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Two escort program stops are being piloted by Columbia

Two escort program stops are being piloted by Columbia

December 8, 2019

Senior graphic design major and commuter Sadaf Akhtar takes a course that ends around 10 p.m. on Saturdays. Not wanting to walk or take a bus to Ogilvie Transportation Center, 500 W. Madison St., sh...

Editor’s Note: Student loan borrowers need  better support from the government

Editor’s Note: Student loan borrowers need better support from the government

December 8, 2019

Student loans are stacking up for millions of Americans, and while student borrowers drown, the U.S. Department of Education proves time and time again it is both incompetent and unwilling to help tho...

Q&A: Professor commemorates legacy of activist Fred Hampton

Q&A: Professor commemorates legacy of activist Fred Hampton

December 8, 2019

In 1969, activist and chairman of the Illinois chapter of the Black Panther Party Fred Hampton was brutally murdered by a Chicago police officer as he slept in bed next to his pregnant fiancée. Tues...

Students enter flu season with little assistance from college

Students enter flu season with little assistance from college

December 5, 2019

When Bri Eittreim planned her trip home to Minnesota, she made sure everything was in order. She had her bags packed, her transportation home arranged and was prepared to get a flu shot. If she had not gone hom...

Part three: CFAC candidates address concerns, issues

Part three: CFAC candidates address concerns, issues

December 4, 2019

Editor's Note: This is part three of a three-part series introducing the part-time faculty members running for leadership positions for CFAC in the December election. Part one addresses the candidates' journeys to teaching at Columbia; part two addresses the chan...

Part two: CFAC candidates on the future of the union

Part two: CFAC candidates on the future of the union

December 2, 2019

Editor's Note: This is part two of a three-part series introducing the part-time faculty members running for leadership positions for CFAC in the December election. Part one addresses the candidates' journeys to teaching at Columbia; part three will address all...

For RAs, parties busted and plans dashed

For RAs, parties busted and plans dashed

December 2, 2019

      Editor’s Note: Two former resident assistants, whom the Chronicle refers to as Jane Doe and Emma Smith, spoke to the Chronicle on the condition of anonymity. The Chronicle ha...

Retail workers ring in this year’s Black Friday

Retail workers ring in this year’s Black Friday

November 29, 2019

Black Friday marks the start of the holiday shopping season, but it also marks a time of high stress for retail workers, many of whom are students. Behind the deals, discounts and crowds are the str...

5, 6, 7, 8 … Renegades step onto campus

5, 6, 7, 8 … Renegades step onto campus

November 29, 2019

Drawing inspiration from African song and dance, stepping is a rhythmic, percussive form of dance that uses the body as an instrument. Developed chiefly in black fraternities and sororities at hi...

Good golly, it’s the 17th annual Holly Jolly

Good golly, it’s the 17th annual Holly Jolly

November 29, 2019

For nearly two decades, Columbia’s WCRX radio station has taken on the task of replacing the stress of the last weeks of the semester with sounds of holiday music, the booming voices of broadcast cel...

Editor’s Note: This holiday season, stop shaming non-meat eaters

Editor’s Note: This holiday season, stop shaming non-meat eaters

November 28, 2019

Let your family’s eyerolling and lectures on protein deficiency commence: It’s the season of Tofurky and sweet potato casserole. Between lectures across the dinner table on the validity of your arts degree...

Reform CFAC slate addresses concerns from union members: dues, officer compensation, transparency

Reform CFAC slate addresses concerns from union members: dues, officer compensation, transparency

November 27, 2019

The first thing Derek Fawcett will do if he is elected president of the Columbia part-time faculty union in December is release the union’s financial books to demonstrate how much debt the union is ...

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