The Columbia Chronicle

G-8, NATO derail spring semester

By Darryl Holliday

September 6, 2011

Thanks to governments around the world, March spring break may be canceled or shortened.It’s either that or a shorter J-term.Because of the weeklong 38th G-8 Summit being held at McCormick Place, 2301 S. Lakeshore Dr. next spring, activists around the country have begun planning mass protests to which Columbia’s campus will occupy a front row seat.The meeting, the second time in history where two international summits wi...

FBI expansion of power hits home

By Darryl Holliday

January 31, 2011

Federal investigations into U.S. residents’ private lives are on the rise, both nationally and in the city of Chicago because of suspected terrorist links that many say are unfounded, and in effect, constitute violations of privacy and First Amendment rights.Two forms of federal subpoenas, national security letters and grand jury subpoenas are increasingly used by the FBI to obtain personal records and private documents...

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