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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...

The Chronicle’s 2018–2019 Year in Review

The Chronicle’s 2018–2019 Year in Review

May 24, 2019

      From around the campus to across the city, Columbia's 2018-2019 school year marked many highs and lows for college students and Chicagoans alike. From the acrimonious contract...

Columbia alumnus featured in Sweet Tap Chicago show

Columbia alumnus featured in Sweet Tap Chicago show

March 1, 2019

Uniquely choreographed tap dancing is set to a mix of rock, soul and R&B for Chicago Tap Theatre's Sweet Tap Chicago show.Taylor Mallory, a 2010 music business alumnus, is the main vocalist and emce...

Now streaming: real-time quality of the Chicago River

Now streaming: real-time quality of the Chicago River

February 25, 2019

Nature lovers and others enjoying the Chicago River this spring will be able to use their cell phones to tell how clean — or dirty — the water is under a new program designed to access data on what s...

OPINION: America doesn’t need that $1,000

OPINION: America doesn’t need that $1,000

February 21, 2019

What if everyone in America—from the Mark Zuckerbergs of the nation to the nice homeless guys who sit in front of Starbucks—received $1,000 from the federal government every month? It sounds l...

REVIEW: ‘Dear Evan Hansen’  raises bar for other musicals

REVIEW: ‘Dear Evan Hansen’ raises bar for other musicals

February 15, 2019

There isn’t aneasy way to review a show that picks at your brain the way “Dear Evan Hansen” does. Between the score and the script, a 500-word article does not quite do the six-time Tony-winning...

Student veterans receive VA checks after wait

By Blaise Mesa

February 9, 2019

This article was updated 2/19/2019 at 11:45 a.m. to include quotes from Lauren Augustine, vice president of government affairs for Student Veterans of America. Months after a glitch in the Department of Veterans Affairs caused delayed payments to student veterans, some student veterans are claiming their checks are late again.Senior audio design and production major Nick Novak served in the Navy from 2007-2013. Novak sets ...

Notable Native : Rodney “HotRod” Washington

Notable Native : Rodney “HotRod” Washington

October 29, 2018

Chicago native Rodney “HotRod” Washington has a voice the  windy city is familiar with. He is a radio personality at Chicago’s Power 92.3 WPWX and the home DJ for University of Notre Dame’s foo...

Post Animal brings psychedelic-rock to modern age

Post Animal brings psychedelic-rock to modern age

By Olivia Deloian

September 16, 2018

Chicago-based band Post Animal has left its mark on the local music scene with its unique take on modern psychedelic rock. The band's debut album When I Think of You in a Castle was released April 20, bring...

Professor selected vice president of American Humor Association

Professor selected vice president of American Humor Association

September 10, 2018

Humanities, History and Social Sciences Department Associate Professor Teresa Prados-Torreira brings scholarly humor into the classroom with her new position as vice president of the American Humor Studies Association. AHSA is an organization dedicated to the study of American...

We’ve got your back. Do you have ours?

By Editorial Board

May 7, 2018

Another school year comes to a close, sending 30 more issues of The Columbia Chronicle into the archives.But what has The Chronicle done this year? Actually, quite a lot.In September 2017, The Chronicle reported on the closing of three open computer labs and the shock of many of the labs’ employees when they abruptly lost their jobs without warning from the college.In October 2017, the paper highlighted an accusation of racia...

Counseling services should help students, not hurt them

By Editorial Board

May 7, 2018

How can students feel safe at Columbia if therapy dogs in the library seem more helpful than counseling services?As reported on Page 24, two students who alleged they were sexually assaulted on campus tried to get help from the Title IX and Counseling Services Offices, but inadequate care by the college only made their situations worse.It is deeply troubling that two students who had already faced harrowing personal trauma could...

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