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Webmaster Job Description

By Alice Werley

April 14, 2013

WebmasterThe Webmaster is responsible for the Chronicle website. This includes web design and CSS styling when necessary, editing web pages, reviewing text and images for errors, general troubleshooting and instructing the staff on how to web their stories. The Webmaster serves as the website guru and should be able and willing to instruct and help staff members whenever necessary.RequirementsExperience managing a websiteK...

Back to Ghoul Bash attracts faculty, scholarship funds

By Contributing Writer

November 5, 2012

by Elizabeth Earl, Contributing WriterMark Twain stopped drinking his soda to listen to an undead Miss Ohio announce that the silent auction would be ending soon, and a princess quickly went to bid.This was the scene at the second annual Back to Ghoul Bash on Nov. 1 at Stage Two, 618 S. Michigan Ave. Faculty and staff, many in costume, gathered to raise money for scholarships.“We wanted a culmination of committed Columbi...

City makes way for the homeless

By Vanessa Morton

December 12, 2011

New measures are in the works as Mayor Rahm Emanuel and various agencies and organizations come together in an extensive effort to curb homelessness.Emanuel joined the Chicago Alliance to End Homelessness on Dec. 2 to announce “Plan 2.0,” an initiative to “recalibrate” former Mayor Richard M. Daley’s plan to end homelessness in the city.“Chicago’s Ten Year Plan to End Homelessness has made great strides in creating ...

Emanuel: Off with the head tax

By Vanessa Morton

October 10, 2011

Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced a new plan at the City Council meeting on Oct. 5 that would help eliminate the Chicago Employer’s Expense Tax—also known as the city’s “head tax”—which prevents many medium and small businesses from starting and growing.The proposal would accommodate a pledge Emanuel made during his mayoral campaign that would rid Chicago of a tax that requires businesses to pay an additional $4 a year...

South Loop Elementary School gym now available for Columbia students

By Nader Ihmoud

September 26, 2011

Four college students from three different institutions played a pick-up game of basketball in South Loop Elementary School’s gym, 1212 S. Plymouth Court. The gym opened on Sept. 18 for recreational basketball and volleyball.According to the Columbia Renegades President Kevin Hartmann, the gym has never been available this early to Columbia and Roosevelt University students in the years he has been at Columbia. Students who...

Use art for purpose, not fame

By BenitaZepeda

December 6, 2010

It’s not every day we have moments of pure inspiration.In creative fields, artists sometimes lose motivation, especially in an art school where their work is constantly criticized.It’s easy to be stuck in a mindset full of self-doubt, which is not just common to artists—it defines our generation. Our world revolves around a technology-driven and fast-paced way of life, which is entirely different from the one our par...

Less funds for gun turn-in program

By Editorial Board

May 10, 2010

Eliminating high rates of gun violence in Chicago has been one of Mayor Richard M. Daley’s top priorities throughout his 21 years in office. The city currently holds some of the strictest firearm laws in the United States that ban hand guns in the city.Additionally, another effort of Daley’s to deter violence and ownership of illegal guns is an annual “no questions asked” program, which gives an incentive to those...

Daley pedals to hall of fame

By SpencerRoush

November 16, 2009

Mayor Richard M. Daley has been inducted into the Active Transportation Alliance Hall of Fame after 10 years of being a member of the organization, for his efforts in providing safety for bike riders and pedestrians.On Nov. 9, members of the alliance, which was formerly known as the Chicagoland Bicycle Federation, filled Columbia’s Film Row Cinema in the 1104 Center, 1104 S. Wabash Ave., for their annual meeting to honor membe...

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