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OPINION: Female bodies cannot be policed while male bodies are praised

OPINION: Female bodies cannot be policed while male bodies are praised

February 7, 2019

During the Super Bowl LIII halftime show, Maroon 5’s lead singer Adam Levine took off his shirt, and the internet went wild.In 2004, much of the public also went wild when Janet Jackson’s right breast ...

To cry or not to cry: Women showing emotion in workforce slowly changing gender stereotypes

To cry or not to cry: Women showing emotion in workforce slowly changing gender stereotypes

By Ariel Parrella-Aureli

April 17, 2017

Emotions are part of what makes us human, and Jordyn Nevers knows they aren’t always controllable, especially at work where stress levels are high.The 27-year-old Chicago advertising art director rem...

Emanuel: ‘This is no way to run a state’

Emanuel: ‘This is no way to run a state’

By Eric Bradach

December 12, 2016

Chicago is likely to fall $215.2 million short of its recently approved 2017 operating budget after Gov. Bruce Rauner vetoed a bill Dec. 1 that would have required the state to contribute that amount to ...

Sexism isn’t funny—women unify for empowerment through comedy

Sexism isn’t funny—women unify for empowerment through comedy

December 12, 2016

"One of the last gigs I did in New Jersey, I was the only female comic on the bill last night, I was actually the closer to the show and they kept calling me the ‘token female’ of the night,” sai...

Podcast festival to spread culture, art to Chicago

Podcast festival to spread culture, art to Chicago

November 7, 2016

Podcasting is getting its legs as a recognized art form, and festivals such as the inaugural Chicago Podcast Festival further that idea, said Jimmy Carrane, host of the podcast “Improv Nerd” and 1988 ...

Hillary’s debate win is a win for women

By Jessica Colopy

October 3, 2016

“I think [Donald Trump] just criticized me for preparing for this debate.... You know what else I prepared for? I prepared to be president. And I think that’s a good thing.” With roaring applause in a supposed-to-be silent auditorium, Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton won her first presidential debate Sept. 26 against Republican candidate Trump. After a slow start, Clinton snatched victory about halfway through t...

Provost addresses enrollment drop, faculty’s transparency concerns

Provost addresses enrollment drop, faculty’s transparency concerns

By Campus Editor

September 12, 2016

Senior Vice President & Provost Stan Wearden acknowledged the lack of faculty consultation in the merger of the Theatre and Dance departments and predicted greater collegewide enrollment drop at a ...

Hope Solo’s soccer suspension is fair and justified

September 6, 2016

American soccer player Hope Solo was suspended, and the U.S. Women’s National Team terminated her current contract on Aug. 24 after she called her Swedish Olympic opponents “cowards.” After this most recent development in a string of controversies involving the athlete, Solo stepped down from her professional league, the Seattle Reign, on Aug. 30.It’s easy to call the verdict unfair and sexist. Instead of being pun...

‘Confirmation’: Clarence Thomas 2.0

‘Confirmation’: Clarence Thomas 2.0

April 11, 2016

Board of trustees member and President of HBO Films Len Amato is back at Columbia with “Confirmation,” a multidimensional film that will sway opposing characters, even if they had previously picked sides, h...

Panelists debate how soon police videos should be released

Panelists debate how soon police videos should be released

January 25, 2016

Experts shared ideas on how City Hall and the Chicago Police Department can better handle video evidence and increase transparency at a Jan. 20 panel held at East-West University.The event, hosted by the Ill...

Margaret Cho talks ‘psyCHO,’ what drives her insane

Margaret Cho talks ‘psyCHO,’ what drives her insane

September 28, 2015

Many comedians have made emotional women the butt of their jokes throughout the years, calling females “psycho” or “insane” for expressing themselves. However, Margaret Cho’s  latest concert spe...

#SaveColumbia stages sit-in to protest budget cuts, tuition hikes

May 4, 2015

Students, staff and faculty—staged a sit-in in the fifth floor hallway of the 600 S. Michigan Ave. Building where the Office of the President is located. The coalition, which was protesting the impending...

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