The Columbia Chronicle

Spring Break Lives

By Darryl Holliday

September 12, 2011

The verdict is in.Spring break is saved, but students planning on taking J-Term courses in January will need to be open to changes due to the G-8 and NATO summits being held in the Loop in May 2012.The J-Term slot has been condensed from its usual three weeks down to two weeks. J-Term classes will now be held Jan. 3–14, with the number of hours spent in class varying depending on the number of credit hours offered.Spring ...

O’Hare expansion gets record grant

By Patrick Smith

April 12, 2010

The United States Department of Transportation awarded the O’Hare Modernization Project the largest grant ever for airport construction in the form of a $410 million letter of intent to be used for the construction of two new runways and the extension of a third.“It’s an enormous amount of money,” said Transportation Secretary Roy LaHood at a press  conference announcing the grant. “But it really is the kind of investm...

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