The Columbia Chronicle

Gov. Pat Quinn discusses the $6.2 million grant that the state awarded to Columbia for the 2014–2015 academic year to improve curricula and pay for construction costs. Quinn visited the Conaway Center, 1104 S. Wabash Ave., on Oct. 28. He is up for reelection Nov. 3.

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...

The Student Government Association held a meet-and-greet for students at 916 S. Wabash Ave.

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...

Study shows boys who perceive themselves to be underweight tend to have higher levels of depression and performance-enhancing behaviors

Body image issues lead to performance enhancers

January 27, 2014

The use of performance-enhancing drugs may be tied to depression and body image issues among adolescent boys, according to new research published in December.Aaron Blashill, clinical health psychologist at Mas...

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