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Marchers mourn loss of Amazon rainforest destroyed by fire

September 10, 2019

Hundreds of marchers dressed in black marched downtown Thursday to mourn the damage caused by the Amazon rainforest fires. Organizers from Extinction Rebellion Chicago and Articulation of Indigenous...

‘Only one right way to be at Columbia … authentic.’

September 5, 2019

To a soundtrack of a pounding bass and cheers coming from a stage-side dance circle, freshmen and transfer students milled about Grant Park at New Student Convocation on Friday, dipping in and out of booths...

Professors will register students to vote in class

September 4, 2019

A year after a successful voter registration pilot program within the Communication Department, Associate Professor Sharon Bloyd-Peshkin was at a "point of despair" over how to broaden student registration...

Senior Photo Editor Mike Rundle breaks down photographing protests and rallies

August 7, 2019

In The Chronicle's second episode of its series “For the Record”—which gives a behind-the-scenes look at The Chronicle's reporting—Senior Photo Editor Mike Rundle analyzes some of his most note...

Staff transition at Center for Black Music Research a ‘slap in the face’ | For the Record Ep. 1

July 24, 2019

In its inaugural episode of the behind-the-scenes series "For the Record," The Chronicle takes you behind its recently-published article on Columbia College's Center for Black Music Research. Through...

Columbia filmmakers create a short film to bring awareness to kidnapping

June 18, 2019

After waking from a nightmare one night, 2019 cinema art and science alumna Rossella Agostini had the idea to create a short fiction film about something that had always intrigued her—kidnapping. Set...

Dykes with Drills teaches introduction to tools to LGBTQ and non-binary folks

June 2, 2019

San Francisco-based group Dykes with Drills brought their "Introduction to Tools" workshop to Rebuilding Exchange, 1740 W. Webster Ave. Dykes with Drills aims to provide safe spaces for LGBTQ folks in...

Columbia pays tribute to former Columbia Professor ‘Jammin’ Jim Mitchem

June 1, 2019

Jim Mitchem, former associate professor in the Radio program, passed away in December of 2018. The college paid tribute to his memory and legacy on May 18, by coming together with students, faculty and...

‘GOP, hands off me’: Chicago rallies against abortion bans

May 24, 2019

On Thursday night, people of all races, ages and genders showed up at Daley Plaza to rally against the abortion bans that have been cropping up across the country. Most recently, on May 14, Alabama...

USofCC escorted out of 600 Building after trying to meet with Kim

May 22, 2019

United Staff of Columbia College members organized in the reception area outside President and CEO Kwang-Wu Kim’s office Wednesday in an attempt to meet and discuss staff layoffs, a day after union leaders...

‘Herstory’ is made: Lori Lightfoot sworn in as mayor of Chicago

May 20, 2019

A new era in Chicago has begun with the swearing in of three women to the most powerful political positions in the city, with all eyes on Mayor Lori Lightfoot—the city’s first black, female, LGBTQ ma...

Rahm Emanuel’s final City Club appearance

May 17, 2019

On May 2nd, during his farewell tour, Mayor Rahm Emanuel appeared for his final City Club as mayor. ...

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