The Columbia Chronicle

My farewell address

By Jeff Lyon

May 9, 2016

As many of you know, I will be leaving Columbia this June after 28 years. The memories I am taking with me are mostly good ones. I estimate that I have touched the lives of some 2,000 journalism students in that time, a source of great satisfaction to me. Many of them have gone on to successful media careers, and I hope I’ve played at least some small role in that success. Conversely, some may have gone into other prof...

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 ...

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...

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