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(Right) Newly election SGA President Anna Baumeister, a sophomore comedy writing and performance major, at a meeting with the 2019–2020 executive board.

Newly-elected SGA executive board confronts pandemic, prepares for next school year

May 9, 2020

Anna Baumeister knew she wanted to be part of the Student Government Association since her freshman year and now finds herself continuously hands-on with a task the association has never had to fac...

New SGA executive board members for the 2019-2020 school year, from left to right: Vice President of Communications Ashley Moore, President Kierah King and Vice President Jori Roberts.

Record breaking voter turnout for SGA Executive Board elections

April 19, 2019

With more than 500 votes cast for Student Government Association’s Executive Board elections for the 2019–2020 academic year, three candidates have been elected to take on new positions . Th...

SGA Candidates Jori Roberts, Ashley Moore, Kierah King, Anna Baumeister, and Lauren Miller.

Meet the candidates running for SGA Executive Board

April 12, 2019

Three executive board positions for Student Government Association are open for the 2019–2020 academic year: vice president of communications, vice president and president. Voting for the cand...

Student Government Association’s all-female executive board reflected on what their proudest female moments are and who their female role models are in celebration of March as Women’s History Month.

Leading Ladies of SGA

March 15, 2019

The phrase “girls supporting girls” has never been more true than in the all-female Student Government Association executive board. “The world today—they’re scared of [having] women lea...

CPS puts emphasis on powerful principals

CPS puts emphasis on powerful principals

November 28, 2016

Chicago Public Schools and The Chicago Public Education Fund launched a new citywide effort to ensure all public schools have quality principals. The new Chicago Principal Partnership launched Nov. 3...

Experts: Enrollment decline, tuition increase is ‘vicious circle’

Experts: Enrollment decline, tuition increase is ‘vicious circle’

November 28, 2016

After President and CEO Kwang-Wu Kim recently announced a 4 percent tuition increase for the 2017–2018 academic year, higher education experts said they were concerned about the college’s financial state and stability. As reported Nov. 21 by The Chronicle, Kim announced in a Nov...

Students watched the election night results Nov. 8 at the Student Government Association’s Presidential Party, the night before President-elect Donald Trump received the required number of electoral votes to become the 45th president of the U.S. 

Students follow election night results at Presidential Party

November 14, 2016

Students anxiously watched the tight race between Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton and Republican President-elect Donald Trump during the Student Government Association’s Presidential Party Nov. 8, cheering Democratic wins and booing when states went to Trump. When the even...

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College cuts ‘non-strategic’ items, looks for more places to save

November 7, 2016

Department funding continues to fall while overall administrative expenses rise and a multi-million-dollar cash flow is being used to fund the Strategic Plan, according to the college’s officia...

Rebecca Hallstedt, senior interactive arts & media major, held a discussion Nov. 3 in the 916 S. Wabash building, to help students prepare for the annual Game Developers Conference held in February.

Students prepare for annual gaming conference

November 7, 2016

Interactive arts & media students got the opportunity to learn about the world's largest professional game industry event and how they can make the best of their experience at a Nov. 3 student discussion hosted by senior interactive arts & media major Becca Hallstedt. The...

President and CEO Kwang-Wu Kim responded to students’ questions and concerns during the biannual “Let’s Chat” event.

Kim ‘chats’ about student concerns, college’s future

October 24, 2016

President and CEO Kwang-Wu Kim answered students’ questions and concerns regarding dropping enrollment, curricular changes and the recently launched rebranding campaign at the biannual, Student Government...

CPS should offer more meaningful solution to budget crisis

September 19, 2016

The Chicago Teachers Union is threatening to strike in October, which would be the fourth time it has done so since 2012 although this year, the key issue is restoring funds to the schools, not raising teachers’ salaries.Chicago Public Schools is calling a strike unnecessary and unlikely and has shown it is willing to compromise by offering the union a raise, but CTU is insisting that the continuous decrease in school funds...

The Student Government Association announced vacant senator positions at the first meeting of the Fall 2016 Semester on Sept. 6.

SGA seeks new students to fill senator positions

September 12, 2016

Columbia’s Student Government Association announced its need to fill senator positions to new students at its first senate meeting of the Fall 2016 Semester.The meeting, held Sept. 6 at the Loft, located in...

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