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Understanding the ‘witch hunt’ in online movements

Understanding the ‘witch hunt’ in online movements

January 21, 2018

In an open letter published Jan. 9 in the French publication Le Monde, a group of 100 women, including actress Catherine Deneuve, took issue with the Me Too movement, framing it as a “witch hunt.”...

When far right pushes into Congress, the left must push back

When far right pushes into Congress, the left must push back

By Tyra Bosnic

January 20, 2018

Filed under Commentary, Opinion

What do you get when the president pardons a racist? A potential U.S. senator.Former Sheriff Joe Arpaio is taking advantage of his Aug. 25 pardon by President Donald Trump to run for U.S. Senate in Arizona, which...

A farewell at that

A farewell at that

By Noah Kelly

December 11, 2017

Filed under Commentary, Opinion

I have waited for this moment for a while now, and the time has finally come. It’s time to say farewell to Columbia. I thought I would have used this moment to express all the dissatisfaction and a...

After mass shootings, we need to take care of all affected

After mass shootings, we need to take care of all affected

By Brooke Pawling Stennett

December 11, 2017

Filed under Commentary, Opinion

Omar Delgado, a Florida police officer who was one of the first on scene when the Pulse nightclub shooting occurred June 12, 2016, said he can still remember the positions of the bodies when he walked...

Erasing mass murder: Bosnian Muslims victims of denial

Erasing mass murder: Bosnian Muslims victims of denial

By Tyra Bosnic

December 11, 2017

Filed under Commentary, Opinion

More than 20 years after a war ended, victims of genocide continue to be silenced.After judges at the International Criminal Tribunal in The Hague, Netherlands, affirmed a 2013 20-year sentence for fo...

Journalists, take a look at your own newsrooms

Journalists, take a look at your own newsrooms

By Savannah Eadens

December 11, 2017

Filed under Commentary, Opinion

One step into The Columbia Chronicle newsroom reveals a ratio of about one man for every seven women on staff. Our staff is similar to other college publications and classrooms across the country where, e...

Adiós

Adiós

By Mariana Rodriguez

December 11, 2017

Filed under Commentary, Opinion

I am going to keep it real. Writing this is kind of hard, especially because I can’t dedicate it to a student body that I did not get to personally connect with, and I’m almost 100 percent sure people...

Male abuse victims should not be ignored

Male abuse victims should not be ignored

By Tessa Brubaker

December 4, 2017

Filed under Commentary, Opinion

Images and commercials of women abused by aggressive male partners dominate public perceptions of domestic violence. Three in 10 women in the U.S. say they have experienced abuse by an intimate partner, ...

The past is never dead, but revisionism should be

The past is never dead, but revisionism should be

By Tyra Bosnic

November 27, 2017

Filed under Commentary, Opinion

America is seeing another historic era of political dissent.The day after President Donald Trump’s inauguration, the Women’s March on Washington, D.C., became one of the largest protests in recent hist...

Fast fashion costs more than market price

Fast fashion costs more than market price

By Kendrah Villiesse

November 27, 2017

Filed under Commentary, Opinion

With new collections released every week, it is hard to resist the urge to buy a cute new top from Forever 21. But shoppers often don’t pay attention to the manufacturing process. Fast fashion descri...

Representation voted in after transgender woman’s election

Representation voted in after transgender woman’s election

By Alex Swan

November 13, 2017

Filed under Commentary, Opinion

What better way to kick off Transgender Awareness Week than by seeing an out-and-proud transgender woman elected into public office, defying the often-hateful rhetoric surrounding the transgender commun...

News is breaking after DNAinfo shutdown

News is breaking after DNAinfo shutdown

By Tyra Bosnic

November 10, 2017

Filed under Commentary, Opinion

Journalists are the watchdogs, the informers and the voices of society.It may seem self-aggrandizing for college journalists to regard their future jobs in the news industry so highly, but in the years...

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