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Who is Mary Blood? What is the Blood Ball anyway?

In Mary Blood’s honor, Columbia hosts an annual “Blood Ball”. This year, the formal dance will be held on March 7th in the 1104 S Wabash building. Doors open at 7pm. It is easy to confuse Columbia’s first president with … Continue reading

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History of the Columbia College Library

The South Loop was known in the mid to late 20th century for its clubs: strip clubs, dance clubs, night clubs and bars. In the midst of the partying was the Columbia College campus and Library. 1890 –  Ida Morey … Continue reading

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Student Perspective: My Crazy Finals Week

Somewhere in the making of modern academia it became common for every assignment, every test and every speech to be due on the same week. This pressure seems to accumulate during the days leading up to finals where you find … 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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Columbia College Memory Project

Memory: 1. the faculty by which the mind stores and remembers information. 2. something remembered from the past; a recollection. 3. the part of a computer in which data or program instructions can be stored for retrieval. Share your favorite Columbia related moments … 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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Call for Submissions: Art in the Library

Are you looking for a place to showcase your artwork? Twice each semester, Columbia College’s Archives hosts Art in the Library, exhibiting the visual art of students, faculty, staff, and alumni. We feature sculptures, paintings, drawings, paper and book arts, … 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: Dr. Kwang-Wu Kim’s First 100 Days

New College President Dr. Kwang-Wu Kim holds the belief that the concept of knowing a leader’s work ethic completely in the first 100 days of their term is not possible. “Overtime there is a development of priorities,” Kim explained during … Continue reading

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