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Editor's Note: There is no cookie-cutter student experience

Editor’s Note: There is no cookie-cutter student experience

October 5, 2020

Two weeks ago I spoke on a virtual panel among educators and policy scholars in higher education around the country, and our audience consisted of congressional staff members in Washington, D.C. I ...

Editor’s Note: This is our first draft of history. Let it have a good ending

Editor’s Note: This is our first draft of history. Let it have a good ending

May 11, 2020

A common discussion in our newsroom for at least the past two years has been the value and role of the weekly print edition as we produce a steady stream of digital content throughout the week. It...

The 2019 edition of Echo, a magazine produced in a course offered by the Communication Department each spring semester. The 2020 edition of Echo will still be printed, despite the coronavirus pandemic and campus closures.

Echo magazine balances timelines and deadlines during pandemic

May 6, 2020

When Colin Lenburg, a senior cinema art and science major and section editor at Echo magazine, learned campus buildings were closing due to the coronavirus, he was “pissed.” “I was like, 'A...

Chronicle staffers read President and CEO Kwang-Wu Kim's email announcing classes will be transitioned online, Thursday, March 12.

Editor’s Note: The Chronicle will not stop reporting, no matter the ups and downs

March 26, 2020

Wisconsin. Maryland. Hawaii. These are just a few of the places Chronicle staffers will be working from in the coming weeks as the college reckons with our country's national emergency, one of the biggest ...

Chronicle announces Spring 2020 editorial team, aims to innovate college journalism

January 23, 2020

When the Fall 2019 semester began, the newsroom held a different kind of chaotic energy than it usually does. As our management team worked to train more than 20 new staff members on positions varying...

Protestors banged on the doors in order to disrupt former Attorney General Jeff Sessions' remarks on Northwestern University's campus Tuesday, Nov. 5.

Opinion: Northwestern editorial shows media illiteracy, not media incompetency

November 14, 2019

When the Chronicle covered student protests of former Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ address on Northwestern University’s campus, an air of hostility toward the media was already present. A Medill Schoo...

Bonfire is the University of Illinois at Chicago’s new student-run newspaper.

Students start grassroots effort to provide a student newspaper to UIC

November 10, 2019

Last semester when student workers went on strike at the University of Illinois at Chicago, no one on campus knew what was really going on amid conflicting reports. The misinformation highlighted the need for an independent, stude...

Good news for student journalists: Your work matters

By Editorial Board

February 26, 2018

Somewhere in a U.S. classroom, there is a student who will one day break a news story that will change the world. Schools nationwide are training the up-and-coming voices in journalism, and some new legislative efforts are ensuring they are heard.The Missouri House of Representatives passed the Cronkite New Voices Act, a bill that would guarantee protections from censorship for student journalists in public high schools, u...

College suspends admissions to journalism master’s program

College suspends admissions to journalism master’s program

February 19, 2018

Columbia has decided to suspend admissions to the journalism master’s degree in order to re-work, improve and revise the program after its continuous enrollment decline. Suzanne McBride, chair of the Communication Department, said the program only received 10 applications for t...

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