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What do ‘Winnie the Pooh,’ ‘Rugrats,’ The Beatles have in common?

What do ‘Winnie the Pooh,’ ‘Rugrats,’ The Beatles have in common?

November 13, 2017

As a kid who frequented the local movie theater on Saturday afternoons, Ron Campbell grew up fascinated by cartoons. At the time, Campbell did not understand what exactly cartoons were before having an epiph...

Series educates faculty on legal obligations in the classroom

Series educates faculty on legal obligations in the classroom

March 3, 2017

Faculty members learned about legal policies that apply to the classroom including educational policies regarding discrimination, harassment and privacy during the second “LegalToolkit for the Inclusive Classroom” session. The first of the two sessions was hosted in the 1104 S. W...

‘Our Whole Lives’ improves lacking sex-ed curriculum

By Operations Assistant

February 8, 2016

Sexual education in the United States has been a highly contested issue since the 1970s, when widespread concerns about teen pregnancy—and subsequently the HIV/AIDS epidemic—ignited public support for a mandatory curriculum.However, the content of the curriculum and the extent of its use lags behind that of many other countries. While sexual education in the Netherlands begins as early as kindergarten and persists throughou...

Alumni not paid for Story Week

Alumni not paid for Story Week

December 14, 2015

As one of the alumni quoted in “R.I.P Story Week,” I need to address an issue raised by the letter to the editor from Courtney Zellars regarding Story Week (Nov. 3).  Ms. Zellars states: “T...

Dry campus a wet blanket

By Editorial Board

February 16, 2015

Columbia proudly touts itself as a “dry campus”—drinking, possessing or distributing alcohol is strictly prohibited on campus and at college-sponsored events held off campus, unless the college’s administration approves otherwise. While the college’s dry campus policy means well, it is a laughable and barely enforceable policy at best.The Chronicle in no way condones underage drinking or providing alcohol to minors...

Sports fans: Da Bears and da bees

By Copy Chief

January 26, 2015

Somebody had to give da Bears da talk, and it wasn’t da coach.Face it, the Bears were beyond underwhelming this year. Contrary to what the majority of Bears fans might be saying, it was not entirely because of poor coaching, though.Don’t get me wrong, I am not praising the 2014–2015 Bears coaching staff, but since the league and NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell’s decision on the Ray Rice controversy earlier in the s...

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