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The Chronicle’s 2020 restaurant guide to Chicago

The Chronicle’s 2020 restaurant guide to Chicago

January 22, 2020

Before you walk into fine-dining establishments and spend $40 to $50 on a single plate as a part of Chicago Restaurant Week, consider walking into these casual eateries instead. In most of these hot spots...

Editor’s Note: This holiday season, stop shaming non-meat eaters

Editor’s Note: This holiday season, stop shaming non-meat eaters

November 28, 2019

Let your family’s eyerolling and lectures on protein deficiency commence: It’s the season of Tofurky and sweet potato casserole. Between lectures across the dinner table on the validity of your arts degree...

20 ways for you to be eco-friendly as a Columbia student

20 ways for you to be eco-friendly as a Columbia student

August 31, 2019

Columbia is known, in part, for its civic engagement and passion. On campus, unlike anywhere else in this city, someone can walk down the street and hear students discussing their most recent SoundCloud...

OPINION: Let’s get to the meat of climate change

OPINION: Let’s get to the meat of climate change

March 8, 2019

  When we think of the causes of climate change, we tend to focus on transportation as the main culprit. While gas emissions are a  contributor,  there’s a larger cause right under our nose...

Industry Events out, Portfolio Day in: College redefines networking events

By Campus Editor

February 9, 2015

Industry Events, the college’s annual series of networking events geared toward introducing graduating seniors to industry professionals, has seen its last day.In its place, Columbia is set to debut Portfolio Day, an event that will give students time to review portfolios with professionals, on April 30. Instead of several events occurring over the course of several weeks like Industry Events, Portfolio Day will only oc...

Recipe: Stuffed Red Peppers

Recipe: Stuffed Red Peppers

November 17, 2014

As someone who does not always eat meat, I often struggle to find vegetarian options that are easy to make and high enough in protein to make up for a meatless meal. However, stuffed red chili peppers m...

Wildcats lose B1G opener, Carmody pushing for change

By Nader Ihmoud

January 4, 2013

Following the Northwestern University Wildcats' mens basketball team's 94-66 loss to the University of Michigan Wolverines at Welsh Ryan Arena, on Jan. 3, Head Coach Bill Carmody said change is imminent.The Wildcats have been known as a fast paced offense but after losing the conference opener at home in a blowout, Carmody has come to the realization that his team will no longer be successful with that type of offensive t...

Being ‘welcoming’ requires more than an ordinance

By Editorial Board

September 23, 2012

The Chicago City Council passed the aptly titled “Welcoming City Ordinance” on Sept. 13 to make the city friendlier for undocumented immigrants. The ordinance stops police officers from holding undocumented immigrants for immigration authorities in most circumstances. The city is not actively protecting undocumented immigrants, but resources willnot be used for the purpose of detaining and deporting. This is a step in t...

Becoming a better vegan/vegetarian

By Lindsey Woods

December 12, 2011

by Sam BohneContributing WriterWhile the traditional turkey or ham is passed around the dinner table this Christmas, some may opt for the vegetarian or vegan-friendly tofurkey instead.It is clear that while nutritionists and dieticians still differ in their regarding opinion regarding whether an animal-free diet is the way to go, or whether animal products are necessary for good health, there are more people then ever choos...

Mango black bean salsa

By Katy Nielsen

May 1, 2011

The Mexican festival Cinco de Mayo commemorates the Battle of Puebla. Taking place on May 5, the event is celebrated across the U.S. What better way to enjoy the day than with a mango black bean salsa to share with friends and family?The ingredients are low in calories but don’t lack flavor, and using mango adds freshness to the dish. This recipe takes approximately 10 minutes to prepare and does not require expertise i...

For-profit colleges need regulation

By Editorial Board

April 24, 2011

For-profit colleges have come under fire in recent months because of their questionable recruitment practices and reliance on government funding. Many such colleges target low-income students with no other educational prospects or veterans with access to GI Bill money to pay for their education. They promise people a chance to earn degrees online or in their spare time after work, but some offer degrees that aren’t legitimate...

Teacher honored for first novel

By Luke Wilusz

March 28, 2010

The Chicago Public School system recently got a dose of prestige and honor when an English teacher at Whitney M. Young Magnet High School, 211 S. Laflin St., won the 2010 Hemingway Foundation/PEN award for her first novel.Brigid Pasulka, who has taught at Young for about seven years, wrote “A Long, Long Time Ago & Essentially True” over the course of several years. She was to be presented with the award at the John F. ...

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