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Students tackle anti-blackness in Asian-American culture

Students tackle anti-blackness in Asian-American culture

February 21, 2019

Editor's Note: The term “N-word” is used in this article, referring to a student’s personal experience discussed during an on-campus event. The Chronicle does not condone or promote the use of ...

“Chuy” Garcia endorses Bernie Sanders’ immigration plan | The Columbia Chronicle

March 14, 2016

Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders’ campaign representatives held a Town Hall on immigration reform March 10 at Universidad Popular, 2801 S. Hamlin Ave. Cook County Commissioner Jesus “Chuy” Garcia spok...

Chicago State University hosts Cook County State’s Attorney Forum | THe Columbia Chronicle

February 22, 2016

The Cook County Bar Association and Chicago State University, located at 9501 S. King Dr., hosted the Cook County State’s Attorney Candidates Forum on Feb. 13.Former co-host Star Jones of the Emmy Awar...

Alumnus takes on “American Idol”

Alumnus takes on “American Idol”

By Associate Editor

January 25, 2016

Zach Joseph Wcislo, a singer-song- writer from the Chicago suburbs and 2012 music alumnus, transferred to Columbia in 2010 from Eastern Illinois University to further his music studies.Wcislo works in constru...

Sad music plucks spectrum of emotional notes

Sad music plucks spectrum of emotional notes

By Sports & Health Editor

February 16, 2015

For all its heartrending shrewdness, Neil Young’s single “Only Love Can Break Your Heart” climbed to No. 33 on the U.S. Billboard Top 100 chart in 1970.The contradictory notion of love being the solita...

Airbnb subjected to Chicago Hotel Accommodations Tax

Airbnb subjected to Chicago Hotel Accommodations Tax

February 16, 2015

Airbnb–a website that allows people to rent out apartments for short or extended stays–will start charging customers the Chicago Hotel Accommodations Tax on Feb. 15 to meet revised regulations. Airbnb...

Workshop discusses student diversity, culture

Workshop discusses student diversity, culture

December 8, 2014

Columbia’s Leadership Institute hosted a workshop for students called “Who Am I? Cultural Identity” Dec. 3 that covered the importance of cultural diversity and identity in the college’s student body....

Jeremih visits Columbia to recruit talent

Jeremih visits Columbia to recruit talent

November 17, 2014

Renowned R&B artist Jeremih Felton, known as Jeremih, visited Columbia Nov. 12 to recruit potential band members for his upcoming tour and speak with students about his time in the music industry.Felton ...

Strategic Plan sessions kick off at Columbia

Strategic Plan sessions kick off at Columbia

November 10, 2014

A series of roundtable discussions designed to attract input from students, staff and faculty kicked off Nov. 5 when attendees began weighing in on issues the college faces as it drafts its strategic plan. More faculty and staff members than students filled Ferguson Auditorium ...

Sex Nerds host discussions to encourage sex-positivity

Sex Nerds host discussions to encourage sex-positivity

October 20, 2014

A new student group is aiming to take sex talk to a new level. One Tribe is a select group of 10 Columbia student ambassadors who explore multiculturalism, inclusion and social justice issues. The ...

City holds fourth annual Chicago Ideas Week

By Assistant Metro Editor

October 13, 2014

CHICAGO IDEAS WEEK, an annual conference that brings leaders together to inspire conversation about issues affecting the city and world, is being held Oct. 13–19. CIW is one of the world’s most accessible ideas conferences, with more than 160 events set to take place throughout Chicago according to Brianna Huy, the director of media relations for CIW. The event maximizes the public’s opportunity to participate in ...

Faculty Senate holds second private meeting

By Heather Scroering

April 29, 2012

The Faculty Senate closed its doors to visitors for the second time in six weeks on April 27 to discuss its “concerns” about President Warrick L. Carter’s leadership. Prior to the meeting, sources said there would be a possible vote of no confidence in Carter., but the vote reportedly was not held.Chronicle reporters and other observers were asked to the leave the forum after committee reports and routine business w...

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