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Early education is a worthwhile investment

May 9, 2016

A recent study from the Stanford Center for Education Policy Analysis highlights how students’ socioeconomic status and race relate to their educational development, according to an April 29 New York Times article.The study indicates that students low on the socioeconomic spectrum perform as much as three grade levels behind where they should be. It also revealed race-related disparities in grade levels even among stude...

The Columbia Chronicle staff was recognized as the No. 1 college paper in the state Feb. 20 at the Illinois College Press Association awards and won 22 individual prizes in various categories. 

Chronicle named No. 1 college paper in Illinois

February 29, 2016

The Columbia Chronicle staff of 34 students took home first place for General Excellence along with 22 other awards from the Illinois College Press Association convention Feb. 20.The Chronicle collected ...

Quarterback tandem does it again for Wildcats

By Nader Ihmoud

September 10, 2012

Similar to the season opener, the Northwestern University Wildcats needed more than one quarterback to help lead them to another thrilling victory.The rain fell exponentially during the Northwestern home opener at Ryan Field, 1501 Central Street, as the Wildcats finally began to make offensive plays late in the fourth quarter that helped seal a 23-13 win over the Vanderbilt University Commodores.Although Northwestern Head Coa...

Parity in Women’s basketball present in the Final Four

By Etheria Modacure

April 11, 2011

INDIANAPOLIS—Etched on the banners hanging from the Conseco Fieldhouse rafters were the names of the previous Women’s Basketball National Championship winners throughout the past 30 years.Since 1982, when the tournament began, three programs, the University of Tennessee, Stanford University, the University of Connecticut, have won 17 titles.Before the Final Four began on April 3, Stanford, Tennessee, Baylor University and...

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