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15 years in Iraq takes a costly toll

15 years in Iraq takes a costly toll

By Eric Bradach

March 31, 2018

Turn on a cable news channel, and you’re likely to see a panel discussion about President Donald Trump rolling back regulations, updates about the Russia investigation or, if you’re in Chicago, the l...

DACA debacle: A Dreamer’s nightmare

DACA debacle: A Dreamer’s nightmare

September 18, 2017

Nearly 800,000 undocumented immigrants who came to the United States as children are facing an uncertain future as President Donald Trump and his administration end an Obama-era program that gave those individuals protection from immediate deportation. The end of the Deferred Action fo...

Exhibit honors fallen Illinois service members

Exhibit honors fallen Illinois service members

September 14, 2017

Former Governor Pat Quinn commemorated Patriot Day, a national day of remembrance that occurs annually on September. 11, by opening “Portrait of a Soldier,” an exhibit featuring hand-drawn...

State program to provide vets  with child care

State program to provide vets with child care

February 27, 2017

Since returning from serving six years  in the U.S. Army, Englewood resident Colzetta Jackson has had trouble finding and keeping a civilian job in the city—a problem she said many Chicago veterans f...

Veteran suicide is an acute problem

Veteran suicide is an acute problem

By Opinions Editor

October 3, 2016

Only about one-third of all calls made to the Veteran’s Affairs suicide hotline in New York City are answered, according to Greg Hughes—the former crisis line director—in an email sent to the call...

Christopher ‘Conquered’ first full-length album

Christopher ‘Conquered’ first full-length album

May 9, 2016

Iowa native Christopher Ford began writing music 10 years ago as a way to express emotional experiences.Known for his boisterous, comedic and improvisational live performances and raw lyrics, Ford—better-known as Ch...

‘Images of Health’ gallery celebrates art therapy | The Columbia Chronicle

April 25, 2016

A Collaboration between the Creative Arts Therapies Department and the Jesse Brown VA Medical Center, “Images of Health”, examines the importance of self-expression through art. The opening recepti...

St. Vincent shreds gender roles with woman-friendly guitar

By Managing Editor

February 22, 2016

Many might think of the colors pink or purple, flowers or maybe even some glitter when envisioning "female versions" of products. But a new guitar designed for women's bodies by Annie Clark, also known as St. Vincent, says otherwise.In March, Clark will join the ranks of famed guitarists Albert Lee, John Petrucci and Steve Morse by releasing her own signature guitar with Ernie Ball Music Man, an American manufacturer of g...

Veteran society receives national recognition

Veteran society receives national recognition

March 16, 2015

The college’s Student Veterans Society has been named Chapter of the Month by the Student Veterans of America, a national organization that provides various resources for military veterans in higher edu...

Student office hours return

Student office hours return

February 23, 2015

Within 24 hours of the announcement that president-student office hours will return to Columbia, all four available dates in the Spring 2015 Semester had been filled.The Office of the President sent o...

First black U.S. Marines celebrated for Veteran’s Day

First black U.S. Marines celebrated for Veteran’s Day

November 17, 2014

Before 1942 blacks were not allowed to serve in the U.S. Marine Corps. A year later Chicago-native James Reynolds became one of the first black Marines to go to war.Reynolds, now 87, served in the Marin...

NFL, NFLPA agree on new drug policy

NFL, NFLPA agree on new drug policy

September 15, 2014

Last season, Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon led the NFL in receiving yards, catching 87 passes for 1,646 yards and 9 touchdowns. This season, after receiving a one-year suspension for viol...

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