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Column: Stepping through the Chronicle doors led to the world of journalism for this young reporter

Column: Stepping through the Chronicle doors led to the world of journalism for this young reporter

January 17, 2020

I’ll never forget walking through the second floor hallway of 33 Ida B. Wells Dr. for the first time. I was 19-years-old and touring the communications department with my mom and other potential stu...

Column: As Michael Scott once said, ‘catch you on the flippety-flip’

Column: As Michael Scott once said, ‘catch you on the flippety-flip’

January 14, 2020

This may sound cliché, but how does someone say goodbye to something that will continue to be with them through every step of their life? The Chronicle entered my life when I was a freshman mus...

Guest Column: Bachelor’s degree in three years? How to get your diploma ASAP

Guest Column: Bachelor’s degree in three years? How to get your diploma ASAP

December 30, 2019

Editor's Note: The following tips come at the advice of an alumna of Columbia whose tips have not been officially endorsed by the Career Center. The Chronicle encourages all students to meet with their...

Letter to the Editor: After CFAC election, ‘it’s time to move on,’ says adjunct

Letter to the Editor: After CFAC election, ‘it’s time to move on,’ says adjunct

December 16, 2019

I’m going to ask for a cease-fire in union wars with no more commentary on either sides’ motives or dedication to Columbia. It’s time to move on. If anyone wants to know what support and tangible...

Letter to the Editor: The future of CFAC and adjuncts, as told by biology

Letter to the Editor: The future of CFAC and adjuncts, as told by biology

December 12, 2019

The votes are in, and the incumbent union leadership has managed to maintain control of CFAC, but that is not really what I want to write about here. Instead, I want to offer [readers] some thoughts about the...

Column: It was real, it was fun—it was real fun

Column: It was real, it was fun—it was real fun

December 8, 2019

When I came to Columbia in Fall 2017, I was a transfer student from Moraine Valley Community College and a commuter who knew nothing about navigating the city. My first year at Columbia was not the best;...

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...

Column: Goodbye to  my home away from home

Column: Goodbye to my home away from home

December 8, 2019

In the spring of 2016, I entered suite 224 of what was then the 33 E. Congress Parkway building. A senior in high school, I was on a campus tour alongside my sister, grandmother and a handful of other prospective...

Column: So long, and thanks for all the bylines

Column: So long, and thanks for all the bylines

December 7, 2019

I have not taken a single journalism class. In fact, I’m not positive if I have even taken a single class in the Communication Department. But here I sit, teary-eyed at my keyboard, thinking about h...

Opinion: Christmas and consumerism cannot go hand-in-hand

Opinion: Christmas and consumerism cannot go hand-in-hand

December 1, 2019

The red bows on jewelry boxes, colored lights decorating store mannequins, giant Christmas trees in every corner of the mall—you have to admit, the holidays are a visually attractive time of the year. ...

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...

Editorial: Exclusivity in the education system harms students

Editorial: Exclusivity in the education system harms students

November 24, 2019

As a high school student, it’s exciting to know a college is seeking you out for admission when receiving a recruitment letter in the mail. This is especially true when that college’s acceptance rat...

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