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Dorothy Holmes (pictured above) and three other family members of those killed by police spoke at the Oct. 17  exhibit opening for ‘Gone But Not Forgotten,’ a quilt that honors more than 100 police shooting victims.

Quilt honors victims of police shootings

October 24, 2016

One hundred forty-four people killed by the Chicago Police Department or in CPD custody are now memorialized by artist Rachel Wallis’ newest exhibit. “Gone But Not Forgotten” is a quilting project in collab...

Activists confront Uptown alderman to raise awareness for homeless | The Columbia Chronicle

October 10, 2016

Activists in Uptown marched to Alderman James Cappleman’s 46th ward office on Oct. 3 to protest gentrification, bring awareness to issues facing the homeless community and keep the North Side an affordable, diver...

Youth should be taught rights, police should be taught respect

September 12, 2016

The state of Illinois requires all high school students to attend driver’s education courses, and in August, the state passed a law requiring the lessons to include information on how to behave when pulled over by police.  A curriculum is in the works, which all driving and public schools must implement in the 2017–2018 academic year.The lead organizer of Chicago’s Black Lives Matter chapter, Kofi Ademola, told DNA...

Diana Vallera, an adjunct professor in the Photography Department and part-time faculty union president, said the college needs to better compensate its adjunct faculty in light of a study conducted by Graff, Ballauer & Blanski, a local public accounting firm, on behalf of P-Fac.

P-Fac calls for improved budget transparency from administration

April 25, 2016

A study commissioned by P-Fac, the college’s part-time faculty union, found only 13 percent of funding for all salaries and wages at the college goes to adjunct faculty, who teach 48 percent of the col...

Virtual reality documentary film shown at Feminist Film Festival | The Columbia Chronicle

April 25, 2016

Executively produced by Planned Parenthood, “Across the Line” is a documentary film with fiction elements that provides a virtual reality experience of a woman’s journey for a legal abortion. The fi...

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