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College, chair accused of employment discrimination

College, chair accused of employment discrimination

May 11, 2015

Philippe Ravanas, chair of the Business & Entrepreneurship Department, and the college are defending discrimination charges brought by a professor whose employment at the college was terminated after the S...

Former SGA vice president of Finance takes on new role as president

Former SGA vice president of Finance takes on new role as president

May 4, 2015

Jerel Ballard, a sophomore journalism major, has participated in the Society of Professional Journalists, the Columbia College Association for Black Journalists and the Student Government Association since enr...

Head over heels: Thou shall have standards for boots, not boys

By Managing Editor

October 13, 2014

A modern philosopher by the name of Ke$ha once said, “Boots and boys, they bring me so much joy.” Honestly, I couldn’t have said it any better, especially because it’s fall and not only are boots a must-have, but boys also make the perfect fall accessory if you’re cold or craving attention—I refuse to say “lonely.”Boys are like boots. They either meet your expectations or you find something better. Just like there are many...

Art Institute named top museum by TripAdvisor

Art Institute named top museum by TripAdvisor

September 29, 2014

On Sept. 16, the Art Institute of Chicago was named the No. 1 museumin the world by popular travel site TripAdvisor as part of its annualTraveler’s Choice Awards.Kevin Carter, senior public relations manag...

Cappleman, CTA hold meeting to talk plans for Wilson Red Line station| The Columbia Chronicle

September 22, 2014

Alderman James Cappleman of the 46th ward, and representatives from the Chicago Transit Authority held a meeting at Harry S. Truman College, 1145 W. Wilson Ave., to discuss plans for the reconstruction ...

Traveling exhibition ‘Papercuts’ opens at Columbia

Traveling exhibition ‘Papercuts’ opens at Columbia

September 22, 2014

“Papercuts,” a traveling paper art exhibition that has been to six cities, including Atlanta and Nashville, is making its last stop at Columbia.The exhibition, organized by artist Reni Gower, open...

A blissful return for LFL

A blissful return for LFL

May 12, 2014

The Bliss, Chicago's resident team in the Legends Football League, formerly known as the Lingerie Football League, is on a quest for a repeat championship win this summer. After picking up w...

Someone You Should Know: Louis Silverstein

Someone You Should Know: Louis Silverstein

April 21, 2014

Louis Silverstein, associate professor in the Humanities, History & Social Sciences Department, is known for calling marijuana the “food of the gods.” Expanding on the belief that marijuana is...

Wise Ass: April Fool’s Edition

April 7, 2014

Wise Ass, Student Programming Board's open mic comedy night, celebrated April Fool's Day at Haus, 623 S. Wabash Ave. The April 1 event featured acts such as We Cute, Charaidan and Columbia's improv gro...

‘ Israeli / Palestinian Conflict ’ section reinstated

By Associate Editor

April 7, 2014

The second section of adjunct professor Iymen Chehade’s “The Israeli/Palestinian Conflict” course has been reinstated after an American Association of University Professors report concluded the college violated Chehade’s academic freedom. However, the college disputes the report’s findings and denies the class was reinstated in response to the report. Prompting a petition that led to the March 25 AAUP investiga...

Liberal arts degrees contribute billions to US economy

Liberal arts degrees contribute billions to US economy

March 31, 2014

Just when you were beginning to think your liberal arts degree was useless in the current economy, new statistics suggest otherwise. Data from the National Endowment of the Arts and the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis show that the arts and cultural production industry added a...

Professor calls academic freedom into question

Professor calls academic freedom into question

March 31, 2014

To adjunct history professor Iymen Chehade, reducing the number of sections of his course “The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict” from two to one was an attempt by Columbia’s administration to silence him, violating his academic freedom. To Steven Corey, chair of the Humanities, H...

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