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Metabolic shift in cells key to threat recall

Metabolic shift in cells key to threat recall

October 6, 2014

New research from the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth College in New Hampshire suggests that the ability of the innate immune system’s cells to remember and fight off specific threats may be con...

President Kwang-Wu Kim answered students’ questions at the fourth and final Coffee With the President forum of the academic year. The Student Govern- ment Association hosted the series to allow for students to voice their opinions and concerns directly to the president. 

Kim talks transparency, tuition

May 5, 2014

President Kwang-Wu Kim said during the final Coffee With the President forum on April 30, that he plans to curb tuition increases, facilitate budget transparency and emphasize the value of a Co...

ColumbiaCares Manifests student support

ColumbiaCares Manifests student support

May 5, 2014

ColumbiaCares, a student and alumni organization that helps students with immediate financial struggles, is looking to amp up its advertising and funding efforts starting May 16 at Manifest. Manif...

Vice President of Student Affairs Mark Kelly throws up a hook shot during the Nov. 13 3-on-3 Renegades basketball tournament at the Goodman Center.

Columbia, Roosevelt basketball tournament brings heat

November 18, 2013

TWENTY-SEVEN TEAMS OF Columbia and Roosevelt students gathered at the Lillian and Larry Goodman Center, 50 E. Parkway, Nov. 13 for a 3-on-3 basketball tournament to compete for tickets to the Dec. 5 Chicago B...

What does SGA exactly do?

By Dannis Valera

November 26, 2012

Columbia has had a Student Government Association for more than a decade, but the organization, along with many other student groups, struggles to grab students’ attention. However, it’s still pushing to be a voice for the student body, according to SGA President Cassandra Norris.Cassandra give The Chronicle a quick rundown about how SGA works and how being involved with SGA has influenced her life.Check out the full s...

Homeless students invisible on college campuses

By Alexandra Kukulka

November 5, 2012

During the 2011 blizzard, dubbed the “Snowpocalypse,” most college students were busy partying indoors as snow piled up outside. However, one student spent those days huddled at a bus stop, trying to stay warm.With his clean shirt and jeans, trimmed hair and bright smile, it isn’t obvious that Aaron James Flowers, a junior radio student who also goes by Jay Babii SwagLoud, was recently homeless. But Flowers is just on...

Student Engagement expects new clubs in spring semester

By Lisa Schulz

January 23, 2012

Avoiding networking opportunities with fresh faces in class during the start of a new semester is effortless. Becoming a member of a student group, meeting new people and even starting a club can be just as easy.Student Engagement held an Open House Jan. 17 in The Loft, 916 S. Wabash Ave. Building, a student space on the fourth floor filled with chairs and beanbags, a projection screen, a plasma TV and a curtain wall to cr...

FAR hosts game night

By Nader Ihmoud

November 7, 2011

As the temperature continues to drop, Fitness, Athletics and Recreation is giving students the option to spend their time at the gym for Game Night instead of staying in and doing the usual “Hump Day” routine, on Nov. 9.Wednesday the event will be held at the Fitness Center in the Residence Center, 731 S. Plymouth Court from 7 – 10 p.m. Game Night will have board games, a “Magic: The Gathering” tournament and game...

City pollutant levels may exceed limit

By Stephanie Saviola

February 1, 2010

President Barack Obama’s administration recently proposed a new guideline that would set a limit on nitrogen dioxide levels in the country. Nitrogen dioxide is a toxic gas that mostly comes from exhaust tailpipes, factory smokestacks and kerosene heaters.If the proposed limit was currently enforced, Chicago would be the only major city in the country to have levels of nitrogen dioxide that would exceed the limit.“We are a city that wants athletes to come here and compete for the Olym...

New name, new home for Student Engagement

By Lauren Kelly

January 26, 2009

Starting this semester with a new name, new management and a new building, the Office of Student Engagement is working to create awareness about how students can get more involved on campus.The office, which provides structure for student organizations, fitness and athletics, Student Government and the Student Life Advisory board, recently moved into the newly open 916 Building, 916 S. Wabash Ave.Formerly the Office of Studen...

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