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CPS announced their lead testing pilot program on April 27, saying the test was done out of “an abundance of caution.” 

28 CPS schools testing for lead in pilot program

May 9, 2016

Lead testing results for 28 Chicago public schools will be available in mid-May, indicating whether the schools’ water has been contaminated.The testing is part of a pilot program that began the week of...

John Mossman was an actor in the film “Four Monologues” in which each character delivers a monologue. 

Alumni film ‘Four Monologues’ becomes mobile

February 1, 2016

Columbia professors and alumnirecently collaborated to make poet, novelist and biographer Aram Saroyan’s manuscript “Four Monologues” into a performance by turning it into a short film.Originally publi...

Government must be held responsible for Flint crisis and its solutions

February 1, 2016

All around the country, we are watching the greatest environmental crisis in decades unfold. We are waiting for the governments—local, state and national—to expedite the remedies.In April 2014, city officials in Flint, Michigan, officially changed the city’s water source from the much-admired Detroit water system to the highly polluted Flint River to cut costs. This caused immediate problems including harmful water qualit...

Merit pay plan sparks college debate, undermines staff

By Editor-in-Chief

January 25, 2016

Just before the college community departed from the campus for the winter break, the United Staff of Columbia College, the college’s staff union, had rallied for a cost-of-living adjustment, with COLA signs and soda cans decorating the walls and stairwells of many campus buildings.As reported Dec. 14, 2015, by The Chronicle, the staff union has been in negotiations with the college administration for almost three years to have th...

Artistic director James Morehead said attendees can expect a range of programming including drag performances.

Chicago Gay Men’s Chorus ‘funks up’ Christmas favorites

November 9, 2015

The Chicago Gay Men’s Chorus is looking to revitalize and put its stamp on classic holiday songs as the season quickly approaches.This year, the group’s annual holiday show “Miracle on Thirty-Funk...

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