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Darkroom fundraiser looks to keep the light on  at Museum of Contemporary Photography

Darkroom fundraiser looks to keep the light on at Museum of Contemporary Photography

February 28, 2019

The Museum of Contemporary Photography will host its annual Darkroom fundraiser Feb. 28 in an effort to bridge its funding gap. The event will honor an acclaimed Moroccan-born photographer and feature an artist auction plus cocktails and hors d’oeuvres. Retired ...

EDITORIAL: Communities, Congress must work together during shutdown

EDITORIAL: Communities, Congress must work together during shutdown

January 15, 2019

The longest federal government shutdown in history began Dec. 22 after congressional failure to pass a budget for the fiscal year. The shutdown is largely blamed on either Trump demanding funding for a S...

More with less: Comptroller Mendoza’s approach to office

More with less: Comptroller Mendoza’s approach to office

September 10, 2018

Illinois Comptroller Susana Mendoza, sometimes cited as a potential mayoral candidate, told the City Club of Chicago last week that she is not a candidate."Look, I'm fully focused on the next 62 days." she ...

Tinder swipes right on new feature

Tinder swipes right on new feature

September 10, 2018

Dating app Tinder now lets college students find friends and study groups as well as the occasional date with a new feature launched Aug. 21. Tinder U allows college students to connect easier, said Lauren Probyn, director of Global Marketing and Events at Tinder in a Sept. 5 em...

Counseling services should help students, not hurt them

By Editorial Board

May 7, 2018

How can students feel safe at Columbia if therapy dogs in the library seem more helpful than counseling services?As reported on Page 24, two students who alleged they were sexually assaulted on campus tried to get help from the Title IX and Counseling Services Offices, but inadequate care by the college only made their situations worse.It is deeply troubling that two students who had already faced harrowing personal trauma could...

A Holiday Dilemma: When going home for Thanksgiving means entering a world of pain

A Holiday Dilemma: When going home for Thanksgiving means entering a world of pain

November 20, 2017

After a lifetime of criticism and pressure, 18-year-old Sophie* is still trying to drown out the voices in her head telling her she may not be worthwhile. “What am I doing? How do people think of m...

Chicago moves closer to citywide youth mentoring

Chicago moves closer to citywide youth mentoring

October 9, 2017

New donations and more funding for Chicago’s youth services will help brighten the city’s future, according to local youth mentoring experts, and the money is slowly flowing in and expanding youth prog...

Initiative works to eliminate HIV in most-affected group

Initiative works to eliminate HIV in most-affected group

October 2, 2017

When Erik Glenn, executive director of Chicago Black Gay Men’s Caucus, first came to Chicago when he was 22, he knew almost nothing about HIV. He was a gay, sexually active man who assumed he had alrea...

Old furniture shines in DIY art workshops

Old furniture shines in DIY art workshops

April 4, 2016

For some people, a battered wooden dresser in an alley is rubbish waiting to be collected. But for a growing number of DIY enthusiasts, these castoffs are blank canvases waiting to be transformed into f...

Sex work not safe for college students

By Copy Editor

November 30, 2015

Posts on Craigslist’s talent section often leave little to the imagination, offering quick and easy work for young women with a big cash payout. One ad looking for porn actresses even goes so far as to offer women a bonus if they can provide a valid college ID, indicating the demand for young women in porn is high.College students, who often struggle to balance classes and work while maintaining their sanity, are the No. 1...

Sherpa embodies the  spirit of collaboration

Sherpa embodies the spirit of collaboration

October 26, 2015

Musical collaboration takes place every day at Columbia, but a student and a former student have taken the next step by starting a recording studio as well as forming a musical duo.Alexy Erouart, a so...

Administrators, SGA fear students misinformed

Administrators, SGA fear students misinformed

April 20, 2015

Administrators are beginning to question students’ understanding of the Strategic Plan and its proposed actions as the #SaveColumbia movement gains momentum.Mark Kelly, vice president of Student Suc...

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