The Columbia Chronicle

Developed countries must mind the gender pay gap

Turns out, you can pick your family

By Arabella Breck

March 27, 2017

Abuse and harassment is one of the top three issues women face in the modern workplace, said Manuela Tomei, director of International Labour Organization’s Working Conditions and Equality Department in a ...

Alvin Ailey showcases new work in Chicago dance performances

March 21, 2017

The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater’s visit to Chicago includes a premier piece called “r-Evolution, Dream,” choreographed by one of the company’s senior members.“Every climate influences...

Hijab is not a symbol of misogyny

Hijab is not a symbol of misogyny

By Arabella Breck

February 27, 2017

On a recent trip to Iran to negotiate economic deals, 11 Swedish female politicians, including Trade Minister Ann Linde, wore hijabs.The Washington Post, U.N. Watch and the International Business Times w...

Emanuel’s sincere anti-violence plan needs more outreach

October 3, 2016

Mayor Rahm Emanuel is under fire for announcing a plan to hire almost 1,000 new police officers within the next two years as a way to curb the growing violence problem that threatens the entire city. In addition to the new officers, Emanuel’s plan, announced in a Sept. 22 speech, also includes de-escalation training for current and newly-hired officers to decrease police brutality and increase productivity, partnerships ...

Lisa Wedeen, a University of Chicago  professor of political science, led a lively conversation on Nov. 19 about the proxy war in Syria.

Symposium seeks educated answers for complex issues

November 30, 2015

Seminary Co-op Bookstore, 5751 S. Woodlawn Ave., is in the middle of its “Literary Public Sphere: Conversations at the Co-op” series, which invites experts on issues like racial tension in the U.S. a...

Million Student March lacks actionable plan

By Campus Editor

November 23, 2015

The Million Student March, a series of day-long demonstrations and educational initiatives—led by college students demanding tuition-free public college, student debt forgiveness and a $15 minimum wage for all campus workers—sparked rallies at more than 100 colleges nationwide on Nov. 12.  In a same-day interview on Fox Business Network’s “Cavuto: Coast to Coast,” the national student organizer Keely Mullen, a senio...

Notable Native: Ted Curtis

Rev. Ted Curtis

By Metro Reporter

May 11, 2015

TED CURTIS HAS been the rector, also known as the pastor, at Grace Episcopal Church at Chicago, 637 S. Dearborn St., in Printer’s Row for 24 years.Curtis is dedicated to practicing the church’s mis...

Chicagoans more charitable than national average

Information from the Lilly Family School of Philanthropy's survey

By Sarah Martinson

April 20, 2015

Chicago households, corporations and grant making foundations donate money at a higher rate than the national average, according to a survey conducted by the Lilly Family School of Philanthropy at Ind...

Taylor Martin

Featured Athlete: Taylor Martin

February 2, 2015

Taylor Martin, a freshman journalism major who plays center field and catcher for the Renegades, picked up a baseball at the age of two and fell in love with the sport. An avid follower of the Chicago Cubs ...

H1Z1

H1Z1: Servers fail to survive launch day

January 30, 2015

Sony Online Entertainment, creators of the EverQuest and PlanetSide games, released its newest title, H1Z1, on Steam for Early Access play January 15.H1Z1 will be a free-to-play game after early acces...

Featured Athlete: Pierce Harger

Featured Athlete: Pierce Harger

January 26, 2015

Pierce Harger, a fifth-year senior at Northwestern University double majoring in economics and industrial engineering, has been wrestling since the age of four. Originally from Cincinnati, Ohio, Harger was re...

‘Doxxing’ unethical under any circumstance

By Editorial Board

November 24, 2014

International activist hacker group Anonymous released the names and pictures of 23 alleged members of the Ku Klux Klan on Nov. 16—including former police officers and educators—on its website.The group, in revealing KKK members’ identities as an act of retaliation after the KKK threatened to use “lethal force” against protesters in Ferguson, Missouri, declared “Anonymous won’t tolerate racism in any form, or ...

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