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Columbia continues assistance for hurricane-affected students

Columbia continues assistance for hurricane-affected students

September 25, 2017

Columbia students and administrators continue to assist students affected by hurricanes, including fundraising by the Public Relations Student Society of America. Dean of Students John Pelrine said the college identified 125 students from areas impacted by Hurricane Irma includin...

SUE to be dethroned by ‘titan’ of evolution

SUE to be dethroned by ‘titan’ of evolution

September 11, 2017

To some fans’ dismay and others’ excitement, the Field Museum of Natural History announced Aug. 30 that it will relocate iconic Tyrannosaurus Rex fossil SUE from Stanley Field Hall to her own 5,80...

Voiceless should have a say in monument removal debate

By Editorial Board

September 5, 2017

In the wake of protests over monuments commemorating controversial, historical figures, Mayor Rahm Emanuel stated Aug. 23 he was open to removing a statue and renaming a street that glorify Italian fascism.In 1933, Fascist Prime Minister of Italy Benito Mussolini gave the city of Chicago a monument of Italo Balbo, an Italian Air Force Marshal who helped bring Mussolini to power, to celebrate the first transatlantic flight f...

Chicago monuments at heart of controversy

Chicago monuments at heart of controversy

By Savannah Eadens

September 5, 2017

Engraved into the front of an 18-foot-tall Roman column that sits along the Lakeshore trail bike path near Soldier Field are the words: “Fascist Italy with the sponsorship of Benito Mussolini presen...

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