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Student loses $2,000 in Columbia Outlook email phishing scam

Student loses $2,000 in Columbia Outlook email phishing scam

October 7, 2019

A Columbia student lost $2,000 in September after falling victim to one of several alleged dog walking job scams circulating among the school’s Outlook accounts, causing Columbia administrators to...

Is Lollapalooza really worth the ticket price? Festival-goers weigh in.

Is Lollapalooza really worth the ticket price? Festival-goers weigh in.

August 4, 2019

When the price of ticket admission, accommodations and food are added up, attending Lollapalooza requires a large chunk of money—some say too much. According to the Lollapalooza website, ticket pr...

SATIRE: Comedy writing and performance deemed ‘most popular and promising’ major

SATIRE: Comedy writing and performance deemed ‘most popular and promising’ major

April 1, 2019

Incoming freshmen for Fall 2019 are gravitating toward Columbia’s most successful major: comedy writing and performance. According to a survey on annual income, alumni from the past five ...

EDITORIAL: Historical campus buildings, student center deserve equal attention

By Editorial Board

September 24, 2018

The construction of the new student center is well underway with completion slated for late spring 2019. Students can witness the building’s construction. Over the past year, several campus buildings have been sold to help fund the center, such as the college’s share of the University Center, 525 S. State St., The Johnson Publishing Building, 820 S. Michigan Ave. and, most recently, 731 S. Plymouth Court. After it is bui...

Chicago creates basic income task force

Chicago creates basic income task force

September 21, 2018

Mayor Rahm Emanuel has created a task force to determine the viability of a guaranteed income program which would provide some Chicago residents a no-strings-attached monthly income.“If [Chicago gave] ...

Minimum wage increase could bring relief, reduced hours

Minimum wage increase could bring relief, reduced hours

July 3, 2018

Chicago's minimum wage increase July 1 could impact employees work hours while providing more income to those who need it.The minimum wage increased from $11 to $12 an hour following a December 2014 C...

Crime Rate Comparisons

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July 3, 2018

I could use some guidance. I just graduated from college with a degree in justice studies. At first, I planned to apply to law school, but I decided earlier this year that I’d rather get some relevant work experience in law enforcement first. I found some government jobs that relate to criminal profiling research, but I’m curious what that might entail. My former roommate said I could be doing things like crime rate compariso...

Kickstarters and ‘Lemonade’ stands

Kickstarters and ‘Lemonade’ stands

March 26, 2018

Flipping through comic books as a child, Gabi Mendez, a first year graduate student at the Savannah College of Art and Design in Georgia, never found relatable characters. As a queer person of color, Men...

New Student Diversity and Inclusion Office in search of new staff

New Student Diversity and Inclusion Office in search of new staff

October 30, 2017

The search for a director and coordinator is underway in the new Student Inclusion and Diversity Office as a short-handed staff continues to provide programming. Formerly known as the Multicultural Affairs Office, the SDI Office changed its name and unveiled its new location on 618 S...

Removing ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ is erasing history

Removing ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ is erasing history

October 23, 2017

A Mississippi school board has taken away a valuable opportunity to learn about America’s racism from its students.The Biloxi School District pulled Harper Lee’s literary classic “To Kill a Mockin...

Crowdfunding Crayons: Teachers get creative to provide for students

Crowdfunding Crayons: Teachers get creative to provide for students

October 10, 2016

Teresa Jay did not expect to have to pay to do her job. When she began working as an art teacher at Perkins Bass Elementary School in Englewood with several hundred public school students, her school ...

Hunt for ‘juicy booties’ at Art Institute

Hunt for ‘juicy booties’ at Art Institute

May 9, 2016

America is obsessed with butts. From Nicki Minaj and Kim Kardashian to Chris Evans and Channing Tatum, the best celebrity glutes are always a subject of debate, and art is not immune to booty fever.Chi...

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