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Coronavirus epidemic is fueling discrimination toward Chinese students

February 17, 2020

When  Anna Lee Ackermann, a junior interdisciplinary documentary major, was taking the Red Line, she noticed a middle-aged man staring at her from the other side of the train car. “I was trying to mind ...

Editor's Note: The college must do more to combat coronavirus discrimination

Editor’s Note: The college must do more to combat coronavirus discrimination

February 16, 2020

During my freshman year of college, unidentified people drew swastikas in the Dwight Lofts’ graffiti room. In response, the college sent out an email to students—not even identifying it as anti-S...

Members of the Zhejiang Shaoju Opera Theatre troupe wait to perform the

Lunar New Year kicks-off at the Chicago Cultural Center

January 29, 2020

Performers adorned in brightly-colored costumes, ornate headwear and detailed makeup marked the beginning of Chicago’s Lunar New Year festivities at the Chicago Cultural Center. The kick-off event...

A Chronicle photojournalist recounts her experience at the front lines of a Hong Kong protest

A Chronicle photojournalist recounts her experience at the front lines of a Hong Kong protest

January 24, 2020

  HONG KONG—For seven months, activists have taken to the streets of Hong Kong by the millions to battle a controversial extradition bill, facing arrests, tear gas and, in some cases, death. ...

Opinion: The chilling effect of China's business relations with Blizzard Entertainment

Opinion: The chilling effect of China’s business relations with Blizzard Entertainment

October 22, 2019

Professional "Hearthstone" esports player Ng "Blitzchung" Wai Chung voiced his support for Hong Kong protesters in a post-game interview following his recent Grandmasters competition. Lifting a gas ma...

Columbia Student discusses his new album Small Fries

September 18, 2017

The Small Fries EP can be enjoyed at Hibbler. a junior film student at Columbia, discusses the inspiration for his debut album, Small Fries, and spea...

Dill Magazine spotlights Asian food

New Asian food publication Dill Magazine looks deeper into the culture of Asian cuisine, such as noodles from various regions explored in its first issue.

By Alexa Rixon

September 11, 2017

Asian noodles are the theme of Dill Magazine’s first issue, released July 17, as the magazine strives to uncover untold stories and “journey deep into the cuisine of Asia,” according to its website....

Asian Pacific American Heritage Month celebrated through art and political discussion

April 11, 2016

The office of Asian-American Cultural Affairs hosted an event April 8 at the Averill and Bernard Leviton Gallery, 619 S. Wabash Ave. “Falling In: A Teach-In for Students from China” discussed social ...

Around the world

A WHOLE NEW WORLD: International students strive to fit into the Columbia way

February 29, 2016

Lectures, exams and solitary book-cracking—is that the way to learn about art, music and creativity? International students seek out Columbia to do it all differently—with collaboration and self-express...

New York Times endorsement means nothing for Clinton

By Associate Editor

February 8, 2016

As some political experts and voters may have expected, Hillary Clinton took home a victory Feb. 1 at the Iowa Caucus. Unexpectedly, she won by the slimmest of margins—49.9 percent to Democratic hopeful Bernie Sanders’ 49.6 percent. Just days before, The New York Times had announced its greatly anticipated endorsements for the presidential primaries. Clinton went into the caucus with the Times’ support in tow, as sh...

Mental health services lead to healthy students, better retention rates

By Editor-in-Chief

December 14, 2015

As Columbia continues to implement the Strategic Plan and budgets are redistributed, one issue that should not go unnoticed is the college’s need to continue focusing attention on providing students proper access to mental health resources. Many new programs, as well as continuing ones, are being offered to students to de-stress and cope with mental health issues.Even the college’s library hosted a “De-stress Fest,” i...

Outside of downtown Beijing, students experience how heavy rush hour traffic contributes to pollution and smog. 

Students experience off-the-charts pollution in China

April 13, 2015

The industrial revolution brought an era of innovation and economic growth that ushered in technological comforts and conveniences. But the path to the modern Western World was not paved without sacrifices, n...

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