The Columbia Chronicle

EDITORIAL: Celebrating LGBTQ success enriches our community

EDITORIAL: Celebrating LGBTQ success enriches our community

February 15, 2019

Columbia will host its first Lavender Ceremony May 1, as reported on the Front Page. Lavender Ceremonies celebrate LGBTQ graduates and their academic achievements at the college. Ceremonies like this h...

Politicians are supposed to unify, not divide

DeVos continues to squeeze students’ bank accounts dry

September 18, 2017

Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos has tapped former college official Julian Schmoke, Jr., to lead the department’s fraud investigation unit. Problem is: His former employer was the for-profit instituti...

School funding bill gives districts needed relief

School funding bill gives districts needed relief

By Blaise Mesa

September 5, 2017

Illinois public schools now have state funding after weeks of surviving without it. After tense negotiations between  Democrat and Republican legislators this summer, Gov. Bruce Rauner signed Senate Bill 1947 Aug. 31. The law’s eviden...

Popular student loan lenders hit with state, federal lawsuits

Popular student loan lenders hit with state, federal lawsuits

January 30, 2017

Former college student and current business owner Shellie Wass said she took out federal and private loans from 2008 to 2010 from Sallie Mae to help pay tuition at The Art Institute of Philadelphia. By t...

Wilbur Wright College, 4300 N Narragansett Ave., announced plans to offer a cyber security training program for students. 

Cyber security ‘bootcamp’ coming to City Colleges

January 30, 2017

Cyber security is an essential tool internet users need to ensure their safety, according to local experts, and now Chicagoans will be able to study it at a local community college.The first cyber secur...

Tribune endorses worst possible choice

Abby Lee Hood

By Copy Chief

October 10, 2016

The Chicago Tribune’s recent endorsement of Gary Johnson, Libertarian presidential candidate, in lieu of another candidate is the most irresponsible decision a newspaper has made this election cycle. T...

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