Category Archives: Columbia Chronicle

Columbia College: 10 Years Ago

What was happening at Columbia College ten years ago, on May 17, 2004? Columbia College Archives has issues of the Columbia Chronicle dating back to November 1973. Procter and Gamble, producers of such soap operas as Guiding Light and As the World … Continue reading

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What Was Happening Today at CCC in 1993?

Twenty years ago today, gun control and abortion were hot topics, a student was petitioning for a napping room, Michael Jackson was in trouble, the classifieds were bizarre, was an issue, and the Addams Family Values was soon-to-be released. Victoria … Continue reading

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Elevator Gridlock: A Problem Then and Now

What was happening ten years ago at Columbia College? I flipped through the November 3, 2003 issue of The Columbia Chronicle to find out and the front-page story is just as relevant today. “Gridlock: Students, faculty idle as elevator woes … Continue reading

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CC Writer Uncovered

Before the Columbia Chronicle came to be, students relied on the CC Writer to find out what was going on around campus. The first issue of the CC Writer was published the fall of 1973 and was replaced by the … Continue reading

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Everyone Loves Opinion Polls

You are flipping through an issue of Columbia Chronicle before your afternoon class starts on a fairly comfortable chair in the library building. You had picked up the school paper off the coffee table to avoid falling asleep, because let’s … Continue reading

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Student Perspective: Grant Park Dangers Then and Now

An article in the Columbia Chronicle dated May 21, 1979, talked about how the area surrounding 600 South Michigan was at the time.  The article stated that Grant Park was “sprawling, wooded and serene and, potentially, a mugger’s paradise.” In … Continue reading

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Student Perspective: Columbia College Poll from 1980

In the March 31, 1980 issue of the Columbia Chronicle, an article entitled “Sex, drugs, soap operas” graced the front page. The article summarized the results of a student poll about, well, sex, drugs, and soap operas, plus a few … Continue reading

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