The Columbia Chronicle

Insulate grand juries from politics

By Editorial Board

March 9, 2015

The deaths of Eric Garner and Michael Brown at the hands of the police and the grand jury decisions not to indict the officers involved sparked a movement—Black Lives Matter—that has grown as discussion of police brutality continues across the country. Though the police officers responsible for the deaths of Garner and Brown will not have to answer to a judge or jury for their actions—Ferguson, Missouri, police office...

Loud ladies: the necessity of the female voice

By Opinions Editor

January 26, 2015

In the media and in real life, men constantly bemoan it. It tortures their psyche and keeps them up at night, preventing them from properly functioning among their fellow men. What is this cruel thing that haunts the male species?Women talking.How much are women really talking, though, and are they speaking when it really matters? According to a 2011 Johnson Cornell University study titled “Who Takes the Floor and Why: Ge...

Max Ortiz Catalán, a research scientist at Chalmers, works with a mind-controlled prosthetic arm.

Research shows mind controlled prosthetics are now reality

October 20, 2014

New research published Oct. 8 from Chalmers University of Technology located in Gothenburg, Sweden, and Case Western Reserve University, in Cleveland, Ohio, have revealed groundbreaking advances in prost...

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