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The Tech Center closes its doors June 1 after Apple ended the partnership with the college but all technical support and retail services will be available for students at the Bookstore after renovations this summer. 

Tech Center to close for Bookstore renovations

April 29, 2018

The college’s Tech Center will permanently close June 1, and the Bookstore will undergo renovations this summer to expand its technical support and retail services for students. The Bookstore, 624 S. Michigan Ave., will operate as Columbia  students’ main source for technolo...

Members of the Student Government Association during their meeting on Apr. 17 in The Loft, 916 S. Wabash Ave.

SGA elects 2018–2019 Executive Board

April 23, 2018

The Student Government Association announced its Executive Board for the 2018–2019 academic year at its April 17 meeting after elections. After the six-day voting period, held on OASIS for the first time, students el...

Student with powerful, political message to perform at dance festival

Student with powerful, political message to perform at dance festival

April 22, 2018

Senior dance major Stephanie Banes’ performance piece “Who R U?” has been selected for a performance at the American College Dance Association’s National College Dance Festival after she performed at ACDA’s 2018 North-Central Conference in March. Banes said he...

The Woodlawn community gardens produce 1.5 tons of food annually for the First Presbyterian Church’s food pantry. 

Community garden debate sprouts in Woodlawn

April 9, 2018

Two community gardens in Woodlawn face an uncertain future, triggering uneasiness in the surrounding community.Residents and gardeners were notified March 17 that the 65th and Woodlawn community garden, ...

The Columbia College Chicago Records Office in 600 S. Michigan Ave.

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...

Superchunk’s What A Time To Be Alive points and riles up the troops

Superchunk's What A Time To Be Alive points and riles up the troops

By Kevin Tiongsonn

February 23, 2018

Superchunk’s new album What A Time To Be Alive starts with healthy self-awareness right off the bat: “What a time to be alive/we can’t pretend to be surprised,” howls guitarist and lead vocalis...

President and CEO Kwang-Wu Kim spoke to a full room of faculty and staff about updates about the school, his strategic plan and other topics that were brought up by questions from attendees. The talk was held Feb. 7 in Film Row Cinema, 1104 S. Wabash Ave.

Kim: We have to rethink this together

February 12, 2018

In a packed room filled with faculty, staff and administration, President and CEO Kwang-Wu Kim detailed his vision for the college’s future, addressed ongoing concerns and gave updates on the ...

State Rep. Jeanne Ives, R-Wheaton, accused Gov. Bruce Rauner of serving the interests of Chicago above suburban and downstate Illinoisans at a Feb. 5 City Club of Chicago speech. 

Jeanne Ives surprised by ‘hysteria’ around controversial commercial

February 9, 2018

Three days after Republican gubernatorial candidate Jeanne Ives’ campaign posted a commercial online that drew accusations of bigotry, the Wheaton, Illinois, state representative showed no signs of re...

Students asked Humanities, History and Social Sciences Department members about course discontinuations during the department’s Dec. 6 town hall meeting. 

SGA brings discussions between students and departments

December 11, 2017

The Student Government Association finished its first semester of hosting academic department town hall meetings designed to give the Columbia community an opportunity to discuss departmental and collegewide changes. All departments in the college have conducted town halls this semes...

CLLAW XXVIII: FALL of the Patriarchy

CLLAW XXVIII: FALL of the Patriarchy

November 13, 2017

What do you get when you combine arm wrestling tournaments with the brash, over-the-top showmanship of ‘80s-era professional wrestling? The Chicago League of Lady Arm Wrestlers.CLLAW XXVIII: FALL of th...

Recent actions prove Columbia really cares

Recent actions prove Columbia really cares

September 18, 2017

With disasters everywhere—two hurricanes, more possibly on the way and the potential deportation of 800,000 immigrants—Columbia has stepped up to show its students that it does care about them. ...

A penguin takes an early morning swim at the Robert and Mayari Pritzker Penguin Cove in Lincoln Park Zoo. 2001 N. Clark St. Thursday, Sept. 7.

Love lives of penguins at Lincoln Park Zoo captivate readers

September 11, 2017

Pilchard was devastated when Robben broke up with him and he would haunt their former home only to be shooed away by Robben’s new partner Preston. After wallowing in his loneliness, Pilchard found a f...

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