The Columbia Chronicle

Chicago schools in desperate need of longer school days

By Editorial Board

March 19, 2012

Chicago Public Schools’ battle over a seven-and-a-half-hour school day rages on, and a group of 19th Ward parents and guardians are fighting back.The group has asked the Chicago Board of Education to implement a survey of parents and guardians that would be handed out with their child’s report card asking them how many hours they think their child should spend at school.Parents argue that an across-the-board extension o...

Wildcats come up short against Spartans

By Etheria Modacure

January 6, 2011

For Northwestern University to make its first NCAA appearance in college history, they will need to have victories against ranked teams within the Big Ten. The Wildcats didn’t help their tournament resume on Jan. 3 because they lost to the #19 ranked Michigan State University Spartans 65-62 in front of a sellout crowd of 8,117 at Welsh-Ryan Arena.The Spartans limited Northwestern to shooting 31 percent throughout the game and we...

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