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Rauner Supporters reason their Vote | The Columbia Chronicle

November 10, 2014

Republican voters give their reasons for choosing Governor elect Bruce Rauner and supporting his nomination given the issues of the minority vote and economics in this years election.Video By: Christian ...

Rauner Clinches Illinois Gubernatorial Victory | The Columbia Chronicle

November 5, 2014

The Chronicle had the opportunity to watch this years gubernatorial race in the Hilton Chicago at Republican nominee Bruce Rauner’s election watch party.Video By: Christian D. HoganFor more multimedia content, visit https://www.columbiachronicle.com/mult...Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheColumbiaC...Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/CCChronicleAnd get all the latest news, sports, arts & culture, campus events and more at http://www.columbiachronicle.

Durbin defeats Oberweis for senate seat

Durbin defeats Oberweis for senate seat

November 5, 2014

Sen. Dick Durbin defeated challenger Jim Oberweis Nov. 4, becoming the first Democrat in Illinois history to win a fourth term in the U.S. Senate. Several major news outlets such as CBS2, Fox News and ...

Rauner defeats Quinn in governor’s race

By Copy Chief & Opinions Editor

November 4, 2014

With exuberant cheers and a resounding 4-point lead, Republican candidate Bruce Rauner won the race for Illinois governor on Nov. 4. At the campaign reception at the Hilton Chicago, 720 S. Michigan Ave. in Chicago, the cheers began when 88 percent of the precincts reported back with Rauner in the lead. A supporter waved a hand-drawn portrait of Rauner and his wife in the air, and people pressed in close around the stage w...

New website allows citizens to rank aldermen

New website allows citizens to rank aldermen

By Assistant Metro Editor

November 3, 2014

Grassroots Illinois Action launched a new campaign allowing Chicagoans to view their alderman’s “rank” compared to other aldermen based on their City Council votes online. GIA’s new website, T...

Illinois grants Columbia $7.2 million

Illinois grants Columbia $7.2 million

November 3, 2014

As the gubernatorial race gets down to the wire, incumbent Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn is vocal about his administration’s commitment to higher education. Quinn appeared on campus Oct. 28 to announce that the state government would give the college a $7.2 million grant to improve...

Redefine alumni relations, that might inspire greatness

By Tyler Eagle

September 8, 2014

A facet of post-grad life I have always been fascinated with is the relationship students have with their colleges after they have their diplomas in hand. At Columbia, I have had the good fortune of meeting entrepreneurial and inspiring alums, many of whom are excited to interact with students at their alma mater. They exemplify the greatest parts of the institution and are testaments to our equally talented faculty. On ...

Freetember art classes hope to leave a mark on Chicago

Freetember art classes hope to leave a mark on Chicago

September 8, 2014

The International School of Comics is offering free art classes throughout the month of September as part of a campaign called Freetember.The idea for the  event was born from multiple sources, but a...

Violence in Chicago and the Weather

May 12, 2014

Finally through with a harsh winter, many Chicagoans are excited for summer's warm temperatures to come. However, sometimes when it gets warm, criminal activity spikes. So far this year, 600 people have ...

Featured Artist: Marques Jones

Featured Artist: Marques Jones

May 12, 2014

Marques Jones, a senior cinema art + science major better known by his stage name Nick Astro, began his rap career by branding himself as that “light skin with that afro.” Growing up li...

Key lime cupcakes

Key lime cupcakes

April 28, 2014

During the awkward transitional period from winter to spring, I often do things to reassure myself that winter may finally be melting away. This includes eating foods that are associated with warm sum...

College adopts new gender-inclusive policies

College adopts new gender-inclusive policies

April 28, 2014

After a year of outcry from LGBTQ students, administrators have finalized policies for gender-inclusive housing and preferred first name changes. As of Feb. 11, students can request to change their first name on Oasis, which will officially change their first initial on their email...

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