The Columbia Chronicle


Roger Guenveur Smith brings ‘Rodney King’ show to Chicago

Roger Guenveur Smith performing

By Arts & Culture Editor

January 26, 2015

Recent events have made police brutality and excessive force prevalent topics of conversation in the U.S. Actor Roger Guenveur Smith performed his one-man show, “Rodney King,” Jan. 24 at the DuSab...

A box had already been filled with non-perishable goods donated by students during the first stretch of the Library’s Food For Fines campaign, a program to collect food for nonprofit organization Chicago Lights in exchange for late fee credit. 

Late fees help feed those in need in winter

November 24, 2014

In an effort to gather food donations for Chicago Lights, a nonprofit social advocacy group at Fourth Presbyterian Church, 126 E. Chestnut St., Columbia’s library has created a fine forgiveness program c...

Democracy only as strong as people

By BenitaZepeda

February 28, 2011

In a time when many countries are fighting for basic rights and liberties, challenging their government and demanding democracy, many americans persist in ignoring struggles. Perhaps it’s easy for U.S. citizens to forget because we are far away from it all. What do we care? We already have freedom of speech, the right to vote and material luxuries to live and work for. We don’t need anything else, right?Not quite. It’s unf...

Holly Jolly Trolley Food Drive spreads holiday cheer

By CiaraShook

December 7, 2009

If the entire student body, which comprises more than 11,000 people, were to donate just $1 or a single canned food item, it would be “incredible” in the present economic climate, according to Cheryl Morton-Langston, director of Columbia’s WCRX radio station.WCRX 88.1 FM and the Radio Department will host their 7th annual Holly Jolly Trolley Food Drive on Dec. 10 and will be accepting donations for the Greater Chicag...

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