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The Chronicle’s Theater Guide

The Chronicle’s Theater Guide

By Molly Walsh

October 29, 2018

“On State Street, that great street, I just want to say, they do things that they don’t do on Broadway,” Frank Sinatra sang in his  song “Chicago.” Although New York City has The Great White Way, thespians...

Travis Truitt was selected as Columbia's new general manager of Student Media, effective Oct. 8. 

Travis Truitt selected as general manager of Student Media

October 8, 2018

The Chronicle and student media outlets will have a new general manager overseeing operations and supporting student workers. Travis Truitt, a 2009 graduate journalism alumnus, is being welcomed back to Columbia as the new general manager of Student Media, effective Oct. 8....

Gov. Bruce Rauner and Illinois Democrats agreed to provide emergency funding for various state colleges and universities as well as the state-funded Monetary Award Program. It has yet to be known how the MAP funding will affect Columbia.

State legislature approves higher education funding

April 23, 2016

Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner and state Democrats came to a rare agreement April 22 to provide emergency funding for Illinois institutions of higher education as well as the state-funded Monetary Award Progra...

Higher education caught in the crossfire

Illinois budget impasse—Higher education caught in the crossfire

April 4, 2016

Darren Martin knew he wanted to attend school at Chicago State University because it was the place he spent his summers at 13 years old. Martin came from a single-parent home and, to keep him away from...

Uptown residents: new apartments will gentrify neighborhood

This 381 residential unit building was proposed to be built at 4400 N. Clarendon Ave. with approximately 31,000 square feet of commercial space. 

By metro editor

February 16, 2016

Preliminary approval for zoning and financial assistance for a mixed-income apartment complex has sparked protests from residents in the Uptown neighborhood who cite a lack of housing and assistance for t...

Revived national science interest could mean starry future

By Opinions Editor

April 7, 2014

Nearly 35 years after Carl Sagan’s TV show “Cosmos” introduced a generation to the understandings of astronomy and the origins of life, astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson suited up boldly to revive the show. With glossy graphics and neat illustrations to explain the most timely research on life in the universe, the show has great potential to reignite the public’s interest in science.Tyson may receive criticism for ...

Science Institute receives grant, faculty recognition

By Senah Yeboah-Sampong

November 5, 2012

The Science Institute, which is part of the Department of Science & Mathematics, recently received two grants totaling $31,000.The institute received a $10,000 grant from Northeastern Illinois University and a $21,000 grant from After School Matters, a non-profit dedicated to providing educational opportunities to Chicago teens. The grant will be used to fund its Junior Research Scientists program, which brings Chicago Publ...

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