The Columbia Chronicle

Moodle unplugs students from class

By Associate Editor

February 24, 2014

As the semester picks up and professors begin piling on more homework, students may notice that Moodle, the college’s online tool, is becoming more common in their coursework. Following edicts by department chairs, professors have begun incorporating education-based software into classes—a fact that is negatively impacting the college’s curriculum.While some professors are simply requiring students to submit assignments onli...

Anything but Angels

Anything but Angels

By Assistant Arts & Culture Editor

February 10, 2014

Putting on their most comfortable pair of jeans to let loose, Chicago’s mid-lifers gathered Feb. 5 to dance awkwardly to the grooving sounds of The Black Angels at Park West, 322 W. Armitage Ave.On paper, th...

Possible national park title creates hope

Possible national park title creates hope

February 3, 2014

With their community burdened by high unemployment rates and stagnant development, residents of the Pullman neighborhood, located on Chicago’s South Side, are looking to revitalize the area and honor its rich ...

G8’s move is no win for “Occupy”

By Samuel Charles

March 11, 2012

The G8 Summit
 has been moved from Chicago to Camp David in rural Maryland, per President Barack Obama’s order. That much we know. Obama said he moved the summit because he wanted a more intimate environment to host the leaders of eight of the world’s largest economies. For the most part, I buy that rationale.But if you were to ask anyone from
 the Occupy “movement”—and yes, those quote marks were put where they...

What to do with G8 funds?

By Vanessa Morton

March 11, 2012

While the G8 summit was supposed to boost Chicago’s economy and status as a world-class city, not everyone was disappointed by the March 5 announcement of its relocation to presidential retreat Camp David.Occupy Chicago reacted by holding a “No G8 Victory Party,” at Daley Plaza, 50 W. Washington St., that evening.The decision to move the summit is “a direct response to the overwhelming rejection of the summit and the...

Federal government leaves Chicago to fend for itself

By Editorial Board

March 5, 2012

The G8 and NATO summits are approaching Chicago in full force, and the city is taking every possible measure to prepare. The summits are estimated to cost $40 million–$65 million, all of which the city promised in January would not be paid for with taxpayer money.But city officials recently went back on that promise and admitted that Chicago has not received any federal funds to cover the summits, even though the city has a...

We've got you covered