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From Viet Cong flags to no bra: Students use personal style to make political statements

From Viet Cong flags to no bra: Students use personal style to make political statements

April 26, 2019

In today’s political climate, seas of bubblegum-pink “pussy hats” and bright red “Make America Great Again” caps show political fashion is alive and on display. Students at Columbia are no ex...

Documentary ‘hillbilly’ challenges media cliches

Documentary ‘hillbilly’ challenges media cliches

April 23, 2019

In the media, a hillbilly is often portrayed as someone who is unintelligent, missing teeth, always barefoot and who speaks with a thick accent. In the documentary, "hillbilly," co-director Ash...

Transgender students allege mistreatment, lack of support on campus

Transgender students allege mistreatment, lack of support on campus

April 22, 2019

  Former theatre design major Niko Gotowko dropped out of Columbia last semester due in part to the alleged transphobia he experienced. Gotowko said teachers within the Theatre Department were misgende...

ANDIE and The Bandits steal show at Biggest Mouth

ANDIE and The Bandits steal show at Biggest Mouth

April 20, 2019

Deafening shouts of excitement and fervent applause erupted at Biggest Mouth as ANDIE and The Bandits were presented with the giant first prize check of $1,000. Following 12 diverse performances from student...

The 26th ‘Hokin Honors’ exhibition showcases collegewide creative work

April 19, 2019

The 26th "Hokin Honors" exhibition opened April 11 in The Hokin Project Gallery, 623 S. Wabash Ave., and features creative work from students selected by faculty members in 10 departments. The exhibition...

Dwindling numbers of native students at Columbia results in lack of representation

Dwindling numbers of native students at Columbia results in lack of representation

April 19, 2019

Native American students are few and far between at Columbia, a college that advertises its diversity. As of Spring 2019, there are 11 American Indian/Alaskan undergraduate students enrolled, according ...

The Rack helps students dress to impress

The Rack helps students dress to impress

April 19, 2019

Whether you need a necktie for an upcoming interview, toothpaste to freshen up or just want a new T-shirt, The Rack is an option for all students. The Rack, 618 S. Michigan Ave., is a new clothing...

Big Read event brings immigration discussion to campus

Big Read event brings immigration discussion to campus

April 19, 2019

From discussions with an award-winning author to artwork and fashions displays by immigrant creatives, the 2019 Big Read series is returning to campus this month, engaging communities in a conversation ...

College holds events for Sexual Assault  Awareness Month despite low student interest

College holds events for Sexual Assault Awareness Month despite low student interest

April 19, 2019

In a cultural climate that is bringing sexual assault to the forefront of public attention, Columbia’s Equity Issues Office is offering informational events during Sexual Assault Awareness month, but...

Editor’s Note: College must continue discussion on diversity, inclusion progress

Editor’s Note: College must continue discussion on diversity, inclusion progress

April 19, 2019

As reported on the Front Page, transgender students may not feel as accepted on campus as they had hoped to be when choosing to attend Columbia. Furthermore, a story on Page 3 explores the Native America...

Union members, leadership eager to focus on students following contract agreement

Union members, leadership eager to focus on students following contract agreement

April 19, 2019

Despite the part-time faculty union and the college reaching a tentative agreement on a new contract April 17 after more than a year without one, some union members and students are looking for increased ...

Record breaking voter turnout for SGA Executive Board elections

Record breaking voter turnout for SGA Executive Board elections

April 19, 2019

With more than 500 votes cast for Student Government Association’s Executive Board elections for the 2019–2020 academic year, three candidates have been elected to take on new positions . Th...

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