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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 ...

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...

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