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Student Center ready to open its doors to students Fall 2019

May 11, 2019

Although nails are still strewn across the concrete floors and wooden frames are temporary placeholders for walls, Columbia students will be able to relax, study, create and collaborate  in the Student Center on the first day of the...

In response to Jan. 29 article: ‘Student veterans search for renewed camaraderie, group recognition’

By Kari L. Sommers

February 19, 2018

Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

I would like to clarify the reasons behind Student Life’s decision to create a new space for student veterans at the Office of Student Diversity and Inclusion. Student Life relocated the student veterans’ office to the SDI after a year of examining the benefits that this would provide to student veterans—and to the student body at large. Student Life staff had observed that fewer student veterans were utilizing the stu...

Approach to campus safety should reach all students

By Editorial Board

October 19, 2015

Filed under Editorial, Opinion

Freshman year is many students’ first time living alone in a major city, presenting a unique set of challenges.Staying safe in Chicago goes beyond walking with a group of friends after dark and keeping valuables out of sight. In the past, first-year and transfer orientation sessions included an optional 20–30 minute lecture that provided information about staying safe while navigating city life. This year, the college t...

Army veterans sell Afghan saffron in Chicago

Army veterans sell Afghan saffron in Chicago

October 12, 2015

Kimberly Jung and Emily Miller have a lot in common­­—U.S. Army service in Afghanistan, education at West Point and Harvard—and are now business partners.Jung and Miller are two of the co-founders of...

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