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Writing intensive credit no longer required to graduate

May 18, 2019

Students will no longer be required to take a writing intensive course to graduate, beginning in the Fall 2019 semester. The change, proposed by the Office of the Provost, will still require stud...

Transfer students want more from Columbia

November 9, 2015

Columbia’s Student Government Association is known to listen to and tackle the concerns of students around campus. Now, transfer students say there’s a lack of communication between them and their advis...

Precious Davis, assistant director of Diversity Recruitment Initiatives, said she has made efforts to discuss issues facing the LGBT community, Including working with Miley Cyrus in the Happy Hippie Foundation to combat injustices facing homeless youth, LGBT youth and other marginalized groups. 

Precious Davis talks diversity and inclusion at Columbia

October 19, 2015

Precious Davis, the college’s assistant director of Diversity Recruitment Initiatives, has taken the MTV Video Music Awards stage, visited the White House, been featured in Miley Cyrus’s #InstaPri...

FOIA this, CPD

By Editor-in-Chief

September 15, 2014

For more than 12 years, The Chronicle has run some version of “Off The Blotter,” the back page section of the newspaper detailing crimes that have occurred within the South Loop. This week, our readers will find that the blotter section is less detailed than normal. On Sept. 4, several reporters and editors from The Chronicle were informed that the Chicago Police Department’s 1st District office would no longer allow ou...

Information from Office of Institutional Effectiveness 

Columbia eases transfer process

March 3, 2014

To better accommodate incoming transfer students’ credits, Columbia sent a statement of intent to the Illinois Board of Higher Education Feb. 25 asking to participate in the Illinois Articulation Initiative, a statewide program meant to ease the transfer process between particip...

Studying abroad broadens horizons

By Lisa Schulz

April 16, 2012

In three weeks, the spring 2012 semester will be history. Summer 2012, on the other hand, a time to study history—the foundation of Columbia’s overseas study program’s curriculum.For the program’s annual summer trips, approximately 12 students will pack up their bags and check Prague and Florence off their study destination wish lists. The Florence trip lasts from June 28–July 28 and is hosted by the Fiction Writing ...

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