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Students critical of Counseling Services following campus assaults

Students critical of Counseling Services following campus assaults

May 7, 2018

Two students who reported sexual assault to the college’s Title IX and Counseling Service Offices in 2016 say, years later, they are still feeling the effects of those complaints and the school’s failure to satisfactorily help them. Business and entrepreneurship alumna Madeline W...

Assault survivor shares her “Tale”

Assault survivor shares her “Tale”

May 7, 2018

The auditorium lights dim as a “viewer discretion advised” warning and the toll-free  number to the Sexual Assault Hotline in bold white lettering appears onscreen. “The Tale,” a film memoir written a...

‘Blockers’ trades in emotional storytelling for butt chugging

‘Blockers’ trades in emotional storytelling for butt chugging

May 3, 2018

When Roger Ebert reviewed 1967's “The Graduate,” he wrote, “[The Graduate] is funny, not because of sight gags and punch lines and other tired rubbish, but because it has a point of view. That is...

Haunted rumors don’t spook business from Congress Hotel

Haunted rumors don’t spook business from Congress Hotel

By Savannah Eadens

October 23, 2017

Just about every self-respecting hotel ends up with a ghost story sooner or later, said Adam Selzer, a Chicago historian, author and leader of “Mysterious Chicago” tours throughout the city. The Cong...

Professor recognized in 2017 Paris PhotoBook Awards

Professor recognized in 2017 Paris PhotoBook Awards

October 9, 2017

Cecil McDonald Jr., adjunct professor in the Photography Department and Columbia 2007 photography alumnus, has been nominated for the 2017 Paris Photo-Aperture Foundation PhotoBook Awards for his book, “In the Company of Black,” competing in a pool of more than 900 oth...

Sex Through The Decades

By Carolyn Bradley

February 16, 2017

There’s new information available every day so we can educate ourselves on virtually any subject. And that has led to more open discussions on a particularly hot topic: sex. People are slowly feeling more comfortable addressing sex  and related discussions.This wasn’t always the case. Until the mid-to-late 20th century, conversations on sex did not exist—or if they did, they were done in whispers. Noel Paul Hertz, owner of...

Mylan’s EpiPen price increase should be more severely punished

October 17, 2016

Mylan, the company that produces the life-saving EpiPen, settled an investigation by the U.S. Justice Department Oct. 7. The company agreed to rebate $465 million in Medicare and Medicaid fees after increasing the pen’s price from $100 to $600 for a pack of two. The investigation alleged that EpiPen was misbranded as a generic drug when it should have been designated a brand name, which would have entailed much higher re...

Sexual assault awareness to expand through creative displays

Sexual assault awareness to expand through creative displays

April 11, 2016

Student Activities and the Office of Student Health and Support are working together to foster awareness of sexual assault across campus throughout April with student-produced creative films, poems and ga...

‘Transphobic’ Rebel Wilson joke misunderstood

By Managing Editor

February 22, 2016

Comedian Rebel Wilson has recently been under fire for jokes she told during the 2016 British Academy Film Awards on Feb. 14, which some viewers have perceived as transphobic.While presenting the award for “Best Supporting Actor,” Wilson addressed the diversity controversy plaguing this year’s Oscars ceremony with a slew of jokes mocking the situation.“I’ve never been invited to the Oscars before because, as you...

Theophilus London ‘Can’t Stop’ Chicago

Theophilus London ‘Can’t Stop’ Chicago

March 2, 2015

Like his 2014 album Vibes!, Theophilus London’s Feb. 23 birthday performance at the Bottom Lounge, 1375 W. Lake St., was a melting pot of musical styles, sounds and vibes. The Brooklyn-based rapper perf...

CPD warns South Loop residents of violent assaults

By Metro Editor

February 2, 2015

Police are warning South Loop residents of an unknown male offender or offenders whom they say violently assaulted and robbed four women between Jan. 13–27.In each case, the women were approached from behind, pushed or punched in the face and knocked  to the ground,  after which their purses and cellphones were forcibly taken, according to a community alert issued by detectives on Jan. 28.Detectives are looking for a suspect betwee...

Rap star’s brother charged with assault of a Columbia student

Rap star’s brother charged with assault of a Columbia student

By Assistant Campus Editor

October 27, 2014

A party hosted at a Columbia student’s apartment on Sept. 28 became violent resulting in one student being admitted to Chicago’s Mercy Hospital and Medical Center, 2525 S. Michigan Ave., after being sev...

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