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Three is the new two: How to menage a trois

By Copy Chief

February 9, 2016

Threesomes, once considered a shocking and perverted act, are becoming mainstream as more people decide to add a third partner into their beds.Wholesome Disney star Hilary Duff was in a 2009 episode of “Gossip Girl” in which she had a threesome with characters Dan and Vanessa. Even pop singer Britney Spears sings songs about the phenomenon in her song “3.” The most common type of threesome arguably involves two wom...

Student center to be developed through student eyes

Student center to be developed through student eyes

November 16, 2015

Student voices will be an important force in planning Columbia’s recently announced Student Center, according to Mark Kelly, vice president of Student Success.The center, which is slated to be complete b...

Privatization factors into youth homelessness

By The Columbia Chronicle

September 24, 2012

As the city looks to decrease spending, programs that combat teen homelessness have undergone a reduction in staffing and funding.Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced Aug. 23 that privatizing transportation services for the homeless would save the city $1.7 million, which would affect 17,000 at-risk youths on the streets or living with other families. This came after the Illinois House of Representatives voted to decrease the budg...

‘Casual encounters’ on campus

By Editorial Board

April 4, 2011

University of Chicago students created a system for organizing anonymous, attachment-free sexual encounters and one-night stands on campus several weeks ago with a website called UChicagoHookups.com. It’s similar to Craigslist.org’s Casual Encounters section. The site recently changed its name to EduHookups.com and was expanded to include students from Columbia and Northwestern University. Listings for DePaul Universit...

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