The Columbia Chronicle

Chicago should take the wheel on driverless cars

September 26, 2016

In a trope as old as time, technology is progressing faster than people are ready for it. Driverless cars are now a real possibility, being tested in markets as close as Pittsburgh by Uber as a possible replacement for its current driver-based service. Chicago aldermen Edward Burke (14) and Anthony Beale (9), whom The Chicago Sun-Times proclaim to be some of the “most powerful” in the city according to its Sept. 14 a...

Dean finalist Stefania de Kenessey presented her accomplishments and educational philosophy March 2 at Film Row Cinema, 1104 S. Wabash Ave.

New York composer makes bid to become fine arts dean

March 7, 2016

Stefania de Kenessey was a sophomore in high school when her dad found her reading a New York Times article about students who felt unchallenged and bored with school—exactly how she felt. That is when...

Weighing options of textbooks

By SpencerRoush

November 15, 2010

There’s something nostalgic about flipping through a used textbook to find faint musty smells, a few highlighted phrases, notes in the margin and perhaps a leftover bookmark or photo.Owning anything second-hand has similar qualities, but there is something especially comforting about reading textbooks knowing someone else leafed through the pages and memorized the samewords’ definitions.But students’ studying materials ...

Cab drivers seek fare increase

By SpencerRoush

October 5, 2009

Drinking too much and stumbling out of a bar at closing time to hail a cab is common for many college students who enjoy late-night partying. However, the possible $50 clean-up fee for extraordinary messes may come as a surprise to some.During a City Council meeting on Sept. 24, cab drivers asked for a 22 percent increase to the current flag fee of $2.25. They are also asking for an additional 30 cents more per mile to the ...

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