The Columbia Chronicle


Contention about adjunct contract a disgrace

By Editorial Board

March 12, 2012

Columbia’s administrators and its part-time faculty union, P-Fac, which have been at odds for the last two years regarding contract negotiations, have not held formal bargaining sessions since Oct. 28, 2011, according to college officials.Unfortunately, each side has a different explanation for why the negotiation process is at a standstill and each is blaming the other. This delay in the negotiation process is not only...

Student projects awarded Weisman

By Alexandra Kukulka

February 20, 2012

The student film you have been working on is almost complete.  All that is left to shoot is the final scene and then edit. Then you realize you don’t have enough money to hire an editing team to help you. After all the hard work you put into the project, giving up is not an option.In an effort to support academic endeavors like this, the Albert P. Weisman Award funds student projects up to $4,000. The award was established...

Wildcats bounce back against Wolverines

By Etheria Modacure

January 20, 2011

The Northwestern Wildcats wasted no time scoring against the University of Michigan Wolverines on Jan. 18 at Welsh-Ryan Arena. After losing to Michigan State University in overtime on Jan. 15, the Wildcats (12-5, 3-4) were able to bounce back with a 74-60 victory over Michigan (11-8, 1-5) on Jan. 18.Guard John Shurna led all scorers with 24 points, with 22 scored in the first half. He shot 8-of-14 from the field and collected e...

Hoosiers new bottom-feeders of the Big Ten

By Etheria Modacure

January 10, 2011

After losing its first three Big Ten conference games, the Northwestern University Wildcats got a much-needed victory over the Indiana University Hoosiers, 93-81, on Jan. 9.The Wildcats used a balanced offensive attack to force the Hoosiers out of its defensive position that yielded easy baskets. The Wildcats outscored the Hoosiers 20-12 in the paint, and ended the game with 34 total points in the post.The Wildcats forced them...

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