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Opinion: Support the DDD-cup: End the stigma of large breasts

Opinion: Support the DDD-cup: End the stigma of large breasts

By Summer Hoagland-Abernathy, Copy editor

February 9, 2020

Small breasts are not sexy, right? With an A-cup, there is nothing to look at, nothing to hold. Large breasts are where the sex appeal is, right? That is why, in 2018, the American Society of Plastic Surgeons rep...

Menstruation can cramp performance in academia and the workplace

Menstruation can cramp performance in academia and the workplace

By Valeria Mancera-Saavedra, Staff reporter

February 7, 2020

More than 800 million people menstruate everyday, but the word “menstruation” is often still spoken about through whispers. “There’s definitely a stigma. I never felt comfortable, especially ...

Health education is not the same as body shaming

Thank you, Chronicle: It’s been real

By Samantha Conrad

December 12, 2018

With the body positivity movement gaining more acceptance, people are becoming more confident and happy with their bodies, no matter the size or shape. However, many body positivity advocates glorify obe...

Tale of two twirlin’ girls

Tale of two twirlin’ girls

By Lauren Carlton

February 12, 2018

LAUREN CARLTON: Two years ago, I had the opportunity to take a pole dancing class as part of a school project and I loved it. I don’t know why it took so long for me to get back into it, but I’m ...

Columbia alumna showcases film worldwide at festivals

Columbia alumna showcases film worldwide at festivals

November 13, 2017

Cinema and Television Arts alumna Sophia Orner-Thompson said she grew up watching Studio Ghibli animated films like “My Neighbor Totoro” and loved how the visuals moved across the screen like dreams. Now, Thompson, a 2017 graduate, is showcasing her short animated film...

CPD should not be able to ditch body cams

April 18, 2016

In the third fatal shooting this year by Chicago Police Department officers, a 16-year-old boy was shot in the chest April 11 during a chase in which he was suspected of driving a car involved in a shooting earlier the same day, according to an April 13 Chicago Tribune article.A video posted to Facebook by someone in the neighborhood at the time of the shooting showed officers gathering around the boy and shining flashlights aro...

Government must be held responsible for Flint crisis and its solutions

February 1, 2016

All around the country, we are watching the greatest environmental crisis in decades unfold. We are waiting for the governments—local, state and national—to expedite the remedies.In April 2014, city officials in Flint, Michigan, officially changed the city’s water source from the much-admired Detroit water system to the highly polluted Flint River to cut costs. This caused immediate problems including harmful water qualit...

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