The Columbia Chronicle

Pritzker to prioritize education in 2020 budget

Pritzker to prioritize  education in 2020 budget

By Katherine Savage

March 4, 2019

Financial relief could be on the way for a greater number of Columbia students. The troubled and under-funded state Monetary Award Program is scheduled to get a $50 million boost under Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s...

Tarot next trend in self-love culture

Tarot next trend in self-love culture

By Alexandra Yetter

February 2, 2019

With over 30,000 followers on Instagram, yoga instructor and intuitive healer Kate Van Horn is part of a growing social media trend of spirituality intersecting with health and wellness.What some may ...

New location chosen for Manifest 2017

New location chosen for Manifest 2017

February 27, 2017

To improve the Manifest experience and avoid potential construction, Columbia has chosen a new location for its annual Manifest Urban Arts festival, as announced in a Feb. 21 email to students. The college’s largest annual gathering, scheduled for May 13, is typically held between...

Columbia to host Chicago Voices, Lyric Opera master classes

Columbia to host Chicago Voices, Lyric Opera master classes

January 23, 2017

Columbia will be hosting a weekend of music events reflecting the diversity of Chicago’s communities and produced by Chicago Voices, a collaborative initiative of the Lyric Opera of Chicago for students a...

Lecturer labeled ‘Artist of the Year’

Lecturer labeled ‘Artist of the Year’

January 23, 2017

Alex Fruchter, lecturer in the Business & Entrepreneurship Department, was named one of Chicago Tribune’s Artists of the Year in the newspaper’s Dec. 22, 2016 issue. He was honored for his work at the recording label he co-owns, Closed Sessions. The label features artists w...

Halloween Haunted House: students gather for screams

Halloween Haunted House: students gather for screams

October 31, 2016

Freshman theatre major Carly Davis sat in a makeshift makeup room while a student turned her into a dead nurse. Twenty minutes later, Davis lay on the floor, covered with fake blood, ready to terrify s...

Isolationism causes more hate crimes in UK

Isolationism causes more hate crimes in UK

By Managing Editor

October 17, 2016

When "Brexit," or the U.K.'s exit from the European Union, was passed by popular vote June 23, many people expressed concern about how this referendum could increase racism and xenophobia in the U.K., and n...

Peace process can be effective

Peace process can be effective

By Managing Editor

October 10, 2016

Despite citizens' rejection Oct. 2 of the peace accord Colombia has been working on since 2011 to end the 52-year civil war, Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos was named the winner of the 2016 Nobel ...

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