The Columbia Chronicle

Fans flock to Grant Park for the second year to experience the NFL Draft

May 2, 2016

The 2016 NFL Draft kicked off April 28 at Roosevelt University’s Auditorium Theatre, 50 E. Congress Parkway, where dozens of NFL prospects waited patiently for their names to be called.Thousands of ...

Board of trustees gains two new members

Jimmy Chamberlin, CEO of Blue J Strategies and a founder of the Smashing Pumpkins’ band, was inducted as a new board of trustees member Feb.4.

By Campus Reporter

February 22, 2016

The college’s Board of trustees recently elected two new board members with backgrounds in music, business, technology and investment management.  Jimmy Chamberlin, the Grammy Award-winning musician a...

NFL Draft punts graduation  back to The Chicago Theatre

NFL Draft punts graduation back to The Chicago Theatre

December 14, 2015

A “domino effect” of scheduling issues stemming from the return of the NFL Draft to Chicago next spring is causing Columbia to reverse field and send its 2016 commencement ceremonies back to the Chica...

Segments of the magneto-sensitive e-skin were tested for flexibility and durability in Dresden, Germany.

E-skin technology helps humans evolve ‘sixth sense’

February 16, 2015

In the animal kingdom, it is common for different species to have heightened senses that help them survive. For example, homing pigeons use their magnetoception—the ability to detect magnetic fields...

Michael Sam being judged on sexuality, not skill

By Assistant Sports & Health Editor

November 10, 2014

When Michael Sam came out last February, it was heralded as a bold move for the athlete and called a triumph for equality in the NFL. Finally, the most masculine sport in the world could potentially have an openly gay player on the field.NFL personnel, coaches and even the majority of its players seemingly accepted Sam’s sexuality. Some said they had no problem with a gay man in the NFL so long as he could play. Others pull...

Maroons relocate offensive identity

By Nader Ihmoud

April 9, 2012

Self-doubt has caused the University of Chicago Maroons baseball team to perform less well than they did a year ago.The Maroons led the nation in hitting last season but did not execute with the same offensive outburst during this season’s first 16 games. But in the team’s 15-5 victory over the Benedictine University Eagles April 4 at J. Kyle Anderson Field, South Cottage Grove Avenue and East 55th Street, the Maroons ...

College players showcase talents at combine

By Etheria Modacure

March 7, 2011

INDIANAPOLIS— In New York City, on April 28, one lucky player will be the first overall pick of the NFL and will begin his career with the Carolina Panthers. He will hear his name called by Commissioner Roger Goodell, receive a Panthers jersey and hat on stage and pose for a picture before a national television audience.With the exception of players invited to the NFL Draft ceremonies in the Big Apple, other athletes wi...

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