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Opinion: Customer service workers should not be harassed over enforcing mask policies

Opinion: Customer service workers should not be harassed over enforcing mask policies

September 22, 2020

Imagine this: It’s a sunny Saturday at Cedar Point amusement park in Sandusky, Ohio. You are working as a ride operator in a children’s area. A mother walks up to your ride with her child—withou...

No Crying In the House

No Crying In the House: How Abuse Falls Through The Cracks and the Masons Who Want to Fix It

April 9, 2018

Hollywood is on its heels. With movements such as Me Too and Time’s Up on screens, at award shows and in newspapers, the industry has reached a turning point in its commitment to erase harassment and s...

Carol Marin, an NBC Chicago journalist, moderated the attorney general candidate forum. 

Attorney general candidates address conflicts of interest, sexual harassment, gun violence

March 12, 2018

After Lisa Madigan announced she would not seek re-election in 2017, a plethora of candidates have entered the March 20 primary to succeed her. All 10 candidates met at a March 7 forum at the Union L...

Journalists, professors and researchers discussed Chicago's race-based political hierarchy during a Feb. 27 panel at the Chicago History Museum. 

Solving Chicago’s segregated political structure

March 7, 2018

Despite the absence of a majority racial group in Chicago, a clear, race-based political hierarchy dominates city politics, said Natalie Moore, a WBEZ South Side reporter, to a Chicago History Museum au...

May contain: peanuts, milk, gluten: Restaurants, customers urge for education, dialogue on food allergies

May contain: peanuts, milk, gluten: Restaurants, customers urge for education, dialogue on food allergies

September 5, 2017

Twelve-year-old Cameron Rich was on vacation with his family four years ago in the Outer Banks of North Carolina, but instead of enjoying the barrier islands’ open-sea beaches and shipwreck diving si...

Sex Through The Decades

By Carolyn Bradley

February 16, 2017

There’s new information available every day so we can educate ourselves on virtually any subject. And that has led to more open discussions on a particularly hot topic: sex. People are slowly feeling more comfortable addressing sex  and related discussions.This wasn’t always the case. Until the mid-to-late 20th century, conversations on sex did not exist—or if they did, they were done in whispers. Noel Paul Hertz, owner of...

Mylan’s EpiPen price increase should be more severely punished

October 17, 2016

Mylan, the company that produces the life-saving EpiPen, settled an investigation by the U.S. Justice Department Oct. 7. The company agreed to rebate $465 million in Medicare and Medicaid fees after increasing the pen’s price from $100 to $600 for a pack of two. The investigation alleged that EpiPen was misbranded as a generic drug when it should have been designated a brand name, which would have entailed much higher re...

A CTA ad promoting awareness for harassment.

CTA rolls out new anti- harassment campaign

October 19, 2015

Josey Omokheyeke, a senior music major, experienced verbal harassment from an older, “unstable” man while riding the CTA late at night. The man was friendly so Omokheyeke and her friend decided to be fr...

P-Fac: ‘No confidence’ in college administration

vote of no confidence

By CAMPUS REPORTER

October 5, 2015

Columbia’s Part-Time Faculty organization overwhelmingly voted no confidence in President and CEO Kwang-Wu Kim and his administration, according to a Sept. 30 P-Fac press release provided by Nancy Trav...

United Staff of Columbia College (US of CC) [9/18]

By Dannis Valera

September 24, 2012

The United Staff of Columbia College voted Sept. 18 on a Memorandum of Understanding accepting offers from the administration.The directive states the US of CC will receive a 3% salary increase, retroactive Sept. 1, and a contract extension of one year until Sept. 1, 2013.Read the full story by our Campus Editor, Alex Kukulka, in the Sept. 24 edition of The Columbia Chronicle! You can also find the story here on our website!http...

Obama confirms withdraw from Afghanistan

By Heather Scroering

May 22, 2012

By Heather Schroering, Valeria Fanelli, Kaitlyn Mattson & Julieta SholinyanPresident Barack Obama, speaking at the end of the two-day NATO summit in Chicago,  laid out several steps he said would lead to a successful transition from foreign to Afghan military control of the embattled country.The president repeated the promise to return 33,000 troops from Afghanistan by the end of the summer. He added that NATO leaders a...

Preventing roommate tragedies

By Editorial Board

May 2, 2011

Dharun Ravi, a former student at Rutgers University, has been indicted on 15 charges for allegedly filming his roommate’s sexual encounter with another man using a webcam and broadcasting it online in September 2010.His roommate, Tyler Clementi, later committed suicide. In addition to charges of bias intimidation and invasion of privacy related to Clementi’s suicide, Ravi is also charged with evidence tampering for del...

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