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Editor's Note: Support student media in honor of Student Press Freedom Day

Editor’s Note: Support student media in honor of Student Press Freedom Day

January 28, 2019

In April 2018, student newsrooms nationwide used #savestudentnewsrooms to advocate for student journalists and stress the importance of campus media. The campaign was launched in response to several problems...

Chicago, the puppetry capital of the world for 11 days

The Chicago International Puppet Theater Festival astounds audiences Jan. 17-27.

By Kendall Polidori

January 25, 2019

With more than 100 performances and 24 shows and events from 10 different countries, the Chicago International Puppet Theater Festival hits the city for its third year this month, with Columbia once again par...

We’ve got your back. Do you have ours?

By Editorial Board

May 7, 2018

Another school year comes to a close, sending 30 more issues of The Columbia Chronicle into the archives.But what has The Chronicle done this year? Actually, quite a lot.In September 2017, The Chronicle reported on the closing of three open computer labs and the shock of many of the labs’ employees when they abruptly lost their jobs without warning from the college.In October 2017, the paper highlighted an accusation of racia...

#SaveStudentNewsrooms—The Chronicle needs saving too

#SaveStudentNewsrooms—The Chronicle needs saving too

April 29, 2018

It’s been almost exactly three years since The Chronicle published a Front Page staff editorial proclaiming, “We’ve got you covered—for now.” The Editorial Board laid out what the college would be losing if it followed thro...

Days after former Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy announced his candidacy for mayor, he and Mayor Rahm Emanuel began running ads attacking each others’ campaign. 

Mayoral campaigns heat up with election a year away

April 2, 2018

With the race for Chicago mayor a little less than a year away, some candidates have started rolling out ads announcing their candidacy—as well as attacking their opponents. In the past few weeks, seve...

SUE, the largest T. rex fossil ever found, is overshadowed by the massive Titanosaur. SUE’s stomping grounds in Stanley Field Hall at the Field Museum of Natural History will be taken over by the Titanosaur starting spring 2018.

SUE to be dethroned by ‘titan’ of evolution

September 11, 2017

To some fans’ dismay and others’ excitement, the Field Museum of Natural History announced Aug. 30 that it will relocate iconic Tyrannosaurus Rex fossil SUE from Stanley Field Hall to her own 5,80...

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