The Columbia Chronicle

Members of the SaveColumbia coalition protest the finalization of the Strategic Plan outside the 600 S. Michigan Ave. Building on May 1. The group demanded a meeting with the college’s administration.

Students sit in, Kim slips out

May 4, 2015

Officers from the Chicago Police Department lined the lobby of the 600 S. Michigan Ave. Building as the six remaining participants of the SaveColumbia coalition’s May 1 protest outside the president’s of...

TOMS Chicago, 1611 N. Damen Ave., is the shoe, eyewear and coffee roasting company’s fourth U.S. retail location.

TOMS struts into Wicker Park

December 8, 2014

More than 100 people attended the opening of the new TOMS retail location on Dec. 3 in Wicker Park, 1611 N. Damen Ave.Blake Mycoskie founded TOMS in 2006, creating a shoe line that was based off of the c...

Graziano's will be hosting a Dine Out for Down Syndrome Awareness event Oct. 28. The proceeds will benefit the Advocate of Adult Down Syndrome Center.

Graziano’s donates to Adult Down Syndrome Center

October 27, 2014

Graziano’s Brick Oven Pizza, a family-owned Italian restaurant northwest of Chicago, will be hosting its Dine Out for Down Syndrome Awareness event on Oct. 28.Patrons can donate $25 cash or check at ...

An Oct. 8 presentation was held at Ferguson Hall, 600 S. Michigan, for Columbia students.

NASA discusses future goals

October 13, 2014

As the 15th annual World Space Week came to a close, Columbia students gathered at Ferguson Hall in the 600 S. Michigan Ave. Building on Oct. 8 for a presentation on NASA’s new Orion spacecraft. Linda Singleton, senior communications manager of Lockheed Martin, and Kay Anderson, ...

South Side remodeling baseball, softball fields

By Assistant Metro Editor

September 15, 2014

Mayor Rahm Emanuel, the Chicago Park District and two Chicago aldermen have come up with a plan to invest millions of dollars into restoring and enhancing baseball parks on the South Side.On Sept. 4, Emanuel, Ald. Anthony Beale (9th Ward), Ald. Carrie Austin (34th Ward) and Chicago Park District General Superintendent Michael Kelly announced the city will invest $6.5 million in the program that seek to make baseball and so...

Athlete Profile: William Montes

Athlete Profile: William Montes

By Sports & Health Editor

May 5, 2014

William Montes, captain and goalie of the Renegades co-ed soccer team and junior creative writing major, said his mom, a soccer coach, pushed him to join a soccer league at 3 years old. With a love for...

The 2009 H1N1 virus, commonly known as swine flu, continues to spread among young adults across the United States as flu season hits its peak

Young adults at high risk for flu

January 27, 2014

Young adults are at higher risk of being hospitalized by the flu this year than during the last flu season.The elevated risk stems from the re-emergence of the H1N1 virus, which caused the 2009 “swine flu...

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