jivey disco jams at his 12:30 p.m. set on Aug. 5.Kid Color—also known as Kyle Woods, 24—moved to Chicago, equipped with DJ equipment, from Newport Beach, Calif., fi...

Creationism does not have place in public classrooms

By Heather McGraw

April 3, 2011

Here’s a scenario: The U.S. Supreme Court acts under its appellate jurisdiction and makes a ruling against a certain act. If a person thereafter commits said act, that person would be doing something illegal.So why has Beau Schaefer, biology teacher at Libertyville High School in Illinois, not been fired from his job?Schaefer admitted to the Community High School District 128 School Board in March that he was teaching creationi...

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