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Columbia mutes R. Kelly

May 9, 2019

Columbia students are muting R. Kelly in the face of multiple sexual assault allegations against the R&B musician. But while the music director of the college’s radio station WCRX said the station...

Organizations not thrilled with new CPD license plate readers

Organizations not thrilled with new CPD license plate readers

January 28, 2019

A new program that allows the police to scan license plates and digitally track their data, to help combat the city's high numbers of carjackings, has come under fire by nonprofit groups that are worr...

OPINION: ‘Just leave’ logic harms survivors

OPINION: ‘Just leave’ logic harms survivors

By Bridget Ekis

January 20, 2019

Filed under Commentary, Opinion

There were 42,924 domestic violence survivors in Illinois in 2018, according to the Illinois Coalition Against Domestic Violence.Even with the Me Too movement present in our culture, society still does not ...

Managing Money Problems

By Sponsored Content

March 30, 2018

Filed under Pro Tips

I’ve worked really hard in school to try to make sure that my future is secure, but I worry about money anyway. I come from a family that has a history of money issues--my parents, aunts and uncles, and older siblings seem to have a knack for spending themselves into debt. I’d feel a bit more secure if I knew what to do if and when I run into money trouble. Any advice? You probably already know the best advice for money troub...

Supportive schools will be on the right side of history

Supportive schools will be on the right side of history

March 5, 2018

Students have powerful voices, whether they are in college or high school. This isn’t a secret, but it seems to still surprise people when students get angry, protest and march for what they believe in. Young people hav...

CivicLab educator gets real about student involvement

CivicLab educator gets real about student involvement

March 2, 2018

After the tragic Feb. 14 high school shooting in Parkland, Florida, that killed 17, young people have become politically active, engaging with politicians on CNN Town Hallsand through social media. Women have b...

Lab to reopen following student feedback

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. ...

Student veterans search for renewed camaraderie, group recognition

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

Filed under Editorial, Opinion

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.”...

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

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...

Sunflower Bean sprouts as Manifest headliner

Sunflower Bean sprouts as Manifest headliner

May 1, 2017

Emerging from New York Sunflower Bean, which will be touring with The Pixies this summer, was announced April 27 as Manifest’s headliner.  The band, described as “fuzzy psych magic” on Apple Music, will be performing on the Manifest main stage May 12 located in the Sculptor’...

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