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EDITORIAL: Equality in the courtroom critical to LGBTQ activism

EDITORIAL: Equality in the courtroom critical to LGBTQ activism

February 6, 2019

New York is likely to become the fourth state to ban the controversial gay and trans panic defense strategy, according to a Jan. 25 NBC article. The bill was introduced in 2017 and has been gaining momentu...

Race, representation and repression: Chicago voters are looking for changes

Race, representation and repression: Chicago voters are looking for changes

By Yasmeen Sheikah

January 28, 2019

After two terms in office that may be most remembered for police shootings, school closings and an exodus of residents, Chicago’s mayoral race is wide open. A diverse pool of 14 candidates are vying to repla...

One-Stop Director Barbara Ebert-Balzano, Registrar Keri Walters and Assistant Vice President of Student Financial Services Cynthia Grunden have worked together to create a new program Columbia will introduce in the Fall 2019 Semester that combines several areas of the college to help improve students’ educational experience at the college. 

New program to improve college services, student experience

January 28, 2019

Student entering the Fall 2019 semester can expect improved services in multiple areas of the college as the result of an incoming restructuring designed to benefit students and staff.According to Cynthia ...

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Registrar to centralize course scheduling

March 5, 2018

The college is planning the centralization of course registration, including changes to course numbers and academic scheduling with departments and the Office of the Registrar. During a Jan. 25 meeting held at 600 S. Michigan Ave., school deans, associate deans, the Office of the...

Twin Peaks will be performing at Thalia Hall, 1807 S. Allport St., Dec. 29, 30,and 31. 

Twin Peaks ‘wizard’ shares DIY magic

December 12, 2017

Since he first picked up a bass guitar to play in a talent show in sixth grade, Cadien James, indie rock band Twin Peaks' frontman and self-proclaimed "wizard of the band," has had a passion for playing m...

Current spring registration shows drop, college says it is not ‘alarming’

Current spring registration shows drop, college says it is not ‘alarming’

December 12, 2016

According to the most recent Spring 2017 Semester registration report, 601 fewer total students registered for classes when compared with numbers for the Spring 2016 Semester. The unofficial figures, pu...

Advising Center implements new model with new leadership

Brian Marth, executive director of the College Advising Center, works to centralize the College Advising Center and bring clarity to students.

By Campus Reporter

December 7, 2015

Brian Marth, former director of the College Advising Center, has been promoted to executive director amid changes to the center’s structure, according to a Nov. 30 emailed announcement from the Office o...

Harrington College of Design students have successfully transferred to Columbia after Harrington announced it will close its doors by August 2018.

Harrington students settle in at Columbia after college closing

November 30, 2015

The nearly 145 students who transferred to Columbia from Harrington College of Design at the beginning of the Fall 2015 Semester are almost finished with their first semester at Columbia.Columbia accepted t...

BJ the Chicago Kid speaks to Columbia students | The Columbia Chronicle

November 9, 2015

Columbia’s Urban Music Association and AEMMP Records teamed up Nov. 4 to bring hip-hop soul artist BJ the Chicago Kid to Columbia’s Sherwood Building, 1312 S. Michigan Ave.  Students gathered to hear ...

Senior Associate Provost of Academic Affairs Suzanne Blum Malley addressed the Integrated First-Year Experience committee Oct 21.

Strategic Plan committees off and running

October 26, 2015

The Strategic Plan implementation committees have received their assignments and will begin working on their first-year goals, according to Senior Vice President and Provost Stan Wearden. As reported Oct. 5 b...

‘Jurassic World’ finds balance with new, old elements

By Office Assistant

June 17, 2015

No one goes to see a “Jurassic Park” sequel expecting it to outshine the sheer awe and glory of the original—It just doesn’t seem possible.With that being said, if a record-breaking $511.8 million global opening weekend at the box-office is anything to go by, naysayers may find themselves dumbfounded.After a slew of disconcerting trailers, die-hard fans of the series like myself wondered whether “Jurassic World...

New leadership to shape next academic year

By Managing Editor

May 28, 2015

Several faculty and staff members at the college will assume new leadership positions for the 2015–2016 academic year.According to a May 15 collegewide email from Stan Wearden, senior vice president and provost, several college members’ roles will be shifted as of July 1 to further various initiatives geared toward improving the college’s operations.John Green, current interim dean of the School of Fine & Performi...

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