The Columbia Chronicle

In response to a Feb. 21 opinion piece on Andrew Yang

In response to a Feb. 21 opinion piece on Andrew Yang

February 27, 2019

A recent opinion piece in The Chronicle opposing Andrew Yang's universal basic income is welcomed by the Universal Basic Income community. What benefits us most is exposure, as Alexandra Yetter's Feb. ...

Provost finalists to visit campus, Kim announces first candidate

Provost finalists to visit campus, Kim announces first candidate

February 4, 2019

Lourdes María Alvarez will visit campus this week as one of two finalists for the position of senior vice president and provost. During her two-day visit at Columbia, Alvarez will take part in a pub...

In response to ‘Chicago, environmental activists not McLovin’ McDonald’s eco practices’

In response to ‘Chicago, environmental activists not McLovin’ McDonald’s eco practices’

November 20, 2018

To the editor, The Chronicle recently reported on the Rally for Clean Water that Mighty Earth hosted in front of McDonald’s headquarters in the West Loop. The rally was intended to draw attentio...

Response to illegal trafficking of firearms in Illinois

Response to illegal trafficking of firearms in Illinois

June 27, 2016

Thank you for your May 9 editorial, “Illegal gun trading is not a right,” that brought attention to a new effort in the Illinois Legislature to address illegal trafficking of firearms in the s...

Females in comedy industry tackle sexual harassment

Female comedians and assault educators were part of a panel Jan. 31 at The Laugh Factory, 3175 N. Broadway and discussed solutions to harassment. 

By ARTS & CULTURE REPORTER

February 8, 2016

When Caroline Sabatier went to the police to report her harassment by a male authority figure from her improv group, she did not receive much help. The Chicago comedian realized she needed to take matte...

In response to coverage of the cancellation of Story Week

In response to coverage of the cancellation of Story Week

December 14, 2015

Let me start by saying I have no beef with Courtney Zellars; she’s a good writer and an excellent addition to the Fiction MFA program; however, in her letter to the editor (Response to coverage of S...

Response to “Sex work not  safe for college students”

Response to “Sex work not safe for college students”

December 7, 2015

 I am writing to comment on your conclusion to the article about sex work being unsafe for college students.  You wrap up by claiming “sex work is a legitimate job choice for those who have fully...

Alderman to Chicago: ‘Death or taxes’

Alderman Carrie Austin (34th ward) argued in favor of the budget but admitted that

By Jordan Watkins

November 2, 2015

Paychecks in Chicago won’t go quite as far after Jan. 1 following the City Council’s Oct. 28 approval of more than $755 million in new taxes and fees.The council passed Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s 2016 sp...

Response to coverage of  P-Fac’s vote-of-no-confidence

Response to coverage of P-Fac’s vote-of-no-confidence

October 12, 2015

We are writing in response to your Front Page story of Oct. 5, “P-Fac: ‘No confidence’ in college administration.” The story is biased, unfair and an attack on P-Fac. The paper takes the angle of...

Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders, a graduate of the University of Chicago, spoke to supporters inside the university’s Rockefeller Chapel on Sept. 28.

University of Chicago feels the ‘Bern’

October 5, 2015

StuDents sitting in the pews of the University of Chicago’s Rockefeller Chapel at 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave. roared as Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders encouraged young potential voters to ...

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