The Columbia Chronicle


Isolationism causes more hate crimes in UK

Children are not to blame  in child marriages

By Managing Editor

October 17, 2016

When "Brexit," or the U.K.'s exit from the European Union, was passed by popular vote June 23, many people expressed concern about how this referendum could increase racism and xenophobia in the U.K., and n...

Female genital mutilation illegal, but not eliminated

Children are not to blame  in child marriages

By Managing Editor

September 19, 2016

The U.K.’s failure to ever successfully prosecute a female genital mutilation case in a country where thousands of women are known to have undergone the procedure was declared a national disgrace by Br...

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Manifest aims to ‘animate’ art community

May 2, 2016

Columbia will come together on May 13 for the final celebration of the academic year, uniting every department to celebrate the 16th annual Manifest Urban Arts Festival. More than 2,000 student artists...

Rivers delivers trademark snark to standing ovation

By Associate Editor

March 3, 2014

Snarky jabs laced with Hollywood wisdom flew as veteran comedienne Joan Rivers made a highly anticipated appearance at Columbia.Rivers’ Feb. 25 sold-out performance at Film Row Cinema in the Conaway Center, 1104 S. Wabash Ave., was the final act in the annual Conversations in the Arts series. Horatio Sanz, former “Saturday Night Live” cast member, appeared as part of the series in October 2013.Rivers entered Film Row...

Out on a limb

By Samuel Charles

April 9, 2012

The federal government released data from the 1940 Census last week to the great anticipation of historians and curious descendants. Until recently, I was never that interested in where my family came from. I’d always just accepted that I was what my family told me. Since I grew up on the Southwest Side, I was Irish, Polish and Italian by definition.After a little digging through various family tree websites, I discovered a...

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