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Marcella David on Columbia: “There is nothing that would keep me from coming”

Marcella David on Columbia: “There is nothing that would keep me from coming”

March 15, 2019

Marcella David will be the new senior vice president and provost starting June 3, according to a March 13 email from President and CEO Kwang-Wu Kim. The college has been searching for a provost...

Editor’s Note: College admissions scandal testing brains and morals

Editor’s Note: College admissions scandal testing brains and morals

March 15, 2019

People were shocked to learn about the recent college admissions scandal, which alleges that 50 people—including celebrities, CEOs, college coaches and test administrators—took part in schemes to finesse unqualifie...

Leading Ladies of SGA

Leading Ladies of SGA

March 15, 2019

The phrase “girls supporting girls” has never been more true than in the all-female Student Government Association executive board. “The world today—they’re scared of [having] women lea...

New Civic Media program training graduate students for ‘jobs of the future’

New Civic Media program training graduate students for ‘jobs of the future’

March 14, 2019

Without knowing how to expunge a juvenile record, young people can have a difficult time finding employment or housing when trying to chart a new path in life. An app guiding youth through the process could ...

Dance Department students support each other

March 14, 2019

A student-run organization in Columbia's Dance Department has created an opportunity for dance students to serve as mentors for their peers. ...

Marcella David named new senior vice president and provost

Marcella David named new senior vice president and provost

March 13, 2019

Marcella David has been named Columbia's new senior vice president and provost, effective June 3. David is currently the Betty T. Ferguson Visiting Professor of Law at Florida State University and w...

Students not ‘Talking with Teachers’

Students not ‘Talking with Teachers’

March 11, 2019

Students complain about teachers and heavy course loads, but an event geared towardthe issue received no student turnout.  Talking with Teachers was held at the Learning Studio, 33 E. Ida B. Wells Drive, ...

Inaugural fellowship invites inclusion to Theatre Department

Inaugural fellowship invites inclusion to Theatre Department

March 11, 2019

Cultural inclusion and diversity have been longtime goals of the Theatre Department and the tradition continues this semester through the Madeleine Moore Burrell Playwriting Fellowship. The fellowship...

Police: Student made up attack

Police: Student made up attack

March 8, 2019

After reports that a female Columbia student was stabbed in Grant Park late in the night on March 6, police say the woman confessed she faked the incident. A March 7 Crime Advisory alert from the col...

Free STI/HIV testing offered at student Health Center

Free STI/HIV testing offered at student Health Center

March 8, 2019

One in two sexually-active individuals will contract a Sexually Transmitted Infection by age 25, according to the American Sexual Health Association. To help combat this, the student Health Center, 731 S. Plymouth Court,...

Alumnus helps produce web series about mayoral race

Alumnus helps produce web series about mayoral race

March 8, 2019

Fresh off working on Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s (D-Mass.) campaign for the 2018 midterms, filmmaker and Chicago resident Sean Raju returned from Boston  to cover the mayoral election in partnership wit...

Editor’s Note: False attack tarnishes Columbia, Chicago’s reputation

Editor’s Note: False attack tarnishes Columbia, Chicago’s reputation

March 8, 2019

An alarming campus security alert of a student being stabbed near campus has turned into a confusing story that gets stranger as more details unfold, the most telling being that the attack may not have ha...

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