The Columbia Chronicle

Photographer living his dream

By Katy Nielsen

December 13, 2010

It was a lifelong passion that became a career for Columbia alumnus Scott R. Brandush. As a staff photographer at the Crown Point Star, the sister paper of Northwest Indiana's Post-Tribune, he received recognition for his work after entering his first photography contest.Brandush, 29, took home six awards—and was a finalist for photo of the year—at the Hoosier State Press Association Better Newspaper Contest awards banqu...

Unique holiday gifts at the DIY Trunk Show

By HermineBloom

November 30, 2009

With the holiday season and Chicago’s imminent cold weather quickly approaching, those who traveled to the DIY Trunk Show on Nov. 21 held at Pulaski Park Auditorium, 1419 W. Blackhawk St., bought gifts of the cutesy, handmade variety that are sure to evoke warm and fuzzy feelings.The items ranged from trinkets, household items, jewelry and clothes that are both unique and actually more affordable than your average departme...

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