The Columbia Chronicle

Students network with authors during departmental reading series

By Katherine Savage

February 26, 2018

In his forthcoming book, “A Guest in the House of Hip-Hop: How Rap Music Taught a Kid from Kentucky What a White Ally Should Be,” author Mickey Hess explores his past and how he became a Hip-Hop and American Culture professor at Rider University in Lawrenceville, New Jersey. The book, scheduled to be published Nov. 15 by Ig Publishing, “is my attempt to tackle what the hell I thought I was doing,” Hess said during a Feb....

The Health Outreach Bus tours different locations six days a week to provide basic medical needs for those who may not have access to health care. 

Shelters heat up while Chicago cools down

February 19, 2018

After cold spells and heavy snowfall, Chicagoans bundled up and headed indoors to avoid the winter freeze, but not everyone had a warm place to call home.Chicago experienced nine straight days of snow F...

The Kombucha Room, 2355 N. Milwaukee Ave., will serve kombucha on tap starting April 29.

Tea on tap: Kombucha bar opening in Logan Square

April 24, 2017

Flavors of fermented tea that include rosemary, pineapple and jalapeño are among the 20 that will be on tap at The Kombucha Room, 2355 N. Milwaukee Ave., opening April 29. Logan Square’s  tap room w...

Soda got popped

By Nader Ihmoud

November 7, 2011

Teenagers beware—drinking too many non-diet soft drinks may spark violent behavior.A study published on Oct. 24 in the journal “Injury Prevention”—titled “The ‘Twinkie Defense’: The relationship between carbonated non-diet soft drinks and violence perpetration among Boston high school students”—suggests that adolescents who drink more than five cans of non-diet soft drinks per week are more likely to carry a weapon...

Ministry brings service to streets

By Darryl Holliday

October 5, 2010

A small crowd gathered at the corner of Wilson Avenue and Hazel Street before the bus pulled in. Some talked among themselves while others waited quietly and expectantly for The Night Ministry to arrive.The ministry’s health outreach mobile is more of a large camping trailer similar to the size of a tour bus. The inside is fitted with seats and compartment-like stations one might expect at a hospital. The medical room is stocked with supplies...

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