The Columbia Chronicle

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...

New York-based group Sunflower Bean, which will be headlining this year’s Manifest festival, got its start playing DIY shows and practicing in band member Jacob Faber’s basement; the trio has since released multiple tracks and will go on tour with The Pixies this summer. 

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’...

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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