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Gubernatorial endorsement: Daniel Biss is the governor Illinois needs

Gubernatorial endorsement: Daniel Biss is the governor Illinois needs

March 12, 2018

With the March 20 gubernatorial primary elections nearing, The Chronicle is proud to endorse Democratic candidate Daniel Biss for Illinois governor. Biss received approximately 87 percent of the staff...

Governor candidates divulge plans for reducing student debt

Governor candidates divulge plans for reducing student debt

March 5, 2018

The race for Illinois governor has become a crowded and heated contest. The eight-candidate field to claim the Republican or Democratic ticket has triggered a plethora of attack ads—not just between...

Civic entrepreneur Ra Joy, running mate of Chris Kennedy, said Illlinois' current local-property-tax system robs students of desperately needed resources. 

Lieutenant governor candidates find consensus on higher education

February 19, 2018

Greater resources allocated to public universities, funding safeguards for Monetary Award Program grants and more pathways toward educational success with new revenue sources were all shared goals of c...

State Rep. Jeanne Ives, R-Wheaton, accused Gov. Bruce Rauner of serving the interests of Chicago above suburban and downstate Illinoisans at a Feb. 5 City Club of Chicago speech. 

Jeanne Ives surprised by ‘hysteria’ around controversial commercial

February 9, 2018

Three days after Republican gubernatorial candidate Jeanne Ives’ campaign posted a commercial online that drew accusations of bigotry, the Wheaton, Illinois, state representative showed no signs of re...

Student forum discusses possible program merger

Student forum discusses possible program merger

September 25, 2017

Students and faculty were able to comment on a possible merger between the advertising and advertising art direction majors under the Communication Department during a Sept. 18 open forum held for Columbia students to receive information. Invitations were sent out via email to st...

Progressive characters should be encouraged in ‘Roseanne’ reboot

Grammy nominees show improvement in award diversity

By Ariana Portalatin

September 25, 2017

Fans of “Roseanne” are well aware that the TV show never shied away from tackling controversial issues during its run, with a fairly progressive view, so news that the reboot will include a gender fl...

Daniel Biss: End machine politics, corrupt system

Daniel Biss: End machine politics, corrupt system

July 14, 2017

Illinois needs a governor who will fight for a progressive state tax rate, single-payer health care and lead the resistance against President Donald Trump, said state Sen. Daniel Biss, D-Skokie. Seekin...

Students honored for Status Awards for Musical talents | The Columbia Chronicle

May 6, 2017

The Kamoinge-Ferman, the Humanities, History and Social Sciences Department and Columbia's Urban Music Association hosted the Columbia Status Awards on May 4 at Stage Two, 618 S. Michigan Ave. The awards ...

Spike Mendelsohn’s restaurant brings ‘Good Stuff’ to Loop

Spike Mendelsohn’s restaurant brings ‘Good Stuff’ to Loop

February 16, 2015

With so many burger joints in Chicago, was there ever really a need for the Washington D.C. restaurateurs of Good Stuff Eatery, 22 S. Wabash Ave., to open shop in the city? Traditional burger and shake f...

Bruce Rauner defeated Gov. Pat Quinn Nov. 4, making him the first Republican governor in 12 years since George Ryan held office. Rauner's term begins Jan. 12, 2015.

Illinois react to Rauner’s gubernatorial win

November 10, 2014

Illinois voters elected millionaire Bruce Rauner to become the state’s next governor on Nov. 4, beating out incumbent governor Pat Quinn. Rauner will become the first Republican governor the state ha...

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