The Columbia Chronicle

Strategic Plan approved by board of trustees

By Managing Editor

May 18, 2015

Despite recent efforts from a coalition of students, staff and adjunct faculty to halt the implementation of the Strategic Plan, the board of trustees’ unanimously approved the college’s five-year improvement plan at its May 12 meeting, according to a collegewide email from Dick Kiphart, chair of the board of trustees.“[The Strategic Plan] is a move that will enhance students’ education experience,” Kiphart said. ...

Peanut Butter Cookies

Recipe: Peanut Butter Cookies

May 11, 2015

INGREDIENTS:1 cup brown sugar1/2 cup butter1/2 cup peanut butter1 egg1 teaspoon vanilla1 1/2 cup flour1/2 teaspoon baking soda1/2 teaspoon saltINSTRUCTIONS:1. Preheat oven to 350 F.2. Combine brown su...

Former assistant professor Kelly Page filed lawsuits against the college and Philippe Ravanas, chair of the Business & Entrepreneurship Department, on Feb. 13, alleging employment discrimination.

College, chair accused of employment discrimination

May 11, 2015

Philippe Ravanas, chair of the Business & Entrepreneurship Department, and the college are defending discrimination charges brought by a professor whose employment at the college was terminated after the S...

West Virginia wide receiver Kevin White celebrates after being selected by the Chicago Bears as the seventh pick in the first round of the 2015 NFL Draft, Thursday, April 30, 2015, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

Chi-town becomes Draft Town

May 6, 2015

The excitement builds, the pick is in. Commissioner Roger Goodell walks to the podium as fans cheer—finally, the 2015 NFL Draft has begun.For the first time since 1964, the draft returned to the Win...

Jerel Ballard, a sophomore journalism major, will assume the position of Student Government Association president on May 17, after current SGA president Sara Kalinoski, a sophomore art and materials conservation major concludes her term in the position.

Former SGA vice president of Finance takes on new role as president

May 4, 2015

Jerel Ballard, a sophomore journalism major, has participated in the Society of Professional Journalists, the Columbia College Association for Black Journalists and the Student Government Association since enr...

Manifest 2015

Marching toward Manifest 2015

May 4, 2015

Graduating students, led by Mark Kelly, vice president of Student Success, and the Jones College Prep High School marching band will march down Wabash Avenue on May 15, chanting, “Hell yeah, I did it!...

Exploring gender in the classroom: Columbia students seek feminist education

By Managing Editor

May 4, 2015

As the millennial generation ages, many are hopeful that long-standing societal problems including sexism will no longer be barriers to progress.However, some Columbia students fear that might not become reality.Gender equality within higher education has long been both a subject of interest and a goal of colleges across the country. Harvard Graduate School of Education lecturer Catherine G. Krupnick published a watershed ...

LGBTQ Gender Fusions celebrates identity, diversity

By Campus Editor

April 27, 2015

LGBTQ people and allies packed into Stage Two, 618 S. Michigan Ave., for an evening of food, dance, fashion and a keynote presentation from prominent transgender rights activist Geena Rocero for a celebration of diversity and identity.“I just want to gender f--k things and deconstruct all these notions of a gender binary,” said Rocero, a transgender fashion and beauty model who founded Gender Proud, an advocacy and awar...

NSAC

Students win with Pizza Hut campaign

April 27, 2015

Nineteen students within the Communication & Media Innovation Department’s “Campaign Practicum” course were recognized on April 10 for their original advertising campaign for Pizza Hut at the Nationa...

College gets strategic with new vice president

Deborah Maue, the new vice president of Strategic Marketing & Communications, will help the college clarify its brand message to help strengthen its enrollment and fundraising strategies.

By Campus Editor

April 27, 2015

The Office of Marketing & Communications will soon see new leadership as the search for a permanent vice president comes to a close.Following a four-month national search led by the college and search/co...

Budget cuts diminish watchdog capabilities

By Editor-in-Chief

April 20, 2015

 Putting an editorial on the front page of a newspaper is a decidedly uncommon practice. Such pieces are normally comfined to the opinion pages while the most important news belongs on the cover of any publication. But when a media organization, in this case a college publication, is part of a developing news story, the editorial management team has to ask itself when it is appropriate to cover the story and whether it is ...

“Unforgotten,” a traveling outdoor art exhibit that memorializes victims of gun violence in Illinois, was curated by FCB Chicago Advertising Agency in partnership with the Illinois Council Against Handgun Violence and was unveiled April 10 outside St. James Cathedral, 65 E. Huron St. 

Traveling art exhibit honors gun violence victims

April 20, 2015

FCB Chicago Advertising Agency has reached out to the Illinois Council Against Handgun Violence to create a traveling outdoor art exhibit that memorializes victims of gun violence from Illinois.Jordan S...

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