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Presidential candidate Gov. Jay Inslee joins McDonald’s workers strike

Presidential candidate Gov. Jay Inslee joins McDonald’s workers strike

May 24, 2019

Democratic presidential candidate and Washington Gov. Jay Inslee joined McDonald’s workers on the picket line as they demanded safe working conditions, fair pay and the right to unionize. Organ...

In response to ‘Chicago, environmental activists not McLovin’ McDonald’s eco practices’

In response to ‘Chicago, environmental activists not McLovin’ McDonald’s eco practices’

November 27, 2018

It’s heartening to see Chicago citizens urging McDonald’s to adopt better environmental policies. As your article stated, not only does McDonald’s get an F on the U.S. Public Interest Resear...

In response to ‘Chicago, environmental activists not McLovin’ McDonald’s eco practices’

In response to ‘Chicago, environmental activists not McLovin’ McDonald’s eco practices’

November 20, 2018

To the editor, The Chronicle recently reported on the Rally for Clean Water that Mighty Earth hosted in front of McDonald’s headquarters in the West Loop. The rally was intended to draw attentio...

President and CEO Kwang-Wu Kim’s contract extended despite C-Fac allegations

President and CEO Kwang-Wu Kim’s contract extended despite C-Fac allegations

November 18, 2018

In a unanimous decision, the Board of Trustees extended President and CEO Kwang-Wu Kim’s contract to the end of the 2023-2024 academic year, more than a year earlier than expected and a week after C-Fac and OurColumbia called for his resignation.   Kim’s previous contract was ...

Chicago, environmental activists not McLovin’ McDonald’s eco practices

Chicago, environmental activists not McLovin’ McDonald’s eco practices

November 17, 2018

Consumer and environmental rights activists and local restaurants want people to think twice before picking up their next Big Mac. During a Nov. 14 Rally for Clean Water, global environmental organiz...

Chicago “Drunk” Magic finds a modern-day home

October 23, 2018

Close-up magic, where magicians acknowledge their audience and break the fourth wall, was invented in the dive bars of Chicago, earning it the nickname "Chicago magic" —or, more affectionately, "dru...

McDonald’s Youth Opportunity  Initiative to launch in Chicago

McDonald’s Youth Opportunity Initiative to launch in Chicago

September 4, 2018

McDonald’s announced its Youth Opportunity Initiative to help combat unemployment, and Chicago has been selected as the first location.According to an Aug. 22 press release, the initiative aims to r...

New students dance their way through Convocation

By Tessa Brubaker, News Editor

September 4, 2018

Filed under Campus

New Student Convocation welcomed freshman to Columbia with a party in Grant Park, during which thousands of bubbles floated in the air, balloons flew high, student organizations stood behind tables filled with activities and souvenirs and everyone danced to music. Students had the opportunity to meet new people, eat free food,  learn about the college, listen to live performances and signup for student organizations bef...

‘Ba-ba’ bopping to Haley Reinhart

‘Ba-ba’ bopping to Haley Reinhart

November 8, 2017

Lincoln Hall was transported back in time to the '60s Nov. 5, riding thepowerhouse vocals and sultry jazz melodies of Haley Reinhart. Reinhart was accompanied by two stellar opening acts from offbea...

CHI-TOWN LOW DOWN: Light pollution threatens Chicago’s health

By Managing Editor

April 27, 2015

Filed under Metro

Chicago may be the best-lit city in the U.S., as more than 250,000 sodium vapor lights create orange, ribbon-like patterns throughout the streets extending from the South Side to the North Side. The view from the top of the Willis Tower or flying into O’Hare International Airport at night showcases views of the city’s orange grid-like structure, which can also be seen clearly from space.The city uses a number of different ...

Search engine accessibility may foster fake intellect

Search engine accessibility may foster fake intellect

April 27, 2015

In a generation where information is a click away, Google is the go-to search engine for any question imaginable, but does the accessibility to answers make people more intelligent, or just make them thi...

Notable Native: Jessica Droste Yagan

Notable Native: Jessica Droste Yagan

By Sarah Martinson

March 16, 2015

Filed under Metro

Jessica Droste Yagan, CEO of Impact Engine, is all about changing the world.Impact Engine is a tech company that helps startups earn a profit by solving environmental and social issues. In a 16-week accel...

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