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In response to Editor’s Note: ‘Do students know what they’re picketing for?’

In response to Editor’s Note: ‘Do students know what they’re picketing for?’

December 13, 2017

As an avid reader of the Chronicle for ten years now, I was a bit concerned when Jeff Lyon and Kyra Senese left, and a new editor took over this year. The quality of the writing and choice of editor...

In response to ‘Save Columbia resurrected to create student, P-Fac coalition’

In response to ‘Save Columbia resurrected to create student, P-Fac coalition’

December 13, 2017

Every year I've been at Columbia, the Interactive Arts and Media department has flown to San Francisco in early spring for the Game Developers Conference. Not the whole department, of course - ten p...

In response to  Admiral Theatre ad

In response to Admiral Theatre ad

December 11, 2017

Sexual abuse and mistreatment of women is a hot topic these days and [it] should not have taken this long for our society to bring into the media spotlight. People, especially young people, need to und...

In response to Letter to the Editor: ‘Columbia strike insider—a bigger story’

In response to Letter to the Editor: ‘Columbia strike insider—a bigger story’

December 11, 2017

The Dec. 4 Chronicle printed a letter [to the editor] highly critical of the [part-time faculty union] by an unnamed faculty member under the title “Columbia strike insider.”  While I agree with man...

In response to ‘800 more students jumped ship; who can blame them?’

In response to ‘800 more students jumped ship; who can blame them?’

October 23, 2017

I'm really disappointed with the headline of your editorial this week, which comes off as "click-bait" journalism. Publishing that "800 students jumped ship" is related to retention making it appear...

In response to: ‘The high cost of Trump’s pointless war on immigrants, sanctuary cities’

In response to: ‘The high cost of Trump’s pointless war on immigrants, sanctuary cities’

May 8, 2017

Why would anyone move from Germany to the U.S.? Usually, the reasons for this are pretty sound and straightforward: someone gets a job offer, gets accepted to a university or they have someon...

In response to: ‘When administrators, News Office think you’re the enemy’

In response to: ‘When administrators, News Office think you’re the enemy’

May 1, 2017

College administrators are making a huge mistake. It’s all about nurturing relationships with the media, not pushing them away. This creates suspicion and an adversarial relationship, not one of mut...

Campus Title IX cases not put on hold

Campus Title IX cases not put on hold

February 6, 2017

I’m writing to provide a correction to the cover story written by Ariana Portalatin “Students push for quicker replacement of LGBTQ Coordinator” published on Jan. 30. Ariana stated in the fif...

Covert shutdown of faculty support and technology development

Covert shutdown of faculty support and technology development

November 28, 2016

Just before this semester started, the college dismantled CiTE, firing its entire staff. This center was the sole hub of faculty support. The “T” and the “E” stood for Teaching Excellence. It...

In response to random review: “Eating with chopsticks”

In response to random review: “Eating with chopsticks”

October 3, 2016

In the reviews section of Sept. 26 issue of The Chronicle, a review was made on eating with chopsticks. I understand it may have been intended to be humorous; however, I think it fails to be so. What it ...

Response to illegal trafficking of firearms in Illinois

Response to illegal trafficking of firearms in Illinois

June 27, 2016

Thank you for your May 9 editorial, “Illegal gun trading is not a right,” that brought attention to a new effort in the Illinois Legislature to address illegal trafficking of firearms in the s...

Scholarship group says thank you

Scholarship group says thank you

May 9, 2016

Thank you, The Columbia Chronicle, for covering the Faculty & Staff Scholarship Initiative (FSSI) Acoustic Showcase! And thank you, Columbia College Chicago faculty, staff and friends for suppo...

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