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Editorial: The president must understand the ethical implications of brushing the coronavirus under the rug

Editorial: The president must understand the ethical implications of brushing the coronavirus under the rug

October 21, 2020

With rallies across the country and hopes to ramp them up to five per day, President Donald Trump has been putting thousands of masked and unmasked supporters at risk by brushing off the severity of th...

Quidditch players participate in socially-distanced activities like individual shooting drills and a 40-yard dash.

Renegades sports make a comeback with a new biggest competitor — the coronavirus

October 16, 2020

With masks on, shoes tightly laced and sweat beading on their skin, team members run at the blow of a whistle. But, they all maintain their distance and avoid any form of physical contact, sanitizing their ...

Evryn Sevcech is one of the Columbia fashion students who has been actively involved in producing masks accessible to the Deaf community.

Clear mask project offers fashion, choice and practicality to Deaf community

October 1, 2020

Prior to taking a summer semester hybrid course, Josh Adamczak did not think about the issues wearing a face covering can cause within the Deaf and hard of hearing community by blocking visual emo...

After months of planning and strategizing, President and CEO Kwang-Wu Kim is ready to return to campus with safety guidelines in place.

Dr. Kim on reopening campus: ‘We are in a good spot’

September 4, 2020

When he was not listening to the nine symphonies by composer Anton Bruckner or exercising, President and CEO Kwang-Wu Kim, along with cabinet and task force members, was working all summer to develop plans ...

While opening its doors in the midst of the pandemic, Columbia has a new set of safety policies and procedures, making it look different from the spring.

Welcome back Columbia: Here’s what campus looks like now

September 4, 2020

From before leaving home to arriving on campus, the Chronicle is going to break down what students, faculty and staff can expect when returning to Columbia, from the Daily Pre-Check to new capacity l...

By the people, for the people: Patriotism as a means to serve your neighbors

By the people, for the people: Patriotism as a means to serve your neighbors

September 2, 2020

In a country fragmented by a two-party system, what does it mean to be patriotic? From debates on defunding the police to dissents over wearing masks, how can we support the nation as a whole, while ou...

Los Angeles-based indie-folk collective Mt. Joy will tour for the first time since the start of the pandemic with two live drive-in concerts in Chicago in September.

Mt. Joy promotes sophomore album with live drive-in concerts

August 24, 2020

In June, indie-folk group Mt. Joy released their sophomore album in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, without the ability to tour and promote it as originally planned. The album, “Rearrange...

Columbia's Faculty Senate Executive Committee dodge a Zoombomber and welcome college administrators during a discussion on campus reopening.

Administrators address faculty worries on campus reopening

July 31, 2020

With the start of Columbia’s Fall 2020 semester a little more than a month away, faculty are still worried about a slew of uncertainties, like whether instructors can be retaliated against for con...

In a collegewide email from the Office of the President Wednesday, June 17, the college outlined updated plans for returning to campus, which includes the launch of a phone-based app for students and employees to certify they are symptom-free of the coronavirus.

BREAKING: College updates reopening plans, outlines requirements for the previously ill returning to campus

June 17, 2020

The college announced revisions to its plans, which are informed by the Campus Reopening Task Force, to reopen the campus after receiving feedback from faculty and staff during online forums; representative...

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