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EDITORIAL: The Mueller report will mark a turning point for young people

EDITORIAL: The Mueller report will mark a turning point for young people

April 11, 2019

For many college students, the 2016 election was the first time we voted for major political office. It was our first opportunity to be politically engaged, hopeful and passionate about the future of the ...

Inauguration spurs citywide reaction

Inauguration spurs citywide reaction

January 23, 2017

Racism, Islamophobia and anti-public schools rhetoric were some of the criticisms Chicagoans voiced against Donald Trump Jan. 20 as he was inaugurated as the 45th president of the United States.Just as th...

Students follow election night results at Presidential Party

Students follow election night results at Presidential Party

November 14, 2016

Students anxiously watched the tight race between Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton and Republican President-elect Donald Trump during the Student Government Association’s Presidential Party Nov. 8, cheering Democratic wins and booing when states went to Trump. When the even...

Photos: Anti-Trump protest erupts near Trump Tower, spreads throughout Loop

Photos: Anti-Trump protest erupts near Trump Tower, spreads throughout Loop

November 11, 2016

Thousands of protesters took to the streets Nov. 9 in response to the recent election of President-elect Donald Trump. The non-violent protest shut down several streets in the Loop during rush hour a...

Notable Native: ‘Pantsuits to the Polls’ creator talks Clinton’s critics, women coming together

Notable Native: ‘Pantsuits to the Polls’ creator talks Clinton’s critics, women coming together

October 17, 2016

Jessie Oliver, a 36-year-old Ravenswood opera singer and voice teacher, created the Facebook event “Pantsuits to the Polls.” The event, which has 533 Facebook users scheduled to attend as of press t...

Columbia recognized for voter registration efforts

Columbia recognized for voter registration efforts

October 17, 2016

During the presidential election season, Columbia’s Student Government Association, along with the Office of Multicultural Affairs, has offered  a range of opportunities for on-campus voter registr...

Hillary’s debate win is a win for women

By Jessica Colopy

October 3, 2016

“I think [Donald Trump] just criticized me for preparing for this debate.... You know what else I prepared for? I prepared to be president. And I think that’s a good thing.” With roaring applause in a supposed-to-be silent auditorium, Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton won her first presidential debate Sept. 26 against Republican candidate Trump. After a slow start, Clinton snatched victory about halfway through t...

Assembly asks to imagine Columbia’s diversity thriving

Assembly asks to imagine Columbia’s diversity thriving

April 18, 2016

Acknowledging that its work is still in the preliminary stages following the committee’s Jan. 8 formation, the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee discussed its mission at an April 11 assembly ...

Riverview Bridge to soar over Chicago River

Riverview Bridge to soar over Chicago River

April 11, 2016

Plans for an Avondale bike trail that will stretch across the Chicago River are beginning to move forward.Originally presented in 2012 by the Chicago Department of Transportation, the plans proposed connecting Cla...

‘Covering Politics’ students talk caucuses, primaries

‘Covering Politics’ students talk caucuses, primaries

April 1, 2016

Journalism students from Chair of the Communication and Media Innovation Department Suzanne McBride’s “Covering Politics: 2016 Presidential Election” course were able to report in the shoes of politi...

Budget crisis likely to turn students, businesses away

By Editor-in-Chief

February 1, 2016

As tensions surrounding the Illinois budget stalemate continue to build, concerns for the future of higher education in the state are gaining momentum. Questions regarding the delayed disbursement of state-funded grants and scholarships like the Monetary Award Program Grant have escalated into queries of the validity and strength of colleges and universities operating in a state that hasn’t had a functional budget for m...

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