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Provost finalists to visit campus, Kim announces first candidate

Provost finalists to visit campus, Kim announces first candidate

February 4, 2019

Lourdes María Alvarez will visit campus this week as one of two finalists for the position of senior vice president and provost. During her two-day visit at Columbia, Alvarez will take part in a pub...

‘Tootsie’ musical to debut in Chicago

‘Tootsie’ musical to debut in Chicago

August 28, 2018

“Tootsie,” a new comedy musical based on the 1982 film of the same name, premieres in Chicago Sept. 11 and plays for five weeks at the Cadillac Palace Theatre.“Tootsie” tells the story of Mic...

How To Navigate Foreign Environments

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June 21, 2018

I could use some guidance. I’m preparing to travel abroad for the first time, thanks to my parents. They’re sending me to Europe at the end of the summer for two weeks, as a college graduation gift. According to my dad, “I shouldn’t enter the real world without having left the United States!” I’ve already spent the past couple of weeks planning my itinerary and my trek is jam-packed with iconic things to see. Just las...

College plans next steps after dean departures

College plans next steps after dean departures

June 19, 2018

Following announcements of the departure of two deans in one week, the college is preparing to make changes in its school leadership and curriculum to continue Strategic Plan initiatives. T...

College names new associate vice president of Facilities and Construction

By Molly Walsh, Managing Editor

June 8, 2018

Mahesh Mohnalkar was named the college’s new associate vice president of Facilities and Construction, according to a June 7 email statement sent to faculty and staff from Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Jerry Tarrer. As associate vice president for Facilities and Construction, Mohnalkar is responsible for the planning and management of all physical campus facilities and serves as advisor to the presiden...

Hit by a Drunk Driver

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June 1, 2018

A college buddy of mine was driving home from work and was hit by a drunk driver. I keep insisting that he should hire a lawyer and take legal action as, even though he did not suffer major injuries, there was property damage and he had some minor injuries that required medical attention. And that does not include the emotional toll of having experienced an accident that should have never occurred in the first place. How can I con...

Dean of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Matthew Shenoda resigns

Dean of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Matthew Shenoda resigns

June 1, 2018

Dean of Academic Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and Special Advisor to the President Matthew Shenoda is stepping down from his position to become the new vice president of Social Equity and Inclusion at the Rhode Island School of Design, according to a June 1 email announcement f...

Students critical of Counseling Services following campus assaults

Students critical of Counseling Services following campus assaults

May 7, 2018

Two students who reported sexual assault to the college’s Title IX and Counseling Service Offices in 2016 say, years later, they are still feeling the effects of those complaints and the school’s failure to satisfactorily help them. Business and entrepreneurship alumna Madeline W...

SGA reflects on academic year goals

SGA reflects on academic year goals

May 6, 2018

As the 2017–2018 academic yearcame to a close, Student Government Association officers discussed the organization’s three goals for the year—connecting, informing and achieving—and talked about their accomplishments. SGA President and senior business and entrepreneurship ...

How will you decorate your graduation cap?

How will you decorate your graduation cap?

May 5, 2018

Graduation is a time for students to be recognized for academic, creative and collegiate achievements by receiving their degrees. Some students will also celebrate the occasion by decorating their graduation caps to show families and peers the significance of this achievement. Tra...

Tech Center to close for Bookstore renovations

Tech Center to close for Bookstore renovations

April 29, 2018

The college’s Tech Center will permanently close June 1, and the Bookstore will undergo renovations this summer to expand its technical support and retail services for students. The Bookstore, 624 S. Michigan Ave., will operate as Columbia  students’ main source for technolo...

Biggest Mouth: ‘Weird Kids’ invited to Manifest

Biggest Mouth: ‘Weird Kids’ invited to Manifest

April 23, 2018

Confetti was matted on the floor while speakers blared original music and lyrics from students on the stage above. From hip-hop, soul and screaming rock, the 11 groups that performed at Columbi...

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