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President Kim addresses diversity and inclusion, access to campus resources

President Kim addresses diversity and inclusion, access to campus resources

November 7, 2019

Joined by Senior Vice President and Provost Marcella David and Vice President of Student Affairs Sharon Wilson-Taylor, President and CEO Kwang-Wu Kim kicked-off a discussion with students by acknowledging ...

OPINION: Columbia needs to make period products more accessible

OPINION: Columbia needs to make period products more accessible

By Katherine Savage, News Editor

October 4, 2019

While washing my hands in one of the Columbia Library bathrooms, I noticed a sign that said period products are located on the 11th floor or in the bookstore, which instantly made me angry. If I were to ...

Coordinator of Wellness Athletics and Recreation Mark Brticevich (right) demonstrates self defense techniques in a

WAR programs muscle up to deliver inner peace

October 4, 2019

Following the grand opening of the Student Center, the Wellness, Athletics and Recreation program is making the most of its new space in the Center, and its initiatives may soon branch out into the classr...

From sword-fighting to African dance: the Student Center hosts grand opening

September 19, 2019

Following a buildup over years, the Student Center officially welcomed students and the South Loop community into its sleek, modern, glass-walled arms during a Grand Opening Ceremony. “I’ve been...

Columbia composting efforts and reflection room

Columbia composting efforts and reflection room

September 18, 2019

On this episode of Chronicle Headlines, we talk to Director of the Student Center Andy Dutil, as well as take a look at composting efforts at Columbia....

Students’ first date with ‘brand spankin’ new’ Student Center

September 17, 2019

The wait is over for Columbia’s new Student Center as it unofficially welcomed students prior to the official grand opening on Wednesday, Sept. 18. Four years in the making, from the initi...

Student Center kick-off with Kaina, DeadstockV1

September 12, 2019

The Student Programming Board hosted a concert in celebration of the new Student Center, 754 S. Wabash Ave., Friday. The show was for Columbia students only and featured performances from local Chicago...

Student Center ready to open its doors to students Fall 2019

May 11, 2019

Although nails are still strewn across the concrete floors and wooden frames are temporary placeholders for walls, Columbia students will be able to relax, study, create and collaborate  in the Student Center on the first day of the...

French police officers watched over yellow vest demonstrations in Paris, France.

‘We’re here when they’re making history’: Paris J-Term students encounter Yellow Vest riots

January 22, 2019

Getting locked in the Luxembourg Gardens with Yellow Vest protesters was not on the agenda for sophomore fashion studies major Elon Byers during her J-Term study abroad trip in Paris, France.“I knew t...

Editor's Note: Looking ahead at what to expect for the spring semester

Editor’s Note: Looking ahead at what to expect for the spring semester

January 18, 2019

Each semester at Columbia brings new developments that impact our community and shape the college’s future. Much of what occurred during the Fall 2018 semester—administrative changes, tuition incre...


Employment app could change service industry

September 24, 2018

SnapShyft, a service employment app created by Indiana native Thor Wood, has brought an innovative tool to the job market. Once users download the free app, they have the option to create a profile a...

Along with student residences, Plymouth plays host to the Student Health Center and Counseling Services. The building at 731 S. Plymouth Ct. was sold to 3L Real Estate over the summer.

Out with the old: college to find new home for Plymouth Court amenities

September 17, 2018

The last Columbia-owned student housing building was sold over the summer to 3L Real Estate to be converted into residential apartments, leaving the college to determine how the student center will accommodate for the building’s amenities. Plymouth Court,  731 S. Plymouth Court,...

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