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Decision fatigue fuels calorie cravings

Decision fatigue fuels calorie cravings

October 27, 2014

Self-control is an important element of dieting, but dietary habits may play a role in self-control.Cravings for high-calorie foods and the strength to resist them has been linked to the part of the brain known...

Fans pack Soldier Field for annual Football Classic | The Columbia Chronicle

September 29, 2014

Every year, thousands of college football fans gather in Soldier Field to see their favorite teams face off. The 17th Annual Chicago Football Classic, held Sept. 20 at Soldier Field, 1410 Museum Campus ...

Columbia signed a contract with East-West University in March that will grant Columbia students access to the gym facility in The Flats residence hall, 819 S. Wabash Ave. Tim Gorski, vice president of the Renegades, a member of Columbia’s baseball team and a senior marketing communication major,  to ease scheduling conflicts at other fitness spaces.

Columbia contracts for more gym space

April 28, 2014

Less than a year after Columbia negotiated gym space at Roosevelt University’s Goodman Center, another neighbor is opening its courts to Columbia students. The college signed a contract with East-West University in late March that will allow Columbia students to live on seven...

Bohemian immigrant John Dusek built Thalia Hall in 1892. Its design is reminiscent of the Romanesque architecture of the Prague Opera House. 

Big business, little Pilsen

February 24, 2014

Thalia Hall, one of Pilsen’s most historic buildings, is getting a rock ‘n’ roll makeover.The four-stem structure at 1807 S. Allport St. is slated to reopen its doors as a music venue in the first qua...

Working out at work

The Stamina 55-1610 InMotion E1000 Elliptical Trainer

By Assistant Sports & Health Editor

February 3, 2014

Being a Workaholic or serial Netflix binger is no longer a good excuse for skipping exercise.The Stamina 55-1610 InMotion E1000 Elliptical Trainer, created by Stamina Products Inc., has tension-adjuste...

Sister cities shared traits spark cultural dialogue

By The Columbia Chronicle

October 22, 2012

A recent celebration of Pakistani art underscored how members of Chicago’s cultural associations are trying to forge a relationship between the international community and the city.In 1960, Chicago welcomed Warsaw, Poland as its first sister city, which led to the creation of the Chicago Sister Cities International program. Since then, 27 additional cities have joined the ranks.One of Chicago’s newer sister cities, Lahore,...

New buildings threaten Renegades

By Lindsey Woods

March 12, 2012

There are usually casualties when a long-term relationship ends, such as favorite DVDs or a pair of the coziest sweatpants. In the case of Columbia and Roosevelt University’s athletic partnership, however, the losses are imminent even though the relationship remains intact.Roosevelt’s modern, mirrored building erected at 425 S. Wabash Ave., and the relatively unbroken ground of the lot at the southeast corner of Wabash ...

Plymouth gym becomes center of health and fitness

By Nader Ihmoud

September 6, 2011

Columbia students can now successfully follow in Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s footsteps after renovations have given school fitness classes a permanent location. Emanuel recently finished The Sprint, a shorter version of the Chicago Triathlon, with a time of one hour and 36 minutes. He finished ninth out of 80 in his age group of 50 year olds.What used to be a design workshop was turned into a fitness room this past summer. Located beneath ...

New cafe firm irons out kinks

By Shardae Smith

November 29, 2010

Now in its third month of operation, Café University, the college’s food new vendor, continues experiencing difficulties running three cafes to service students, faculty and staff, but hopes to make finishing touches and finalize menu options before the fall semester is complete.At each of Café University’s three locations—the Wabash Campus Building, 623 S. Wabash Ave.; the 1104 Center, 1104 S. Wabash Ave. and the Alexand...

A new gym on the horizon

By JeffGraveline

October 12, 2009

After months of negotiations, Columbia may have finally filled the void left by the closing of the Herman Crown Center at Roosevelt University in April of 2008.Last year’s closing left Columbia students without a main gym space. The Crown Center, which was closed due to code violations and asbestos contamination, was shared by Columbia and Roosevelt.South Loop Elementary, 1212 S. Plymouth Court, has been pegged as the pro...

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