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The City’s “Great Rivers Chicago” plan provides for a series of improvements in water quality, river access and recreational facilities completed by 2040.

Long process of improving Chicago rivers continues

September 6, 2016

The city’s new project, “Great Rivers Chicago,” includes plans to make the Chicago, Calumet and Des Plaines rivers “inviting, productive and livable by 2040,” according to the project’s web...

Student Financial Services invests in art students’ future | The Columbia Chronicle

May 13, 2016

As part of Manifest, Columbia's Student Financial Services Office conducted an art contest, where seven students competed for their mural to be displayed on the third floor of the 600 S. Michigan Ave. B...

Early education is a worthwhile investment

May 9, 2016

A recent study from the Stanford Center for Education Policy Analysis highlights how students’ socioeconomic status and race relate to their educational development, according to an April 29 New York Times article.The study indicates that students low on the socioeconomic spectrum perform as much as three grade levels behind where they should be. It also revealed race-related disparities in grade levels even among stude...

Columbia hosted panel discusses importance of street art | The Columbia Chronicle

May 9, 2016

Columbia and the Wabash Arts Corridor committee hosted a panel of street artists May 5 at the 1104 S. Wabash Ave. Building. The event, entitled “Big Walls in a Big City: Imagining the Future of Publ...

President and CEO Kwang-Wu Kim said the college is awaiting further assistance with Monetary Award Program funding.

Students still without MAP for upcoming academic year

May 2, 2016

Illinois’ legislature announced April 22 that state funding would be allocated for higher education, but it is still unclear whether the money budgeted for Monetary Award Program funding could affect ...

Toronto artist Sarah Keenlyside created a replica of Ferris Bueller’s bedroom from the 1986 film “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off” that will be on display at Chicago’s Ferris Fest May 20–22.  

Ferris Fest—‘Anyone? Anyone?’

May 2, 2016

Ferris Bueller and his friends Cameron and Sloan made film history in 1986 by spending a day playing hooky from school, traveling around Chicago and committing crazy stunts like taking over a parade.Ho...

Band Con Soul swallows Biggest Mouth title | The Columbia Chronicle

April 25, 2016

Columbia and Roosevelt students packed the Metro, 3730 N. Clark St., April. 21, to listen to 12 bands compete for the Colleges’ Biggest Month title and display their different styles and sounds on stag...

Cynthia Grunden, assistant vice president of Student Financial Services, said she encourages students to reach out to their state-level elected officials to solve the Monetary Award Program grant funding issues.

SFS reaches out to address student concerns

April 25, 2016

While students wait for Illinois government to fund delayed Monetary Award Program grants, Columbia’s office of Student Financial Services is readying new financial advising services to help student...

Columbia celebrates Earth Day through meditation | The Columbia Chronicle

April 25, 2016

Columbia celebrated Earth Day April 22 in the HAUS at the Quincy Wong Center in the 623 S. Wabash Ave. Building. Student host Lauren Moore, senior and business & entrepreneurship major, welcomed st...

The Hokin Honors celebrates Columbia students at 23rd annual exhibition | The Columbia Chronicle

April 18, 2016

The Hokin Honors group celebrated its 23rd annual exhibition April 14 at the 623 S. Wabash Ave. Building. More than 20 Columbia student artists displayed their pieces for the college community and Teresa ...

Students and faculty participated in the Stencil Project, held at the 33 E. Congress Parkway Building on April 6, to help raise awareness of sexual assault.

Sexual assault awareness to expand through creative displays

April 11, 2016

Student Activities and the Office of Student Health and Support are working together to foster awareness of sexual assault across campus throughout April with student-produced creative films, poems and ga...

CTU President Karen Lewis goes all in with Day of Action | The Columbia Chronicle

April 4, 2016

Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis and other leaders around Chicago conducted a citywide protest and rallied citizens and teachers to fight for funds and freedom against Chicago politics Apr...

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