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In response to a Feb. 21 opinion piece on Andrew Yang

In response to a Feb. 21 opinion piece on Andrew Yang

February 27, 2019

A recent opinion piece in The Chronicle opposing Andrew Yang's universal basic income is welcomed by the Universal Basic Income community. What benefits us most is exposure, as Alexandra Yetter's Feb. ...

Black history call for action

Black history call for action

February 13, 2019

Black History Month is a time to remember, and honor all those who gave their lives and made grave sacrifices to change things for the betterment of all Americans. I am proud of my black heritage. I'm pr...

An open letter to the C-Fac Steering Committee

An open letter to the C-Fac Steering Committee

December 5, 2018

Preface: On Nov. 9, C-Fac members Carey Friedman, Gitanjali Kapila and Michele Hoffman received notice of summons to a heretofore unknown union “Integrity Committee” based on charges that were sub...

In response to ‘Chicago, environmental activists not McLovin’ McDonald’s eco practices’

In response to ‘Chicago, environmental activists not McLovin’ McDonald’s eco practices’

November 27, 2018

It’s heartening to see Chicago citizens urging McDonald’s to adopt better environmental policies. As your article stated, not only does McDonald’s get an F on the U.S. Public Interest Resear...

Support needed for dissenting adjunct faculty in C-Fac union

Support needed for dissenting adjunct faculty in C-Fac union

November 21, 2018

Because C-Fac members are now being harassed by their own leadership, staff and full-time faculty need to speak out for them. When C-Fac announced their new "Integrity Committee," it was accompan...

In response to ‘Chicago, environmental activists not McLovin’ McDonald’s eco practices’

In response to ‘Chicago, environmental activists not McLovin’ McDonald’s eco practices’

November 20, 2018

To the editor, The Chronicle recently reported on the Rally for Clean Water that Mighty Earth hosted in front of McDonald’s headquarters in the West Loop. The rally was intended to draw attentio...

In defense of Dr. Kim—what OurColumbia isn’t telling students

In defense of Dr. Kim—what OurColumbia isn’t telling students

October 29, 2018

It is no secret the campus has become high strung. Last year with the part-time faculty negotiations and now with the evolving faculty as a whole getting in on it, things look pretty grim on paper. Wha...

In response to Feb. 26 article: ‘SGA Redefines Blackness’

In response to Feb. 26 article: ‘SGA Redefines Blackness’

March 5, 2018

I am writing to the editor and senior staff of The Chronicle to share my grievances on the cover story of this week’s issue. Initially, I was offended with the headline, “SGA Redefines Blacknes...

In response to Feb. 19 Letter to the Editor

In response to Feb. 19 Letter to the Editor

February 26, 2018

Associate Dean of Student Life Kari L. Sommers’ letter in the Chronicle, though well intentioned, wasn’t warmly received by veterans. As a student veteran of Columbia, I understand all the offeri...

In response to Jan. 29 article: ‘Student veterans search for renewed camaraderie, group recognition’

In response to Jan. 29 article: ‘Student veterans search for renewed camaraderie, group recognition’

February 19, 2018

I would like to clarify the reasons behind Student Life’s decision to create a new space for student veterans at the Office of Student Diversity and Inclusion.  Student Life relocated the student vet...

In response to Dec. 13, 2017, P-Fac email on strikebreakers

In response to Dec. 13, 2017, P-Fac email on strikebreakers

February 5, 2018

On Dec. 13, 2017, I received an email from the steering committee of the Columbia part-time faculty union, the last paragraph of which reads as follows: “Strike breakers: On a more difficult note, ...

In response to Student Veterans Society closing

In response to Student Veterans Society closing

February 5, 2018

I was dismayed to read that the college has taken away the dedicated veteran student space on campus. Veteran students come to Columbia with unique skills and experiences that are vastly different than ...

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