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Dan Shearer, music director of WCRX, Columbia’s student radio station, and a senior radio major, has a passion for radio broadcast and blogging, which recently led him to be named first place blogger in the Intercollegiate Broadcasting competition. A blog he wrote while studying abroad in Iceland secured him the honor.

Featured Artist: Dan Shearer

March 31, 2014

Dan Shearer, senior radio major and music director of WCRX, Columbia’s student radio station, received a first place trophy for best station blog from the Intercollegiate Broadcasting System on March 14. He won the competition for his blog about the annual Iceland Airwaves fe...

(From left) Republican gubernatorial candidates Bill Brady, Dan Rutherford, Kirk Dillard and Bruce Rauner spoke during a March 4 primary forum to discuss their plans for decreasing the unemployment rate and improving the economy.

Republican governor candidates face off

March 10, 2014

With Illinois’ March 18 primary quickly approaching, the race is heating up as the four Republican candidates for governor make their final cases for why they should be the Republican nominee.Republi...

Wildcats Undefeated in the Big Ten After Buckeye Win

By The Columbia Chronicle

October 18, 2012

Doug Pitorak, Contributing WriterThe Northwestern University Wildcats men’s soccer team defeated the Ohio State Buckeyes 1-0 at Lakeside Field Sunday Oct 14, advancing to 3-0 in Big Ten play and 9-2-2 for the season.On a day when large gusts of wind made the path of the ball wildly unpredictable, the Wildcats managed to record their fifth shutout of the season, thanks in no small part to the man in the net.“We were de...

DePaul grabs Chitown bragging rights, hands Northwestern first loss of season

By Nader Ihmoud

September 28, 2012

By: Contributing writer, Doug PitorakThe DePaul Blue Demons men’s soccer team defeated the Northwestern University Wildcats 2-0, Sept. 26, at Lakeside Field. The Blue Demons earned their first victory in four games, and the No. 21 ranked Wildcats suffered their first regular season loss in nearly a year.The Blue Demons (3-5-1) came into the game on the heels of a 5-0 loss to No. 10-ranked Marquette and had lost five of t...

Wildcats win Big Ten soccer opener

By The Columbia Chronicle

September 24, 2012

By: Doug Pitorak, contributing writerThe Northwestern University Wildcats men’s soccer team defeated the University of Michigan Wolverines 2-0 in its Big Ten opener Sept. 23 at Lakeside Field.For the Wildcats, the victory begins their quest to remain Big Ten regular season champions, a goal the team does not take lightly.“Every game is life or death in the Big Ten,” explained senior defender Jarrett Baughman, whose performance helped ...

Last minute heroics help Wildcats draw even with Musketeers

By Nader Ihmoud

August 27, 2012

The Northwestern University Wildcats men’s soccer team opened its season Aug. 25 with a draw against the Xavier University Musketeers on its home turf, Lakeside Field, 2247 N. Campus Drive.All hope seemed lost for the Wildcats until goalkeeper Tyler Miller sailed a ball into Musketeer territory, resulting in a foul and penalty kick for Wildcats midfielder Chris Ritter.“I really didn’t know anything or what would happe...

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