The Columbia Chronicle

Honors program in talks

By CiaraShook

November 9, 2009

Provost and Senior Vice President Steve Kapelke recognizes students’ increasing preparedness for college, and wants Columbia to meet the challenges.Kapelke presented recommendations to the College Council for an honors program at the monthly meeting Nov. 6 in the 1104 Center, 1104 S. Wabash Ave. According to a statement provided by Kapelke, evidence indicates that a greater number of Columbia’s current and prospective stu...

Recycled clothes find new replacements

By Jim Wittmann

March 16, 2009

It was a bittersweet moment for Chicagoan Michelle Milne when she realized the genuine leather laptop bag she purchased five years ago would never be of good use for her profession as she had hoped. But there is an upcoming event that could benefit her purchase by helping her and someone else, too.On March 29, the first Clothing Swap will be held at the Empty Bottle, 1035 N. Western Ave. The event works in a simple way: A p...

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