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Editor’s Note: Trump’s border ideas are a sign of ignorance

Editor’s Note: Trump’s border ideas are a sign of ignorance

October 6, 2019

What do snakes and alligators have in common? They were allegedly  considered as a form of  border security. The New York Times reported Oct. 1 that President Donald Trump wanted to dig a 2,000-m...

‘Lethal Ladies’ highlights the women of true crime through art

‘Lethal Ladies’ highlights the women of true crime through art

October 5, 2019

The widespread cultural fascination with true crime has birthed a genre of art related to violence. The movement, spearheaded mainly by women, has made its way to the Columbia Library in the recently-ope...

Q&A: Columbia student creates raging video game soundtrack

Q&A: Columbia student creates raging video game soundtrack

October 5, 2019

Three heroes fight for the fate of the world against mutants who enslave humans in “Fight’N Rage,” an award-winning, Uruguayan video game in which a Columbia student played a key role. The game...

WAR programs muscle up to deliver inner peace

WAR programs muscle up to deliver inner peace

October 4, 2019

Following the grand opening of the Student Center, the Wellness, Athletics and Recreation program is making the most of its new space in the Center, and its initiatives may soon branch out into the classr...

Library puts ‘glorious changes’ in motion following staffing reductions

Library puts ‘glorious changes’ in motion following staffing reductions

September 30, 2019

After a nine-year absence from Columbia, Jo Cates returned as the library director in July with much more on her desk than just book orders and budget concerns. During a time when college libraries ac...

Oh, the lengths Columbia students will go to shave off student expenses

Oh, the lengths Columbia students will go to shave off student expenses

September 30, 2019

      When riding the South Shore Line, you are supposed to keep your feet off the seat. Tricia Parent ignores this rule, opting to keep her feet propped up. The South Shore Line...

Editor’s Note: Do not let political apathy get in the way of a historic moment

Editor’s Note: Do not let political apathy get in the way of a historic moment

September 29, 2019

In the far back of the Chronicle’s newsroom, news channels play on the TV throughout the day. So, when Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) announced the U.S. House would be moving forward...

‘A Wolf Comes at Night’ goes to Hollywood

‘A Wolf Comes at Night’ goes to Hollywood

September 29, 2019

One night, on a small ranch in 1980s Illinois, two children and their grandfather are forced to defend their livelihood as a wolf wreaks havoc on the family farm. Directed by 2018 cinema art and science a...

Columbia breaks decade-long enrollment slump

Columbia breaks decade-long enrollment slump

September 27, 2019

After years of enrollment decline resulting in staff layoffs, faculty departures, tuition increases and disappearing resources, President and CEO Kwang-Wu Kim announced the college's first enrollment incre...

Columbia bookstore turns a new page

Columbia bookstore turns a new page

September 27, 2019

From eye-catching student artwork, Chicago-themed merchandise and new designs for Columbia apparel, students who go inside the campus bookstore to pick up textbooks are being met with a fresh new layout. In ...

Columbia digs dinosaurs

Columbia digs dinosaurs

September 26, 2019

Imagine digging knee-deep through layers of soil and sediment just to find an object that may or may not be a prehistoric rock. That pressure, combined with the desert heat, can push any Columbia studen...

Graduate assistants feel ‘blindsided’ over change in pay

Graduate assistants feel ‘blindsided’ over change in pay

September 23, 2019

Five days prior to the start of the Fall 2019 semester, graduate assistants received an unexpected notice of a change in their pay. At a department meeting held in Spring 2019, graduate assistants ...

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