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The Columbia Chronicle picks up 21 awards at state convention

The Columbia Chronicle picks up 21 awards at state convention

February 29, 2020

The student staff of The Columbia Chronicle took home 21 awards, including nine first place plaques and certificates, at the Illinois College Press Association’s annual convention, held Feb. 21-22 in Chi...

Column: Goodbye to  my home away from home

Column: Goodbye to my home away from home

December 8, 2019

In the spring of 2016, I entered suite 224 of what was then the 33 E. Congress Parkway building. A senior in high school, I was on a campus tour alongside my sister, grandmother and a handful of other prospective...

The Chronicle took home a total of 16 awards, including first place in General Excellence, during the annual Illinois College Press Association convention and award ceremony Feb. 15 and 16. 

The Chronicle named best in state for fourth year

February 20, 2019

The Chronicle took home first place in General Excellence from the Illinois College Press Association for the fourth year in a row, once again establishing it as the No. 1 non-daily newspaper in Illinois.Th...

Sean McKee’s students collaborating with lead singer of the rock band Yes, Jon Anderson (on screen), to help mix one of his albums.

Columbia students to be a part of rock ‘n’ roll legend Jon Anderson’s upcoming album

February 19, 2019

Thirteen students sit in Studio C, filed into the rows of lecture hall-style seats. They are staring at a screen—the class is on a Skype call. An ordinary-looking man sits in his home animatedly talking abo...

Corporations struggle to do what health-care system won’t

By Editorial Board

March 12, 2018

Uber launched Uber Health on March 1, a new form of non-emergency medical transportation.The new service allows patients to schedule rides to and from medical appointments hours before or up to 30 days in advance. Providers who order the rides do so through an online dashboard, and patients receive a text message or phone call for information about their trip, making rides accessible to those without  smartphones.Lyft Conci...

Tuition increase is anything but average

By Editorial Board

February 20, 2012

On Feb. 6, President Warrick L. Carter announced a 5.2 percent tuition increase for the 2012–2013 school year in an email to the college community. Carter went on to state that this increase is “in line” with the national average. In reality, the national yearly tuition increase for four-year, nonprofit, private colleges for the previous year is 4.6 percent. Though housing costs have been reduced and scholarship fund...

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