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Hackers beware: women are coding

Hackers beware: women are coding

March 4, 2019

The cybersecurity field is made up of only 20 percent women, but a Chicago-based training program is dedicated to changing that.  Due to the increase in cyber crimes from September 2017 to August 2018, there were 313,735 cybersecurity job openings in the U.S., according to a study by Cy...

The 30 E. Balbo Dr. building stands at the corner of Wabash Ave. and Balbo Dr. Fully furnished apartments with in-unit laundry will be available for Columbia students next fall through Residence Life. 

Residence Life adds 30 East to on-campus housing lineup

March 4, 2019

From its bright colors, to the height of the building itself, it's hard to miss 30 East when walking through the South Loop. Residence Life determined the building that hugs the corners of Balbo Drive a...

Smollett cannot discredit victims

Smollett cannot discredit victims

March 1, 2019

“Empire” star Jussie Smollett’s name has been splashed across headlines for more than a month following his alleged attack in Chicago. Since Jan. 22, when a homophobic death threat letter was deli...


Employment app could change service industry

September 24, 2018

SnapShyft, a service employment app created by Indiana native Thor Wood, has brought an innovative tool to the job market. Once users download the free app, they have the option to create a profile a...

Along with student residences, Plymouth plays host to the Student Health Center and Counseling Services. The building at 731 S. Plymouth Ct. was sold to 3L Real Estate over the summer.

Out with the old: college to find new home for Plymouth Court amenities

September 17, 2018

The last Columbia-owned student housing building was sold over the summer to 3L Real Estate to be converted into residential apartments, leaving the college to determine how the student center will accommodate for the building’s amenities. Plymouth Court,  731 S. Plymouth Court,...

GOP approves ‘reform’ bill, taxes become treacherous

GOP approves ‘reform’ bill,  taxes become treacherous

By Editorial Board

December 11, 2017

The U.S. Senate passed a tax reform bill Dec. 2, bringing with it drastic changes that many will struggle to grasp. Tax code’s complexity isn’t what makes the bill or its consequences baffling. Th...

3L Real Estate agreed to purchase the 731 S. Plymouth Court Building after purchasing the historic Johnson Publishing Building.

Johnson Publishing Building: Sold and Saved

December 11, 2017

The historic Johnson Publishing Building, formerly home to Ebony and Jet magazines, will have its important place in publishing history preserved while it is renovated into apartments, said 3L Re...

Columbia’s Theatre and Television departments have collaborated to bring “Fefu and Her Friends” to the stage and provide an April 28 live stream for students to view. 

Theatre, Television departments team up with ‘Fefu and Her Friends’

April 17, 2017

In collaboration with the Television Department, the Theatre Department will debut its first live stream performance April 28 as part of one of its upcoming shows, “Fefu and Her Friends.” The show will run April 19-29 at Studio 404 in  the Theatre Center, 72 E. 11th St.  The li...

Columbia offers for-credit, non-credit fitness classes

By Kyle Rich

October 1, 2012

The fall semester is underway, and Columbia is again ensuring students have plenty of options for staying healthy and fit.The Office of Student Engagement offers a variety of weekly exercise classes for the mind and body at the Fitness Center, 731 S. Plymouth Court. As in previous years, they are free of cost. Columbia also offers similar classes for credit, which can leave some to wonder which option is best.Fall fitness cla...

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