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Editor's Note: Why I am not voting, but you should be

Editor’s Note: Why I am not voting, but you should be

February 23, 2020

In the coming weeks, I will not fill out an absentee ballot in the 2020 primaries. In early March, I will not head to the polls ahead of time. And on March 17, I will not wake up early to arrive at my...

Photo aides cut out of the picture

By Lisa Schulz

September 26, 2011

A “large number” of student workers in Columbia’s Photography Department were dismissed for the fall 2011 semester because of budget constraints. The department’s annual budget was reduced by 30 percent. The Photo I academic course and the darkroom lab experienced the largest number of layoffs throughout the department.The majority of the cuts were in classroom aides who offered assistance to students with questions a...

Lack of reader confidence increasing in news publications

By SpencerRoush

April 12, 2010

It’s no longer the norm for people to wait in front of their TVs for their favorite news anchor to report the news of the day.The majority of people at home in time to watch the evening news are retirees, some of whom don’t even focus on reporting. However, more people now question and are more critical of their news sources.According to a study released on April 6 by Rasmussen Reports, 55 percent of 1,000 likely U.S. voters think media...

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