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Coronavirus epidemic is fueling discrimination toward Chinese students

February 17, 2020

When  Anna Lee Ackermann, a junior interdisciplinary documentary major, was taking the Red Line, she noticed a middle-aged man staring at her from the other side of the train car. “I was trying to mind ...

Editor's Note: The college must do more to combat coronavirus discrimination

Editor’s Note: The college must do more to combat coronavirus discrimination

February 16, 2020

During my freshman year of college, unidentified people drew swastikas in the Dwight Lofts’ graffiti room. In response, the college sent out an email to students—not even identifying it as anti-S...

Darlene Jackson (left) is a creative industry liaison in Columbia's Career Center.

Careering While Queering event allows students to practice methods of self-care

November 27, 2019

Pride flags, fairy lights, candles and a video of a cascading waterfall surrounded meditating students as they chanted, "Everything is always working out for me," in the North Reading Room on the fourth floor of ...

Professors face racism, sexism in student evaluations

Professors face racism, sexism in student evaluations

September 23, 2019

      Updated 09/23/19 at 10:24 a.m. with additional comments from Elio Leturia When students fill out evaluations of professors at the end of each semester, their feedback weighs i...

Modeling industry continues to address discrimination issues for diverse models

Modeling industry continues to address discrimination issues for diverse models

May 20, 2019

Despite an increase in diversity among models on global runways in 2019, models who do not fit the traditional beauty standards still face challenges in a sometimes unforgiving industry. The model...

Q&A: ‘FRIENDS! The Musical Parody’ pokes fun, brings sitcom to life

Aaron C. Rutherford plays Chandler Bing in

By Eden Bunna

February 13, 2019

The bustle of New York’s favorite coffee shop, Central Perk, is coming to Chicago Feb. 12 – March 3 as “FRIENDS! The Musical Parody.”The show will run at Chicago’s Broadway Playhouse, Water Tower Pl...

EDITORIAL: Equality in the courtroom critical to LGBTQ activism

EDITORIAL: Equality in the courtroom critical to LGBTQ activism

February 6, 2019

New York is likely to become the fourth state to ban the controversial gay and trans panic defense strategy, according to a Jan. 25 NBC article. The bill was introduced in 2017 and has been gaining momentu...

OPINION: Education must overcome discrimination

OPINION: Education must overcome discrimination

By Kaci Watt

January 26, 2019

Second lady Karen Pence is openly supporting sexual discrimination by accepting a position at a school known for homophobic beliefs and practices. This is inexcusable, especially for someone of such hig...

Student accuses college of disability discrimination

Student accuses college of disability discrimination

March 26, 2018

A student alleging discrimination by the college has asked a disability law activism group for help after Columbia denied her request to keep an assistance dog and cat in her dorm room. Lindsey Barrett requested a second animal in December 2017 after her psychiatrist re...

Even though the White Sox are not expected to make the World Series, fans still have reason to cheer as top prospects could be playing in the MLB this season.

Cubs, White Sox look to build in 2018

March 21, 2018

As the countdown to opening day of the 2018 MLB season continues, both Chicago Cubs and White Sox fans have reasons to be excited.After being eliminated by the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 2017 National ...

Buzz (left) and Biff Ruttenberg said their donation is in support of an insitution their parents created and will allow MoCP to obtain more established artists. 

MoCP receives $1M gift from Ruttenberg Foundation

March 11, 2018

The Museum of Contemporary Photography received a $1 million donation from the David C. and Sarajean Ruttenberg Foundation Feb. 1, the largest donation the museum has ever seen. The Foundation, 1101 W. Monroe St., is an organization that provides grants to qualifying organization...

Journalists, professors and researchers discussed Chicago's race-based political hierarchy during a Feb. 27 panel at the Chicago History Museum. 

Solving Chicago’s segregated political structure

March 7, 2018

Despite the absence of a majority racial group in Chicago, a clear, race-based political hierarchy dominates city politics, said Natalie Moore, a WBEZ South Side reporter, to a Chicago History Museum au...

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