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...

‘Sleeping Dogs’ best ‘Grand Theft Auto’ since ‘Saints Row 2’

By Colin McInerney

November 24, 2014

“Sleeping Dogs: Definitive Edition” brings the original game into the current generation with all its downloadable content, creating a fulfilling gameplay experience with a few social issues.“Sleeping Dogs” began life as “True Crime: Hong Kong,” a sequel to “True Crime: Streets of L.A.” The game was eventually dropped and Square Enix picked up the publishing rights. The company lacked the “True Crime” license...

Baltimore Ravens’ Ray Rice and his wife Janay spoke at a press conference in May regarding their altercation.

NFL’s new policy tackles domestic violence

September 8, 2014

 The NFL is cracking down on domestic violence after NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell introduced a new initiative under the league’s personal conduct policy that imposes harsher punishments for player...

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