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President of the Asian Student Organization Tina-Kim Nguyen led a discussion with members of the Black Student Union on anti-blackness in the Asian-American community, held at 618 S. Michigan Ave. 

Students tackle anti-blackness in Asian-American culture

February 21, 2019

Editor's Note: The term “N-word” is used in this article, referring to a student’s personal experience discussed during an on-campus event. The Chronicle does not condone or promote the use of ...

Asian Student Organization plans to discuss intersections within the Asian community on Feb. 20 in efforts to recognize the various identities that make up each individual. 

Asian Student Organization to hold meeting on intersectionality

February 19, 2018

The various identities, including ethnic, gender and sexuality, that are part of a person are not often discussed within the Asian community, but a campus organization is hoping to change that. To examine the relationship and intersectionality of those identities, Columbia’s As...

Actor Josh Brener, who plays Big Head on HBO’s “Silicon Valley,” said he is lucky to play the “wide-eyed confused dumb-dumb.”

‘Silicon Valley’s’ Big Head isn’t as dumb as he seems—at least actor Josh Brener isn’t

May 5, 2017

Josh Brener laughs when asked about his similarities to his character Big Head from HBO’s “Silicon Valley.” He thinks about it—because maybe they are more alike than he would like to believe. But the s...

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Po-Po Pot Procedures

By Arts & Culture Editor

April 21, 2014

Toking up outdoors is a popular activity among Columbia students living in student housing. The growing acceptance of both medical and recreational marijuana may tempt herb-loving young adults to spark up on...

Food for thought

By Senah Yeboah-Sampong

October 1, 2012

Laughter from dozens of students filled the multipurpose studio in the 618 S. Michigan Ave. Building Sept. 26 during the Multicultural Affairs Office’s Family Reunion. The smells of fresh pita bread, kabobs and egg rolls melded with the steady stream of voices. While one band played, two staff members practiced salsa steps and twirls. Students lined up to sample cuisines of various cultures represented in the student body,...

Students teach in low-income schools

By Lisa Schulz

April 27, 2012

In the most poverty-stricken areas of the nation, the opportunity for a good education can be hindered because of low income. In an effort to create change, seven seniors from Columbia will contribute their knowledge to public schools across the country.The nonprofit organization Teach For America selects high achievers to teach in public schools throughout the U.S. Applicants for the two-year program are chosen annually ba...

Oppression exercise, reality for students

By Alexandra Kukulka

March 19, 2012

As an arts college, Columbia is home to students of different backgrounds, cultures and ethnicities, and there are multicultural organizations on campus to keep these students united. For many in these groups, oppression is a daily experience.On March 14, One Tribe, a group of student representatives from each of the cultural organizations that address the issues surrounding diversity and social justice at the college, staged a Tunnel...

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