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Organizations not thrilled with new CPD license plate readers

Organizations not thrilled with new CPD license plate readers

January 28, 2019

A new program that allows the police to scan license plates and digitally track their data, to help combat the city's high numbers of carjackings, has come under fire by nonprofit groups that are worr...

OPINION: ‘Just leave’ logic harms survivors

OPINION: ‘Just leave’ logic harms survivors

By Bridget Ekis

January 20, 2019

There were 42,924 domestic violence survivors in Illinois in 2018, according to the Illinois Coalition Against Domestic Violence.Even with the Me Too movement present in our culture, society still does not ...

Building a Better Workplace

By Sponsored Content

March 29, 2018

The more I read about the #metoo movement and the culture of harassment and assault that exists in our workplaces and schools, the more upset I become. I worry about graduating and joining the working world, because I know that workplaces all over the country have problems with misconduct. But I also want to make a difference and combat the problem. What can we--and I, specifically--do to change the culture and build a better work...

Senators discuss politics in classrooms, graduate school progress

Senators discuss politics in classrooms, graduate school progress

November 14, 2016

Columbia’s Faculty Senate met for the first time following the presidential election, at which  the top of the agenda was how the college will support students struggling with the results. Greg Foster-Rice, Faculty Senate president and associate professor in the Photography Depa...

Astronomer ties art inspiration to cosmological data

By Campus Reporter

September 26, 2016

An immense telescope being built in the Cerro Pachón Mountains of Chile, which will house the world’s largest digital camera and gather about 20 terabytes of data per night, was the subject of a colloquium arranged by the Science & Mathematics Department Sept. 21.The main functions of the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope outlined in the presentation, held at the Ferguson Auditorium in the 600 S. Michigan Ave. Buildi...

Student Health encourages students to discuss mental health

Student Health encourages students to discuss mental health

February 26, 2016

A Feb. 23 suicide awareness session garnered scant attendance from students, faculty and staff, but the Office of Student Health and Support is working to create new methods to raise awareness about s...

Community program wards off crime in Uptown

By Jordan Watkins

December 14, 2015

Despite colder temperatures and neighborhood political issues, some Uptown residents are still taking to the streets to combat the neighborhood's crime.The Positive Loitering initiative, which came to Uptown in 2009, involves community members who gather at local street corners or walk through parks to deter criminals in those areas.“It’s a very simple program,” said Uptown resident Richard Thale, who coordinates th...

Featured Athlete: Taylor Martin

Featured Athlete: Taylor Martin

February 2, 2015

Taylor Martin, a freshman journalism major who plays center field and catcher for the Renegades, picked up a baseball at the age of two and fell in love with the sport. An avid follower of the Chicago Cubs ...

Rauner Supporters reason their Vote | The Columbia Chronicle

November 10, 2014

Republican voters give their reasons for choosing Governor elect Bruce Rauner and supporting his nomination given the issues of the minority vote and economics in this years election.Video By: Christian ...

Illinois grants Columbia $7.2 million

Illinois grants Columbia $7.2 million

November 3, 2014

As the gubernatorial race gets down to the wire, incumbent Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn is vocal about his administration’s commitment to higher education. Quinn appeared on campus Oct. 28 to announce that the state government would give the college a $7.2 million grant to improve...

SGA looks to revamp reputation

SGA looks to revamp reputation

September 8, 2014

Led by its new president, sophomore science & mathematics major Sara Kalinoski, the Student Government Association is excited to present is reinvented image and function to the student body, Kalinoski said. SGA is already taking steps to rebuild a sense of trust with the student...

Campus community armed with knowledge on sexual assault policy

Campus community armed with knowledge on sexual assault policy

September 8, 2014

Sexual assault awareness and clear institutional policies have become a priority at the college, leading to open discussions about the school’s Title IX policies, events  to raise consciousness and the creation of a sexual assault awareness committee. In response to the Federal C...

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