The Columbia Chronicle

CHI-TOWN LOW DOWN: Light pollution threatens Chicago’s health

By Managing Editor

April 27, 2015

Chicago may be the best-lit city in the U.S., as more than 250,000 sodium vapor lights create orange, ribbon-like patterns throughout the streets extending from the South Side to the North Side. The view from the top of the Willis Tower or flying into O’Hare International Airport at night showcases views of the city’s orange grid-like structure, which can also be seen clearly from space.The city uses a number of different ...

Halftime from the Sideline

Da three Bears of Christmas

March 16, 2015

On the second day of free agency, my Bears brought to me: One Pernell McPhee, one Eddie Royal and one safety.The Bears may not have been part of Ndamukong Suh’s record-breaking $114 million deal, and they ma...

TOMS Chicago, 1611 N. Damen Ave., is the shoe, eyewear and coffee roasting company’s fourth U.S. retail location.

TOMS struts into Wicker Park

December 8, 2014

More than 100 people attended the opening of the new TOMS retail location on Dec. 3 in Wicker Park, 1611 N. Damen Ave.Blake Mycoskie founded TOMS in 2006, creating a shoe line that was based off of the c...

An Oct. 8 presentation was held at Ferguson Hall, 600 S. Michigan, for Columbia students.

NASA discusses future goals

October 13, 2014

As the 15th annual World Space Week came to a close, Columbia students gathered at Ferguson Hall in the 600 S. Michigan Ave. Building on Oct. 8 for a presentation on NASA’s new Orion spacecraft. Linda Singleton, senior communications manager of Lockheed Martin, and Kay Anderson, ...

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