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In response to the college’s updated sexual assault policy, 12 students gathered April 1 in the second floor lobby of the 916 S. Wabash Building to discuss forming an official student committee that would work directly with the administration to educate students about the updated policy and address concerns.

Students question Columbia’s sexual assault policy

April 7, 2014

As sexual assault on college campuses remains a controversial topic across the nation, several Columbia students are attempting to form a new organization to address the issue. On April 1, 12 stu...

Wildcats Improve to 8-3, Return Home for Season Finale.

By Nader Ihmoud

November 17, 2012

EAST LANSING, Mich.- The Northwestern University Wildcats defeated the Michigan State University Spartans 23-20, despite being without Kain Colter and Venric Mark for a large portion of the game on at Spartan Stadium on Nov. 17.The Wildcats' defense forced four turnovers, did not allow the Spartans to convert on any fourth downs and held them to three scores on six red zone appearances."Our defense had their backs against t...

Spartans win men’s Big Ten soccer championship

By Nader Ihmoud

November 12, 2012

Contributing Writer: Doug PitorakThe Michigan State University Spartans men’s soccer team defeated the University of Michigan Wolverines 2-1 in overtime to win the Big Ten Tournament title for the third time in program history on Nov. 11.Freshman midfielder Sean Conerty rescued his team from disaster by delivering the golden goal eight minutes into the first overtime period. He ended the game by rifling a shot past Mich...

Chicago schools in desperate need of longer school days

By Editorial Board

March 19, 2012

Chicago Public Schools’ battle over a seven-and-a-half-hour school day rages on, and a group of 19th Ward parents and guardians are fighting back.The group has asked the Chicago Board of Education to implement a survey of parents and guardians that would be handed out with their child’s report card asking them how many hours they think their child should spend at school.Parents argue that an across-the-board extension o...

St. Baldrick’s Annual Head Shaving Fundraiser

By Sara Mays

February 23, 2012

St. Baldrick's held their annual head shaving fundraiser at University of Illinois Hospital, 1740 West Taylor on Feb. 23. Brave and willing volunteers had their heads shaved by children cancer survivors and patients of University of Illinois Hospital.[kml_flashembed publishmethod="dynamic" fversion="10.1.8276" useexpressinstall="true" movie="https://columbiachronicle.com/soundslide/St__Baldrick_s_Head_Shaving/soundslider.swf" widt...

Wildcats come up short against Spartans

By Etheria Modacure

January 6, 2011

For Northwestern University to make its first NCAA appearance in college history, they will need to have victories against ranked teams within the Big Ten. The Wildcats didn’t help their tournament resume on Jan. 3 because they lost to the #19 ranked Michigan State University Spartans 65-62 in front of a sellout crowd of 8,117 at Welsh-Ryan Arena.The Spartans limited Northwestern to shooting 31 percent throughout the game and we...

NU continues losing steam in second half

By Etheria Modacure

November 1, 2010

While attendance numbers have increased at Ryan Field from 25,547 attendees in its home opener to 41,115 against Michigan State, winning Big Ten games at home has become troubling for Northwestern University’s football team.The Wildcats have been unable to close out home games in their last two contests against Big Ten conference opponents. Northwestern has either been tied or leading at halftime against Purdue University an...

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