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Preview: We Become Each Other’s Unmakers

February 17, 2014

The We Become Each Other's Unmakers exhibition in the C33 Gallery, 33 E. Congress Parkway, gives visitors a glimpse into the development of Interdisciplinary Arts and Creative Writing graduate student proj...

Voter slump due to bleak campaign trail

By Gabrielle Rosas

February 27, 2012

Registering to vote isn’t difficult. In fact, it requires less effort than most governmental processes, like getting a passport or driver’s license. Those take massive amounts of paperwork, time and energy. Registering to vote in Chicago is as easy as filling out and mailing one form.Yet as of Feb. 20, Chicago’s voter registration is the lowest it’s been since 1942, according to a statement from the Chicago Election Board o...

Columbia’s construction projects set to finish by summer 2012

By Samuel Charles

April 11, 2011

The various construction projects around Columbia’s campus have been ongoing for more than a year. And now, while two projects are near completion, more are scheduled to begin in the next few months with the intent to keep buildings in line with safety codes.The facade improvement projects being performed at the Alexandroff Campus Center, 600 S. Michigan Ave., and South Campus Building, 624 S. Michigan Ave., are scheduled to ...

High-speed rail line needs solid plan

By Editorial Board

February 15, 2010

Several U.S. states will get upgraded passenger train systems, President Barack Obama announced in his State of the Union address on Jan. 27.  These states will receive part of an $8 billion economic stimulus grant to fund the high-speed train lines. The initiative is aimed toward creating jobs and efficient transportation throughout the nation.Illinois was awarded approximately $1.2 billion of the grant money and will us...

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