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Successes celebrated on International Women’s Day

Successes celebrated on International Women’s Day

March 16, 2018

Women are thriving.With the accomplishments of women in 2017 and so far this year, there was much to celebrate on U.N.-recognized International Women’s Day March 8 and more to look forward to. While the li...

CityKey ID needs everyone to unlock Chicago opportunities

By Editorial Board

March 5, 2018

Chicago plans to launch its municipal ID program this month, and residents will have the most accessible form of activism readily available to them.The Chicago CityKey Program, which city officials began developing in October 2016, will provide an alternative to residents who are often unable to obtain government-issued identification. The homeless, undocumented or recently incarcerated will finally be able to use the “...

Immigrant workers play important role in Illinois

Immigrant workers play important role in Illinois

December 4, 2017

Recalling a time when the paychecks she was receiving from her job were zero dollars, Communication and Media Innovation 2017 alumna Alejandra Rodriguez said she had to make a living from the tips she di...

Student workers are not pennies to be pinched

Student workers are not pennies to be pinched

September 11, 2017

Several students are out of jobs they thought they had lined up for the Fall 2017 Semester. As reported on the Front Page, three of Columbia’s Open Labs have closed unexpectedly, leaving some student...

Alumni will help bring Cubs win to big screen

Alumni will help bring Cubs win to big screen

April 10, 2017

Two Columbia alumni are a part of the Radar Pictures team that will bring former Cubs catcher David Ross’ upcoming book, “Teammate: My Journey in Baseball and a World Series for the Ages,” to the big screen. Cinema art and science alumni Ram Getz, who graduated in 201...

Chicago native extends Wolves winning streak to three games

By Nader Ihmoud

October 18, 2012

Contributing Writer: Joshua LindseyChicago native and Chicago Wolves’ defensemen Zach Miskovic propelled his team to victory against the Peoria Rivermen with a game-winning overtime goal  Oct. 17.This 3-0 start marks the first time since the 07’-08’ season that the Wolves have started off the season winning three games in a row.“I was excited,” Miskovic said. “Obviously it’s my home town and my parents and ...

New federal guidelines give hope

By Vanessa Morton

September 6, 2011

Sgt. Alfredo Nunez, 24, returned to Chicago on Aug. 28 after serving 11 months in Afghanistan. Despite fulfilling his duties overseas, he is now confronted with another war in his own country.Reunited with his loved ones, he is joined by his sister and three brothers—one of whom also serves in the Army—in a fight to save their father from deportation.“They are trying to deport my father for coming here more than 20 year...

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