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Column: That’s all for this graduate—it has been an honor, a pleasure and a privilege

Column: That’s all for this graduate—it has been an honor, a pleasure and a privilege

May 16, 2020

I began working at The Columbia Chronicle when I came to Columbia my sophomore year. And when I turned in the first article of my career—"School funding bill gives districts needed relief"—I was...

For my first semester as Senior Photo Editor, the photo desk consisted of (left to right) Steven Nunez, Ignacio Calderon, myself, Halie Parkinson, Orlando Pinder and Patrick Reponse.

Column: Thankful for the past, excited for the future

May 16, 2020

Last week, I visited the Chronicle newsroom for the first time in almost two months. I stood in the empty newsroom, gathering my belongings from my desk and appreciating the fact that I was able to come...

Opinion: Pritzker's release of inmates during pandemic is headline bait

Opinion: Pritzker’s release of inmates during pandemic is headline bait

May 14, 2020

When an uncontrollable factor—such as a global pandemic—is released into prisons that already experience overcrowding nationwide and house hundreds of humans deemed criminal by the state, wide...

Column: During Mental Health Awareness Month and beyond, check in on quarantined loved ones

Column: During Mental Health Awareness Month and beyond, check in on quarantined loved ones

May 12, 2020

Alissa Swatkowski’s pet geese are fighting, and that’s stressing her out. But that’s not her biggest stressor during the spring semester. Because of growing coronavirus concerns and stay-at-home orders,...

Editor’s Note: This is our first draft of history. Let it have a good ending

Editor’s Note: This is our first draft of history. Let it have a good ending

May 11, 2020

A common discussion in our newsroom for at least the past two years has been the value and role of the weekly print edition as we produce a steady stream of digital content throughout the week. It...

Comics by the Chronicle

Comics by the Chronicle

May 10, 2020

Quarantine Styleguide Published September 20 Spicing up Zoom Published September 16 Words from protesters Published July 1 Finals week Published May 11 Sewing Published May 3 ...

Letter to the Editor: Looking through the window into students' lives

Letter to the Editor: Looking through the window into students’ lives

April 30, 2020

I always enjoy and learn a lot from the Chronicle's compelling news coverage and opinion pieces on current events. But I'm also really moved by the personal stories your staff share with readers. Most...

My dad, Jim Anderson, is the majority owner and sole operator of Portland Provisions, a Portland, Maine-based food supply company that opened in 2015. The business has no physical location but shares a cooler with Pat's Meat Market, a local butcher shop co-owned by a Portland Provisions partner.

Column: Family and business in the age of the coronavirus—love and time lost

April 29, 2020

My dad, Jim Anderson, is the founder, majority owner and sole operator of Portland Provisions, a food supply company based in Portland, Maine. Now, for the first time in the business' five-year operation, ...

Demonstrators in Hawaii protest against stay-at-home orders being implemented to stem the coronavirus pandemic.

Opinion: Anti-stay-at-home protests are a stab in the back to health care workers

April 26, 2020

A mantra that reads, "Jesus is my vaccine" covers the side of a truck seen driving through Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, during an anti-lockdown protest. This statement perfectly sums up the recent...

Opinion: TikTok’s photography feed lacks originality, opportunity for aspiring artists

Opinion: TikTok’s photography feed lacks originality, opportunity for aspiring artists

April 12, 2020

Artists from any medium often turn to apps such as Instagram and Pinterest for inspiration. More recently, the hottest social media app TikTok—a site where users can create and share short mobile ...

Opinion: Health care workers need more than applause right now

Opinion: Health care workers need more than applause right now

April 10, 2020

Every night at 8 p.m., balconies and windows across Chicago light up. People hang their heads out windows, clapping and cheering; some sing and some play instruments. It has been dubbed “Solidarit...

Letter to the Editor: My coronavirus story

Letter to the Editor: My coronavirus story

April 9, 2020

It all started on Wednesday, March 11 when The Renegades marching band canceled rehearsal due to the coronavirus. Later that same evening when I was talking to my mom at home, she said that my sister's...

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