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Mayor Rahm Emanuel proposed a plan to develop vacant homes in the city on Jan. 9 press release, which City Council will later review. 

Experts say Emanuel’s housing funds fall short

January 23, 2017

Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced a pilot program to develop vacant homes in Chicago neighborhoods that “need investment and jobs” and plans to invest $2 million in designated communities renovating 50 single...

Tremeka North, a freshman creative writing major, performed her spoken word piece, “Incandescent Flower” at RL Cafe on Jan. 21 at the Residence Center, 731 S. Plymouth Court.

Residence Life celebrates Welcome Week with RL Cafe

January 25, 2016

Students gathered for hot drinks, doughnuts and daring performances in the lobby of the Residence Center, 731 S. Plymouth Court, Jan. 21 for RL Cafe, an annual event in honor of Weeks of Welcome.Jessica...

Graduate student searches for Paris’ untold stories

Graduate student searches for Paris’ untold stories

By Campus Editor

November 23, 2015

By the night of Nov. 13, the terrorist attacks on Paris that killed at least 129 people that day were known worldwide. Within two days, Michael Esparza, a graduate journalism student, was on a plane o...

West Virginia wide receiver Kevin White celebrates after being selected by the Chicago Bears as the seventh pick in the first round of the 2015 NFL Draft, Thursday, April 30, 2015, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

Chi-town becomes Draft Town

May 6, 2015

The excitement builds, the pick is in. Commissioner Roger Goodell walks to the podium as fans cheer—finally, the 2015 NFL Draft has begun.For the first time since 1964, the draft returned to the Win...

Vice President of Development & Alumni Relations Jonathan Stern said the department’s main goal is strengthening relationships with alumni and potential donors while also hiring a strong fundraising team.

High 6-figure gift donated for photography fellowship

April 20, 2015

Columbia’s trend of declining enrollment and its dependence on tuition as its primary source of revenue makes attracting philanthropic donors an essential goal.The college recently made strides towa...

Halftime from the Sideline

NBA season a fitting length

March 30, 2015

The NBA season isn’t too long or too short; 82 games is just right.NBA commissioner Adam Silver has been open about extending the league’s season, which would reduce the teams’ burden of back-to-ba...

The area has seen an increase in newly developed housing in recent years.

Tech tenants could raise real estate prices in the South Loop

January 26, 2015

Three new residential complexes being built in Chicago’s South Loop could turn the neighborhood into a hotspot for tech employees. Google moved its headquarters to the Fulton Market Warehouse Distri...

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YouTube provides platform for mental illness peer support

October 27, 2014

Many people with severe mental illnesses, specifically schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder and bipolar disorder, are turning to YouTube to share their experiences with the illness or seek peer support, ...

College experiences departures, Koverman announces plans to retire

By Editor-in-Chief

July 22, 2014

As Kwang-Wu Kim heads into his second year as president, some familiar faces will be absent while new ones join the ranks of Columbia’s administration.Two high-ranking administrators, Diane Doyne, associate vice president of marketing and communications, and Warren Chapman, senior vice president, will have departed the college before the fall 2014 semester begins. The departures come after several other top administrative...

Columbia announces new VP of Development

By Managing Editor

July 10, 2014

Columbia’s ability to raise money may soon see a shift as Jon Stern, an experienced collegiate fundraiser, has been named the new vice president of Development.Stern’s appointment comes after the Jan. 15 departure of Patrick Sheahan, former vice president of Institutional Advancement, and the dissolution of the now defunct office of Institutional Advancement, the department responsible for overseeing the college’s f...

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