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“BLOODLINES” will be the first performance of the Dance Presenting Series 2015—2016 season.

Dance Center welcomes return of Stephen Petronio Company

September 28, 2015

The world-renowned Stephen Petronio Company is set to premiere its latest project, “BLOODLINES,” Oct. 1 at Columbia’s Dance Center, 1306 S. Michigan Ave. The Stephen Petronio Company has perfor...

Gill Scott Heron performing at Womad 2011. Gill Scott Heron died today, 28th May 2011. He was a politically motivated jazz/blues musician and song writer. He had a great stage presence and always sung from the soul, and with a great smile. Fore sure, a great loss.

‘Pieces of Gil Scott-Heron’ celebrated in tribute performance

March 9, 2015

A tribute will be paid to legendary poet and musician Gil Scott-Heron on March 13 at the Hamilton Park Cultural Center, 513 W. 72nd St., in a performance called “The Revolution Has Been Compromised: ...

Dorothy Tucker from CBS 2 levied audience questions for mayoral candidate Cook County Commissioner Jesus “Chuy” Garcia at the National Association of Black Journalists-sponsored forum Feb. 11 at Film Row Cinema in the 1104 S. Wabash Ave. Building.

Mayoral candidates get candid about Chicago

February 16, 2015

With little more than a week before the election, the only thing Chicago’s mayoral candidates seem to agree on is that stripping Little League team Jackie Robinson West of their national title was a trav...

Sore losers ruin baseball for Chicago

By Copy Chief

February 16, 2015

What kind of person takes a championship away from a Little League team? Seriously. They’re kids, for goodness sake.Jackie Robinson West, Chicago’s South Side Little League team that went to the league’s international championship, was stripped of its national title Feb. 11 for illegally expanding its boundaries before the 2014 season.This happened almost two full months after Evergreen Park’s team coach called on L...

Moodle: the sinking ship

By Editorial Board

February 2, 2015

In less than three months, Moodle, Columbia’s notorious learning management system, will replace OASIS and serve as the college’s only official online classroom component. The college is hoping to truly integrate technology into its learning experience with Moodle, but years of bumps in the road on the journey to digitally enhancing the classroom should not go unnoticed or unaddressed. Students and faculty use Moodle—...

Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced a new tool Nov. 14 that will help residents track snowplows and volunteer to shovel snow through the city website.

Enhanced online tool tracks snowplows

December 1, 2014

Mayor Rahm Emanuel, the Department of Innovation and Technology and the Department of Streets and Sanitation announced Nov. 14 enhancements made to ChicagoShovels.org.The tool, a division of the City o...

Courage Campaign aims to stop sexual assault

Courage Campaign aims to stop sexual assault

November 3, 2014

Kara Crutcher, an Uptown resident and South Side native, said she was first sexually harassed on public transportation at the age of 14. Now, 10 years later, she has decided to do something about it. ...

Diana Vallera, president of the Part-Time Faculty Union and an adjunct professor in the Photography Department, said she worked with the college to accommodate adjunct faculty members that missed the deadline for submitting teaching availability forms for the Spring 2015 semester.

College addresses adjunct faculty teaching availability form issue

October 27, 2014

For the past few weeks, it looked as though some adjunct faculty members were in danger of not receiving teaching assignments for the Spring 2015 semester because they had not submitted teaching availability forms on time. However, the college has resolved the issue and accommodate...

Bike cops roll back crime rates

By Assistant Metro Editor

May 5, 2014

In an effort to make police more “mobile, social and interactive,” the Chicago Police Department plans to deploy more than 140 officers on bikes to patrol 20 high-crime areas on the South and West Sides.Mayor Rahm Emanuel and CPD Superintendent Garry McCarthy announced the initiative April 18 as a part of its Operation Impact program, which the CPD launched in October 2013 to increase the number of officers in the cit...

Bring farmers markets to West Side

April 21, 2014

Despite a sputtering spring, it’s almost summer in Chicago, which means the city’s farmers markets will soon be in full swing. However, not all Chicagoans have access to market stalls and fresh produce.Of the city’s 44 markets, only nine are located on the West Side. Among those, only one is south of the Eisenhower Expressway, leaving Lawndale and other lower West Side neighborhoods without easy access to the markets. Whi...

Chronicle staff earns top honor

Chronicle named best newspaper in Illinois

March 3, 2014

The Columbia Chronicle was named best in state and collected 18 other awards from the Illinois College Press Association Feb. 22. The Chronicle, which was categorized as a non-daily at a college...

Strikes never ideal, sometimes necessary

By Editorial Board

September 17, 2012

On Sept. 10, the Chicago Teachers Union went on strike after it could not reach a contract agreement with Chicago Public Schools, robbing students of vital class time. Both sides should have come to an agreement before classes started.Chicago should always stand by its teachers, but both sides have let students down by taking so long to forge an agreement. Hopefully, this strike has taught CPS and CTU not to fight their bat...

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