The Columbia Chronicle

It’s time to talk about Seasonal Affective Disorder

Mental illness cannot be immediate reasoning when tragedy strikes

By Brooke Pawling Stennett

September 11, 2017

The fall season has crept up entirely too fast. One minute it was 80 degrees and bright, the next it was cold and dark before 8 p.m. The new season comes with the usual head colds, classes and late night...

Head over heels: Why I am only cuffing my GPA, fall trends and Starbucks this season

By Managing Editor

September 22, 2014

As temperatures steadily decline and every morning brings a foggy sky, it seems like the perfect time to hit the snooze button twice and cuddle up to the person—or pillow—of your choice.The summer fun has ended and fall has started to creep in, bringing scarves, pumpkin spice lattes and the perfect cuddling weather—this is the time officially known as “cuffing season.”The middle of September through early October ...

Apple fans line up to buy iPhone 6, 6 Plus | The Columbia Chronicle

September 19, 2014

After months of speculation, Apple officially released the iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 Plus in stores nationwide on Sept. 19. In its first 24 hours of pre-orders, the iPhone 6 sold 4 million units, acco...

Researchers say energy drinks may be counterintuitive

By Zareen Syed

May 12, 2014

As energy drinks increase in popularity health activists are calling for the Food and Drug Administration to regulate those drinks more stringently.A May 5 study published by researchers at the University of Minnesota and Duke University discovered a link between weekly energy drink consumption, smoking and prolonged TV time.The study, published in the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, gathered data from 2,793 young adu...

Human circadian biological clock

Insomnia by any other name

March 17, 2014

While most college students self-diagnose their 3 a.m. Netflix binges as insomnia, sleep experts say doing so prevents them from fixing their sleep troubles independently.Although the term is used colloquiall...

Diseased DNA strand

Cancer genetics software gets update

March 10, 2014

Tumor analysis has become faster and more accurate thanks to new technology that better identifies cancer markers.Researchers at the Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine in Minnesota made improvements to the syst...

Jesse Jackson Jr. leaves future uncertain

By Editorial Board

October 29, 2012

Early voting in Illinois began Oct. 22, which means U.S. House Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. (D-2nd) has secured a spot on the ballot regardless of whether he will be able to perform his duties if re-elected.Jackson was on medical leave this summer and received treatment for bipolar disorder at the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota. On July 28, about 7 weeks into his leave, his staff finally released a statement detailing his whereabouts a...

We've got you covered