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Opinion: This Thanksgiving, check your privileges at the door

Opinion: This Thanksgiving, check your privileges at the door

November 17, 2019

By the time you finish reading this, I can’t promise that you will suddenly be the most “woke” person in the room when it comes to racial discrimination and other systematic forms of oppression a...

EDITORIAL: Holidays should be about more than escapism

EDITORIAL: Holidays should be about more than escapism

March 8, 2019

St. Patrick’s Day is rapidly approaching, which means Americans are ready to don “Kiss me, I’m Irish” shirts, dye the Chicago River green and binge-drink from morning to night. Store aisles are...

A Holiday Dilemma: When going home for Thanksgiving means entering a world of pain

A Holiday Dilemma: When going home for Thanksgiving means entering a world of pain

November 20, 2017

After a lifetime of criticism and pressure, 18-year-old Sophie* is still trying to drown out the voices in her head telling her she may not be worthwhile. “What am I doing? How do people think of m...

The Goddess and the Grocer offers an affordable take-out menu every year, and this Thanksgiving the restaurant is leading with its new mac n’ cheese dish.

How to celebrate Thanksgiving away from home in Chicago

November 23, 2015

To many, Thanksgiving can mean gathering with family and enjoying copious amounts of food, but there are other ways to spend the day than eating mashed potatoes and becoming a couch potato.For students wh...

Murder rates are up 20% over October 2014.

Gun buyback program announcement reignites conversation on gun violence

October 26, 2015

The city of Chicago is trading cash for guns in an effort to reduce crime on its notoriously violent streets.The $250,000 program, announced in an Oct. 19 press release, arrives as Chicago’s 2015 murder rate...

Oh my, good ol’ sweet potato pie

By Jessica Scott

September 21, 2015

I love sweet potato pie!  I hate to say this, but it is my favorite food.  Sweet potato pie reminds me of Thanksgiving, spending time with my family and friends back home on the East Coast and good ol’ home cooking.Hold on a minute though, I do not eat sweet potato pie only on Thanksgiving Day—oh no, sweet potato pie is eaten throughout the year.  You know how some people only eat the typical Thanksgiving food on Thanks...

Room | 916 Collective created a sight-specific piece where the audience travels with the performers, said Associate Professor and Coordinator of the Acting Program Jeff Ginsberg.

Theatre students honored at international festival

September 14, 2015

Several theatre students have been recognized in the prestigious European League of Institutes of the Arts' NEW NOW Festival, formerly known as NEU/NOW, which took place Sept. 9–13 in Amsterdam.Colum...

Student’s big idea creates Big Ideas Columbia

Senior public relations major Kathryn Walters, along with the Office of Student Communications, organized Big Ideas Columbia, an event for students to learn what it means to be successful during and after college.

By Senior Campus Reporter

February 23, 2015

The office of Student Communications is teaming up with senior public relations major Kathryn Walters to produce Big Ideas Columbia. Big Ideas Columbia will be held Feb. 26 from 4–6 p.m. at Film Row ...

'One century minus a baker's dozen:' Finding the forest for the trees in the translation of literature

‘One century minus a baker’s dozen:’ Finding the forest for the trees in the translation of literature

November 17, 2014

“Fourscore and seven years ago” is a phrase every American knows. Abraham Lincoln began his Gettysburg Address to a war-weary crowd of Pennsylvanians with those five words on a Thursday afternoon in Novembe...

O’Hare soars to top of green movement

By The Columbia Chronicle

November 12, 2012

As city officials seek to improve energy and emissions policies downtown, O’Hare International Airport is setting its own national and international benchmarks forenvironmental consciousness.At the fifth annual Airports Going Green Conference, held Nov. 5–7 at the Westin River North Hotel, 320 N. Dearborn St., O’Hare was recognized for its promotion of clean energy use and its plan to implement energy-efficient cargo l...

A “Beanstock” to music

By Ahmed Hamad

November 12, 2012

One of Columbia's Entrepreneurship classes put on a concert to raise funds for Rock for Kids, an initiative that brings music education to undeserved children in Chicago. The name Beanstock came from the combination of Woodstock and Chicago's infamous bean. The event took place Wednesday night at 7 at Columbia's HAUS at 623 S. Wabash Ave. Joshua Fletcher, The Man in My Shoes, Jordan Burk and Reid Bower came to perform at ...

Advertising to generate revenue

By Hallie Zolkower-Kutz

November 12, 2012

Mayor Rahm Emanuel introduced the Municipal Marketing Ordinance to the City Council on Oct. 31 that would create new advertising outlets around the city with the goal of generating $18 million in new revenue for the 2013 city budget.The ordinance calls for two initiatives to bring in revenue: the implementation of 34 digital billboards on expressways and advertising on almost 400 BigBelly trashcans downtown, according to an Oct. 3...

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