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The Chronicle’s guide to fending off boredom while social distancing

The Chronicle’s guide to fending off boredom while social distancing

March 28, 2020

With no definite end to social distancing or Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker's statewide "stay-at-home" mandate in sight and Columbia classes suspended for another week, finding ways to entertain yoursel...

Editor’s Note: The Chronicle will not stop reporting, no matter the ups and downs

Editor’s Note: The Chronicle will not stop reporting, no matter the ups and downs

March 26, 2020

Wisconsin. Maryland. Hawaii. These are just a few of the places Chronicle staffers will be working from in the coming weeks as the college reckons with our country's national emergency, one of the biggest ...

The Columbia Chronicle picks up 21 awards at state convention

The Columbia Chronicle picks up 21 awards at state convention

February 29, 2020

The student staff of The Columbia Chronicle took home 21 awards, including nine first place plaques and certificates, at the Illinois College Press Association’s annual convention, held Feb. 21-22 in Chi...

Chronicle announces Spring 2020 editorial team, aims to innovate college journalism

January 23, 2020

When the Fall 2019 semester began, the newsroom held a different kind of chaotic energy than it usually does. As our management team worked to train more than 20 new staff members on positions varying...

Column: As Michael Scott once said, ‘catch you on the flippety-flip’

Column: As Michael Scott once said, ‘catch you on the flippety-flip’

January 14, 2020

This may sound cliché, but how does someone say goodbye to something that will continue to be with them through every step of their life? The Chronicle entered my life when I was a freshman mus...

SATIRE: The Chronicle did not call Ghostbusters

SATIRE: The Chronicle did not call Ghostbusters

April 1, 2019

After years of haunting incidents in The Chronicle office, the staff finally agreed to bring in an exorcist. Staff complained of computers randomly turning off, flickering lights, mysterious keyboard...

Difference in candidates could mean easier provost selection

Difference in candidates could mean easier provost selection

March 1, 2019

President and CEO Kwang-Wu Kim's provost selection, which will likely be announced in March, will mark a distinct path for the future of Columbia and its leadership.Kim said the differences between the t...

Stop jumping into relationships

Stop jumping into relationships

By Halie Parkinson

October 29, 2018

Whether you swipe right on Tinder, scroll through social media or tackle the hook-up culture, the concept of dating surrounds us.We are constantly watching celebrities leap into new relationships, the ...

EDITORIAL: Diversity begins where gate-keeping ends

EDITORIAL: Diversity begins where gate-keeping ends

By Editorial Board

October 29, 2018

Harvard University is being sued by Students for Fair Admission on behalf of rejected Asian-American applicants, alleging that Harvard discriminated against Asian students during the admissions process...

EDITORIAL: Recognizing discrimination can help end violence against trans people

EDITORIAL: Recognizing discrimination can help end violence against trans people

October 22, 2018

Ciara Carter, a transgender woman of color, was killed in Garfield Park Oct. 3. She was the 22nd trans person known to have been murdered this year and the second trans woman of color killed in Chicago s...

The future of print media shines as Hair Trigger turns 40

The future of print media shines as Hair Trigger turns 40

October 22, 2018

In an era when print publications are struggling, Hair Trigger, the literary anthology of the English and Creative Writing Department, will celebrate 40 years of award-winning creative writing, all by Columbia students. The celebration will feature an exhibit wit...

Attorney General candidates debate as November election looms

By Timothy Michalik

October 13, 2018

Ahead of a highly-publicized Illinois State Attorney General election in November, Democratic nominee Kwame Raoul and Republican nominee Erika Harold, two staunchly divided candidates, agreed on two issues: legalizing marijuana sales and protecting immigrants from federal deportation—if state legislators pass those laws.“If the state of Illinois passed a law legalizing marijuana, then it would absolutely be my job as t...

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