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Student Government Association introduced and hosted a variety of campus events this year to accomplish the organization’s three goals for the year: connect, inform and achieve.

SGA reflects on academic year goals

May 6, 2018

As the 2017–2018 academic yearcame to a close, Student Government Association officers discussed the organization’s three goals for the year—connecting, informing and achieving—and talked about their accomplishments. SGA President and senior business and entrepreneurship ...

How will you decorate  your graduation cap?

How will you decorate your graduation cap?

May 5, 2018

Graduation is a time for students to be recognized for academic, creative and collegiate achievements by receiving their degrees. Some students will also celebrate the occasion by decorating their graduation caps to show families and peers the significance of this achievement. Tra...

Members of the Student Government Association during their meeting on Apr. 17 in The Loft, 916 S. Wabash Ave.

SGA elects 2018–2019 Executive Board

April 23, 2018

The Student Government Association announced its Executive Board for the 2018–2019 academic year at its April 17 meeting after elections. After the six-day voting period, held on OASIS for the first time, students el...

Managing Money Problems

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March 30, 2018

I’ve worked really hard in school to try to make sure that my future is secure, but I worry about money anyway. I come from a family that has a history of money issues--my parents, aunts and uncles, and older siblings seem to have a knack for spending themselves into debt. I’d feel a bit more secure if I knew what to do if and when I run into money trouble. Any advice? You probably already know the best advice for money troub...

Old Chicago Main Post on 433 West Van Buren St. is now recognized as a Chicago landmark and after more than 20 years of vacancy, will be developed into retail and office spaces. 

Look around: Landmarks preserve Chicago history

March 26, 2018

Columbia students pass by historic landmarks on campus every day. Included are some of the buildings and sites in the South Loop that are listed on the National Registry of Historic Places as well as...

Students deserve a governor who represents their interests

Students deserve a governor who represents their interests

March 12, 2018

Throughout life, we are often told to forget about the past and only look forward. But in the world of politics, previous policies, agendas, successes and failures of elected officials are embedded in voters’ minds when they head to the polls.  The Illinois primary is Marc...

Tom Tresser, a defender of public interests at the CivicLab, strives to increase civic engagement and encourage young voters throughout the Chicagoland area. 

CivicLab educator gets real about student involvement

March 2, 2018

After the tragic Feb. 14 high school shooting in Parkland, Florida, that killed 17, young people have become politically active, engaging with politicians on CNN Town Hallsand through social media. Women have b...

Gov. Bruce Rauner has targeted Democratic primary candidate J.B. Pritzker with multiple ads associating him with former Gov. Rod Blagojevich. 

Attack ads may hinder voter turnout

February 12, 2018

With eight registered candidates vying for Illinois governor in the March 20 primary, a plethora of attack ads have flooded the state’s media, which may leave a sour taste in voters and steer them a...

Madeline Moran (left) and Lorelei Glaser, from Western Springs, Illinois, hold signs at the starting point of the second Women's March Chicago on Jan. 20. The March grew to approximately 300,000 people and congregated at Federal Plaza.

Another year, another march—300,000 gather downtown

January 20, 2018

On the day the federal government shut down, approximately 300,000 people went to work and marched Chicago’s streets.One year after President Donald Trump was inaugurated Jan. 20, his critics rallie...

The Semester in LA students now have more opportunities to get hands-on experience on Hollywood sets, like the summer semester Directing Group on the set of “Friends,” with the programs extension.     

Changes to Semester in LA program appeal to motivated students

September 5, 2017

The Semester in LA Program is changing this fall, expanding from five to 15 weeks and focusing more than ever on internship opportunities. Karen Loop, the program’s associate dean, said the changes are in response to the school’s five-year Strategic Plan, “Achieving Our Gre...

New York-based group Sunflower Bean, which will be headlining this year’s Manifest festival, got its start playing DIY shows and practicing in band member Jacob Faber’s basement; the trio has since released multiple tracks and will go on tour with The Pixies this summer. 

Sunflower Bean sprouts as Manifest headliner

May 1, 2017

Emerging from New York Sunflower Bean, which will be touring with The Pixies this summer, was announced April 27 as Manifest’s headliner.  The band, described as “fuzzy psych magic” on Apple Music, will be performing on the Manifest main stage May 12 located in the Sculptor’...

Astronomer ties art inspiration to cosmological data

By Campus Reporter

September 26, 2016

An immense telescope being built in the Cerro Pachón Mountains of Chile, which will house the world’s largest digital camera and gather about 20 terabytes of data per night, was the subject of a colloquium arranged by the Science & Mathematics Department Sept. 21.The main functions of the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope outlined in the presentation, held at the Ferguson Auditorium in the 600 S. Michigan Ave. Buildi...

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