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Anne Marie Mitchell, associate chair and professor in the Communication Department, spoke to students in the combined Agency and PR Campaigns course at 33 E. Congress Pkwy. on Feb. 22.

Partnership with 1871 advertises opportunities

February 25, 2018

Columbia and technology center 1871 have partnered for an advertising and public relations course designed to provide students with professional experience and samples for their portfolios. 1871, located at 222 W. Merchandise Mart Plaza, was founded in 2012 to support Chicago’s...

Compassion for Syrians cannot be conditional

Compassion for Syrians cannot be conditional

By Tyra Bosnic

February 19, 2018

When was the last time you cared about Syria? Was it the last time you saw an injured Syrian child on Twitter? Do you ever think about the thousands dead and millions displaced?While we are choosing to ...

 Christopher the Conquered is scheduled to perform at The Hideout, 1354 W. Wabansia Ave., June 16 to support his first full-length album

Christopher ‘Conquered’ first full-length album

May 9, 2016

Iowa native Christopher Ford began writing music 10 years ago as a way to express emotional experiences.Known for his boisterous, comedic and improvisational live performances and raw lyrics, Ford—better-known as Ch...

College enrollment declines by nearly 500, new student rates up

By Campus Editor

September 28, 2015

columbia’s recently announced fall 2015 enrollment shows a decline for the sixth consecutive year with nearly 500 fewer students total from the data reported from the Fall 2014 Semester, despite an increase in reported new students, according to a Sept. 25 emailed announcement from Senior Vice President and Provost Stan Wearden.The college saw a 5 percent decrease in total enrollment during the last year—the number of s...

America should welcome more refugees

September 21, 2015

Germany made headlines Sept. 8 when Chancellor Angela Merkel announced the country is expected to spend $6.6 billion to welcome 800,000 refugees by the end of 2015. Merkel has insisted that the country’s borders remain open in light of Europe’s refugee crisis. Germany, which could accept up to an additional 500,000 refugees in future years, has committed to absorbing more refugees than any other European Union nation.Sweden h...

European Union deserves Nobel Peace Prize

By Tyler Davis

October 22, 2012

Nobel Peace Prize nominees are usually kept secret, so there was much speculation about who would be this year’s laureate.The prize could have gone to a wide variety of do-gooders, including Burmese President Thein Sein for moving his country’s militaristic government toward democracy or Bradley Manning for divulging vital information to Wikileaks. The Telegraph, a British paper, speculated that Bill Clinton would be ...

Money talking money

By Amanda Murphy

March 14, 2011

In the past year, Columbia made strides toward a more promising financial position compared to that of the last several years.Or so said Columbia President Warrick L. Carter spoke at a faculty and staff convocation on March 11 about the college’s recent financial status. He explained the reasons behind some of the unpopular decisions Columbia’s administration made in recent months, such as staff cuts.“We’ve had some challe...

Vacations essential to maintain physical, mental health

By Lauren Kelly

January 25, 2010

Columbia students looked forward to winter vacation so much during the last week of the Fall 2009 semester that their anticipation was almost palpable. As the week progressed, you could almost see the anxiety of finals fading away and the excitement for winter break brewing. After 15 weeks of tireless work, a five-week vacation was more than welcome.Vacations and rest are incredibly important for students and workers of all ...

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