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OPINION: Ancient wonders have a lack of resonance in modern day creation

OPINION: Ancient wonders have a lack of resonance in modern day creation

June 15, 2019

Though a crowd of onlookers in 1933 would have thought otherwise, King Kong is not the eighth wonder of the world. Perhaps the onlookers of the world at large will never find a structure or occurrence...

OPINION: LaGuardia Arts High School can learn from Columbia

OPINION: LaGuardia Arts High School can learn from Columbia

June 9, 2019

Math is important, so is science, history and any other STEM course you can think of. But some people just aren’t great at it, and that shouldn’t matter when applying to an arts school. Students at F...

OPINION: Bringing queer literature ‘out of the closet’

OPINION: Bringing queer literature ‘out of the closet’

May 9, 2019

Did you know Zeus was bisexual? Being queer was a fairly common thing in ancient Greece, but it is often not talked about, especially in schools. There were many queer gods and goddesses, such as ...

Grad Column: See ya around!

Grad Column: See ya around!

May 7, 2019

During summer 2017, I needed to start looking for a job. Without help from the college, I wouldn’t have stepped foot into The Chronicle—my first graphic design job. I thought, “Me working for the newsp...

Grad Column: One job quickly turned into a second family

Grad Column: One job quickly turned into a second family

May 3, 2019

The last year and a half, The Chronicle has become my second home and, more importantly, my second family. One of the major reasons I am about to walk across the stage as a Columbia graduate is becaus...

Editor’s Note: You never know where one decision will take you

Editor’s Note: You never know where one decision will take you

May 3, 2019

I had no idea where my job would lead when I joined The Chronicle in August 2016. I wasn’t looking ahead because I was far too excited to be where I was. I came to Columbia solely to work for The Ch...

OPINION: Freedom of expression is not a form of oppression

OPINION: Freedom of expression is not a form of oppression

May 3, 2019

Halima Aden is the first hijab-wearing model to be featured in Sports Illustrated’s swimsuit edition. The Muslim community has been torn between praising a hijabi for representing us and saying the magazine...

EDITORIAL: Twitter must cut down homegrown hatred

EDITORIAL: Twitter must cut down homegrown hatred

May 3, 2019

Twitter has been successful in eliminating accounts affiliated with the terrorist group ISIS, using an algorithm to delete and ban at least 360,000 accounts, according to an Aug. 18, 2016, post to the...

OPINION: Genetics research misrepresents people of color

OPINION: Genetics research misrepresents people of color

April 29, 2019

On a Tuesday afternoon in “Genetics: Honors,”  I learned of yet another industry that marginalizes people of color: DNA databases. Of the data on which scientists have been basing genetic conclusion...

EDITORIAL: Columbia theater must set a better example

EDITORIAL: Columbia theater must set a better example

April 29, 2019

A play called “HOME/LAND” was performed March 13–23 on campus in partnership with the Albany Park Theater Project; since its run, accusations of racism and whitewashing—where white characters ...

Editor’s Note: Security alerts should not be limited to campus boundaries

Editor’s Note: Security alerts should not be limited to campus boundaries

April 26, 2019

Students living on campus may have been startled at the sound of a gunshot early April 26. As reported on Page 15, a 41-year-old 2015 BMW owner fatally shot a 22-year-old man who reportedly pointed a gun at h...

EDITORIAL: Young people need spaces and understanding, not policing

EDITORIAL: Young people need spaces and understanding, not policing

April 26, 2019

Since about 30 teenagers were arrested in the South Loop the night of April 17, police reports and eye-witness accounts have been mixed. The Chicago Tribune reported that about 500 teens were traveling...

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