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Evan Kasle, a junior visual arts management major enjoys his long commute to and from school twice a day.

SATIRE: Study shows students love commuting

April 1, 2019

In a recent study done by FuzzBeed, college students in Chicago say they would much rather commute two hours a day to school than live conveniently close to campus. The study was sent to anyone curren...

SATIRE: U.S. Senate empty as senators run for president

SATIRE: U.S. Senate empty as senators run for president

April 1, 2019

Forty-eight Democrats were noticeably absent from the U.S. Senate this week, but rather than hitting Daytona Beach for spring break, they each hit the campaign trail to announce their bid for president. ...

SATIRE: Kim delivers post-break keynote serenade

SATIRE: Kim delivers post-break keynote serenade

April 1, 2019

After a long, relaxing week off, President and CEO Kwang-Wu Kim met with the Student Government Association and the college community to catch up with everyone and compare spring break escapades. Ki...

SATIRE: Second semester of senior year nothing but smooth sailing

SATIRE: Second semester of senior year nothing but smooth sailing

April 1, 2019

While the Spring semester of freshman year is often filled with afternoons walking through Grant Park and attending free days at the Shedd Aquarium, those days of no responsibility cannot compare to the...

Columbia students speak to online dating

Columbia students speak to online dating

March 5, 2019

The prevalence of smartphones, which has simultaneously enhanced people's ability to connect with others while creating a breakdown of in-person communication, has also inspired more students to turn to online dating. The common questions ...

Business and casual: The life of a sugar baby

Business and casual: The life of a sugar baby

February 14, 2019

Logan Cruz got kicked out of her dad’s house when she was 18. She then moved to the West Side and had to walk two miles to her first job at Forever Yogurt and an additional mile to her second job a...

Be OUTspoken and be heard at LGBTQ storytelling event

February 13, 2019

On the first Tuesday of every month, members of the Chicago's LGBTQ community and its allies transform a popular Boystown bar into a creative safe place where they share uniquely personal stories the...

Rejection: the good, the bad and the ugly

Rejection: the good, the bad and the ugly

By Kaci Watt

February 12, 2019

Sara Haynes, therapist at Relationship Reality 312What are healthy ways to handle rejection?“Surrounding yourself [with] friends and family who know you, even journaling and reflecting on the rejection that happened...

Carlton takes pole dance classes regularly at The Brass Ring, 2539 W. North Ave. 

OPINION: Strip the labels away from pole dancing

February 12, 2019

Dance is a form of self-expression that emphasizes self-awareness and viewing yourself as art. However, being in touch with your body and body movement is often sexualized. Some forms of dance, such as ...

Gestures worth a thousand words: body language and dating

Gestures worth a thousand words: body language and dating

By Katherine Savage

February 11, 2019

When out at a bar or coffee shop, friends often have a “save me” signal to use when someone approaches and starts an unwanted conversation. This expression is a clear indication they want out of t...

'The Talk': Oh the places you'll go

‘The Talk’: Oh the places you’ll go

February 11, 2019

Whether in the back of a bus, on their birthday or on their childhood bed, everyone remembers their first time—their first time learning about sex, that is. A familiar story for most pubescent teenagers,...

EDITORIAL: ‘Sex Education’ must go beyond Netflix

EDITORIAL: ‘Sex Education’ must go beyond Netflix

February 11, 2019

New Netflix show “Sex Education,” released Jan. 11, follows the life of a teenage boy whose mother is a sex therapist, and covers topics ranging from masturbation, premature ejaculation and wet dreams to teen pregnancy and homophobia. Programs like “Sex Education”—which offers ...

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