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Famine victims should not be victims of bad politics

Famine victims should not  be victims of bad politics

By Arabella Breck

March 6, 2017

One week after the South Sudanese government and U.N. declared a state of famine in South Sudan, there are reports of Sudanese people eating water lilies to stay alive, according to a Feb. 28 Al Jazeera a...

Women’s March goes global

Women’s March goes global

By Arabella Breck

January 23, 2017

After the election of Donald Trump as president of the United States, the Women’s March on Washington began organizing a mass march to take place the day after Trump's inauguration. "Women's rights are human...

African nations are not alone in human rights violations

African nations are not alone in human rights violations

By Managing Editor

October 31, 2016

Gambia, Burundi and South Africa are planning to withdraw from the International Criminal Court, a body that has tried human right violations since its creation in 2002. The countries criticized the cou...

Peace process can be effective

Peace process can be effective

By Managing Editor

October 10, 2016

Despite citizens' rejection Oct. 2 of the peace accord Colombia has been working on since 2011 to end the 52-year civil war, Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos was named the winner of the 2016 Nobel ...

9/11 victims’ families should not be allowed to sue Saudis

9/11 victims’ families should not be allowed to sue Saudis

By Managing Editor

October 3, 2016

Congress overrode President Barack Obama's veto for the first time in his presidency, and it is hard to think of a worse occasion. After a 97-1 vote in the Senate and 348-77 in the House, a controversia...

Can the U.S. uphold Obama’s legacy?

Can the U.S. uphold Obama’s legacy?

By Managing Editor

September 26, 2016

As President Barack Obama’s final term sadly comes to a close, he is starting to make final speeches to prominent groups he has been involved in. He gave his final address to the United Nations’ Gener...

Big Chicago provides big learning opportunities

Big Chicago provides big learning opportunities

June 23, 2016

Columbia will again offer "Big Chicago" courses as a first-year experience course for students after last year's courses received positive feedback and recognition of opportunities they afford students fo...

A WHOLE NEW WORLD: International students strive to fit into the Columbia way

A WHOLE NEW WORLD: International students strive to fit into the Columbia way

February 29, 2016

Lectures, exams and solitary book-cracking—is that the way to learn about art, music and creativity? International students seek out Columbia to do it all differently—with collaboration and self-express...

Mental health services lead to healthy students, better retention rates

By Editor-in-Chief

December 14, 2015

As Columbia continues to implement the Strategic Plan and budgets are redistributed, one issue that should not go unnoticed is the college’s need to continue focusing attention on providing students proper access to mental health resources. Many new programs, as well as continuing ones, are being offered to students to de-stress and cope with mental health issues.Even the college’s library hosted a “De-stress Fest,” i...

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