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SFS to work more closely with students on financial plans

SFS to work more closely with students on financial plans

April 18, 2016

The Office of Student Financial Services will launch a series of programs later this year designed to promote financial literacy.The office plans to launch a peer coaching program with the help of American Stu...

Illinois college students may be forced to drop out

Illinois college students may be forced to drop out

February 1, 2016

College students across Illinois may face an academic halt if Gov. Bruce Rauner refuses to pass the education bill that would allow students who rely on state-funded aid to continue their education.  Col...

Educating fear and ignorance

By Editorial Board

January 26, 2015

Radical Islamist terrorists have rocked the world with relentless acts of violence in recent weeks. The Jan. 7–9 Charlie Hebdo and kosher market shootings carried out in Paris by radical Islamists linked to a Yemen al-Qaida group were plastered across media outlets for days. In the outer rims of the news cycle, the militant Islamist terrorist group Boko Haram razed the Nigerian villages of Baga and Doron Baga Jan. 3 and...

Provost Stan Wearden discusses strategic plan

Provost Stan Wearden discusses strategic plan

October 6, 2014

To commemorate his first 100 days as senior vice president and provost, Stan Wearden delivered an address to the college on Oct. 2 in the 618 S. Michigan Ave. Building. Similar to the Q-and-A President...

Athlete Profile: Rebecca Christensen

By Nader Ihmoud

October 21, 2012

College/Team: Columbia RenegadesSport: CheerleadingAge/Major: junior, art & designRebecca Christensen’s cheering career dates back to her middle school days, before she joined the local Cheer Illinois Athletics chapter in Bensenville during her senior year of high school. Christensen said she learned the most about the sport during her time in the cheer program.Now the captain of Columbia’s cheer team is working to ...

‘Revenge City,’ Interrupted

By Trevor Ballanger

September 30, 2012

THE NIGHT SKY CASTS A shadow over Chicago, and a series of gunshots echo through the streets as three groups of onlookers—a thug, peace advocates and a film crew—become entangled in a violent crime. A young man’s life hangs in the balance, and “violence interrupters” stagger in their attempt at achieving peace. The camera crew filming the scene stands by, witnessing what every city fears most.Those advocates are me...

From Burlesque to Bookstores

By Gregory Cappis

September 5, 2011

After having a couple of drinks at a bar on South State Street, a man wakes up naked in an alley without his belongings. He has no recollection of the past several hours except for talking to a woman in a dark bar and drinking a strange-tasting cocktail.This was a common occurrence in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, when the South Loop was known as the largest red-light district in the country. During the past 100 y...

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