The Columbia Chronicle

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...

Editorial: The case against Remington Arms Company is an avenue for gun reform

Editorial: The case against Remington Arms Company is an avenue for gun reform

November 23, 2019

The federal Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act protects gun companies from liability when one of its weapons is used in a crime. But this law has exceptions, namely when it comes to how a gun is ...

Editorial: Characteristics for a successful new police superintendent

Editorial: Characteristics for a successful new police superintendent

November 14, 2019

Eddie Johnson announced his retirement as CPD superintendent. It came only weeks after Johnson launched an investigation into himself following an incident where he was found sleeping in his car after...

Editorial: If Katie Hill goes, so should Donald Trump

Editorial: If Katie Hill goes, so should Donald Trump

November 7, 2019

Double-standards are nothing new when it comes to gender and politics, and Rep. Katie Hill’s (D-Calif.) resignation after the height of the #MeToo movement proves not much has changed in Washington....

Editorial: You eat the donuts, you do the time

Editorial: You eat the donuts, you do the time

November 3, 2019

For years, police officers have used the same $2 presumptive field tests to assess if a person is in possession of drugs. The catch to this variety of tests, though, is that they often register false positi...

Editorial: The Venus symbol goes,  genderless inclusion stays

Editorial: The Venus symbol goes, genderless inclusion stays

November 2, 2019

Period product companies cannot decide who gets their monthly period, so they shouldn’t sell products as if they can. On Oct. 22, Procter & Gamble, parent company of the period product brand A...

Editorial: Recognition features show Google’s true face

Editorial: Recognition features show Google’s true face

October 27, 2019

Facial recognition as a way to access smart technology is not necessarily a new feature, but it is a flawed one. On Oct. 15, Google released its newest phone, the Pixel 4, which included, among other fe...

Editorial: Protests keep complacency from going extinct

Editorial: Protests keep complacency from going extinct

October 26, 2019

Climate activists are taking to the streets across the globe to rally for legislative action against an environmental catastrophe. In London, the global climate activist group Extinction Rebellion h...

Editorial: Veganism is not a punchline

Editorial: Veganism is not a punchline

October 19, 2019

Dietary choices and restrictions can be a very personal and serious aspect of a person’s life. Now, imagine if someone made a joke of those for their own entertainment. On Oct. 8, a post went viral on Reddit...

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...

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...

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 ...

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