The Columbia Chronicle

Big Ten Men’s Basketball 2010-2011

By Etheria Modacure

November 8, 2010

With the NCAA Men’s Division I basketball season about to kick off, the Big Ten conference is ahead of most of its competition, with five schools ranked in the top 25 ESPN/USA Today Coaches poll. The conference hopes to send a handful of schools to the NCAA Tournament in March as it remains one of the most competitive leagues in college basketball.The Big Ten leads all conferences with three teams ranked in the top 10 of the...

College publishes first marketing journal

By Shardae Smith

October 25, 2010

The college’s Marketing Communication Department recently published its first edition of “The Journal of Need and Want,” a look at life in the consumer world through a collection of short stories, journal entries, poems and letters submitted by Columbia students, faculty, staffand alumni.As a child, Margaret Sullivan, chair of the Marketing Communication Department, knew advertisers wouldn’t get far if they didn’t l...

Faith leaders discuss health care

By mlekovic

October 26, 2009

Religious leaders and community residents gathered Oct. 19 at a downtown church to discuss the impact that lack of health insurance has on their lives, and what they think should be done to make health insurance more affordable.As a health care reform bill moves one step closer to a vote in Congress, leaders from the Muslim, Christian and Jewish communities, along with other Chicago residents, assembled at the Chicago Temple, 77 ...

Tea Party Patriots hold rally against health reform

By mlekovic

September 21, 2009

Timing their rally to coincide with a far larger Tea Party Express demonstration in Washington, D.C., some 200 members of the Tea Party Patriots group gathered in Chicago’s Millennium Park on Sept. 12 to protest President Barack Obama’s health care reform initiative and what they see as the threat of big government.Waving picket signs, the Millennium Park activists sounded the same themes that have characterized a season of...

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