The Columbia Chronicle

Amid Hurricane Florence, response to Hurricane Maria still lacking

Amid Hurricane Florence, response to Hurricane Maria still lacking

September 17, 2018

The White House is being tested on its response to Hurricane Florence, which made landfall in the Carolinas Sept. 17 with widespread damage. Will the government respond better than it did with Hurrica...

Protests break out in Puerto Rico as frustration grows

Protests break out in Puerto Rico as frustration grows

May 7, 2018

While many celebrate the arrival of summer and take advantage of the warmer weather, Puerto Ricans worry about their survival as they prepare for another hurricane season nearly a year after Hurricane...

SGA reflects on academic year goals

SGA reflects on academic year goals

May 6, 2018

As the 2017–2018 academic yearcame to a close, Student Government Association officers discussed the organization’s three goals for the year—connecting, informing and achieving—and talked about their accomplishments. SGA President and senior business and entrepreneurship ...

Solar energy should be considered for Puerto Rico

Solar energy should be considered for Puerto Rico

March 5, 2018

More than five months after Hurricane Maria swept Puerto Rico into darkness, many residents still remain without electricity. Although much power has been restored, the island’s power grid and overa...

Eminem gives fans a necessary ultimatum in anti-Trump rap

Eminem gives fans a necessary ultimatum in anti-Trump rap

By Ariana Portalatin

October 16, 2017

At the Oct. 6 BET Hip Hop Awards, rapper and actor Eminem delivered a fierce attack on President Donald Trump, unleashing on the president’s controversial tactics while also giving his fans who suppo...

Columbia professor receives MacArthur Fellowship

Columbia professor receives MacArthur Fellowship

October 11, 2017

Dawoud Bey, a professor in the Photography Department, has been named a 2017 MacArthur Fellow for his work. The MacArthur Fellowship is awarded annually by the MacArthur Foundation to individuals with self-direction in their creative work. To become a fellow, candidates must be except...

Coming together—International festival highlights Latino experience

Coming together—International festival highlights Latino experience

October 9, 2017

Artists from Colombia, Puerto Rico, Mexico, Cuba, New York, Los Angeles and Chicago are coming together through Oct. 29 to discuss health, immigration and political issues as well as to create the first Chic...

US has duty to Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria

By Editorial Board

October 9, 2017

Puerto Rico is struggling with the aftermath of a violent hurricane, a debilitating debt crisis and a long history as a colonized community. Moreover, Puerto Ricans are barely acknowledged as U.S. citizens. Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico on Sept. 20. Massive flooding caused extensive damage and evacuations, and the storm’s powerful winds flattened buildings. Aid couldn’t reach victims because of limited gasoline and...

Chicago’s strong Latino community saves their own by bringing aid, resources to Mexico, Puerto Rico

Chicago’s strong Latino community saves their own by bringing aid, resources to Mexico, Puerto Rico

October 2, 2017

Chicago and some of its neighborhood organizations have shown support for Mexico and Puerto Rico after devastating natural disasters hit both areas.A 7.1 magnitude earthquake hit Mexico City Sept. 19,...

‘See you in court,’ Hollywood

‘See you in court,’ Hollywood

February 13, 2017

In an accidental stroke of genius, President Donald Trump posted his best tweet thus far Feb. 9 in response to three federal judges in the 9th Circuit Court who refused to restore his travel ban on seve...

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