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‘The Good Doctor’ needs to break medical drama stereotypes

Church of England is doing something right about gender identity

November 27, 2017

When National Geographic released its historic January issue titled “Gender Revolution,” the country went into shock. I can distinctly remember sitting in the library for reading hour as a kid and...

Local film provides environmental education

Local film provides environmental education

March 6, 2017

Climate change and human impact on the earth are issues that will be explored by The One Earth Film Festival, which aims to generate discussion of environmental issues through timely films.The films will b...

The college hired two consulting firms, Resolute Consulting and Huron Consulting Group Inc., to evaluate the college’s decentralized communications and business systems. According to President Kwang-Wu Kim, both consulting firms’ reports will be used in the college’s future strategic plans.

Spring cleaning for college systems

April 14, 2014

President Kwang-Wu Kim has hired two outside consulting firms to overhaul the college’s “fragmented, uncoordinated and duplicative accounting systems” as well as its communication strategies. Kim announced in a March 17 email to faculty and staff that the college hired Resolu...

Environmental conference appeals to youth

By Brandon Smith

November 19, 2012

Nature enthusiasts from across the country gathered in Chicago on Nov. 15 to exchange ideas about how to make the citymore eco-friendly.The Chicago Wilderness Alliance, a group of regional environmental organizations, held its biannual congress at the University of Illinois at Chicago’s UIC Forum, 725 W. Roosevelt Road, where it hosted hundreds of panels on topics ranging from climate change and sustainable design to K-12...

Results will roll in

By Tyler Davis

November 6, 2012

Already, polls are closing in some states and results will slowly come in the rest of the night. This is the moment we have been waiting for.Various news sites, including and, will be updating their election maps as results come in. has compiled a list of bars and restaurants that will be hosting events and showing election results.Due to varying time zones and closing times of polls, results will come in spora...

New program gives CPS grads advantage in job market

By Contributing Writer

October 15, 2012

by Elizabeth Earl, Contributing WriterGraduates of Chicago Public Schools may have an advantage in finding city jobs, thanks to a new initiative proposed by Mayor Rahm Emanuel.The plan, introduced on Sept. 29, would offer what city officials called a “leg up” to CPS graduates by requiring that they make up 20 percent of applicant pools for city jobs. According to mayoral spokeswoman Caroline Weisser, this is good news ...

Random rides of kindness

By Amanda Murphy

October 31, 2011

“Free” is rarely a word spoken without some sort of strings attached. But in the case of the Kindness Cab, it means exactly that and more.On Oct. 24, to promote his book of the same name and his National Geographic TV show, “Amazing Adventures of a Nobody,” Leon Logothetis began a journey that will take him up, down and all around the U.S. He will be stopping in 11 cities total, arriving in Chicago on Oct. 31, to g...

National Geographic photographers offer advice to students

By Heather Scroering

October 17, 2011

Columbia welcomed four photojournalists on Oct. 11 in Film Row Cinema at the Conaway Center, 1104 S. Wabash Ave., who shared their career experiences to steer students in the right direction.Jim Richardson, Ami Vitale and Vince Musi, contributing photographers for National Geographic along with Chicago Tribune photographer Alex Garcia, presented their work and offered their advice to students who are trying to break into t...

No excuse in ‘She asked for it’

By SpencerRoush

March 14, 2011

It’s normal for college students to spend their free time bar hopping or clubbing, wearing clothes different from everyday attire. It’s fun to get dressed up and go out, and sometimes the skirts are shorter, the necklines are lower and the jewelry is flashier. But donning a hot little dress, high heels and lipstick is sometimes considered an excuse for men to commit sex crimes against women for wearing said outfits—because t...

Wild-eyed wonder

By Luke Wilusz

February 15, 2010

Imagine seeing the world through the eyes of your favorite animal, to see how they live when there are no humans around. That’s the experience that the “Crittercam: The World Through Animal Eyes” exhibit brings to the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum, 2430 N. Cannon Drive.The exhibit is based on Crittercam technology, invented by National Geographic marine biologist Greg Marshall. The technology allows animals to safely w...

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