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North Side cultural center unites Rohingya refugees together

North Side cultural center unites Rohingya refugees together

November 28, 2017

Nasir Zakaria is one of hundreds of Rohingya, a stateless Indo-Aryan people from the Rakhine State, Myanmar, who found refuge in Chicago’s North Side. After immigrating to the U.S. from Myanmar in 2013...

Intro to intersectionality: All women deserve our attention

Intro to intersectionality: All women deserve our attention

By Tyra Bosnic

October 30, 2017

A teenage girl who migrated to the U.S. from Central America has finally been allowed her right to an abortion, and her case exemplifies the need to make feminism intersectional. The 17-year-old girl,...

Student forum discusses possible program merger

Student forum discusses possible program merger

September 25, 2017

Students and faculty were able to comment on a possible merger between the advertising and advertising art direction majors under the Communication Department during a Sept. 18 open forum held for Columbia students to receive information. Invitations were sent out via email to st...

Trust Act aims to make Illinois a ‘sanctuary state’

Trust Act aims to make Illinois a ‘sanctuary state’

By Savannah Eadens

September 11, 2017

The federal government’s recent announcement that it is terminating the Deferred Action on Childhood Arrivals program is a significant deviation from efforts at the Illinois state and local levels to prot...

Creed singer talks solo tour, reminisces on career

Creed singer talks solo tour, reminisces on career

By Arts & Culture Reporter

November 28, 2016

Radio listeners may remember Grammy-winning rock band Creed for its late ‘90s and early 2000s hits including “My Sacrifice,” “With Arms Wide Open” and “Higher.” After the success of the 1999...

British politician on Brexit: ‘Culture beat economics’

British politician on Brexit: ‘Culture beat economics’

November 21, 2016

Alienation from the political system, anti-immigration sentiment, economic discontent, cultural anxiety and mistrust in government all contributed to the Brexit vote in June—and the success of Donald Trump...

Presidential Endorsement: Clinton can actually make America great

Presidential Endorsement: Clinton can actually make America great

November 7, 2016

With 94 percent of staff in agreement, The Chronicle is proud to endorse Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton for the next president of the United States. The remaining 6 percent chose not ...

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...

College’s branding campaign debuts to mixed reviews

College’s branding campaign debuts to mixed reviews

September 19, 2016

After a year of working on a rebranding and advertising campaign to increase enrollment and local and national brand awareness, the college is ready to roll out its final product.The rebranding campai...

Feminist film festival showcases variety of stories

Feminist film festival showcases variety of stories

May 2, 2016

The First Annual Chicago Feminist Film Festival in 42 years created an opportunity for national and international filmmakers to display work confronting topics not often addressed by mainstream media, su...

Xenophobia has run rampant long enough

By Opinions Editor

May 2, 2016

In April, a University of California, Berkeley student was removed from a Southwest Airlines flight after talking to his uncle in Arabic on his cellphone, according to an April 20 NPR article. Khairuldeen Makhzoomi, a 26-year-old Iraq native, was not using his phone at an inappropriate time or violating Southwest or TSA regulations, but another passenger overheard him speaking Arabic, assumed he threatened the safety of other p...

Immigrant advocates halt Loop traffic, demand end to deportations

Immigrant advocates halt Loop traffic, demand end to deportations

February 24, 2016

An activist coalition condemning a nationwide wave of deportations shut down the eastbound highway entrance ramp outside the Chicago Field Office of Immigration and Customs Enforcement, at 101 W. Cong...

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