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EDITORIAL: If Americans cannot count on their president to set a good example, they must do so themselves

EDITORIAL: If Americans cannot count on their president to set a good example, they must do so themselves

August 17, 2019

On Saturday, Aug. 3, Curt James Brockway, 39, was arrested at a Montana county fair and rodeo and charged with assaulting a 13-year-old boy who did not remove his hat during the national anthem. B...

OPINION: Liberty and tweets for all

OPINION: Liberty and tweets for all

July 14, 2019

As of Tuesday, the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals found President Donald Trump to be in violation of the First Amendment after he blocked seven different users from his personal Twitter account, @realDon...

OPINION: Aziz Ansari should act ‘Right Now’

OPINION: Aziz Ansari should act ‘Right Now’

July 11, 2019

Aziz Ansari’s latest Netflix special, “Right Now," is full of jokes. But to me, the first five minutes is the most laughable part of it all. The Indian American comedian starts his set telling the au...

OPINION: Commemorating White Sox Disco Demolition destructive

OPINION: Commemorating White Sox Disco Demolition destructive

June 20, 2019

What turned into mayhem July 12, 1979, was the blur of an evening coined Disco Demolition Night by its lead promoter Steve Dahl. Dahl was a disc jockey for rock radio station "The Loop" 97.9 FM, known ...

OPINION: Ancient wonders have a lack of resonance in modern day creation

OPINION: Ancient wonders have a lack of resonance in modern day creation

June 15, 2019

Though a crowd of onlookers in 1933 would have thought otherwise, King Kong is not the eighth wonder of the world. Perhaps the onlookers of the world at large will never find a structure or occurrence...

OPINION: LaGuardia Arts High School can learn from Columbia

OPINION: LaGuardia Arts High School can learn from Columbia

June 9, 2019

Math is important, so is science, history and any other STEM course you can think of. But some people just aren’t great at it, and that shouldn’t matter when applying to an arts school. Students at F...

OPINION: Bringing queer literature ‘out of the closet’

OPINION: Bringing queer literature ‘out of the closet’

May 9, 2019

Did you know Zeus was bisexual? Being queer was a fairly common thing in ancient Greece, but it is often not talked about, especially in schools. There were many queer gods and goddesses, such as ...

Grad Column: See ya around!

Grad Column: See ya around!

May 7, 2019

During summer 2017, I needed to start looking for a job. Without help from the college, I wouldn’t have stepped foot into The Chronicle—my first graphic design job. I thought, “Me working for the newsp...

Grad Column: One job quickly turned into a second family

Grad Column: One job quickly turned into a second family

May 3, 2019

The last year and a half, The Chronicle has become my second home and, more importantly, my second family. One of the major reasons I am about to walk across the stage as a Columbia graduate is becaus...

Editor’s Note: You never know where one decision will take you

Editor’s Note: You never know where one decision will take you

May 3, 2019

I had no idea where my job would lead when I joined The Chronicle in August 2016. I wasn’t looking ahead because I was far too excited to be where I was. I came to Columbia solely to work for The Ch...

OPINION: Freedom of expression is not a form of oppression

OPINION: Freedom of expression is not a form of oppression

May 3, 2019

Halima Aden is the first hijab-wearing model to be featured in Sports Illustrated’s swimsuit edition. The Muslim community has been torn between praising a hijabi for representing us and saying the magazine...

EDITORIAL: Twitter must cut down homegrown hatred

EDITORIAL: Twitter must cut down homegrown hatred

May 3, 2019

Twitter has been successful in eliminating accounts affiliated with the terrorist group ISIS, using an algorithm to delete and ban at least 360,000 accounts, according to an Aug. 18, 2016, post to the...

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