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What’s a provost and why should you care ours is leaving?

What’s a provost and why should you care ours is leaving?

April 16, 2018

It was announced April 6 that one of Columbia’s top administrators will be leaving the college effective June 2019. But the news hasn’t really made an impact on the many students who are unaware of who Stan Wearden is ...

Protests break out in Puerto Rico as frustration grows

‘Roseanne’ series reboot entertaining, but problematic

April 2, 2018

While the “Roseanne” reboot is entertaining to watch and brings back nostalgic memories of the iconic Conner family for many, actress Roseanne Barr and her character’s identification as a Trump su...

Progressive characters should be encouraged in ‘Roseanne’ reboot

Grammy nominees show improvement in award diversity

By Ariana Portalatin

September 25, 2017

Fans of “Roseanne” are well aware that the TV show never shied away from tackling controversial issues during its run, with a fairly progressive view, so news that the reboot will include a gender fl...

Applications to three grad study programs put on hold

Applications to three grad study programs put on hold

September 11, 2017

Applications for three graduate degree programs for the 2018–2019 academic year have been suspended, according to an Aug. 14 collegewide email sent by Interim Dean of the School of Graduate Studies Pegeen Reichert Powell. The programs on hold are interdisciplinary arts and media, in...

New CPS curriculum aims to prevent repetition of dark history

By Editorial Board

September 11, 2017

This school year, Chicago Public Schools students will learn the basics: English, math and the shameful history of torture in the Chicago Police Department. As part of a reparations package, which City Council passed on May 6, 2015, CPS will now teach eighth-graders and high school sophomores about Jon Burge, a former CPD detective accused of using torture primarily on black men in his custody between the 1970s and 1990s to for...

Women’s March goes global

Women's March goes global

By Arabella Breck

January 23, 2017

After the election of Donald Trump as president of the United States, the Women’s March on Washington began organizing a mass march to take place the day after Trump's inauguration. "Women's rights are human...

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