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Lincoln Park High School welcomes music donations, CPS budget cuts still sting

According to a 2014 survey by Raise Your Hand Illinois, a coalition of parents who advocate for better public education, 65 percent of Chicago Public Schools do not meet the recommended two hours of arts education per week.

By Contributing Writer

May 9, 2016

A private donation of materials from the NIB Foundation—formerly the classical music radio station WNIB-FM 97.1—has invigorated the music program at Lincoln Park High School, 2001 N. Orchard St., but staff...

Student’s big idea creates Big Ideas Columbia

Senior public relations major Kathryn Walters, along with the Office of Student Communications, organized Big Ideas Columbia, an event for students to learn what it means to be successful during and after college.

By Senior Campus Reporter

February 23, 2015

The office of Student Communications is teaming up with senior public relations major Kathryn Walters to produce Big Ideas Columbia. Big Ideas Columbia will be held Feb. 26 from 4–6 p.m. at Film Row ...

'One century minus a baker's dozen:' Finding the forest for the trees in the translation of literature

‘One century minus a baker’s dozen:’ Finding the forest for the trees in the translation of literature

November 17, 2014

“Fourscore and seven years ago” is a phrase every American knows. Abraham Lincoln began his Gettysburg Address to a war-weary crowd of Pennsylvanians with those five words on a Thursday afternoon in Novembe...

ColumbiaCares Manifests student support

ColumbiaCares Manifests student support

May 5, 2014

ColumbiaCares, a student and alumni organization that helps students with immediate financial struggles, is looking to amp up its advertising and funding efforts starting May 16 at Manifest. Manif...

‘Lincoln’ humanizes American legend

By Trevor Ballanger

December 10, 2012

President Abraham Lincoln left behind a legacy unlike any president before him. In “Lincoln,” director Stephen Spielberg examines a pivotal period in Lincoln’s presidency and offers a human portrait of a man deeply embedded in the American consciousness.Aided by a stellar performance from perennial Oscar contender Daniel Day-Lewis, who portrays the president, “Lincoln” comments on the combative American politica...

College Council prepares for smaller role

By Shardae Smith

March 7, 2011

Meeting for the second time during the spring 2011 semester, faculty, staff and student representatives discusses important Columbia issues during the monthly College Council meeting held at the 1104 Center, 1104 S. Wabash Ave., on March 4.Topics of discussion included student enrollment updates, a new policy regarding students’ academic standing from Vice President of Student Affairs Mark Kelly, MAP grant errors and the co...

Exhibit tells Honest Abe’s true story

By Luke Wilusz

February 8, 2010

Many Americans know Abraham Lincoln as the man who led our nation in a fight for freedom and equality during the Civil War, but one museum exhibit aims to dispel some common misconceptions about the Great Emancipator.“Rather than a traditional biography of Lincoln, starting with the log cabin, to the White House and so on, I decided to focus on his changing views about slavery and the union, and the change came about du...

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