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Professor quietly removed after allegedly showing student a pornographic video

Professor quietly removed after allegedly showing student a pornographic video

March 21, 2019

Junior music major Jack Mahanes was studying for a midterm on a sofa in the lobby of the Music Center on March 6 when Frank Donaldson, an adjunct professor in the Music Department, walked up and "shoved" a cel...

The Chicago Police Department reported that the female student who falsely reported being stabbed March 6 in Grant Park had admitted to making up the story.

Police: Student made up attack

March 8, 2019

After reports that a female Columbia student was stabbed in Grant Park late in the night on March 6, police say the woman confessed she faked the incident. A March 7 Crime Advisory alert from the col...

Editor's Note: False attack tarnishes Columbia, Chicago’s reputation

Editor’s Note: False attack tarnishes Columbia, Chicago’s reputation

March 8, 2019

An alarming campus security alert of a student being stabbed near campus has turned into a confusing story that gets stranger as more details unfold, the most telling being that the attack may not have ha...

Several laptop robberies within the last month are under investigation by the Office of Campus Safety & Security and the Chicago Police Department.

Campus laptop thefts leave students pushing for stronger security

October 17, 2016

A series of laptop thefts on campus have students concerned about their safety inside Columbia buildings and pushing for stronger security measures.According to an Oct. 7 email sent to the campus community by...

Security hires to improve safety, but lack of information worrisome

By Editor-in-Chief

May 2, 2016

Upticks in on-campus violence in recent years have caused many college campuses to enforce more stringent security policies and procedures.This year, Columbia has been among the schools reconsidering their security protocols in order to prevent crime on campus. Six new part-time employees, holding the position of “watch commanders,” were hired by the office of Safety & Security during the Fall 2015 Semester in an effo...

Notable Native: Jesseca Rhymes

In 2016, Jesseca Rhymes, coordinator of Never Go Without, spent her second consecutive year collecting feminine hygiene products for homeless women 

By Metro Editor

April 4, 2016

Jesseca Rhymes, for the second consecutive year, has asked for donations of feminine hygiene products instead of birthday presents. Rhymes said she got inspired to start the organization Never Go Withou...

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