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The 2020 race for president, as told by Columbia College students

The 2020 race for president, as told by Columbia College students

November 18, 2019

With more than a dozen people running for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, only four months from the Iowa caucus and five months until the Illinois primary, the race is on for who will win the youth vo...

Columbia breaks decade-long enrollment slump

Columbia breaks decade-long enrollment slump

September 27, 2019

After years of enrollment decline resulting in staff layoffs, faculty departures, tuition increases and disappearing resources, President and CEO Kwang-Wu Kim announced the college's first enrollment incre...

Multiple armed robberies near Student Center

Multiple armed robberies near Student Center

September 21, 2019

A string of at least six robberies near the new Student Center have students and local shopkeepers on high alert. Pandit Pahtak, store manager at the 7-Eleven, 801 S. State St., said he was cleaning ...

Group kicks off back-to-school season for Chicago kids

Group kicks off back-to-school season for Chicago kids

August 8, 2019

Back 2 School Illinois distributed more than 10,000 “Back 2 School” kits in Uptown to Chicago students in low-income households Thursday. Established in 2007, and after a name change in 2015, B...

Columbia students finalists in E3 game competition

Columbia students finalists in E3 game competition

June 10, 2019

Recent game design graduate Ja’ire Vaughn travels to Los Angeles with his game this week for the E3 College Game Competition, something that did not seem in arms reach just a few weeks ago. Vaughn,...

Kratom supplement still in use despite questions, concerns

Kratom supplement still in use despite questions, concerns

May 3, 2019

College students nationwide have been known to misuse Adderall, a medication used to help symptoms of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, to focus on school work and cram for finals. Junior musical th...

From Viet Cong flags to no bra: Students use personal style to make political statements

From Viet Cong flags to no bra: Students use personal style to make political statements

April 26, 2019

In today’s political climate, seas of bubblegum-pink “pussy hats” and bright red “Make America Great Again” caps show political fashion is alive and on display. Students at Columbia are no ex...

The 26th ‘Hokin Honors’ exhibition showcases collegewide creative work

April 19, 2019

The 26th "Hokin Honors" exhibition opened April 11 in The Hokin Project Gallery, 623 S. Wabash Ave., and features creative work from students selected by faculty members in 10 departments. The exhibition...

Biology minors defy art school stereotypes

Biology minors defy art school stereotypes

April 12, 2019

After Mee Na Feng’s classmate at Loyola University Chicago found out about Feng’s background in fiction writing at Columbia, she told Feng it did not make sense for her to be good at both writing and ...

SATIRE: Study shows students love commuting

SATIRE: Study shows students love commuting

April 1, 2019

In a recent study done by FuzzBeed, college students in Chicago say they would much rather commute two hours a day to school than live conveniently close to campus. The study was sent to anyone curren...

Chicago youth advocate for change during global Youth Climate Strike

Chicago youth advocate for change during global Youth Climate Strike

March 22, 2019

Chicago area high school students added their voices to the worldwide protest against Climate Change recently, crowding downtown's Federal Plaza as part of the global Youth Climate Strike. At the pl...

Columbia filmmakers raise $1,000 in 10 days for web series

Columbia filmmakers raise $1,000 in 10 days for web series

February 22, 2019

Junior cinema art and science major Corbin Eaton had an idea for a web series when he was in high school. It was not until he pitched the idea to sophomore cinema art and science major Grant Osum while ...

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