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2020 presidential candidates cheat sheet

2020 presidential candidates cheat sheet

June 13, 2019

In two months, more than a dozen candidates have announced their bids for the 2020 presidential election. Many of those on the Democratic side would be firsts if elected, including the first Hindu ...

President Kim on weirdos, transparency and the future

President Kim on weirdos, transparency and the future

May 29, 2019

With the start of the 2019–2020 academic year fast approaching, The Chronicle sat down with President and CEO Kwang-Wu Kim to discuss where he sees the college’s progress, his thoughts on transparen...

Presidential candidate Gov. Jay Inslee joins McDonald’s workers strike

Presidential candidate Gov. Jay Inslee joins McDonald’s workers strike

May 24, 2019

Democratic presidential candidate and Washington Gov. Jay Inslee joined McDonald’s workers on the picket line as they demanded safe working conditions, fair pay and the right to unionize. Organ...

Record breaking voter turnout for SGA Executive Board elections

Record breaking voter turnout for SGA Executive Board elections

April 19, 2019

With more than 500 votes cast for Student Government Association’s Executive Board elections for the 2019–2020 academic year, three candidates have been elected to take on new positions . Th...

SATIRE: U.S. Senate empty as senators run for president

SATIRE: U.S. Senate empty as senators run for president

April 1, 2019

Forty-eight Democrats were noticeably absent from the U.S. Senate this week, but rather than hitting Daytona Beach for spring break, they each hit the campaign trail to announce their bid for president. ...

Navy Pier’s Spinning with Singles event brings speed dating to new heights

Navy Pier’s Spinning with Singles event brings speed dating to new heights

October 15, 2018

First dates are nerve wracking, especially from 200 feet in the air. Navy Pier, 600 E. Grand Ave., is hosting its third annual Spinning with Singles event Oct. 17, with speed dating rounds conducted on the ...

One classroom’s experience during presidential alert system

One classroom’s experience during presidential alert system

October 5, 2018

The buzzing and beeping of cell phones rang throughout the otherwise silent "Introduction to Journalism" classroom Oct. 3. It was a historic disruption for adjunct professor Peter VonBuol and his students. The Federal Emergency Management Agency sent the very first ...

SGA elects 2018–2019 Executive Board

SGA elects 2018–2019 Executive Board

April 23, 2018

The Student Government Association announced its Executive Board for the 2018–2019 academic year at its April 17 meeting after elections. After the six-day voting period, held on OASIS for the first time, students el...

Student Financial Services works to improve customer service

Student Financial Services works to improve customer service

April 16, 2018

Student Financial Services will contract with a new vendor to improve customer service on the toll-free consultation line and online chat services for students. Acting on the student feedback that they received about the customer service lines, Columbia will begin outsou...

Few students show interest in Winter Olympics

By Katy Duffy

February 26, 2018

Filed under Campus

The greatest challenge as a fan of the 2018 Winter Olympics at Columbia is finding someone who shares your interest, said Tori Levin, a sophomore American Sign Language-English interpretation major, who described discovering other Olympics fans as “few and far between.” Because sports fans on campus are rare, there are very few sports opportunities at Columbia. The Student Athletic Association lists seven active sports leagues on its website, bu...

Ugly politics: Jabs at Trump’s looks will not create change

Ugly politics: Jabs at Trump’s looks will not create change

February 19, 2018

On Feb. 7, President Donald J. Trump boarded Air Force One on a fatefully blustery day. The wind lifted his thinning hair off his head, exposing a large bald spot beneath. Shortly after, the ruthless ...

Chicago is more than murder and mayhem

Chicago is more than murder and mayhem

February 5, 2018

Chicago has a reputation of being a city of violence and anarchy resembling scenes in the film “The Purge” with buildings on fire, a soundtrack of gunshots and bodies littering every street corner.  This exaggerated image has bee...

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