The Columbia Chronicle

African nations are not alone in human rights violations

Children are not to blame  in child marriages

By Managing Editor

October 31, 2016

Gambia, Burundi and South Africa are planning to withdraw from the International Criminal Court, a body that has tried human right violations since its creation in 2002. The countries criticized the cou...

Report: Alcohol violations increase

By Ivana Hester

October 15, 2012

Columbia’s campus saw a 23 percent increase in crime overall for the year of 2011, according to the most recent campus crime report.While the 2012 Annual Crime Statistics & Fire Safety Report, released Oct. 1, showed a small increase in areas such as motor vehicle theft, most of the increase can be attributed to liquor law violations in student residence centers.“The issue is not for us to find these individuals who...

Data choice may be costly

By Samuel Charles

September 26, 2011

In Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s never-ending quest for open government and transparency, the city of Chicago has released records detailing every crime reported to the Chicago Police Department from January 2001 through the first week of September 2011. The list will be updated frequently to include more crimes as they occur.While this may be an investigative reporter’s dream, there are many other potential consequences of the d...

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