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Letter to the Editor: Chicago wouldn’t be Chicago without engineers and they need our support

Letter to the Editor: Chicago wouldn’t be Chicago without engineers and they need our support

October 16, 2019

Chicago is home to some of America’s greatest achievements in architecture and design. The Tribune Tower, One Illinois Center, The Wrigley Building, Millennium Park, the Chicago Riverwalk and Maggie...

Editor’s Note: Global Education Office issues bad for business

Editor’s Note: Global Education Office issues bad for business

October 14, 2019

Studying abroad in Paris for the 2019 Creative Writing J-term was one of the highlights of my college experience, especially because I was in the city during the intense and historic Yellow Vest riots...

EDITORIAL: Stop masquerading your hate as religion

EDITORIAL: Stop masquerading your hate as religion

October 13, 2019

A slip of the tongue is a term often used by people trying to justify their actions. However, in 2019, these slips need to be taken seriously, lest more people use it as an excuse for intolerance. I...

Letter to the Editor: Response to ‘DOL to Oversee CFAC Elections’

Letter to the Editor: Response to ‘DOL to Oversee CFAC Elections’

October 13, 2019

In response to CFAC Treasurer Susan Van Veen's recent Letter to the Editor regarding the article, "DOL to Oversee CFAC Elections," it's charming how insistent Van Veen is that elections occurred in 2015 ...

OPINION: Musicians deserve room to experiment and grow

OPINION: Musicians deserve room to experiment and grow

October 12, 2019

Some of the music scene’s most renowned rock names–blink-182, Green Day and Fall Out Boy–have been making comebacks in 2019 with new albums, tours and sounds.  However, many diehard fans have been vocal...

Letter to the Editor: About CFAC and its upcoming election

Letter to the Editor: About CFAC and its upcoming election

October 12, 2019

The insults to the civil servants in the U.S. Department of Labor from our Union leadership and from Mr. Johannesson as quoted in the Chronicle are, frankly, despicable. I saw no signs that the DoL representatives at our Oct. 7 meeting have been i...

EDITORIAL: Time to wake up and educate our youth about jury duty

EDITORIAL: Time to wake up and educate our youth about jury duty

By Editorial Board

October 12, 2019

Pressing the snooze button may be one of the few simple pleasures in the rat race of society. It is the one buffer between the warmth of sleep and the reality of morning routine. Now, imagine if pressing...

Letter to the Editor: In response to ‘Department of Labor to oversee CFAC elections’

Letter to the Editor: In response to ‘Department of Labor to oversee CFAC elections’

October 11, 2019

As an active member of the CFAC Union and a member in good standing of SAG-AFTRA for 22 years, I have seen factions within both unions fighting not for the good of all members—as a union is supposed...

Letter to the Editor: In response to ‘Department of Labor to oversee CFAC elections’

Letter to the Editor: In response to ‘Department of Labor to oversee CFAC elections’

October 11, 2019

Printing an article that is flawed and one sided in content is concerning. CFAC leadership offered multiple sources for the Chronicle to reach out to and fact check with, of which none were contacted. This...

Editor’s Note: Trump’s border ideas are a sign of ignorance

Editor’s Note: Trump’s border ideas are a sign of ignorance

October 6, 2019

What do snakes and alligators have in common? They were allegedly  considered as a form of  border security. The New York Times reported Oct. 1 that President Donald Trump wanted to dig a 2,000-m...

EDITORIAL: Inclusivity is not child’s play

EDITORIAL: Inclusivity is not child’s play

October 5, 2019

With the introduction of American Girl’s first male doll and Barbie’s first hijabi doll in 2017, modern inclusivity is still a young concept. Mattel, the toy company known for manufacturing and ...

OPINION: Columbia needs to make period products more accessible

OPINION: Columbia needs to make period products more accessible

By Katherine Savage, News Editor

October 4, 2019

While washing my hands in one of the Columbia Library bathrooms, I noticed a sign that said period products are located on the 11th floor or in the bookstore, which instantly made me angry. If I were to ...

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