The Columbia Chronicle

Bernard Mull Jr., a sophomore art + design major, took part in a Sept. 16 demonstration sponsored by the college’s Black Student Union to protest the Aug. 9 shooting of Michael Brown at the hands of the police in Ferguson, Missouri. The protest, which took place outside of the 618 S. Michigan Ave. Building, drew more than 100 people.

Columbia protesters denounce police brutality

September 22, 2014

Dressed in all black, members of the Black Student Union stood in silence Sept. 17 for 10 minutes with their fists in the air and their hands up to protest the death of Michael Brown, an 18-year-old who was shot Aug. 9 by police in Ferguson, Missouri, and to raise awareness of incr...

Institute director resigns to start arts organization

By Campus Editor

January 27, 2014

Jane Saks, executive director of the Ellen Stone Belic Institute for the Study of Women & Gender in the Arts & Media, has resigned after nine years.Saks said she felt it was time to leave and develop an entity that is focused on arts, culture and social change.Saks said she will miss the relationships she formed with her colleagues at Columbia.“I was happy [about] my years of experience and wonderful work at the...

Sheahan bows out after four months

Sheahan bows out after four months

January 27, 2014

Vice President of Institutional Advancement Patrick Sheahan abruptly left Columbia Jan. 15 after holding the position for less than four months, making the post the third high-ranking administrative position at the college without a permanent appointment. Senior Vice Presiden...

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