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Opinion: Demonizing sex workers does nothing for society

Opinion: Demonizing sex workers does nothing for society

By Margaret Smith, Opinions Editor

February 7, 2020

Before triple-X websites, gentlemen’s clubs and the Levee District of Chicago, there were always sex workers. When you read the words “sex work” what do you think? Of scandalous women? Somethin...

Editor's Note: Where is #MeToo now? Not where it should be

Editor’s Note: Where is #MeToo now? Not where it should be

February 2, 2020

When news broke of Hollywood kingpin Harvey Weinstein sexually assaulting countless women throughout the years, it warranted a public reaction on par with that of the 1971 release of the Pentagon Pape...

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Opinion: Took a DNA test, turns out the world 100% doesn’t care what you think about women’s weight

February 1, 2020

From the legalization of recreational cannabis in Illinois to the military conflicts in Iran, which resulted in an uproar on social media, 2020 has come in hot. But certain jokes also trudged into this ...

Former Los Angeles Lakers player Kobe Bryant died in a helicopter crash, along with his 13-year-old daughter, Sunday, Jan. 26.

Opinion: Dear, Kobe…

January 29, 2020

Dear Kobe, I was 11 years old when I first saw you. I had just moved to my first foster home and was a nervous wreck. I didn’t know what to make of my situation. I was angry, frightened and had no...

Editor's Note: Don’t leave us out when you envision Columbia’s future

Editor’s Note: Don’t leave us out when you envision Columbia’s future

January 26, 2020

As the new decade begins at Columbia, it is the perfect time for students and staffers alike to look back on how far the college has come and where it  can go in the next 10 years. As administrators...

Editorial: Feeling helpless at work should not be the norm

Editorial: Feeling helpless at work should not be the norm

By Editorial Board

January 25, 2020

It is not hard to determine what makes an unhealthy working environment: long hours, a sense of powerlessness and high stress with low reward. What is more difficult, however, is attempting to rectify that...

Opinion: It is OK to pause the hustle

Opinion: It is OK to pause the hustle

By Justin Anderson, Photojournalist

January 25, 2020

Bright blue light drowns out a darkness that should otherwise engulf the room at an early hour like this. Two sets of hands furiously type away—one on a class assignment, the other on a personal project...

Column: Stepping through the Chronicle doors led to the world of journalism for this young reporter

Column: Stepping through the Chronicle doors led to the world of journalism for this young reporter

January 17, 2020

I’ll never forget walking through the second floor hallway of 33 Ida B. Wells Dr. for the first time. I was 19-years-old and touring the communications department with my mom and other potential stu...

Column: As Michael Scott once said, 'catch you on the flippety-flip'

Column: As Michael Scott once said, ‘catch you on the flippety-flip’

January 14, 2020

This may sound cliché, but how does someone say goodbye to something that will continue to be with them through every step of their life? The Chronicle entered my life when I was a freshman mus...

Guest Column: Bachelor's degree in three years? How to get your diploma ASAP

Guest Column: Bachelor’s degree in three years? How to get your diploma ASAP

December 30, 2019

Editor's Note: The following tips come at the advice of an alumna of Columbia whose tips have not been officially endorsed by the Career Center. The Chronicle encourages all students to meet with their...

Letter to the Editor: After CFAC election, 'it's time to move on,' says adjunct

Letter to the Editor: After CFAC election, ‘it’s time to move on,’ says adjunct

December 16, 2019

I’m going to ask for a cease-fire in union wars with no more commentary on either sides’ motives or dedication to Columbia. It’s time to move on. If anyone wants to know what support and tangible...

Letter to the Editor: The future of CFAC and adjuncts, as told by biology

Letter to the Editor: The future of CFAC and adjuncts, as told by biology

December 12, 2019

The votes are in, and the incumbent union leadership has managed to maintain control of CFAC, but that is not really what I want to write about here. Instead, I want to offer [readers] some thoughts about the...

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