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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...

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...

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...

OPINION: Being an LGBTQ advocate without coming out

OPINION: Being an LGBTQ advocate without coming out

April 19, 2019

“Thank god, I thought you were doing drugs” was my mother’s response when I texted her I was out with a guy I was dating. I hadn’t really thought about it as coming out, but technically that was...

OPINION: Blue Line construction disregards disabled people

OPINION: Blue Line construction disregards disabled people

April 15, 2019

On the Northwest Side of the city, the Belmont Blue Line station recently benefited from $17 million in renovations. The additions included a flashy blue canopy, LED lighting, a new paint job, additiona...

OPINION: Rapid insect decline is cause for worry

OPINION: Rapid insect decline is cause for worry

April 12, 2019

Summer evenings have always been filled with the steady hum of little insects flying around as the sun sets and the air cools. Annoying as they can be, their presence also means the arrival of one...

OPINION: Language around disability matters

OPINION: Language around disability matters

April 8, 2019

People-first disability language has become standard, which means saying “people with disabilities.” This began as a noble goal: to make derogatory terms unacceptable. Moving toward inclusive ...

OPINION: Cubs’ pitching can’t strike out again

OPINION: Cubs’ pitching can’t strike out again

March 25, 2019

After a stellar 2016 season, the Cubs have seen a steady decline in  pitching performance, the very skill that clinched their first World Series win in more than a century. The 2016 Cubs led the leagu...

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