The Columbia Chronicle

Free rides should end

By Brianna Wellen

October 17, 2011

Columbia as private college, doesn’t always reap the same rewards as state-funded institutions. In my college selection process, I considered state schools that were, in some cases, cheaper to attend and offered more scholarships overall, lowering the cost of education even further. For some, ongoing state support to public universities eliminates the private  school option.One such program, the Illinois General Assembly Le...

The ghost of Chicago’s past

By Darryl Holliday

September 7, 2010

Odds are that from the roof of the tallest building in the United States—Chicago’s Willis Tower—several structures with the famous architectural mark of Daniel Burnham can be spotted.The man who co-authored the 1909 “Plan of Chicago”—a plan that figures largely in the development of modern city planning—continues to influence the city of Chicago to this day through the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Plannin...

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