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The Columbia Chronicle’s Sex Study

February 10, 2015

In January 2015, a New York Times contributing writer detailed how she fell in love. Instead of recounting a movie-worthy story of fate, Mandy Len Cantron fell in love through a scientific study. Psychologist Ar...

Chicago-area college students are posting every 60 seconds on Yik Yak, a social media platform that allows users to post anonymously on a geolocation-centric feed, said Cam Mullen, the company’s lead community developer.

Loop students yak, question cyberbullying

February 9, 2015

Columbia students are not afraid to yak about their lives. Yik Yak, a social media platform targeted at college students that allows users to post anonymously on a geolocation-centric feed, is gaining...

Science Storms

February 9, 2015

Science Storms is an exhibit in the Museum of Science and Industry, which features seven naturally occurring phenomena in the world: lightning, avalanches, tsunamis, fire, sunlight, tornadoes and atoms in mot...

Trauma center drama trumps Obama

By Editorial Board

February 2, 2015

In light of the University of Chicago’s bid for the Barack Obama Presidential Library, some South Side residents and community organizers have opted to use the bid as a platform to discuss the area’s deafening lack of an adult trauma center. Protesters chant “No trauma, no ‘bama,” demanding the university reopen its Level 1 trauma center rather than pursue a presidential library. U of C’s Medical Center close...

Big people, small people, little people. What’s the difference? | The Columbia Chronicle

February 2, 2015

The Chronicle sat down with Krystle Ansay, president of the Windy City chapter of Little People America, and pianist and composer Chris Errera.Ansay and Errera spoke about the discrimination they experience...

Local Brewery Stirs Up Big Beer

February 2, 2015

Goose Island Brew Pub, located at 1800 N. Clybourn Ave., has been brewing craft beer since 1988.The brewery hosts "Beer Academy" on the last Wednesday of every month, to showcase their wide range of beers...

How to stay fit and healthy this year

January 26, 2015

Losing weight and taking care of your body is hard work, but three Chicago trainers sat down with The Chronicle to discuss how people can get fit and stay healthy.How to reach the trainers:Nnamdi Ugbaj...

Notable Native: Jamelia Amor

By Assistant Metro Editor

December 10, 2014

Jamelia Amor never thought she would direct stage plays. Amor, 36, has been involved in the entertainment industry in a number of different capacities. She is a proud full-figured model and was featured on “The Oprah Winfrey Show” segment “How to Look Good Naked” in 2008. She is also an actress—she played a role in a short film, “Crossing Jordan,” which was directed by a filmmaker and Columbia student, Marion McMi...

Noise complaints rise among residents near O’Hare Airport

Noise complaints rise among residents near O’Hare Airport

December 8, 2014

Northwest Side residents, the Federal Aviation Administration and O’Hare International Airport have been waging an ongoing war regarding noise complaints.According to the O’Hare Noise Compatibilit...

IlliniCare Health establishes center in North Lawndale

IlliniCare Health establishes center in North Lawndale

December 8, 2014

Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Jeff Joy, CEO of IlliniCare Health, announced in a Nov. 21 press release that the company will provide 300 additional jobs in Chicago.  As a result of the Affordable Care Act and ...

Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced a new tool Nov. 14 that will help residents track snowplows and volunteer to shovel snow through the city website.

Enhanced online tool tracks snowplows

December 1, 2014

Mayor Rahm Emanuel, the Department of Innovation and Technology and the Department of Streets and Sanitation announced Nov. 14 enhancements made to tool, a division of the City o...

Gov. Pat Quinn is advocating for an increase to the minimum wage following an Illinois Senate Executive Committee bill that would raise the minimum wage to $11 by 2017.

Minimum wage on rise in Illinois

November 24, 2014

While the debate on raising the minimum wage nationwide continues, the Illinois Senate Executive Committee voted out a bill Nov. 19 that could raise the minimum wage to $10 per hour, then to $10.50 in...

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