The Columbia Chronicle

Looking for internships during the pandemic? The Career Center can help

Looking for internships during the pandemic? The Career Center can help

October 8, 2020

In high school, freshman film and television major Brianna Ramirez completed a video and documentary program in Spain and said the opportunity to produce work within her field so early is what made her...

David Dolak, a professor of instruction in the Science and Mathematics Department, teaches his Big Chicago class

‘Big Chicago,’ Columbia’s largest courses go hybrid

October 2, 2020

After taking a sabbatical last spring, Carmelo Esterrich, an associate professor in the Humanities, History and Social Sciences Department, was anxious about teaching his Big Chicago class remotely...

Bylines: Working remotely while parenting is a daunting task for Columbia staff and faculty

October 2, 2020

With the start of the fall semester, faculty and staff have found themselves struggling to manage the physical and emotional needs of their children, students and themselves. While childcare has always...

Student organizations transform for online college experience

Student organizations transform for online college experience

September 16, 2020

When the college first closed its buildings mid-March due to the coronavirus pandemic, student clubs and organizations were forced to make a quick switch to operating remotely. For Emily Fischer, a senior...

Get your Columbia ID out for discounts this fall

Get your Columbia ID out for discounts this fall

September 10, 2020

In high school, freshman filmmaking major Emily Teitelbaum did not have many options for student discounts and said she often paid full price for any purchase she made. As a new college student now ma...

New Title IX regulations create concerns, but Columbia students 'will be supported'

New Title IX regulations create concerns, but Columbia students ‘will be supported’

August 19, 2020

In May, the U.S. Department of Education issued final regulations on how colleges should respond to allegations of sexual harassment under Title IX, and now Columbia is adapting to the changes. As r...

South Loop businesses hope return of students can provide

South Loop businesses hope return of students can provide “major boost” in business amid pandemic

August 10, 2020

When the ice cream shop Kilwins closed in the spring due to the coronavirus pandemic, co-owner Jackie Jackson remained optimistic they would reopen in time for the summer months. Jackson, who co-runs t...

Noble Golder College Prep, 1454 W. Superior St., is among one of the Chicago Public Schools to go fully remote for the first quarter of the upcoming school year.

BREAKING: CPS moves to remote instruction for first quarter

August 5, 2020

All Chicago Public Schools will officially go fully remote for the start of the fall quarter after immense pushback from teachers unions and parents, Mayor Lori Lightfoot and the district's CEO a...

Protesters join together in organized chants, marching down South Wabash Avenue and East Harrison Street before turning onto Michigan Avenue to protest in front of the 600 S. Michigan Ave. building.

Columbia students protest on campus, call for tuition reduction

July 28, 2020

Columbia students chanted, “Columbia’s trying to steal my money, and that ain’t sitting right with me honey,” as they marched down South Wabash Avenue with packs of water bottles and Goldfish ...

BREAKING: College reverses course on tuition hike for upcoming academic year

BREAKING: College reverses course on tuition hike for upcoming academic year

July 2, 2020

Students will see a change to their financial accounts in the next few weeks as the Columbia College Chicago Board of Trustees approved a lowered tuition for the 2020-21 academic year than what was ...

Comedy Majors Eryn Burnett (left) and Nathan Hatfield (right) host a fundraiser livestream to raise money and support for Brave Space Alliance's Trans Relief Fund to provide economic relief payments for transgender, non-binary and intersex individuals.

‘Something Like a Livestream’ virtual fundraiser helps trans community impacted by the pandemic

June 26, 2020

While working together on the podcast "Something Like a Brother," senior comedy writing and performance majors Eryn Burnett and Nathan Hatfield found the transgender community has been especially affec...

During a June 10 press conference, Mayor Lori Lightfoot said more than 300,000 people in Chicago did not receive a federal stimulus check, many of whom were undocumented, from mixed-status families or dependent adults.

Chicago Resiliency Fund to provide $1,000 to those who didn’t receive a federal stimulus check

June 18, 2020

Like many college students, junior journalism major Kaya Lane did not receive federal coronavirus relief funding. Lane said she believed she was eligible for the $1,200 federal stimulus check but never recei...

We've got you covered