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Difference in candidates could mean easier provost selection

Difference in candidates could mean easier provost selection

March 1, 2019

President and CEO Kwang-Wu Kim's provost selection, which will likely be announced in March, will mark a distinct path for the future of Columbia and its leadership.Kim said the differences between the t...

Columbia alumnus featured in Sweet Tap Chicago show

Columbia alumnus featured in Sweet Tap Chicago show

March 1, 2019

Uniquely choreographed tap dancing is set to a mix of rock, soul and R&B for Chicago Tap Theatre's Sweet Tap Chicago show.Taylor Mallory, a 2010 music business alumnus, is the main vocalist and emce...

Mayor Rahm Emanuel stands with Planned  Parenthood against proposed Title X gag order

Mayor Rahm Emanuel stands with Planned Parenthood against proposed Title X gag order

September 24, 2018

Doctors may soon become legally obligated to withhold comprehensive information on family planning options from patients if the Trump Administration’s proposed changes to Title X funding go into effec...

Stop associating Ariana Grande with Mac Miller’s death

Stop associating Ariana Grande with Mac Miller’s death

By Samantha Conrad

September 17, 2018

The Sept. 7 death of rap icon Mac Miller generated a variety of reactions from the public, as celebrity deaths usually do. Some mourned his death, alleging the cause as a drug overdose. One of the most  ups...

Jeanne Ives surprised by ‘hysteria’ around controversial commercial

Jeanne Ives surprised by ‘hysteria’ around controversial commercial

February 9, 2018

Three days after Republican gubernatorial candidate Jeanne Ives’ campaign posted a commercial online that drew accusations of bigotry, the Wheaton, Illinois, state representative showed no signs of re...

State law protects women from federal birth control regulation

State law protects women from federal birth control regulation

October 16, 2017

The Department of Health and Human Services issued new guidelines Oct. 6 that broaden employers’ ability to exempt themselves from the Affordable Care Act’s contraceptive coverage requirements. The ...

HB40 action does not let Rauner off the hook

HB40 action does not let Rauner off the hook

October 2, 2017

After playing both sides of the aisle for months, Gov. Bruce Rauner made up his mind and signed House Bill 40 into law Sept. 28, expanding taxpayer-subsidized abortions for women covered by Medicaid and...

Students honored for Status Awards for Musical talents | The Columbia Chronicle

May 6, 2017

The Kamoinge-Ferman, the Humanities, History and Social Sciences Department and Columbia's Urban Music Association hosted the Columbia Status Awards on May 4 at Stage Two, 618 S. Michigan Ave. The awards ...

REVIEW: The Orwells, The Walters shake it down at home show on US tour kickoff (PHOTOS)

REVIEW: The Orwells, The Walters shake it down at home show on US tour kickoff (PHOTOS)

March 17, 2017

"Take your shirt off!" the crowd shouted at Walter Kosner of The Walters. Lead singer Luke Olson screamed into the microphone for Kosner to appease the audience; he didn't need to be told again and ...

Roe v. Wade v. Trump

Roe v. Wade v. Trump

February 27, 2017

She burst into tears and listened to Beyoncé’s Lemonade to build up her spirits. She was being compared to serial killers like Charles Manson and Ted Bundy. But women’s activist Whitney Shields d...

Student created “HUMANITY”  production to discuss social issues

Student created “HUMANITY” production to discuss social issues

February 20, 2017

“HUMANITY,” an original production that portrays social issues through dance, spoken word and American Sign Language, will have its first out-of-state performance at Columbia on Feb. 24. Tyler Bradley, a first year graduate student in the Business & Entrepreneurship Depar...

Presidency vs. Pregnancy— political climate brings uncertainty for women’s health

By Blair Paddock

February 13, 2017

Taking the pill is an automatic, mindless activity for many women. However, a new political administration may reduce access to birth control, bringing uncertainty to an habit that millions of women take for granted.The repeal of the Affordable Care Act, which mandated insurers cover birth control, and the de-funding of Planned Parenthood both threaten the accessibility of birth control.Despite these obstacles, Nicole Williams...

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