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Hispanics and Latinos are not all Mexicans, but all deserve respect

Hispanics and Latinos are not all Mexicans, but all deserve respect

By Photo Editor

October 3, 2016

Almost every Latino or Hispanic person has dealt with being asked,“Are you from Mexico?” It’s infuriating for them to explain they are Latino, Hispanic or even Spanish, and not necessarily Mexica...

Red Line getting new comical advertisements

By Mick Swasko MCT Newswire

September 15, 2014

Riders on the Chicago Transit Authority Red Line are one step closer to seeing advertisements that feature pictures of goats and facts about squirrels. The Chicago Transit Project—the brainchild of Chicago comedian Ben Larrison—received full funding on his Kickstarter campaign that began on Sept. 5 and closed at 6 p.m. Sept. 10. The project aims to place roughly 100 quirky advertisements on Red Line trains with such z...

College adopts new gender-inclusive policies

College adopts new gender-inclusive policies

April 28, 2014

After a year of outcry from LGBTQ students, administrators have finalized policies for gender-inclusive housing and preferred first name changes. As of Feb. 11, students can request to change their first name on Oasis, which will officially change their first initial on their email...

Rodriguez represents Columbia in New York

Rodriguez represents Columbia in New York

February 3, 2014

After learning she was the only Columbia student accepted into the American Advertising Federation Most Promising Minority Students program, senior marketing communications major Janet Rodriguez created the hashtag #DrivenB...

Minority voters could impact 2012 election

By Kaley Fowler

October 14, 2012

The minority population could have a majority impact in determining the winner of the 2012 presidential election.According to Sarah Massey, spokeswoman for the nonpartisan voter advocacy website ProjectVote.org, the vote of minority citizens in swing states could potentially turn the tide of the popular vote despite the electorate’s predominately white make up.“In certain states like Ohio or New Mexico, which are considered ...

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