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Gov. fires private manager of Illinois Lottery amid mismanagement

Illinois Lottery Privatization Timeline

By Managing Editor

August 15, 2014

In the wake of Gov. Pat Quinn's firing of Northstar, the private firm operating the Illinois lottery, further evidence has come to light that the Lottery Control Board was out of compliance with Illin...

Brenton Thwaites and Odeya Rush talk “The Giver”

Brenton Thwaites and Odeya Rush talk

By Managing Editor

August 15, 2014

Despite taking 20-years to make, “The Giver,” a film based off Lois Lowry’s critically acclaimed novel of the same name, will open in theatres Friday, Aug. 15.“The Giver” follows a community ...

The Columbia Chronicle Graduating Class of 2014

May 15, 2014

After 1,460 days, the time has finally come for seniors to graduate. It's a time to look back at your four years at Columbia and reflect on how everything has been preparing you for this moment. "What a...

Ayodele Drum & Dance

Dancing with purpose

May 12, 2014

With the goal of empowering women through dance, a group of strong female dancers banded together in 2007 to create their own nonprofit African dance company. Under the guidance of Tosha Alston, artist...

Gender-specific colleges should be gender inclusive

May 5, 2014

As American society slowly becomes more inclusive of the LGBTQ community, the inevitable conflicts between existing policies and personal needs will arise. In the case of gender-specific colleges, the struggle is how and when to admit transgender students.While women’s colleges may have reservations about admitting someone outside the biological definition of female, there should be a place for transgender women because they ...

How-to: Simple Sun Salutation

March 17, 2014

Sivananda Yoga's approach to the sun salutation brings prana, or energy, into the body with an emphasis on correct breathing techniques. Katrina Ryan, a yoga instructor at the Columbia Dance Center, 1306 ...

Human circadian biological clock

Insomnia by any other name

March 17, 2014

While most college students self-diagnose their 3 a.m. Netflix binges as insomnia, sleep experts say doing so prevents them from fixing their sleep troubles independently.Although the term is used colloquiall...

Magic of Disney does not translate to Kickstarter

By Managing Editor

March 10, 2014

The 2100 block of North Tripp Avenue is a residential runway crammed with humble homes and landscaped lawns—until the one-way intersects West Palmer Street, where a blue house with stripped siding sits in shambles. A blatant eyesore, the house would be demolished if it were in any other neighborhood, but this shack situated in Hermosa is special—it is the childhood home of Walt Disney, and although it still stands, no on...

We Love making it up as we go

Guitarist and vocalist Derek Bish (left) and guitarists Nick Lucius (right). With We Love You's nostaligic '90's rock sound and improv roots, the Ohio natives are gaining popularity in Chicago. 

By Brandon Howard

March 3, 2014

Do you ever just want to spend an afternoon in your best friend’s garage, basking in the glory of old 8-bit Nintendo games and listening to loud music on a sweet new stereo? If so, We Love You would...

Lunar New Year

February 24, 2014

The Asian Student Organization and Asian American Cultural Affairs celebrated the Year of the Horse during their Lunar New Year celebration Feb. 18 at Multicultural Affairs, 618 S. Michigan Ave. The cel...

Breaking News

Breaking News

February 17, 2014

The Marketing Communication Department will be split into three separate degree programs by Fall 2014, according to a Feb. 14 emailed announcement from Robin Bargar, dean of the School of Media Arts. Marketing will become a...

Uptown businesses get makeover

Uptown businesses get makeover

February 10, 2014

As the cliché goes, a book should never be judged by its cover, but businesses often are, so Uptown storefronts are getting a makeover.Uptown United, the neighborhood’s economic development organizat...

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