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President Kim on weirdos, transparency and the future

President Kim on weirdos, transparency and the future

May 29, 2019

With the start of the 2019–2020 academic year fast approaching, The Chronicle sat down with President and CEO Kwang-Wu Kim to discuss where he sees the college’s progress, his thoughts on transparen...

EDITORIAL: CPD must fix its spying by increasing transparency

EDITORIAL: CPD must fix its spying by increasing transparency

March 9, 2019

The Chicago Police Department has been monitoring the social media accounts of Chicagoans for five years beginning in 2014, according to documents released Feb. 27 by the department after a lawsuit, according to television station...

More with less: Comptroller Mendoza’s approach to office

More with less: Comptroller Mendoza’s approach to office

September 10, 2018

Illinois Comptroller Susana Mendoza, sometimes cited as a potential mayoral candidate, told the City Club of Chicago last week that she is not a candidate."Look, I'm fully focused on the next 62 days." she ...

Chicago’s Labor Day Legacy

September 5, 2018

The Chronicle takes to the streets to test Chicagoans' knowledge of their city's history with labor day. While reporting information regarding strikes on the South Side in 1893 helped create the insti...

Chicagoland farms tap pop culture for corn maze designs

Chicagoland farms tap pop culture for corn maze designs

October 16, 2017

Vying for consumer attention, Chicagoland farms and orchards are getting more elaborate in their corn maze designs, drawing on pop culture with sports, film and even video game references to draw in t...

Editor’s Note: VP announcement limits message, transparency questionable

Editor’s Note: VP announcement limits message, transparency questionable

By Editor-In-Chief

September 12, 2016

Sharon Wilson-Taylor, former associate vice president and Dean of Students who was asked to fill in as interim vice president of Student Success following Mark Kelly’s departure, was permanently app...

Sexual assault awareness to expand through creative displays

Sexual assault awareness to expand through creative displays

April 11, 2016

Student Activities and the Office of Student Health and Support are working together to foster awareness of sexual assault across campus throughout April with student-produced creative films, poems and ga...

City of Chicago adds two new tools for greater transparency

City of Chicago adds two new tools for greater transparency

October 19, 2015

To make information and business opportunities more accessible, the City of Chicago has launched two communication avenues that will primarily benefit small businesses around Chicago.A new YouTube channel...

Teal lights to illuminate city for ovarian cancer

Teal lights to illuminate city for ovarian cancer

September 14, 2015

Teal lights are scheduled to shine across Chicago ’s skyline—as well as other major U.S. cities—Sept. 14 to raise awareness of Ovarian Cancer Month.In Chicago, 13 sites—including the Willis Tower, Water ...

Kim addresses student success

Kim addresses student success

October 20, 2014

More than 100 members of the college community filled Hokin Hall in the Wabash Campus Building, 623 S. Wabash Ave., Oct. 16 to munch on pizza and talk with President Kwang-Wu Kim with one broad topic in ...

Convocation 2014 introduces transparent administrators

Convocation 2014 introduces transparent administrators

September 2, 2014

New Student Convocation, an annual event in Grant Park that introduces incoming students to the college, began on Aug. 29 with a giant selfie spearheaded by Mark Kelly, vice president of Student ...

Administration must be more direct

May 12, 2014

Ten months is not a lot of time, but President Kwang-Wu Kim has made his mark on Columbia. While some of his actions have increased transparency, others have shaken up the college.Kim mended bridges with P-Fac, the college’s part-time faculty union and has made an admirable attempt to reach out to students, breaking down barriers. However, replacing office doors with glass and sending out frequent memos are symbolic gestures,...

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