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Comedy Majors Eryn Burnett (left) and Nathan Hatfield (right) host a fundraiser livestream to raise money and support for Brave Space Alliance's Trans Relief Fund to provide economic relief payments for transgender, non-binary and intersex individuals.

‘Something Like a Livestream’ virtual fundraiser helps trans community impacted by the pandemic

June 26, 2020

While working together on the podcast "Something Like a Brother," senior comedy writing and performance majors Eryn Burnett and Nathan Hatfield found the transgender community has been especially affec...

Summer at Columbia, the high school immersion program, will begin June 29, but will take place online with six-week courses.

High school students will experience Summer at Columbia online

June 9, 2020

Virtual field trips, meeting experts over video calls and screen-sharing with professors—the hallmarks of online college are coming to the Summer at Columbia high school immersion program, which will tak...

The Pulse app is “the old fashioned way of dating people with a touch of technology,” by matching people in real-time with others based on the locations they have

It’s a match: Columbia students create campaign for dating app

May 11, 2020

One night while Ricardo Alvarado was out dancing at Persona Lounge, he wanted to approach a group of women but was not sure if they were looking to meet other singles or just out with friends. It became an ...

Editor’s Note: This is our first draft of history. Let it have a good ending

Editor’s Note: This is our first draft of history. Let it have a good ending

May 11, 2020

A common discussion in our newsroom for at least the past two years has been the value and role of the weekly print edition as we produce a steady stream of digital content throughout the week. It...

(Right) Newly election SGA President Anna Baumeister, a sophomore comedy writing and performance major, at a meeting with the 2019–2020 executive board.

Newly-elected SGA executive board confronts pandemic, prepares for next school year

May 9, 2020

Anna Baumeister knew she wanted to be part of the Student Government Association since her freshman year and now finds herself continuously hands-on with a task the association has never had to fac...

'A sterling example of what journalism should be': Ida B. Wells wins Pulitzer Prize

‘A sterling example of what journalism should be’: Ida B. Wells wins Pulitzer Prize

May 8, 2020

For Michelle Duster, great-granddaughter of legendary activist and journalist Ida B. Wells, the recent award of a posthumous Pulitzer Prize is another vindication of her great-grandmother's contribut...

Columbia is preparing for multiple scenarios when considering reopening campus and potentially resuming in-person instruction late in the summer term.

BREAKING: Columbia plans to reopen in fall, hopes to resume in-person instruction in late summer

May 4, 2020

Columbia intends to reopen campus for the Fall 2020 semester and hopes to resume in-person instruction beginning in late summer, Senior Vice President and Provost Marcella David announced today. In a Mo...

(Left) Charee Mosby-Holloway, director of the Student Diversity and Inclusion office, was awarded Supervisor of the Year. (Right) Essence Mack, a junior graphic design major, was named Student Employee of the Year.

Student Employee and Student Supervisor of the Year announced: ‘It’s nice to be noticed for the things that you do’

April 28, 2020

Even a pandemic could not stop Columbia's Career Center from showing its appreciation for student employees. The Career Center’s annual celebration of National Student Employment Week, April 12–1...

Freshman arts management major Emma Ivy finds time to make music, work at Shop Columbia and create her own earring business while taking 18 course credits.

DIY jobs: Pandemic fails to stop students’ drive to create side hustles

April 20, 2020

When Giovanna Martin’s father spilled bleach on her black T-shirt, her mother’s first thought was to throw the shirt away. But Martin had other plans. With a spray bottle of bleach in hand, she ...

Job security: Are you still watching?

Job security: Are you still watching?

March 30, 2020

With more than 25 years of filmmaking under his belt, Miguel Silveira has seen firsthand the unprecedented effect the advent of independent streaming services has had on the film industry. “Whe...

Faculty Senate members react to the clarification that all in-class activity is suspended until April 6, as explained by Senior Vice President and Provost Marcella David at the Faculty Senate's Friday, March 13 meeting.

Provost provides clarification on classes and closings for confused Faculty Senate

March 13, 2020

Senior Vice President and Provost Marcella David began her address to the Faculty Senate by discussing a January academic summit she attended, but when she shifted to addressing the suspension of in-p...

President and CEO Kwang-Wu Kim listens as Senior Vice President and Provost Marcella David discusses how the suspension of in-person classes will impact instruction.

Columbia is ‘on pause’: administrators address instruction in the age of the coronavirus

March 13, 2020

In response to the Thursday, March 12 email announcing the suspension of classes due to coronavirus concerns, several senior administrators spoke with the Chronicle on the college's plans to bounce back f...

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