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Cook County voters want legal marijuana revenue to fund schools

Cook County voters want legal marijuana revenue to fund schools

November 22, 2018

Before the midterm election, Governor-elect J.B. Pritzker campaigned on his support of marijuana legalization in Illinois, suggesting that this legislation could reduce opioid overdoses, help reform the crimin...

LuxeB Studio invites artists to create, curate and collaborate

LuxeB Studio invites artists to create, curate and collaborate

November 5, 2018

Empty loft spaces and closed businesses have been repurposed into open concept galleries welcoming artists to curate and display their work. A new studio in Bronzeville is adding to the growing art scen...

Fast fashion costs more than market price

Fast fashion costs more than market price

By Kendrah Villiesse

November 27, 2017

With new collections released every week, it is hard to resist the urge to buy a cute new top from Forever 21. But shoppers often don’t pay attention to the manufacturing process. Fast fashion descri...

DeSalle resigns as CFO to teach within college

By Amanda Murphy

January 24, 2011

Walking around Columbia’s campus it is hard to imagine what the college might have looked like more than 20 years ago, with the number of campus buildings so few they could be counted on one hand. The area was filled with empty, decaying buildings amid an abandoned railroad yard.This was the South Loop Michael DeSalle came to when he first took the chief financial officer position at Columbia in 1989. DeSalle, who has a background in accounting and finance, said he came to the college with aspirations of having th...

Marijuana law reform group aims to dispel myths

By LauraNalin

November 30, 2009

Columbia students have created a chapter of the nationally-recognized group NORML, an organization aimed at dispelling what it says are the myths and propaganda regarding marijuana.NORML, which stands for National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws, is headed at Columbia by President Benji Marton, junior fiction writing major and Tommi Swift, senior film and video major. The two friends decided to form the group at...

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