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Column: Goodbye to  my home away from home

Column: Goodbye to my home away from home

December 8, 2019

In the spring of 2016, I entered suite 224 of what was then the 33 E. Congress Parkway building. A senior in high school, I was on a campus tour alongside my sister, grandmother and a handful of other prospective...

Column: So long, and thanks for all the bylines

Column: So long, and thanks for all the bylines

December 7, 2019

I have not taken a single journalism class. In fact, I’m not positive if I have even taken a single class in the Communication Department. But here I sit, teary-eyed at my keyboard, thinking about h...

Opinion: Christmas and consumerism cannot go hand-in-hand

Opinion: Christmas and consumerism cannot go hand-in-hand

December 1, 2019

The red bows on jewelry boxes, colored lights decorating store mannequins, giant Christmas trees in every corner of the mall—you have to admit, the holidays are a visually attractive time of the year. ...

Editor's Note: This holiday season, stop shaming non-meat eaters

Editor’s Note: This holiday season, stop shaming non-meat eaters

November 28, 2019

Let your family’s eyerolling and lectures on protein deficiency commence: It’s the season of Tofurky and sweet potato casserole. Between lectures across the dinner table on the validity of your arts degree...

Editorial: Exclusivity in the education system harms students

Editorial: Exclusivity in the education system harms students

November 24, 2019

As a high school student, it’s exciting to know a college is seeking you out for admission when receiving a recruitment letter in the mail. This is especially true when that college’s acceptance rat...

Letter to the Editor: Wrongly-expelled CFAC members have a right to participate in elections

Letter to the Editor: Wrongly-expelled CFAC members have a right to participate in elections

November 24, 2019

Last fall, I was one of five CFAC members who received notifications of “charges” by an anonymous accuser and were summoned to appear before a newly—seemingly hastily—formed Integrity Committee....

Editorial: The case against Remington Arms Company is an avenue for gun reform

Editorial: The case against Remington Arms Company is an avenue for gun reform

November 23, 2019

The federal Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act protects gun companies from liability when one of its weapons is used in a crime. But this law has exceptions, namely when it comes to how a gun is ...

Guest Column: Lights, camera, Oscar 2020 Best Actor predictions

Guest Column: Lights, camera, Oscar 2020 Best Actor predictions

November 23, 2019

It has been an exceptional year for film, and the race for the Best Actor award feels more competitive than ever. With the Academy Awards just three months away, here is a look at five front-runners: 1)...

On Your Professor's Mind: Travel, be the outsider, welcome differences

On Your Professor’s Mind: Travel, be the outsider, welcome differences

November 19, 2019

Editor's Note: This piece is the first in a new guest column series titled "On Your Professor's Mind" where Columbia College Chicago professors write about any topic on their mind. If you would lik...

Opinion: This Thanksgiving, check your privileges at the door

Opinion: This Thanksgiving, check your privileges at the door

November 17, 2019

By the time you finish reading this, I can’t promise that you will suddenly be the most “woke” person in the room when it comes to racial discrimination and other systematic forms of oppression a...

Opinion: Cosmetics industry is FINished

Opinion: Cosmetics industry is FINished

November 17, 2019

Roughly 3,748,067 to one. According to USA Today, those are the odds of someone being killed by a shark, yet at least 100 million sharks are killed by humans annually. Sharks are made up of 440 different species, all incre...

Editor's Note: Trump sinks to a new low during impeachment inquiry

Editor’s Note: Trump sinks to a new low during impeachment inquiry

November 16, 2019

House Committee members were greeted with new faces during Wednesday’s impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump—the American public and media outlets. The inquiry went live with broadcasts ...

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