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Scholarship group says thank you

Scholarship group says thank you

May 9, 2016

Thank you, The Columbia Chronicle, for covering the Faculty & Staff Scholarship Initiative (FSSI) Acoustic Showcase! And thank you, Columbia College Chicago faculty, staff and friends for suppo...

Environmental issues should not be politicized

February 22, 2016

Climate change is one of today’s most urgent and far-reaching issues. President Barack Obama has addressed it through his Clean Power Plan, which was announced August 3, 2015. The plan is designed to reduce carbon emissions from power plants and expand the clean energy economy, but, unlike other proposed solutions such as a tax on the carbon content of fuels, it does not require congressional approval as it alters existing...

Kim advises incoming students on first-year success

Kim advises incoming students on first-year success

June 18, 2015

While incoming students get acclimated to their new surroundings at Columbia, they will also learn who the college’s higher-ups are and how certain individuals will impact their academic experience.Du...

11,800 trees will be planted citywide this year

11,800 trees will be planted citywide this year

May 4, 2015

Chicago will soon be seeing an array of green foliage coming to neighborhoods citywide. Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced on April 24 that the city will plant 11,800 new trees across the city.Cathy Breitenbach...

Norton cannot save you now

Norton cannot save you now

By Office Assistant

April 20, 2015

Making a found-footage film is a surefire cheap way to scare the pants off of an audience and simultaneously irritate those of us who are sickened by the very notion of shaky-cam. “Unfriended” seeks to a...

Utah air pollution linked to increased suicide risk

Utah air pollution linked to increased suicide risk

March 2, 2015

It has been well established that exposure to air pollution can contribute to a range of health concerns such as respiratory inflammation, cardiovascular disease and cognitive impairment, especially in younge...

Chicago citizens primed for ‘Amazon Tax’

Chicago citizens primed for ‘Amazon Tax’

By Metro Reporter

February 9, 2015

With the grace period for a new law having ended Feb. 1, Amazon will now be collecting sales tax from Illinois customers. Revisions made to the state Use Tax Act now mandate that out-of-state retaile...

Block Party 2015 Welcomes New Students to Campus | The Columbia Chronicle

February 2, 2015

Mark Kelly welcomed new students to Columbia with a “Hell Yeah!”He yelled the nine commandments to students to encourage their success and they replied “Hell Yeah!” to each one.There was food, live pe...

Fracking rules need revision

By Editorial Board

November 24, 2014

Despite years of vigorous protest from environmentalists, energy companies will soon be able to drill for oil and gas in the state as a result of the Illinois Department of Natural Resources publishing its final regulations on hydraulic fracturing Nov. 14.Hydraulic fracturing, aka fracking, is the highly controversial process of extracting natural oil and gas from the ground by breaking down rocks through drilling and injec...

Columbia wins gold for going green

Columbia wins gold for going green

November 17, 2014

In a world evermore concerned with environmentalism and green energy, Columbia is considered at the forefront of sustainability. The college received a Gold Level Campus Sustainability Compact Award Oc...

Lorde ushers in 18th year on high note with ‘Mockingjay’

By Managing Editor

November 10, 2014

Most people would not recognize the name Ella Yelich-O’Connor if they heard it on the street, but the pop-phenomenon who calls herself Lorde on stage has maintained her fame in the music industry since she burst into the scene with her Platinum record Pure Heroinein 2013.The singer turned 18 on Nov. 7, which may be surprising to her less-informed, casual fans seeing as she has accomplished more in the last couple years t...

Climate policies gain steam after march, summit

Climate policies gain steam after march, summit

September 29, 2014

THE ISSUE OF climate change continues to garner attentionworldwide following the Sept. 21 People’s Climate March and Sept. 23 UN Climate Summit in New York City. Research on global environmental issues concer...

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