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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...

Chronicle again named No. 1 non-daily college newspaper

Chronicle again named No. 1 non-daily college newspaper

February 27, 2017

For the second consecutive year, The Chronicle staff received a first place award for General Excellence as well as 31 others at the Illinois College Press Association convention Feb. 18. In addition to the General Excellence honor, for which the newspaper was competing against 12 no...

At the Chicago Teachers Union strike headquarters, 1642 W. Van Buren St., teachers handed out signs on Oct. 10 to teachers preparing for the possible CTU strike the following day. The strike never occurred due to a tentative agreement CPS offered CTU minutes before the midnight deadline. 

CTU avoids strike with tentative negotiations

October 17, 2016

Minutes before the midnight deadline Oct. 10, after many teachers had already collected strike materials, the Chicago Teachers Union announced it would not strike the following day because of a tentati...

The Columbia Chronicle staff was recognized as the No. 1 college paper in the state Feb. 20 at the Illinois College Press Association awards and won 22 individual prizes in various categories. 

Chronicle named No. 1 college paper in Illinois

February 29, 2016

The Columbia Chronicle staff of 34 students took home first place for General Excellence along with 22 other awards from the Illinois College Press Association convention Feb. 20.The Chronicle collected ...

Chronicle staff accolades speak to students’ work ethic

By Editor-in-Chief

February 29, 2016

Being a student journalist has its challenges, but winning professional recognition in college journalism competitions is an even more difficult goal to achieve.The staff of The Columbia Chronicle was recognized as best in the state for General Excellence at the Illinois College Press Association convention Feb. 20 despite what felt like countless obstacles along the way.This year, The Chronicle staff of what is now 34 student...

Does diversity committee delay show lack in planning?

By Editor-in-Chief

December 7, 2015

As Columbia makes strides toward better supporting diversity at the college, such as through the Nov. 30 announcement of the formation of the Strategic Plan implementation committee intended to oversee the application of its diversity, equity and inclusion goals, concerns remain about how these next steps will be carried out.The emailed announcement, which came from President and CEO Kwang-Wu Kim, noted that faculty and staf...

Residents in the South Loop mixed and mingled with developers who are bringing new buildings to the neighborhood. 

New housing proposals build excitement in South Loop

November 9, 2015

Four new multi-use projects that  have been proposed for the South Loop were the subject of much discussion and debate by neighborhood residents at an event hosted by The Greater South Loop Associatio...

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 ...

Generally excellent, once again

By Amanda Murphy

February 28, 2011

Nail-biting deadlines and pull-my-hair-out moments finally paid off for The Columbia Chronicle staff at the Illinois College Press Association Conference this year, when Chronites left with 32 awards under our arm and something to brag about, at least until next year.For four consecutive years, The Chronicle has taken home the John David Reed General Excellence Award, which is the most coveted among competitors and a crow...

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