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Education can help end silence of systemic abuse

EDITORIAL: Education can help end silence of systemic abuse

September 17, 2018

Attorneys general nationwide are investigating sexual abuse within the Roman Catholic Church to determine if allegations of abuse against children have been covered up, as reported Sept. 6 by The New York Ti...

Divvy expands rides with 36 new stations

Divvy expands rides with 36 new stations

By Madison Keller

September 10, 2018

Divvy expands rides with 36 new stations access throughout the city by installing 36 new bike stations in River North, Englewood, Ukrainian Village and the Near West Side neighborhoods.The first statio...

EDITORIAL: Columbia can help break cycle of period poverty

EDITORIAL: Columbia can help break cycle of period poverty

September 10, 2018

Beginning in August, Scotland became the first country to provide free menstrual products at all schools, colleges and universities after the success of a 2017 pilot program, according to an Aug. 29 New Yor...

President Kim discusses goals, challenges for upcoming year

President Kim discusses goals, challenges for upcoming year

September 9, 2018

President and CEO Kwang-Wu Kim has big plans for Columbia's 2018-2019 academic year, including increased security measures, continued construction of the student center and beginning the search for a new provost. Kim discussed these goals, along with some of the challenges he s...

Social media proves a ‘paw-sitive’ force for pet adoptions

Bruno Barlett became a viral sensation after being posted to Facebook. 

By Madison Keller

September 4, 2018

After months of searching for a ‘fur-ever’ home, Wright-Way shelter posted a picture of Bruno, a 25-pound Russian Blue on Facebook with pictures of him standing on his back legs. The image quickly went v...

Chicagoland Transfer Award offers students opportunities for success

Chicagoland Transfer Award offers students opportunities for success

September 4, 2018

Columbia is trying  to strengthen relationships with local community colleges with the new Chicagoland Transfer Award, which was awarded to 11 incoming students this fall. Students transferring to Columbia from nearby community colleges were able to apply for one full-...

Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan gave opening remarks at the Illinois Campaign for Political Reform panel, calling sexual harassment a

State lawmakers discuss methods to reduce sexual harassment

February 21, 2018

A recent panel of Illinois lawmakers called for revisions to the current reporting and filing process of sexual harassment claims for individuals working in state government.Organized by the Illinois C...

Student resources sliced by budget cuts

Student resources sliced by budget cuts

October 23, 2017

Students are complaining of reduced college resources within their departments and clubs due to the college’s budget cuts. The affected programs noted by students include the English and Creative Writing Department, the Student Athletics Association, the Communication ...

Interim chair of merged Cinema, Television department appointed

Interim chair of merged Cinema, Television department appointed

May 1, 2017

Eric Scholl, associate chair and professor in the Television Department, has been appointed interim chair of Columbia’s new Cinema and Television Arts Department, which informally announces the upcoming merger of the Cinema Art and Science and Television departments. Combining the ...

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