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Diana Vallera, President of the Part-Time Faculty Union, facilitates the collaborative conersation between Columbia students and faculty at the Save Columbia forum Nov. 2 in the 8th floor lounge of 600 S. Michigan Ave.

Illinois coalition of faculty and staff demand remote college instruction for fall

July 24, 2020

Unionized faculty and staff from various public and private Illinois colleges and universities throughout the state—including Columbia​'s part-time faculty union—are demanding an entirely remo...

Catholics protest church’s refusal to recognize women’s ordination

By Heather McGraw

April 22, 2011

While some Catholic women have taken on ministerial roles in their church, the Vatican is holding strong to its law that only allows men to be ordained.Protest vigils were held on April 19 as part of a week-long nationwide movement by Catholics who oppose the church’s stance on the issue of women’s ordination. Many of the protests took place outside cathedrals in different cities performing Chrism masses, a ceremony where mal...

Heart disease starts long before symptoms

By Ivana Susic

February 15, 2010

February is Heart Disease Awareness month, but it is an issue that should be heeded all year. The American Heart Association estimates that more than 81 million Americans have heart disease, which includes high blood pressure, heart failure, stroke and other conditions. Heart disease is also the No. 1 killer in the United States, causing one in four deaths.The majority of heart disease deaths occur from coronary heart disease...

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