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Feel like you missed something this summer? The Chronicle has got you covered.

Feel like you missed something this summer? The Chronicle has got you covered.

September 4, 2019

While Columbia students may have been busting their butts in a summer internship or perhaps lounging beachside, The Chronicle continued its reporting through those lazy, hazy days of summer. Check out...

Taylor Swift delivers unforgettable performance during ‘reputation’ stadium tour

By Lauren Carlton

June 25, 2018

Taylor Swift's reputation stadium tour is one you don't want to miss.Taylor Swift once said, "in the death of her reputation, she felt truly alive," and her performances June 1 and 2 at Soldier Field bring truth to this statement. Swift kicked off her fifth tour for her newest album, reputation, May 8 in Glendale, Arizona, and will be on the road until Oct. 6. Swift's performances started off strong and continued to...

‘Cinematic’ by Owl City

‘Cinematic’ by Owl City

By Lauren Carlton

June 12, 2018

After a three-year break, Owl City— which consists solely of musician Adam Young— is back with its newest album Cinematic, released June 1. The band is known for its two hit songs "Fireflies" and "Good Time," fans hav...

Staying on Track

By Sponsored Content

June 6, 2018

I’m proud of what I’ve accomplished in school, and I’m on track to graduate soon. But, despite having some success, I’ve never really felt like I was comfortable as a student. I don’t think my habits are very good: I don’t study regularly enough, I stay out late partying, and so on. I’m hoping that I find that the working world suits me better (no homework!), but I also think that I might end up back in school someda...

Finding Balance

By Sponsored Content

June 1, 2018

I have big plans for my future, and I’m willing to work very, very hard to get to the place I want to be. My plan is to go straight from college to a graduate school program before entering the working world. I am studying a lot in order to make this happen, but I’m starting to worry that I might be undermining my own goals. Recently, I’ve been feeling really, really tired and worn out. I feel like I’m losing my motivatio...

Professor stitches together activism, empowerment

Professor stitches together activism, empowerment

October 30, 2017

An embroidered cloth stitched by a Columbia adjunct has gone viral in response to the accelerating allegations of sexual harassment and assault against film producer Harvey Weinstein. The em...

Terminix Service, Inc. Warns for Signs of Rodents This Fall and Winter

Terminix Service, Inc. Warns for Signs of Rodents This Fall and Winter

October 23, 2017

Columbia, S.C. (Oct. 23, 2017) – As the weather gets cooler, rodents like mice, rats and squirrels look for warmth inside of homes. In fact, the National Pest Management Association (NPMA) estimated 45 per...

Athlete Profile: Rilwan Bakare

Athlete Profile: Rilwan Bakare

By Assistant Sports & Health Editor

October 13, 2014

RILWAN BAKARE, A Chicago native and former Texas Wesleyan University Rams power forward, was introduced to basketball by one of his cousins at 10 years old. As Bakare grew up, he learned the fundamentals...

Paris visits Chicago with fresh food markets

Paris visits Chicago with fresh food markets

May 5, 2014

As Chicago finally emerges from the antisocial horrors of Chiberia, perennial farmers markets are blooming throughout the city. Outdoor markets are a seasonal treat that highlight local vendors and com...

Key lime cupcakes

Key lime cupcakes

April 28, 2014

During the awkward transitional period from winter to spring, I often do things to reassure myself that winter may finally be melting away. This includes eating foods that are associated with warm sum...

West Nile virus still poses threat

By Brandon Smith

September 9, 2012

Autumn is looming and warm weather may be headed south, but Chicago has not seen the last of the West Nile virus.Researchers and the Illinois Department of Public Health said people should be very cautious of mosquitoes even though the seasons have changed.The virus is on the decline,peaking during the first week of September, but the threat of infection still exists, according to Edward Walker, a professor of microbiology...

Summer program aims to decrease youth unemployment, violence on South Side

By Tim Shaunnessey

April 15, 2012

The summer season has a radiance not present during other times of the year. That radiance leads many to spend the waning days of spring longing for months spent in the sun. But there are dangers inherent in the summer, particularly for youths, as a result of excess free time and subsequent violence among young people.In an effort to combat this problem, Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle anno...

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