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Editorial: Exclusivity in the education system harms students

Editorial: Exclusivity in the education system harms students

November 24, 2019

As a high school student, it’s exciting to know a college is seeking you out for admission when receiving a recruitment letter in the mail. This is especially true when that college’s acceptance rat...

Editorial: Characteristics for a successful new police superintendent

Editorial: Characteristics for a successful new police superintendent

November 14, 2019

Eddie Johnson announced his retirement as CPD superintendent. It came only weeks after Johnson launched an investigation into himself following an incident where he was found sleeping in his car after...

Editorial: If Katie Hill goes, so should Donald Trump

Editorial: If Katie Hill goes, so should Donald Trump

November 7, 2019

Double-standards are nothing new when it comes to gender and politics, and Rep. Katie Hill’s (D-Calif.) resignation after the height of the #MeToo movement proves not much has changed in Washington....

EDITORIAL: Presidential deportation figures do not tell the whole story

EDITORIAL: Presidential deportation figures do not tell the whole story

September 28, 2019

While former President Barack Obama earned the nickname “Deporter-in-Chief” for his high number of deportations, compared to President Trump, Obama was the lesser of two evils. The Obama administration was...

EDITORIAL: Listen to the voices of Hong Kong protestors

EDITORIAL: Listen to the voices of Hong Kong protestors

September 1, 2019

It is a core-shaking feeling to know you may wake up one morning to find your rights stripped away. In Hong Kong, protesters primarily aged 15–30 have been protesting to protect their rights since March. ...

EDITORIAL: If Americans cannot count on their president to set a good example, they must do so themselves

EDITORIAL: If Americans cannot count on their president to set a good example, they must do so themselves

August 17, 2019

On Saturday, Aug. 3, Curt James Brockway, 39, was arrested at a Montana county fair and rodeo and charged with assaulting a 13-year-old boy who did not remove his hat during the national anthem. B...

EDITORIAL: Students deserve more testing and treatment

EDITORIAL: Students deserve more testing and treatment

March 15, 2019

People ages 15–24 are at a much higher risk for Sexually Transmitted Infections than older adults and acquire half of all new STIs, according to the Center for Disease Control. Testing, diagno...

EDITORIAL: Holidays should be about more than escapism

EDITORIAL: Holidays should be about more than escapism

March 8, 2019

St. Patrick’s Day is rapidly approaching, which means Americans are ready to don “Kiss me, I’m Irish” shirts, dye the Chicago River green and binge-drink from morning to night. Store aisles are...

REVIEW: ‘FRIENDS! The Musical Parody’ reflects highs and lows of ‘90s sitcom

REVIEW: ‘FRIENDS! The Musical Parody’ reflects highs and lows of ‘90s sitcom

February 25, 2019

Strolling into a packed theater, an air of light-hearted anticipation fell on a crowd sporting “Friends” merchandise and clutching mixed drinks made for the show, rightfully named “How You Doin’?” aft...

Columbia must ‘ban the box’ on applications

Columbia must ‘ban the box’ on applications

December 14, 2018

Most colleges and universities in the U.S.  include a check  box on their applications that reads, “Check if you’ve ever been convicted of a felony,” or “Check if you’ve ever been convicted...

The Chronicle honored during National College Media Convention

By Ariana Portalatin, Editor-In-Chief

October 31, 2018

The Chronicle took home multiple awards during the National College Media Convention, hosted by the Associated Collegiate Press Oct. 27 in Louisville, Kentucky. The Chronicle received an award for its 2018 Manifest guide and an individual award for a separate Manifest advertisement. Zoë Haworth, a 2018 graphic design alumna and Art Director for the 2017-2018 academic year, received an award for a Semester in LA a...

EDITORIAL: We cannot trust a system that does not represent us

EDITORIAL: We cannot trust a system that does not represent us

October 8, 2018

Article III of the Constitution states that Supreme Court Justices “shall hold their offices during good behavior,” a clause which has long been interpreted to mean justices will serve for life. The...

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