The Columbia Chronicle

New tabletop game reimagines infamous serial killer H. H. Holmes

New tabletop game reimagines infamous serial killer H. H. Holmes

February 18, 2020

Set to the background of the 1893 World’s Fair in Chicago, a smarmy politician, a widow and four other colorful characters are looking for the same thing—to “collect on overdue promises.” Afte...

First-year victory

By Vanessa Morton

November 21, 2011

After months of heated debate, protests and changes, Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s first 2012 proposed budget plan sailed through the City Council on Nov. 17.Emanuel’s balanced $8.2 billion budget passed in a landslide as the Council voted unanimously in support 50-0. The plan fills a $635.7 million budget deficit through spending cuts and an increase in initiatives that will save the city money without increasing property or sale...

Haunted by Chicago’s history

By Luke Wilusz

October 11, 2010

Like any other major city, Chicago has hundreds of years of history under its belt. The city prides itself on much of that history, whether it’s the scientific achievements of the 1893 World’s Fair, the social changes brought about over the years by activists such as Jane Addams or a prestigious theater district showcasing world-class productions. However, history invariably brings with it all kinds of rumors, ghost storie...

We've got you covered