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EDITORIAL: Abortion must be accessible, not just legal

EDITORIAL: Abortion must be accessible, not just legal

February 28, 2019

The Trump administration announced a new rule Feb. 22 that will prevent any organization that provides abortions or abortion referrals from receiving Title X family planning funding unless they provi...

In his first public appearance since leaving the Oval Office, Barack Obama inspired the next generation in a April 24 panel discussion at the University of Chicago.

Obama encourages next generation in welcomed return home

April 24, 2017

Former President Barack Obama returned to his adoptive home April 24 for his first public appearance since leaving the White House. At the University of Chicago, where Obama previously taught constitutio...

Stephanie Hanson Production co-director of Tedx Columbia College Chicago and Senior Business and Entrepreneurship  major, thanks the people that came in support of the event at 623 S. Michigan Ave. Mar 8.

TEDx speakers to ‘Evoke Presence’

March 13, 2017

Columbia's third TEDx conference will feature 10 individuals from various backgrounds speaking about the theme of “evoking presence” in their lives and careers during the annual event schedule...

After a pattern of bomb threats at Jewish institutions and the desecration of Jewish cemeteries, community members at a March 2 meeting placed blame on the rhetoric of President Donald Trump.

Community calling for federal aid to combat anti-Semitism

March 6, 2017

Bomb threats at Jewish places of worship and organizations and anti-Semitic rhetoric are a national trend that has recently emerged in Chicago. At approximately 10 a.m. Feb. 20, the Hyde Park Jewish Com...

Chronicle again named No. 1 non-daily college newspaper

Chronicle again named No. 1 non-daily college newspaper

February 27, 2017

For the second consecutive year, The Chronicle staff received a first place award for General Excellence as well as 31 others at the Illinois College Press Association convention Feb. 18. In addition to the General Excellence honor, for which the newspaper was competing against 12 no...

Mayor Rahm Emanuel, pictured here at a City Council meeting Feb. 22, has yet to introduce a plan to implement the recent Department of Justice recommendations

Alderman, activist search for reform updates

February 27, 2017

After more than a month since the U.S. Department of Justice released its report on the Chicago Police Department and a new administration has taken office in Washington D.C., activists and aldermen are now...

Chicago was one of many cities throughout the nation that drew protests on President's Day Feb. 20

Protestors: ‘Donald Trump has got to go’

February 20, 2017

Though normally used to celebrate the inauguration of the new president, many Chicagoans and out-of-state visitors gathered in the Loop on President’s Day,Feb. 20, to voice their discontent and frustration ...

Michael Fry on the wall of 600 S. Michigan Ave.

Television professor resigns, cites racial discrimination

February 20, 2017

Michael Fry, An associate professor in the Television Department who is known collegewide as one of the faces of Columbia in its advertising campaign on campus buildings, resigned Jan. 20, citing...

Chicago Police Department Superintendent Eddie Johnson presented and discussed the department's new Use of Force policy at the Union League Club Nov. 29.

CPD Superintendent: ‘Law enforcement is under scrutiny like never before’

December 5, 2016

For the first time in history, the Chicago Police Department is asking for community input on its Use of Force policy to improve “de-escalation” techniques and the “sanctity of life” as well as ...

Black Girls Break Bread, a group created to empower black women, hosted a Dec. 1 event at which Columbia students and staff shared their experiences as black women at the college. 

New organization creates community for black women

December 5, 2016

Young black women came together and spoke openly about their experiences at Columbia Dec. 1 through the Black Girls Break Bread, a city-wide organization created with help from a Columbia alumna and staff member. Black Girls Break Bread was launched in October by sisters Jazzy Da...

In response to the election of Donald Trump, thousands of protesters took to the street Nov. 9. The protest shut down major streets in the Loop during rush hour and late into the night.

Photos: Anti-Trump protest erupts near Trump Tower, spreads throughout Loop

November 11, 2016

Thousands of protesters took to the streets Nov. 9 in response to the recent election of President-elect Donald Trump. The non-violent protest shut down several streets in the Loop during rush hour a...

Fans of Classic Album Sundays, a music listening party that started in 2010, enjoy listening to classic albums with professional audio equipment every month. CAS now hosts parties worldwide, including a local chapter in Chicago hosted by Sam Willett, Chicago music nerd and journalist.

Intimate listening experience celebrates timeless albums

October 31, 2016

Music lovers of all ages visited Saturday Audio Exchange Oct. 23, to listen to Billie Holiday’s Lady in Satin in its entirety—without cell phones or verbal distractions—on professional audio equipment wit...

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