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‘Share this’: CFAC hosts town hall on health concerns for students, faculty

‘Share this’: CFAC hosts town hall on health concerns for students, faculty

September 30, 2020

On a brisk Tuesday, some faculty members held their in-person classes in Grant Park before an evening virtual town hall hosted by Columbia's part-time faculty union, CFAC. The town hall was held over Z...

Opinion: Customer service workers should not be harassed over enforcing mask policies

Opinion: Customer service workers should not be harassed over enforcing mask policies

September 22, 2020

Imagine this: It’s a sunny Saturday at Cedar Point amusement park in Sandusky, Ohio. You are working as a ride operator in a children’s area. A mother walks up to your ride with her child—withou...

Opinion: People cannot pretend the coronavirus pandemic is over

Opinion: People cannot pretend the coronavirus pandemic is over

August 4, 2020

Imagine being a healthcare worker who has worked on the front lines since the very beginning of the pandemic. You are dressed head to toe in personal protective equipment and it is the middle of spring, but s...

Senior fashion design major Maria Varela is working with instructors in the Fashion Studies Department to create masks to send to health care workers at the frontline of the coronavirus pandemic.

Artists find solace and community through remote collaborative projects

April 6, 2020

Desperate to keep her mind off the reality that she would have to wrap up her senior thesis online, Maria Varela found a new purpose—making masks for health care workers. After seeing posts about mask ...

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