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OPINION: ‘Sticks and Stones’ may break bones but should comedy be politically correct?

OPINION: ‘Sticks and Stones’ may break bones but should comedy be politically correct?

September 10, 2019

Editor’s Note: The term “N-word” is used in this article, referring to the offensive language used by comedian Dave Chapelle. The Chronicle does not condone or promote the use of this term nor the wor...

EDITORIAL: If Americans cannot count on their president to set a good example, they must do so themselves

EDITORIAL: If Americans cannot count on their president to set a good example, they must do so themselves

August 17, 2019

On Saturday, Aug. 3, Curt James Brockway, 39, was arrested at a Montana county fair and rodeo and charged with assaulting a 13-year-old boy who did not remove his hat during the national anthem. B...

OPINION: Ancient wonders have a lack of resonance in modern day creation

OPINION: Ancient wonders have a lack of resonance in modern day creation

June 15, 2019

Though a crowd of onlookers in 1933 would have thought otherwise, King Kong is not the eighth wonder of the world. Perhaps the onlookers of the world at large will never find a structure or occurrence...

EDITORIAL: Students deserve more testing and treatment

EDITORIAL: Students deserve more testing and treatment

March 15, 2019

People ages 15–24 are at a much higher risk for Sexually Transmitted Infections than older adults and acquire half of all new STIs, according to the Center for Disease Control. Testing, diagno...

Editor’s Note: False attack tarnishes Columbia, Chicago’s reputation

Editor’s Note: False attack tarnishes Columbia, Chicago’s reputation

March 8, 2019

An alarming campus security alert of a student being stabbed near campus has turned into a confusing story that gets stranger as more details unfold, the most telling being that the attack may not have ha...

OPINION: Let’s get to the meat of climate change

OPINION: Let’s get to the meat of climate change

March 8, 2019

  When we think of the causes of climate change, we tend to focus on transportation as the main culprit. While gas emissions are a  contributor,  there’s a larger cause right under our nose...

EDITORIAL: Holidays should be about more than escapism

EDITORIAL: Holidays should be about more than escapism

March 8, 2019

St. Patrick’s Day is rapidly approaching, which means Americans are ready to don “Kiss me, I’m Irish” shirts, dye the Chicago River green and binge-drink from morning to night. Store aisles are...

OPINION: Comparing marginalization perpetuates inequality

OPINION: Comparing marginalization perpetuates inequality

By Kathryn Williams

February 1, 2019

On Jan. 22, "Jane the Virgin" actress Gina Rodriguez addressed criticism for past anti-black comments on Sirius XM’s "Sway in the Morning." Rodriguez described the backlash as devastating because “...

US of CC, administration bargain to simplify job titles

US of CC, administration bargain to simplify job titles

May 1, 2017

A committee of full-time staff members will work with college administrators to reclassify staff positions based on information gathered in a long-awaited job titles study. The study produced a job classification structure that will help administration and individuals assess career m...

Xenophobia, intolerance cannot be rebranded

Xenophobia, intolerance cannot be rebranded

By Arabella Breck

May 1, 2017

The close of the first round of the French presidential election has left two candidates to vie for citizens' votes in the runoff election May 7. Holding the lead after the first round is Emmanuel Macron,...

Sexual assault must be addressed regardless of circumstances

Sexual assault must be addressed regardless of circumstances

By Arabella Breck

April 24, 2017

Cases of sexual assault and gender-based violence in South Sudan increased by 64 percent in 2016 compared with 2015, said Deputy Special Representative of the Secretary-General and U.N. Resident and H...

Chechnya gay camp cannot be tolerated in 2017

Chechnya gay camp cannot be tolerated in 2017

By Ariel Parrella-Aureli

April 24, 2017

Disturbing reports have surfaced that approximately 100 men in Chechnya, Russia, who are suspected of being gay are being imprisoned in a torture concentration camp in Argun, according to an April 3 ar...

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