The Columbia Chronicle

Now that the school year has officially started, Isaiah Moore and Angel Page Smigielski are waiting for further response from the administration regarding a tuition reduction.

Student organizers at a loss after meeting with administrators

September 9, 2020

After Columbia reversed its decision to increase tuition by 2%, as reported by the Chronicle July 2, some students still wondered if additional financial assistance would be provided with regard to tuitio...

Creative writing major Taisaun Levi collaborated with luxury sneaker brand Koio for a project with her own poem printed on the shoes.

Columbia student’s ode to Chicago printed on luxury sneaker

August 4, 2020

Koio x YCA sneakers are not like any other, as they visually tell the story of sophomore creative writing major Taisaun Levi's life in Chicago. Made by hand and digitally printed on full-grain, Italian ...

Protesters join together in organized chants, marching down South Wabash Avenue and East Harrison Street before turning onto Michigan Avenue to protest in front of the 600 S. Michigan Ave. building.

Columbia students protest on campus, call for tuition reduction

July 28, 2020

Columbia students chanted, “Columbia’s trying to steal my money, and that ain’t sitting right with me honey,” as they marched down South Wabash Avenue with packs of water bottles and Goldfish ...

Students petition for discounted tuition, organize protests

Students petition for discounted tuition, organize protests

July 14, 2020

When Laney Naling, a junior filmmaking major, read a July 2 email from President and CEO Kwang-Wu Kim that announced the college would be "lowering tuition," but later realized that tuition would not be lowe...

Governor-elect Bruce Rauner spoke on the night of Nov. 4 after a decisive victory over incumbent Gov. Pat Quinn.

Tactical reevaluation: Black, Hispanic communities lean more Republican in midterms

December 1, 2014

Gil Walker has worn a lot of hats throughout the years: Chicago Housing Authority liaison, U.S. Census Bureau representative, Chatham YMCA director, community basketball coach and personal coach to Michael ...

Divvy creates annual student discount rate

October 20, 2014

Divvy announced Oct. 6 that it will apply a student discount to its annual subscription for students at Columbia College, DePaul University, Northwestern University, Rush University Medical Center, University of Illinois at Chicago and other Chicago-area colleges.Divvy, Chicago’s bike sharing service, has given college students discounted rates in recent years and is complementing an even larger discount with a $55 annua...

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