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Black Lives Matter, what this movement means to me …

The movement for “black lives-matter” means very little to me. I say this with great sadness. As an African American Woman, born in Chicago, Illinois, a teenage mom, high school dropout and a statistic for the welfare system and failure in the eyes of those who only read these first few lines. 924 more words

Man Accused Of 'Upskirting' Woman Groped College Student While Out On Bond: Prosecutors

(STMW) — A Far South Side man out on bond for allegedly “upskirting” a woman is now also accused of following a Columbia College student from an Orange Line CTA train and into a campus building and groping her, the Chicago Sun-Times is reporting. 520 more words


Chicago author Joe Meno: "This city is a city of outsiders"

Chicago author and educator Joe Meno joins Justin in-studio to talk about his prolific career, how his family influences his work, his evolution as a writer, his approach to making art, living in Chicago and his new novel, “Marvel and a Wonder.” 11 more words

The Download


Climbing and tripping my husband up on a little rise in the earth to attend the opening of the “Envisioning O’Keeffe” exhibition at Columbia College the other night, a friend questioned me about my favorite tools.   479 more words


Why are we named Columbia?

As we welcome our new students to campus this week, many might be wondering why we are named Columbia. It must be that we are somehow related to the New York flagship, Columbia University, right? 495 more words

Columbia College


Have been buying old chairs for several years now.  Luckily, we have enough space in the barn for the horde.  One just has to buy them when the price is right and for me, that price is two bucks or less.   412 more words


Illinois peeps, check out - Strangers No More in An Adopted Family

“Stranger Than Family” is Matthew Avignone’s take on growing up in a family of adopted children in a small Midwest town.. via NYT Multimedia http://ift.tt/1NNKIpJ