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The Gender Inclusive Initiative aims to raise awareness about issues like preferred pronoun usage at the college.

Gender inclusive initiatives announced two months late

November 2, 2015

The LGBTQ Office of Culture & Community, along with Multicultural Affairs and Common Ground, launched the Gender Inclusive Initiative in early September, calling for preferred pronoun awareness and gender...

Let’s all go to the movies: A look at the 51st Chicago International Film Festival

By Jeremy Freeman Contributing Writer

October 27, 2015

The 51st annual Chicago International Film Festival, which presents more than 150 films from 50 countries, is running daily through Oct. 29 at AMC River East 21, 322 E. Illinois St. in the heart of the Loop.When people think of the phrase “film festivals,” four events come to mind; Cannes, Sundance, Venice and the Toronto International, but the Chicago International Film Festival is different from the hundreds of other film festiva...

There are currently 18 buildings on campus with all-gender restrooms, according the college’s website 

Students: ‘Gender Initiative a step in the right direction’

September 14, 2015

“Hello my name is Arley, my pronouns are they/them/theirs,” reads a poster that now hangs in several Columbia buildings. The hanging of these posters is one of many actions being taken by the O...

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