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Trump uses soldiers as pawns to further immigration agenda

Trump uses soldiers as pawns to further immigration agenda

November 9, 2018

President Donald Trump is using our armed forces like G.I. Joe action figures to push his anti-immigration agenda.Staging a “hurry up and wait” scenario for the military, President Trump is putting his own ...

EDITORIAL: Anti-Semitic hate cannot continue

EDITORIAL: Anti-Semitic hate cannot continue

November 9, 2018

A series of recent attacks and anti-Semitic rhetoric nationwide have led to public fear for the safety of the Jewish community, even at our own college. Has Columbia done enough to support and create a s...

Riding shotgun with Abbi Jacobson

Riding shotgun with Abbi Jacobson

By Molly Walsh

November 8, 2018

Who hasn’t wanted to get in a car and drive off into the sunset? That is exactly what Abbi Jacobson, best known as co-creator and executive producer of the hit series “Broad City,” did. Overworked ...

Editor’s Note: High voter turnout Nov. 6 needed to restore political integrity

Editor’s Note: High voter turnout Nov. 6 needed to restore political integrity

November 5, 2018

Recent events throughout the nation highlight the importance of voicing your ideals Nov. 6. The number of horrific incidents reported within the past few weeks alone—including those involving racism,...

Reduce, reuse, recycle and remember to vote

Reduce, reuse, recycle and remember to vote

By Kristen Nichols

November 2, 2018

Food shortages, wildfires, the death of coral reefs, coastal flooding, droughts and rampant poverty could be seen as early as 2040, according to an Oct 1. environmental report from the United Nations’ ...

EDITORIAL: We cannot allow the Trump administration to erase identities

EDITORIAL: We cannot allow the Trump administration to erase identities

November 1, 2018

According to an Oct. 21 report by the New York Times, the Trump   administration is considering narrowly defining gender as a biological, immutable condition determined by genitalia at birth in a crue...

Gubernatorial endorsement: Illinois needs a democratic governor

By Editorial Board

November 1, 2018

Election day is here, with eager voters heading to the polls Nov. 6, and The Chronicle is proud to endorse Democratic candidate J.B. Pritzker for governor of Illinois. Eighty-seven percent of staff voted for Pritzker, 7 percent voted for Rauner and 7 percent voted for Jackson.Under current Gov. Bruce Rauner, Illinois has been in a poor financial state and went two years without a completed budget. In 2015, Rauner v...

EDITORIAL: Diversity begins where gate-keeping ends

EDITORIAL: Diversity begins where gate-keeping ends

By Editorial Board

October 29, 2018

Harvard University is being sued by Students for Fair Admission on behalf of rejected Asian-American applicants, alleging that Harvard discriminated against Asian students during the admissions process...

Stop jumping into relationships

Stop jumping into relationships

By Halie Parkinson

October 29, 2018

Whether you swipe right on Tinder, scroll through social media or tackle the hook-up culture, the concept of dating surrounds us.We are constantly watching celebrities leap into new relationships, the ...

Editor’s Note: Kim’s contract extension a defensive act by college officials

Editor’s Note: Kim’s contract extension a defensive act by college officials

October 29, 2018

Eight days after the C-Fac union and OurColumbia coalition called for President and CEO Kwang-Wu Kim’s resignation, the Board of Trustees extended his contract through the 2023–2024 academic year. ...

In defense of Dr. Kim—what OurColumbia isn’t telling students

In defense of Dr. Kim—what OurColumbia isn’t telling students

October 29, 2018

It is no secret the campus has become high strung. Last year with the part-time faculty negotiations and now with the evolving faculty as a whole getting in on it, things look pretty grim on paper. Wha...

EDITORIAL: Recognizing discrimination can help end violence against trans people

EDITORIAL: Recognizing discrimination can help end violence against trans people

October 22, 2018

Ciara Carter, a transgender woman of color, was killed in Garfield Park Oct. 3. She was the 22nd trans person known to have been murdered this year and the second trans woman of color killed in Chicago s...

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