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The future of print media shines as Hair Trigger turns 40

The future of print media shines as Hair Trigger turns 40

October 22, 2018

In an era when print publications are struggling, Hair Trigger, the literary anthology of the English and Creative Writing Department, will celebrate 40 years of award-winning creative writing, all by Columbia students. The celebration will feature an exhibit wit...

CPS college enrollment reaches new heights

CPS college enrollment reaches new heights

October 4, 2018

More Chicago Public Schools’ graduates are enrolling in college now than ever before.According to a Sept. 24 press release from the Office of the Mayor, 64.6 percent of graduates from the class of 2017 ...

Civic entrepreneur Ra Joy, running mate of Chris Kennedy, said Illlinois' current local-property-tax system robs students of desperately needed resources. 

Lieutenant governor candidates find consensus on higher education

February 19, 2018

Greater resources allocated to public universities, funding safeguards for Monetary Award Program grants and more pathways toward educational success with new revenue sources were all shared goals of c...

Mayor Rahm Emanuel participated in the groundbreaking event of Columbia's new student center, set to be completed in 2019. Also in attendance was Columbia's President and CEO Kwang-Wu Kim, SGA President Malik Woolfork, and STAR scholar Hailey Chapetta. Nov. 13. Eighth St. and Wabash Ave.

From the ground up: Emanuel, Kim launch student center construction

November 20, 2017

Mayor Rahm Emanuel joined President and CEO Kwang-Wu Kim, as well as other college associates, for the Nov. 13 student center groundbreaking ceremony. The new center’s ceremony at the corner of 8th Street and South Wabash Avenue included speeches from Emanuel, Kim, Board of Trustee...

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