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High school consent culture evolves in #MeToo era

High school consent culture evolves in #MeToo era

October 29, 2018

As victims come forward to talk about their experiences with sexual assault and harassment, educators and activists want to create a culture of mutual consent by educating  students. “With the M...

New Columbia partnership ensures ‘Everyone Can Code’

New Columbia partnership ensures ‘Everyone Can Code’

October 29, 2018

Genesys Works Chicago collaborated with Columbia College Chicago Online to educate local high school students on the importance of coding as part of Apple’s initiatives in the Everyone Can Code program. Genesys is dedicated to career success for high school students, and Ever...

Bill Cosby verdict a victory for sexual assault survivors

Bill Cosby verdict a victory for sexual assault survivors

April 29, 2018

A Pennsylvania jury found Bill Cosby guilty of three counts of aggravated indecent assault for drugging and sexually assaulting Andrea Constand in 2004, a landmark decision in the wake of the Me Too ...

No Crying In the House

No Crying In the House: How Abuse Falls Through The Cracks and the Masons Who Want to Fix It

April 9, 2018

Hollywood is on its heels. With movements such as Me Too and Time’s Up on screens, at award shows and in newspapers, the industry has reached a turning point in its commitment to erase harassment and s...

New computer stations have opened throughout the various floors of Columbia's Library, 624 S. Michigan Ave., as part of the college's initiative to reopen lab spaces Jan. 22. 

Lab to reopen following student feedback

January 29, 2018

Students will soon be able to use a computer lab once again outside of the Library starting in early February, according to a Jan. 22 email sent to students from President and CEO Kwang-Wu Kim. ...

While many veterans have found the space welcoming, some miss having a designated space for student veterans because they find it difficult to connect with traditional students.

Student veterans search for renewed camaraderie, group recognition

January 29, 2018

After a year-and-a-half-long absence from Columbia, Danny Woodruff, a junior radio major, found himself reminiscing about the camaraderie he once enjoyed in the Student Veterans Society when he returned ...

How to apologize for sexual misconduct

How to apologize for sexual misconduct

By Editorial Board

January 21, 2018

In a Dec. 28 Facebook post, senior theatre major Evan Louis Szewc announced his resignation as creative director for the 2018 Manifest Urban Arts Festival after allegations of misconduct surfaced on social media, as reported Jan. 5 by The Chronicle. In his post, ...

Understanding the 'witch hunt' in online movements

Understanding the ‘witch hunt’ in online movements

January 21, 2018

In an open letter published Jan. 9 in the French publication Le Monde, a group of 100 women, including actress Catherine Deneuve, took issue with the Me Too movement, framing it as a “witch hunt.”...

An Oct. 23 open letter to the Illinois Senate and House of Representatives stated misogyny is alive and well in Springfield. 

Politicians say ‘no more’ to sexual harassment in state Capitol

November 6, 2017

Uncomfortable handshakes that linger too long, arms around the shoulder that drift while posing for photos and comments about her distracting looks are just a few acts of sexual harassment experienced du...

Student worker Lauren VanReken recreates a mural by Gloria Talamantes as part of the exhibition in the back room of the Glass Curtain Gallery, 1104 S. Wabash Ave.

‘¡Sí, Se Puede!’ opens at Glass Curtain Gallery

September 5, 2017

“¡Sí, Se Puede!” is an exhibit featuring the work of eight artists inspired by the archives of Cesar Chavez, Dolores Huerta and their work with the United Farm Workers Movement that opened Sept. ...

May contain: peanuts, milk, gluten: Restaurants, customers urge for education, dialogue on food allergies

May contain: peanuts, milk, gluten: Restaurants, customers urge for education, dialogue on food allergies

September 5, 2017

Twelve-year-old Cameron Rich was on vacation with his family four years ago in the Outer Banks of North Carolina, but instead of enjoying the barrier islands’ open-sea beaches and shipwreck diving si...

During tragedies, focus on heroes

During tragedies, focus on heroes

By James Firkins

April 3, 2017

A man drove his car onto the sidewalk and into several people. He then walked along Westminster Bridge in London, toward the Houses of Parliament, where he stabbed police officer Keith Palmer, who later die...

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