The Columbia Chronicle

Advice About AML

By Sponsored Content

April 6, 2018

I could use some guidance. I’m taking an honors international law and policy course this year, and it’s exceedingly hard. The class writes short papers every week, and a handful of students are chosen to present their findings together. I was one of three randomly selected to present this coming week, which is why we need some help. The topic we’re supposed to discuss is money laundering in the digital age. The history isn...

Days after former Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy announced his candidacy for mayor, he and Mayor Rahm Emanuel began running ads attacking each others’ campaign. 

Mayoral campaigns heat up with election a year away

April 2, 2018

With the race for Chicago mayor a little less than a year away, some candidates have started rolling out ads announcing their candidacy—as well as attacking their opponents. In the past few weeks, seve...

The Welcome Blanket Project is currently showcased at the University of Chicago's Smart Museum of Art. The aim of the project is to stand in solidarity with immigrants and to knit enough blankets to cover the length of President Trump's proposed wall on the Mexican border. 5550 S. Greenwood Ave.

Welcome Blanket reimagines Trump’s border wall with yarn

September 25, 2017

Imagine a length of yarn that could stretch all the way across the U.S.-Mexico border.Instead of covering the approximately 3,500,640 yards with the border wall proposed by President Donald Trump, the Welcome Blanket p...

Protesters calling for police reform gathered Oct. 20 outside CPD Headquarters on the two-year anniversary of the death of Laquan McDonald, who was killed by a CPD officer.

Two years after Laquan: Chicago continues demands for accountability, resignations

October 24, 2016

Demands for police accountability and political reform continue as protesters and activists honored the two-year anniversary of Laquan McDonald’s death. The event, held outside of the Chicago Police D...

Garry McCarthy, former Chicago Police Department superintendent, said he thinks noncompliance with law enforcement is being encouraged and legitimized at a Sept. 19 City Club of Chicago panel.

McCarthy: ‘Noncompliance is becoming legitimized’

September 26, 2016

Former Chicago Police Department Superintendent Garry McCarthy told the attendees of a City Club of Chicago forum Sept. 19, that Mayor Rahm Emanuel made him a scapegoat for his political failures.McCarthy, who...

Southwest Airlines staff conducts silent protest for new contract

By Multimedia Editor

May 20, 2016

Hundreds of Southwest Airlines employees protested slow contract negotiations May 18 outside the company’s annual shareholders meeting.The Southwest Airlines Pilots’ Association, which represents the carrier’s pilots, has been in negotiations with Southwest for nearly four years. Pilots have also not received a pay raise since 2011.Jonathan Weaks, president of Southwest Pilots’ Association, said a new contract mus...

Student Financial Services wants to create a friendlier approach to eliminate its “doctor’s office” feel, according to Christine Tvedt, manager of Outreach and Education at the Office of Student Financial Services.

SFS to work more closely with students on financial plans

April 18, 2016

The Office of Student Financial Services will launch a series of programs later this year designed to promote financial literacy.The office plans to launch a peer coaching program with the help of American Stu...

Multiple sclerosis attacks nerves

Scientists one step closer to treating multiple sclerosis

March 10, 2014

The recent discovery of a new type of blood cell may lead to strides in the treatment of multiple sclerosis, an autoimmune disease that currently affects approximately 2.3 million people worldwide.The ...

Police clock in, budget clocks out

February 17, 2014

The Chicago Police Department’s current strategy of transferring officers from their desk jobs to the streets successfully reduced crime in 2013, but it carried an unreasonably high price tag. The overtime bill ran up to $103.5 million, nearly $10 million more than the department projected in the 2013 budget. The overinflated cost raises questions about how effectively the police department is utilizing its resources and whet...

Featured Artist: Joseph Hogwood

Featured Artist: Joseph Hogwood

February 17, 2014

“Charlotte Seeker,” an arcade-inspired video game that resembles a fast-pace, pupil-dilating “Pac-man,” will allow players to blast through space as a heroic princess. The game’s nostalgic sci-fi world was created by senior interactive arts & media major Joseph Hogwood...

Small fee could empower city to fight crime

By Editorial Board

October 1, 2012

Alderman George Cardenas (12th Ward) proposed on Sept. 20 a “safety and security fee,” to be paid by residents to hire more police officers. A fee of up to $5 a month would be added to Chicagoans’ monthly energy bill, which may be what the city needs to fight its growing crime problem, as long as it isn’t applied to people who are already struggling.Cardenas expects the fee to raise $70 million, which he says is en...

Police superintendent addresses concerned students regarding citywide violence

By The Columbia Chronicle

September 17, 2012

by Kaylee Fowler, Metro Editor & Mark Minton, Assistant Metro EditorIn response to Chicago’s growing violence epidemic, a group of high school students affiliated with Columbia drafted letters to Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy expressing their fears and offering solutions to the problem. On Sept. 13, McCarthy met on campus with some of the students who voiced their concerns.The students are i...

We've got you covered