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Pro-life group may come to campus

Pro-life group may come to campus

April 2, 2018

A student is attempting to create an anti-abortion organization on campus, despite opposition from students who are supportive of abortion rights. Larissa Ogurkiewicz, a sophomore design major, said she interns for Students for Life of America, a nonprofit organization th...

Strikes never ideal, sometimes necessary

By Editorial Board

September 17, 2012

On Sept. 10, the Chicago Teachers Union went on strike after it could not reach a contract agreement with Chicago Public Schools, robbing students of vital class time. Both sides should have come to an agreement before classes started.Chicago should always stand by its teachers, but both sides have let students down by taking so long to forge an agreement. Hopefully, this strike has taught CPS and CTU not to fight their bat...

Obama’s image used in anti-abortion billboards

By Heather McGraw

April 4, 2011

“Every 21 minutes our next future leader is aborted,” reads a billboard featuring President Barack Obama’s profile as a new anti-abortion ad campaign got underway last week in some of Chicago’s South Side neighborhoods.Life Always, a nonprofit anti-abortion organization founded in Texas in the beginning of 2011, unveiled three of its 30 new billboard advertisements at a press conference at an empty lot at 58th and S...

P-Fac voters stay the course

By Samuel Charles

December 6, 2010

Members of Columbia’s adjunct faculty union, P-Fac, showed their satisfaction with current contract negotiations by electing members of the negotiations team to the union’s Steering Committee, further demonstrating the rift between opposing factions within the union itself.Both contract negotiations—one regarding the Photography Department’s controversial course-credit reduction, as well as a 1 percent pay raise—...

Judge delays abortion notification

By The Columbia Chronicle

November 30, 2009

Enforcement of a parental notification law for minors seeking an abortion in Illinois remains on hold, probably until sometime early next year.During a Nov. 19 hearing, a Cook County Circuit Court judge sustained a temporary restraining order against enforcement despite the arguments of three attorneys from the Thomas More Society, an anti-abortion, nonprofit law firm, who support the law.The American Civil Liberties Union of ...

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