The Columbia Chronicle

The Chicago Transit Authority has plans to restructure the Red and Purple lines in the near future in response to an increased number of riders during rush hour. 

CTA Red and Purple lines may start reconstruction by 2017

May 11, 2015

The northern section of the Chicago Transit Authority’s Red and Purple lines may see major reconstruction in the near future. The CTA has proposed a plan to make improvements to the old Red and Purple line...

Editor’s note: Quality over quantity

By Heather Scroering

October 29, 2012

Columbia prides itself on being “the largest and most diverse private nonprofit arts and media college in the nation.” But my mother  told me bigger isn’t always better.This month, Time Magazine conducted a survey of 1,000 adults, and 80 percent said they felt students don’t get the education they’re paying for at many colleges. Of the 540 college administrators Time surveyed, 41 percent agreed. Furthermore, 58 pe...

Edgewater progam inspires a community

By Brian Dukerschein

September 26, 2011

It began with a cookbook. In January 2009, Rae Ann Cercle, an Edgewater real estate manager who sat on the boards of the neighborhood’s community council and Chamber of Commerce, was looking for a way to promote a recipe book written by the two organizations. After noticing several boarded-up and darkened storefronts, she approached one of the building owners about displaying the cookbook in the window. He agreed, and Ce...

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