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AEMMP: Live showcase among coronavirus cancellations

March 19, 2020

Armand Rome was ready for his first performance through AEMMP Records last week—until the South by Southwest festival was canceled due to increased concern surrounding the coronavirus and ens...

Students pack up their belongings to leave the Dwight dorm building, Saturday, March 14.

BREAKING: Campus buildings, dorms to close; Columbia community member diagnosed with coronavirus

March 18, 2020

Updated 03/19/2020 at 5:00 p.m. with additional information regarding the affected community member and the school's process for notifying those who may have been in contact from Lambrini Lukidis, associ...

Update: Photography Department informs students classes will be online for remainder of semester

Update: Photography Department informs students classes will be online for remainder of semester

March 14, 2020

Updated 03/15/2020 at 2:58 p.m. with additional information. Senior commercial photography major Alie Stanton was worried when she learned that her last semester had been “put on hold” due to the corona...

Faculty Senate members react to the clarification that all in-class activity is suspended until April 6, as explained by Senior Vice President and Provost Marcella David at the Faculty Senate's Friday, March 13 meeting.

Provost provides clarification on classes and closings for confused Faculty Senate

March 13, 2020

Senior Vice President and Provost Marcella David began her address to the Faculty Senate by discussing a January academic summit she attended, but when she shifted to addressing the suspension of in-p...

President and CEO Kwang-Wu Kim listens as Senior Vice President and Provost Marcella David discusses how the suspension of in-person classes will impact instruction.

Columbia is ‘on pause’: administrators address instruction in the age of the coronavirus

March 13, 2020

In response to the Thursday, March 12 email announcing the suspension of classes due to coronavirus concerns, several senior administrators spoke with the Chronicle on the college's plans to bounce back f...

BREAKING: Classes canceled amid coronavirus pandemic

BREAKING: Classes canceled amid coronavirus pandemic

March 12, 2020

All in-person classes are canceled for the next three weeks due to the spread of the coronavirus, according to a Thursday afternoon email from President and CEO Kwang-Wu Kim. Saturday, March 14 will be the l...

ASL Tutor Peter Wujcik, from the American Sign Language Department, answers questions on the duties of interpreters.

Misinterpreted: the role of Deaf and hearing interpreters in the ASL community

March 10, 2020

Though access for Deaf students at Columbia has improved over the years, there is still a need for to educate those in the hearing and Deaf communities about remaining challenges. Oftentimes, people...

Posters emphasizing the importance of washing one’s hands to combat the coronavirus have been put up in various locations across campus.

BREAKING: Individual at Columbia was possibly exposed to someone diagnosed with coronavirus

March 10, 2020

An individual at Columbia has reported being potentially exposed to the coronavirus off-campus after being “in an area with a person who was later diagnosed’ with the virus, also known as COVID-19, las...

‘Oops’: 14 adjuncts were overpaid by the college. Now, they have to pay it back

‘Oops’: 14 adjuncts were overpaid by the college. Now, they have to pay it back

March 9, 2020

One unassuming day, Kayli Plotner picked up the phone when she realized a Chicago number had been trying to reach her. It was a payroll officer from Columbia who told her she was overpaid in the Fal...

The Wave Film Festival hosted 15 local, national and international organizations at tables in the lobby outside Film Row Cinema, 1104 South Wabash Ave.

The first annual Wave Film Festival makes a splash at Columbia

March 7, 2020

Columbia dipped its toes underwater by welcoming 12 subaquatic filmmakers, 13 environmental organizations and 20 short films to Film Row Cinema for the first Wave Film Festival. The Saturday, Feb....

Attendees of SXSW mingle during Drag Bingo at Austin Motel on March 11, 2019 in Austin, Texas.

Students disappointed by SXSW cancellation due to coronavirus concerns

March 7, 2020

Armand Rome was in a studio located in the 33 E. Ida B. Wells building recording a song he was planning to promote in the next week in Austin, Texas, when he got a notification that the South by Southwest ...

Posters emphasizing the importance of washing one’s hands to combat the coronavirus have been put up in various locations across campus.

Columbia joins colleges preparing for the worst in face of coronavirus outbreak

March 6, 2020

In response to a growing concern over the global outbreak of coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, Columbia is encouraging faculty to prepare for the worst case scenario, which can include alternate means ...

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