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Chicago Teacher Recommends Einstein Theories For Improving Business Skills

But it’s creative courses on topics like Einstein where she really thinks her students have the chance to excel in both education and business management.


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Divvy Bikes Offering Discounted Memberships For Chicago Area College Students

The Divvy bike rental program is offering discounted membership for students at several Chicago area colleges.
The student membership will cost $55 for an annual membership, discounted from the standard $75 fee.


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Prosecutor: Woman Stabbed Boyfriend Because He Didn’t Buy Her Gift

Miata Phelan’s rage was sparked when she found out her boyfriend brought gifts for his cousin and brother but not for her, Cook County prosecutors said.


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Best Filmmaking Classes And Workshops In Chicago

Put that creativity to use with Chicago’s best filmmaking classes and workshops.


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‘My Florence’: A Love Story In Pictures

Art Shay met Florence at summer camp in 1942, when they were 20-year-old counselors.


A group of military veterans who are now students at Columbia College camped out for 24 hours to raise awareness of homelessness among veterans. (Credit: Bernie Tafoya)

Veterans Camp Out In Icy Weather To Raise Awareness Of Homelessness

The Columbia College student veterans said it was worth enduring a full day and night of single digit and below zero wind chills.



Professor: Mandela Was ‘A President For The World’

A Chicago professor who considered former South Africa President Nelson Mandela a friend said the loss of the equal rights icon was the death of “a president for the world.”



Best College Productions To See This Year In The Chicago Area

Local Chicago-area colleges offer professional and exciting drama productions at reasonable prices.


Kevin Ambrose was shot and killed while he was walking to the 47th Street Green Line Stop. (Credit: CBS)

Friends Pay Tribute To Fatally Shot Columbia College Student

He was just going to pick up a friend, but he never made it. 19-year-old Columbia College student Kevin Ambrose was killed by a drive-by shooter late last night.


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False Alarm: No Intruder At Columbia College, Wrong Auto Alert Issued

A report of a violent intruder at Columbia College on Tuesday panicked several students, but it turned out to be a false alarm.


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Reports: Columbia College Student Admits He Pranked Fox News Channel

Max Rice appeared on Fox News Channel this week as a dopey, shifty-eyed young man who claimed to be a disgruntled supporter of President Barack Obama, but he was actually Columbia College student committing a prank.

CBS Chicago–09/19/2012

Caitlin LaCour graduated with a six-figure college debt, and now she feels trapped. (CBS)

How To Avoid Crushing College Debt

CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker talks with some college students and grads about how they’re coping with loan debt.


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Many Downtown Colleges Canceling Classes During NATO Summit

Thousands of Chicago college students will get a real-life lesson in tight security during the NATO summit in less than two weeks. CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports some students will be locked out of their downtown campuses during the summit.

CBS 2–05/07/2012

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Protests As Columbia College Plans To Raise Tuition, Weighs Cutting Programs

Students and faculty at Columbia College are protesting plans to raise tuition, as the school also weighs cutting some programs and restructuring some academic departments, according to published reports.

CBS Chicago–03/06/2012

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John White: ‘Take Pictures With The Camera Of Your Heart’

Chicago Sun-Times photographer John White isn’t only a witness to history. He’s made history himself.

CBS 2–02/28/2012

Author and feminist activist Gloria Steinem participates in a roundtable discussion during the Women In Public Service event at the Department of State December 15, 2011 in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Feminist Icon Gloria Steinem Keeping Up The Fight For Equality

She led the feminist fight for equality and at 77 she’s still fighting for humanitarian causes worldwide.

CBS 2–02/07/2012

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Columbia College Prof., Former CBS 2 Producer Rose Economou Dies

Columbia College journalism professor and former CBS 2 producer Rose Economou has died at the age of 65.

CBS Chicago–10/04/2011

TORONTO, ON - JUNE 27: A man arrested during protests at the G8/G20 summits is released from the detention center June 27, 2010 in Toronto, Canada. Police have been making many arrests during the protests including many journalists during this final day of the G20 summit. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Expected Protests At G8, NATO Meetings Here Spur Colleges To Reschedule Events

In the spring, Chicago will host two big international meetings. And while the G8 and NATO summits are more than half a year away, protesters are already applying for permits to hold demonstrations.


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Debt Limit Stalemate Could Put Student Loans At Risk

If there’s no agreement on the federal debt ceiling by Tuesday, it could mean trouble for anyone who gets money from the government, including Social Security recipients, veterans and the millions of students who depend on federally-backed student loans.

CBS 2–07/29/2011

Rev. Michael Pfleger

Pfleger Tells Journalism Students He Loves His Job

The Rev. Michael Pfleger has not spoken with the mainstream media about his suspension this week, but he did open up about it to some Columbia College journalism students.

CBS Chicago–04/29/2011