The Columbia Chronicle

Chechnya gay camp cannot be tolerated in 2017


By Ariel Parrella-Aureli

April 24, 2017

Disturbing reports have surfaced that approximately 100 men in Chechnya, Russia, who are suspected of being gay are being imprisoned in a torture concentration camp in Argun, according to an April 3 ar...

Emanuel calls for unfair graduation demands

By Editorial Board

April 17, 2017

As if Chicago public high school students don’t have enough to worry about, they now may have to find a way to put together a post-high school plan before they can receive a diploma. Mayor Rahm Emaunel announced April 5 that he wants CPS students to show proof of acceptance into college, the military, a trade or “gap-year” program, a job program, full-time employment or have a job offer letter before being allowed to...

'Siri, do everything!' The future of the interconnected world

‘Siri, do everything!’ The future of the interconnected world

November 28, 2016

Like something out of “WALL-E,” smart gadgets and gizmos are poised to invade every aspect of life, leaving some fearful of a dystopian nightmare and others excited for an automated future. While n...

Student debt a national epidemic

Student debt a national epidemic

September 29, 2014

As tuition at colleges across the country continues to rise, student debt remains an epidemic that plagues many students and graduates, and Strike Debt has taken notice. Strike Debt, an organization that began after the Occupy Wall Street movements, is creating Debt Collective, a d...

Editor’s note: Cure our violent society

By Heather Scroering

April 19, 2013

Major incidents, such as 9/11 and the Virginia Tech and Columbine shootings, seemed to be isolated tragedies, but headlines in the last year have been getting increasingly more grim with this string of events: Chardon, Ohio high school shooting, Feb. 27, 2012; Aurora, Colo. shooting, July 20, 2012; Newtown, Conn. Sandy Hook Elementary school shooting, Dec. 14, 2012; Houston, Texas college stabbing, April 9; Boston Marathon...

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