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CCSJ's dorms were to be modeled on Ancilla College's successful housing model. Everything was sailing smoothly to break ground on Calumet College of St. Joseph's first ever dormitories. The administration hoped to break ground in fall 2016, but unfortunately for the school...Read more →
“Shots fired,” came over the CB radio of the squad car of Chicago Police Officers Alejandro Cabral and Juan Zuniga. The two Calumet College 2015 graduates were on patrol the morning of July 6 when the call came out that someone had been shot on Chicago’s South Side near Lake Shore...Read more →
Shannon Drewes says there are two big things missing at Calumet College of St. Joseph. “Something that really lacks at our school is spirit and enthusiasm,” the sophomore Drewes says. “I think if we all came together to support each other it would create a fun atmosphere and bring us closer...Read more →
Andy Weir’s “The Martian” is an uplifting and surprisingly humorous story. This book, recently made into a film starring Matt Damon, tells the story of botanist and engineer Mark Watney who becomes stranded alone on the planet Mars. He must attempt to survive long enough to be rescued by those...Read more →
After months of conflict, violence and uncertainty; an uneasy truce has eased tensions at the Colombia and Venezuela border. During the past year, political and economic turmoil has turned border security into a growing crisis for nations around the world. In Syria and Iraq, the militant group...Read more →
Within Calumet College of Saint Joseph’s mission statement, it states “the College promotes the inherent dignity of all people, social justice, and ethic of service, student empowerment, opportunity, and lifelong learning.” This statement connects strongly with Dr. King’s own mission of providing...Read more →
As if regular air-bombardment attacks against cities in Middle Eastern countries were not enough damage to the people living there, many public health concerns are on the rise, and some are pointing fingers at the U.S. as their cause. Two doctors have joined together to conduct research on the health...Read more →
Recent action by the U.S. Supreme Court and the Catholic Church puts once controversial lifestyle front and center. Lyndsey Digiacomo sits in the Study Buddy lobby at Calumet College of St. Joseph enjoying a fresh, garden salad. Between bites of mixed greens, the psychology major ponders what some...Read more →
Splintering out of Al-Qaeda, the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), is recognized as an Islamic Jihadist Militant group aiming to take over large land areas with the ultimate goal of becoming a powerful, stand-alone nation. The fighting members of ISIS are those of Sunni Islamic background who adhere...Read more →
Are you bored and looking for something to do? Want to meet new people and make new friends? If you're a student at Calumet College of Saint Joseph and want to get the most out of your college experience, join a club and get involved. CCSJ offers a wide variety of clubs and groups for one to join,...Read more →
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