The Columbia Chronicle

Two Dwight residents use a bin to move their belongings out of the dorm building, which will close due to the coronavirus pandemic.

‘I don’t feel like I have a home anymore’: Students scramble after dorms closed

March 21, 2020

Chris Reardon refuses to go home. Reardon, a freshman game development major, is from California, which was put on lockdown Thursday by Gov. Gavin Newsom. The Golden State governor ordered all residents...

Bottling Chicago’s spirit

By Amanda Murphy

December 5, 2011

When Sonat Birnecker Hart and her husband Robert decided to move to Chicago, they also decided to leave their careers behind in Washington, D.C. Birnecker Hart, a professor, and her husband, a press secretary for the Austrian Embassy, knew that they wanted a slower-paced life where they could walk to work and spend more time with their children. They knew they needed to start some sort of family business, but they couldn’...

Bed bugs in The Buckingham

By Samuel Charles

October 18, 2010

Bed bugs have made their presence known throughout the city of Chicago in recent months, so much so that Terminix.com ranked Chicago fifth on the list of most bed bug-infested cities nationwide. Like other Chicago residents, students living in The Buckingham, 59 E. Van Buren St., found their home had unwanted guests.The Buckingham, Columbia’s second-most expensive on-campus housing option, reported bed bugs during the week o...

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