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Editor’s Note: Betsy DeVos proposes changes to Title IX regulations

Editor’s Note: Betsy DeVos proposes changes to Title IX regulations

November 26, 2018

Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos has proposed several changes to Title IX regulations introduced under the Obama administration, and she is receiving support from those in favor of clearer guidelines...

International students could unknowingly be in violation of visa status

International students could unknowingly be in violation of visa status

November 8, 2018

This article has been updated to include statements from Vice Provost of Global Education Marcelo Sabatés and Clare Lake, Director of International Student Services.  International students who hold F, J and M visas could ...

Restaurant event aids in HIV awareness

Restaurant event aids in HIV awareness

April 20, 2018

After a three-year absence from Chicago, the international fundraising campaign Dining Out For Life will hit bars and bistros again to raise funds in support of HIV and AIDS prevention.The April 26 event pa...

Student Financial Services works to improve customer service

Student Financial Services works to improve customer service

April 16, 2018

Student Financial Services will contract with a new vendor to improve customer service on the toll-free consultation line and online chat services for students. Acting on the student feedback that they received about the customer service lines, Columbia will begin outsou...

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...

Children are not to blame in child marriages

Children are not to blame in child marriages

By Arabella Breck

December 5, 2016

Filed under Metro

Bangladesh is in the process of passing the “Prohibition of Child Marriage Act – 2016” as part of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s promise to end child marriage by 2041, according to a Dec. 2 Financial ...

Women have, will continue to run the world

Women have, will continue to run the world

By Managing Editor

November 14, 2016

Filed under Metro

Hillary Clinton's loss on Nov. 8 was a blow to women who thought the "highest, hardest glass ceiling" would finally be shattered. So where should American women look to find female political role models? L...

Democracy must prevail in DRC

Democracy must prevail in DRC

By Managing Editor

November 7, 2016

Filed under Metro

U.N. human rights experts calling for an end to the ban on political protests in Kinshasa in the Democratic Republic of Congo, but DRC police have continued to enforce the ban by strengthening their presenc...

African nations are not alone in human rights violations

African nations are not alone in human rights violations

By Managing Editor

October 31, 2016

Filed under Metro

Gambia, Burundi and South Africa are planning to withdraw from the International Criminal Court, a body that has tried human right violations since its creation in 2002. The countries criticized the cou...

Isolationism causes more hate crimes in UK

Isolationism causes more hate crimes in UK

By Managing Editor

October 17, 2016

Filed under Metro

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...

9/11 victims’ families should not be allowed to sue Saudis

9/11 victims’ families should not be allowed to sue Saudis

By Managing Editor

October 3, 2016

Filed under Metro

Congress overrode President Barack Obama's veto for the first time in his presidency, and it is hard to think of a worse occasion. After a 97-1 vote in the Senate and 348-77 in the House, a controversia...

REVIEW: Magnificent Coloring Day gives new hues to South Side

REVIEW: Magnificent Coloring Day gives new hues to South Side

By ARTS & CULTURE EDITOR

September 26, 2016

Filed under Arts & Culture, Reviews

The talk of the weekend was Chance the Rapper's Magnificent Coloring Day, which brought "Blessings" to the South Side. Although Jamila Woods—the singer featured on the hit song—was sadly absent, th...

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