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Columbia introduces new community outreach platform, CampusGroups

Columbia introduces new community outreach platform, CampusGroups

September 25, 2020

With the 2020-21 academic year in full swing, the college has unveiled a new community platform with the hope of bringing students closer than before, despite most fall interactions takin...

CFAC refuses to return to campus until 'fundamental COVID-19 safety concerns' are addressed

CFAC refuses to return to campus until ‘fundamental COVID-19 safety concerns’ are addressed

September 22, 2020

Four days after the college announced changes to its reopening plan due to ongoing air assessments and a delay in receiving Ultraviolet Germicidal Irradiation (UVGI) units, Columbia’s part-time fa...

Opinion: Customer service workers should not be harassed over enforcing mask policies

Opinion: Customer service workers should not be harassed over enforcing mask policies

September 22, 2020

Imagine this: It’s a sunny Saturday at Cedar Point amusement park in Sandusky, Ohio. You are working as a ride operator in a children’s area. A mother walks up to your ride with her child—withou...

Katherine Bauer-Drozdzik (left) cheers for the Chicago Bears as they finish off the New York Giants on their last defensive play to win their home opener.

Chicago Bears win first home game without in-person attendance

September 21, 2020

After a come-from-behind victory in Detroit to start the season, the Chicago Bears returned home for the first time in 2020 with a win against the New York Giants at Soldier Field with no Bears fans in sight....

Editor's Note: spread kindness, not the coronavirus

Editor’s Note: spread kindness, not the coronavirus

September 21, 2020

Over the last six months, I have witnessed countless discouraging events that leave me questioning my faith in humanity as both a journalist and a human being. Since the coronavirus pandemic beg...

Opinion: Why filmmaking in the midst of a pandemic matters

Opinion: Why filmmaking in the midst of a pandemic matters

September 10, 2020

I started to pursue my dream of filmmaking in the middle of the coronavirus pandemic. My dad told me if I wanted to make movies, there was no better time than now because if I only ever talked about...

Get your Columbia ID out for discounts this fall

Get your Columbia ID out for discounts this fall

September 10, 2020

In high school, freshman filmmaking major Emily Teitelbaum did not have many options for student discounts and said she often paid full price for any purchase she made. As a new college student now ma...

Editors' Note: A remote Chronicle

Editors’ Note: A remote Chronicle

September 7, 2020

It might be strange, but even after working remotely from the comfort of our homes since the middle of March, coming to the realization that the Chronicle will not be operating in the office surrounded by a...

After months of planning and strategizing, President and CEO Kwang-Wu Kim is ready to return to campus with safety guidelines in place.

Dr. Kim on reopening campus: ‘We are in a good spot’

September 4, 2020

When he was not listening to the nine symphonies by composer Anton Bruckner or exercising, President and CEO Kwang-Wu Kim, along with cabinet and task force members, was working all summer to develop plans ...

Everything to know about voting by mail in the general election

Everything to know about voting by mail in the general election

August 31, 2020

Election officials across the country are gearing up for record numbers of vote-by-mail ballots for the November general election as many voters look for ways to stay safe during the coronavirus pa...

Chief of Staff Laurent Pernot updated faculty senators about developments to Columbia’s Reopening Plan during the first Faculty Senate meeting of the 2020–2021 academic year.

4 need-to-know updates on where Columbia stands ahead of the 2020–2021 school year

August 21, 2020

Updated Sunday, August 23 at 5 p.m. with a correction to the deficit figure. Originally it said Columbia could be looking at a $22 million deficit, but it is actually a $30 million deficit.  In ...

Reopening Columbia: Keeping campus safe

August 21, 2020

As outlined in Columbia's campus reopening plan, new protocols include social distancing and face-covering requirements, regular health assessments and much more for the return to in-person instruction...

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