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Lets Talk: The Voice of the Student Body

November 24, 2014

Columbia’s student government association coordinated “Let’s Talk” at Hokin Hall in the 623 S. Wabash building on Nov. 18. The event allowed students to voice their opinion about what they like and di...

SGA says ‘Let’s Talk,’ students talk back

SGA says ‘Let’s Talk,’ students talk back

November 24, 2014

The Student Government Association held its annual “Let’s Talk” college wide forum Nov. 18 for students to express their concerns about the college at Hokin Hall in the 623 S. Wabash Ave. Buildi...

Listen Up Alex Ross Perry: Your Prose Is Pedantic

By Brandon Howard

November 10, 2014

“Listen Up Philip,” the latest film by independent writer/director Alex Ross Perry, marks a nail in the coffin for mumblecore filmmaking. Perry’s latest offering is next in the rotation of films such as “Tiny Furniture” and “Francis Ha,” which primarily follow privileged white characters as they navigate their careers and character flaws in an urban New York City setting.Through film, stories can be conveyed w...

Kim addresses student success

Kim addresses student success

October 20, 2014

More than 100 members of the college community filled Hokin Hall in the Wabash Campus Building, 623 S. Wabash Ave., Oct. 16 to munch on pizza and talk with President Kwang-Wu Kim with one broad topic in ...

President Kim Speaks on Student Success | The Columbia Chronicle

October 20, 2014

The Student Government Association hosted Pizza with the President on Oct 16 in the Hokin Gallery in the 623 S. Wabash Ave building. The open-floor conversation between President Kwang-Wu Kim and membe...

SGA looks to revamp reputation

SGA looks to revamp reputation

September 8, 2014

Led by its new president, sophomore science & mathematics major Sara Kalinoski, the Student Government Association is excited to present is reinvented image and function to the student body, Kalinoski said. SGA is already taking steps to rebuild a sense of trust with the student...

Kim talks transparency, tuition

Kim talks transparency, tuition

May 5, 2014

President Kwang-Wu Kim said during the final Coffee With the President forum on April 30, that he plans to curb tuition increases, facilitate budget transparency and emphasize the value of a Co...

Reason for decreased discrimination, harassment reports unclear

By Opinions Editor

April 7, 2014

Illinois saw a significant drop in the number of workplace harassment and discrimination charges in 2013, but the state still ranked fifth highest in the nation for such complaints.While the number of complaints filed decreased nearly 13 percent from 2012–2013, Illinois managed to tally more charges than 45 other states in 2013, according to a 2013 Equal Employment Opportunity Commission report. The EEOC report showed that ...

Athlete Profile: Siana Maradol

Athlete Profile: Siana Maradol

March 17, 2014

While starting up a nonprofit organization, taking 19 credit hours and holding a job sounds like a pretty full schedule, Siana Maradol still finds time to play volleyball every week.Maradol is the lib...

Police clock in, budget clocks out

February 17, 2014

The Chicago Police Department’s current strategy of transferring officers from their desk jobs to the streets successfully reduced crime in 2013, but it carried an unreasonably high price tag. The overtime bill ran up to $103.5 million, nearly $10 million more than the department projected in the 2013 budget. The overinflated cost raises questions about how effectively the police department is utilizing its resources and whet...

What does SGA exactly do?

By Dannis Valera

November 26, 2012

Columbia has had a Student Government Association for more than a decade, but the organization, along with many other student groups, struggles to grab students’ attention. However, it’s still pushing to be a voice for the student body, according to SGA President Cassandra Norris.Cassandra give The Chronicle a quick rundown about how SGA works and how being involved with SGA has influenced her life.Check out the full s...

SGA needs more senators

By Editorial Board

November 26, 2012

The Student Government Association’s primary responsibility is to act as a liaison between the student body and the administration, a duty that has become increasingly important during the prioritization process. Ideally, the SGA would represent voices from all departments.But 12 of the 30 Student Senate seats in the SGA are vacant, SGA President and senior journalism major Cassandra Norris told The Chronicle, meaning t...

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