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‘Rushed’ affiliation vote worries some CFAC members

‘Rushed’ affiliation vote worries some CFAC members

September 9, 2019

Some members of the Columbia Faculty Union were dismayed by how a summertime affiliation vote was handled by union leadership, citing a lack of information before the “rushed” vote and concerns ...

CFAC members see balance in new contract, staff feels left out

CFAC members see balance in new contract, staff feels left out

June 6, 2019

  After nearly two years without a labor contract, the new contract for part-time faculty is described by some as “balanced” for the college and union, but by others as “discriminator...

Pullman Porter Museum honors neglected history

Pullman Porter Museum honors neglected history

October 26, 2015

The National A. Philip Randolph Pullman Porter Museum, located at 10406 S. Maryland Ave. in Chicago’s Historic Pullman District, has been expanding its efforts to increase the museum’s visibility in Chic...

Extra! Extra! Read all about it!

Extra! Extra! Read all about it!

October 12, 2015

The first time sophomore theatre major Will Bruce was on set as an extra on NBC’s “Chicago PD,” he was approached by principal actor Jason Beghe, who struck up an unexpected conversation with him, wh...

Graduate student gallops to fellowship award

Graduate student gallops to fellowship award

March 17, 2014

Valentina Vella, a third-year interdisciplinary arts + media graduate student, was one of five visual arts graduate scholars across the United States to be awarded a College Art Association Professional-Development Fellowship. The fellowship is only available  to students pursuing...

Smartphones built by exploited workers

By Tyler Davis

September 17, 2012

They play our music. They connect us to our Facebook pages. They receive our emails and send our pictures. Our phones have become an extension of ourselves, but each gadget in our pocket has a long and dark story.Apple continuously faces scrutiny regarding its largest manufacturer, the Taiwan-based Foxconn, because of a series of factory worker suicides and, more recently, forced “internships.” Samsung is now dealing ...

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