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Opinion: Mask on, mask off: the duality of being black

Opinion: Mask on, mask off: the duality of being black

February 29, 2020

The first time I attended college, I went to Oglethorpe University, a small private school in Atlanta, Georgia. Similar to Columbia, it was a “PWI,” or predominantly white institution, and because ...

In a staff-wide poll, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) won with 63%, followed by Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) at 14.8%.

Endorsement: Bernie, for more than the bros

February 29, 2020

Election year, a time ripe with both hope and trepidation for the future of our country. With caucuses, debates and nationwide campaign tours already underway, presidential candidates have been in o...

Opinion: Stop buying video games from companies that rip you off

Opinion: Stop buying video games from companies that rip you off

By Nick Forsythe, Staff reporter

February 23, 2020

Video games are one of the most popular forms of entertainment in the world, providing a sense of immersion and escape. More than 164 million American adults played video games and the industry raked in ...

Editor's Note: Why I am not voting, but you should be

Editor’s Note: Why I am not voting, but you should be

February 23, 2020

In the coming weeks, I will not fill out an absentee ballot in the 2020 primaries. In early March, I will not head to the polls ahead of time. And on March 17, I will not wake up early to arrive at my...

Opinion: Eating Disorder Awareness Week, let’s talk about it

Opinion: Eating Disorder Awareness Week, let’s talk about it

February 22, 2020

Editor’s Note: This commentary centers around the subject of eating disorders in recognition of Eating Disorder Awareness Week, Monday, Feb. 24 - Sunday, March 1; the Chronicle apologizes for any disc...

Editor's Note: The college must do more to combat coronavirus discrimination

Editor’s Note: The college must do more to combat coronavirus discrimination

February 16, 2020

During my freshman year of college, unidentified people drew swastikas in the Dwight Lofts’ graffiti room. In response, the college sent out an email to students—not even identifying it as anti-S...

Opinion: Reading between the lines is crucial in the 2020 election season

Opinion: Reading between the lines is crucial in the 2020 election season

By Camilla Forte, Deputy Director of Photography

February 11, 2020

“We know who got us to this point,” said Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang from the stage at the University of Illinois at Chicago's Isadore and Sadie Dorin Forum. “It was not the media comp...

Editor's Note: Make sex fun again

Editor’s Note: Make sex fun again

February 9, 2020

As a child, I learned what rape was before I had a coherent understanding of what sex was. And even when I learned about sex, it was taught to me by my family, my friends and my educators through the male gaze....

Opinion: Support the DDD-cup: End the stigma of large breasts

Opinion: Support the DDD-cup: End the stigma of large breasts

By Summer Hoagland-Abernathy, Copy editor

February 9, 2020

Small breasts are not sexy, right? With an A-cup, there is nothing to look at, nothing to hold. Large breasts are where the sex appeal is, right? That is why, in 2018, the American Society of Plastic Surgeons rep...

Editorial: How do you navigate the gray area of consent?

Editorial: How do you navigate the gray area of consent?

By Editorial Board

February 8, 2020

In crafting the Chronicle’s Sex Issue, it was pivotal to have a conversation on an issue that cannot be separated from the subject of sex. Thus, every Chronicle staffer was asked to anonymously respond to q...

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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