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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...

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 ...

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