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Story Week is serious loss

Story Week is serious loss

December 14, 2015

What disappointing news! The end of Story Week, the institution that represented the best of Columbia and the most successful outreach program ever! My South Loop friends and neighbors attended...

Let graduate students plan Story Week

Let graduate students plan Story Week

December 14, 2015

I appreciated Professor Eric May’s response. It was very illuminating in many ways. But it was also disheartening in others. I’m unsure if Professor May feels graduate students lack the skill set to...

Response to “Sex work not  safe for college students”

Response to “Sex work not safe for college students”

December 7, 2015

 I am writing to comment on your conclusion to the article about sex work being unsafe for college students.  You wrap up by claiming “sex work is a legitimate job choice for those who have fully...

Response to coverage of the cancellation of Story Week

Response to coverage of the cancellation of Story Week

November 30, 2015

As a second year Fiction MFA Candidate within the Department of Creative Writing with a bachelor’s degree in print journalism, I am concerned by the lack of research that went into your Front Page ar...

Response to coverage of  P-Fac’s vote-of-no-confidence

Response to coverage of P-Fac’s vote-of-no-confidence

October 12, 2015

We are writing in response to your Front Page story of Oct. 5, “P-Fac: ‘No confidence’ in college administration.” The story is biased, unfair and an attack on P-Fac. The paper takes the angle of...

Kim reimagines innovation as a group-think

Kim reimagines innovation as a group-think

May 5, 2014

President Kwang-Wu Kim’s State of the College address, presented to the Columbia College community on April 18, was a careful blending of innovative plans and practical considerations about the ...

On behalf of the Campaign to Respect Academic Freedom at Columbia College: Palestine is No Exception

On behalf of the Campaign to Respect Academic Freedom at Columbia College: Palestine is No Exception

March 31, 2014

This letter was sent by Iymen Chehade to The Chronicle on behalf of the Campaign to Respect Academic Freedom at Columbia College: Palestine is No Exception. Columbia College Interim Provost Louise...

In response to Feb. 24 issue of The Chronicle

In response to Feb. 24 issue of The Chronicle

March 17, 2014

I happened to pick up the Feb. 24 issue of The Chronicle at the Chicago-Main Newsstand in Evanston and really enjoyed reading the entire issue. I plan on making it a regular habit from now on. ...

Burning is only solution for rural Scott County leaves

Burning is only solution for rural Scott County leaves

November 19, 2009

As featured in the Quad-City Times In response to the Nov. 13 letter “Ban burning throughout Scott County,” I admit that I am one of the leaf burning culprits who doesn’t live within city...

Don’t let shooting foment anti-Muslim sentiment

Don’t let shooting foment anti-Muslim sentiment

November 9, 2009

Now that it has been reported that U.S. Army Major Nidal Malik Hasan, the suspected shooter in the Fort Hood attack, was a devout Muslim who supposedly shouted "Allahu Akbar!" before opening fire, we can...

Parents vital to kids’ emotional health

Parents vital to kids’ emotional health

November 9, 2009

During more than 30 years as a middle school counselor, one situation bothered me more than any other. I saw students sitting in the classroom unable to focus on learning because they were trying mentally...

Don’t ignore experts’ research

Don’t ignore experts’ research

November 9, 2009

Climate science is enormously complex, and irresponsible commentators like Patrick Buchanan (Oct. 17 Times column) hopelessly muddle the facts. Here are three red-flag arguments used by those who gross...

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