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City departments compete for funds

By Chris Loeber

January 23, 2012

Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced a new plan Jan. 11 that will help delegate supplemental funds to city departments.The Innovation Loan Fund, part of the mayor’s 2012 budget, consists of $20 million set aside for applicants with projects that cannot be funded from their existing budgets. Departments that seek funding are encouraged to only send project proposals that demonstrate they will improve city services to residents and...

Using turntables to make his mark

By Shardae Smith

November 1, 2010

Once a month, The Chronicle profiles people on campus who are doing interesting or important things. We’re always watching for faculty, staff and students with a story to tell. Here’s someone you should know.If you’ve attended a student event at Columbia within the last three years, then you have probably seen Olu Adelabi spinning on the turntables. Also known as DJ Continental, the Kalamazoo, Mich., native has been ...

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