The Columbia Chronicle


Light on media blackout

By Darryl Holliday

October 10, 2011

Week two of the “Occupy Chicago” protests came and went, with steadily. growing crowds but wide fluctuations in daily attendance. During the first 14 days, somewhere between 30 and 300 people could typically be seen around LaSalle and Jackson streets or marching toward Grant Park for the movement’s twice-daily general assemblies.The numbers have grown from an original four to become one of the largest offshoots of the “Occupy...

Shurna dunks all over Blue Jays

By Etheria Modacure

November 29, 2010

John Shurna proved he may be one of the top offensive scorers in college basketball when he scored a game high 23 points in Northwestern University’s 65-52 victory against the Creighton University Bluejays.Shurna and guard Michael “Juice” Thompson combined for 41 points on Nov. 28 to lead the Wildcats to a tightly contested victory against a team some experts predict could be on the bubble before the NCAA tournament.Af...

New exhibit focuses on YOU!

By mlekovic

October 12, 2009

It’s all about you! Your beginning, movement, heart, mind, appetite, vitality and future are all scrutinized through the microscope, literally, in a new exhibit at the Museum of Science and Industry.The museum at,  5700 S. Lake Shore Drive,  opened “YOU! The Experience” on Oct. 7 with a special preview to media and select elementary and high schools.  The new 15,000-square-foot exhibition features more than 50 inter...

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