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It’s time to talk—not argue—about climate change

It’s time to talk—not argue—about climate change

By Tessa Brubaker

January 27, 2018

A study released Jan. 18 reports that 2017 was one of the hottest years on record, ranked as the second-warmest year by NASA and the third-warmest by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administratio...

Musical Chairs: SMA Dean takes over Audio Arts leadership

Musical Chairs: SMA Dean takes over Audio Arts leadership

January 19, 2018

DEAN OF THE School of Media Arts Eric Freedman replaced former Chair of the Audio Arts and Acoustics Department David Worrall with Associate Dean of the School of Media Arts Tom Dowd Jan. 17. ...

Jolietta Holliman, community coordinator at Connect to Protect, an adolescent AIDS program, addresses AFC demonstrators. 

AIDS foundation members rally for revised state budget

July 22, 2015

Protesters in support of the AIDS Foundation of Chicago, a group that advocates for increased HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment services, rallied on July 22 outside the Thompson Center, 100 W. Randolph S...

Cosmic rays may make Mars mission hazy for human minds

Cosmic rays may make Mars mission hazy for human minds

By Sports & Health Editor

May 11, 2015

With NASA rallying the funding support and technological advances required to propel a manned mission to Mars, many researchers are focusing on food storage, optimization of fuel usage and the logistics of...

New test predicts if astronauts are ready for longer missions


By Sports & Health Editor and Assistant Sports & Health Editor.

December 8, 2014

Throughout history, traveling to new frontiers has presented explorers with the promise of adventure  but  the reality of isolation and confinement. While these hurdles are present traveling across oceans...

TOMS Chicago, 1611 N. Damen Ave., is the shoe, eyewear and coffee roasting company’s fourth U.S. retail location.

TOMS struts into Wicker Park

December 8, 2014

More than 100 people attended the opening of the new TOMS retail location on Dec. 3 in Wicker Park, 1611 N. Damen Ave.Blake Mycoskie founded TOMS in 2006, creating a shoe line that was based off of the c...

Lorde ushers in 18th year on high note with ‘Mockingjay’

By Managing Editor

November 10, 2014

Most people would not recognize the name Ella Yelich-O’Connor if they heard it on the street, but the pop-phenomenon who calls herself Lorde on stage has maintained her fame in the music industry since she burst into the scene with her Platinum record Pure Heroinein 2013.The singer turned 18 on Nov. 7, which may be surprising to her less-informed, casual fans seeing as she has accomplished more in the last couple years t...

An Oct. 8 presentation was held at Ferguson Hall, 600 S. Michigan, for Columbia students.

NASA discusses future goals

October 13, 2014

As the 15th annual World Space Week came to a close, Columbia students gathered at Ferguson Hall in the 600 S. Michigan Ave. Building on Oct. 8 for a presentation on NASA’s new Orion spacecraft. Linda Singleton, senior communications manager of Lockheed Martin, and Kay Anderson, ...

People fill the street during the People's Climate March, Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014, in New York. Tens of thousands of activists walked through Manhattan on Sunday, warning that climate change is destroying the Earth — in stride with demonstrators around the world who urged policymakers to take quick action. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)

Climate policies gain steam after march, summit

September 29, 2014

THE ISSUE OF climate change continues to garner attentionworldwide following the Sept. 21 People’s Climate March and Sept. 23 UN Climate Summit in New York City. Research on global environmental issues concer...

New Student Convocation 2014 | The Columbia Chronicle

September 2, 2014

New Student Convocation 2014 showcases the entering freshman class, what they expect from Columbia and what Columbia expects of them. President Kim and Vice President Kelly encourage Columbia’s newcomers ...

Mars One, a privately funded project, aims to establish the first independent human colony on the Red Planet by 2025. Before the chosen applicants arrive, an additional spacecraft will be sent to Mars with six cargo units that will be used as the individual living units.

Mission to Mars a one-way ticket

January 27, 2014

Swooping down from the night sky, invading backyards with bright lights and eerie noises, a Martian encounter remains one of the most ubiquitous science fiction fantasies. But what if humans could be the Mar...

Apocalypse now or later

By Brandon Smith

December 10, 2012

As the infamous Mayan calendar doomsday date of Dec. 21 approaches, one question persists: Will the world end?There have been some pretty outrageous apocalyptic theories throughout history, but people  have never been able to scientifically calculate their probability until recently. From the Yellowstone supervolcano to solar flares, scientific institutions have been working for years to predict and anticipatecataclysmic...

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