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EDITORIAL: Sex workers deserve security, updated policy

EDITORIAL: Sex workers deserve security, updated policy

September 14, 2019

One area top-polling 2020 candidates have not landed on concretely—which seems to be a gray area for other candidates, as well—is whether to support the decriminalization of sex work. The decriminalizatio...

OPINION: ‘Sticks and Stones’ may break bones but should comedy be politically correct?

OPINION: ‘Sticks and Stones’ may break bones but should comedy be politically correct?

September 10, 2019

Editor’s Note: The term “N-word” is used in this article, referring to the offensive language used by comedian Dave Chapelle. The Chronicle does not condone or promote the use of this term nor the wor...

An open letter to the CFAC steering committee

An open letter to the CFAC steering committee

September 9, 2019

I am a member in good standing of the Columbia Faculty Union interested in running in our upcoming elections. But I feel that I am already running at a disadvantage. With our recent affiliation...

EDITORIAL: Straightness does not need celebration

EDITORIAL: Straightness does not need celebration

September 8, 2019

A Straight Pride Parade was hosted in Boston on Aug. 31. In attendance, however, were more than just proponents of straight pride.  The parade was organized by a group called Super Happy Fun Ameri...

EDITORIAL: Addressing the prison system means addressing injustices

EDITORIAL: Addressing the prison system means addressing injustices

September 7, 2019

It seems inhumane to know a woman is going into labor and not help her, right? Well, a jail in Colorado allowed Diana Sanchez to give birth alone and medically unattended on July 31, 2018. Sanchez—w...

OPINION: Funimation hypocritical in response to offensive leaks

OPINION: Funimation hypocritical in response to offensive leaks

September 7, 2019

After audio files of several Dragon Ball Z voice actors making homophobic jokes and inappropriate remarks about rape, pedophilia and pornography leaked, the anime dubbing company failed to adequately ad...

Editor’s Note: The Chronicle isn’t perfect. But we’re working on it.

Editor’s Note: The Chronicle isn’t perfect. But we’re working on it.

September 2, 2019

With breaking news filling our website the past few weeks, we never expected to also have news break in our own newsroom, much less on the first official day of training, when then-Co-Editor-in-Chief...

Chronicle, I’ll NBC-you later

Chronicle, I’ll NBC-you later

September 1, 2019

I never expected my first column as co-editor-in-chief to be my goodbye column, but here we are. I wish I could relate to the saying “when one door closes, another door opens.” But in my case, I felt stuck in a ...

EDITORIAL: Listen to the voices of Hong Kong protestors

EDITORIAL: Listen to the voices of Hong Kong protestors

September 1, 2019

It is a core-shaking feeling to know you may wake up one morning to find your rights stripped away. In Hong Kong, protesters primarily aged 15–30 have been protesting to protect their rights since March. ...

20 ways for you to be eco-friendly as a Columbia student

20 ways for you to be eco-friendly as a Columbia student

August 31, 2019

Columbia is known, in part, for its civic engagement and passion. On campus, unlike anywhere else in this city, someone can walk down the street and hear students discussing their most recent SoundCloud...

OPINION: Queer representation, will you accept this rose?

OPINION: Queer representation, will you accept this rose?

August 26, 2019

Watching “The Bachelor” franchise has become a ritual for my friends and I. Every Monday, we gather in one of our apartments with cheap wine and even cheaper snacks and watch a bunch of blonde wo...

OPINION: As a fat kid that was put on a diet, please don’t put fat kids on a diet

OPINION: As a fat kid that was put on a diet, please don’t put fat kids on a diet

August 25, 2019

Editor's Note: The topics of eating disorders and suicidal ideation are discussed in this article. The Chronicle apologizes for any discomfort this may cause. From 2013 to 2016, almost 38% of Ame...

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