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Global pandemic creates a world of problems for Columbia’s international community

Global pandemic creates a world of problems for Columbia’s international community

March 25, 2020

For Columbia students studying abroad, international students living on the South Loop campus and domestic students planning to spend spring break overseas, travel restrictions due to the coronavirus pandemic...

‘Challenging task at best’: Global Education carries on after reorganization

‘Challenging task at best’: Global Education carries on after reorganization

October 14, 2019

  Updated 10/14/19 at 3:10 p.m. with additional comments and clarification from Mark Chakoian, former assistant director of Global Education.    Five months after almost half of the staff members ...

Leap Semester nearly postponed, application deadline extended

Leap Semester nearly postponed, application deadline extended

By Campus Reporter

October 31, 2016

Days after Columbia announced a new international studies program to the college community, the college called for a delay in the scheduled January 2017 launch and extended application deadlines to ac...

‘Lincoln’s Undying Words’ shows former president’s evolution

‘Lincoln’s Undying Words’ shows former president’s evolution

By Arts & Culture Reporter

April 4, 2016

Chicago history fans and Lincoln lovers can learn about the final years of President Abraham Lincoln’s life through speeches and artifacts on display in the Chicago History Museum’s latest exhibit, “Lin...

Graphic artist compares average male body shape across countries

Graphic artist compares average male body shape across countries

By Assistant Sports & Health Editor

December 1, 2014

The average body mass index of the American male aged 30–39 is 28.6, nearly one point away from the medical qualification of being obese, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Na...

Study abroad program ventures to Paris, Prague, Rome

Study abroad program ventures to Paris, Prague, Rome

October 6, 2014

Columbia writing students will soon have the chance to earn credit for visiting Rome’s Colosseum or touring Hemingway’s Paris or the favorite Prague haunts of Milan Kundera in courses offered during J-Term and summer 2015. These and other opportunities such as Columbia’s marke...

Daily Schedule/ Scores

By Nader Ihmoud

October 16, 2012

10/15MLB playoffsGame 2National League Championship SeriesSan Francisco Giants 7 St. Louis Cardinals 1WP: Ryan Vogelsong LP: Chris CarpenterSeries: Tied 1-1Oct. 16MLB playoffsAmerican League Championship SeriesNew York Yankees @ Detroit TigersYankees SP: Pat HughesTigers SP: Justin VerlanderSeries: Tigers lead 2-0...

Town Hall Meeting (1/27/2012)

By Dannis Valera

January 30, 2012

For the second time, Columbia's administration hosted a Town Hall open meeting for people to air their grievances about the college. In attendance were many of Columbia's part-time faculty, Columbia students as well as students and faculty from other institutions in the area. Some problems brought up for discussion were Columbia's tuition costs, prioritization and transparency of Columbia's decision-making.http://youtu.be/dJZA...

Meeting of Styles changes the face of graffiti

By Sophia Coleman

October 10, 2011

The monotonous daily commute downtown consists of gray buildings, steely skies and nothing for the eye to feast on. But then, a pop of neon color, bold words and too-true caricatures greet the senses. This is graffiti, the art that brings energy to a city so bogged down by stagnant hues. As soon as graffiti is spotted by ignorant minds, the color is whitewashed and the city becomes stale again. To some, graffiti is a crime...

International student body reaches 200

By Heather Scroering

September 26, 2011

Columbia’s international student body has reached a new high with approximately 20 new students coming in this semester from abroad.Last semester, the international student count was 186. This semester, it’s 209, according to Gigi Posejpal, director of International Student Affairs.“They are able to explore [at Columbia],” Posejpal said. “They’re able to approach individuals to ask questions and find people who are willi...

New life found in Petri dish, not flying saucer

By Stephanie Saviola

December 6, 2010

NASA announced the discovery of a new life form that can survive on the toxic chemical, arsenic on Dec. 2. The profound breakthrough shows that scientists have only begun to unravel the complexities of life outside of what we havepreviously known.Astrobiology researchers funded by NASA discovered a strand of bacteria pulled from Mono Lake, Calif. that can grow and reproduce on arsenic. Up until this discovery, all Earth life ...

‘Deathly Hallows: Part I’ a middle experience

By Drew Hunt

November 22, 2010

Between the copious amounts of merchandise, a state-of-the art theme park and a worldwide following—and the billions of dollars made in between—it’s safe to say there is no such thing as a casual Harry Potter fan. Adapted from the popular children’s books, the Potter film series proved to be among the most lucrative movie franchises in Hollywood, drawing on the hysteria surrounding the novels the films are based on.Howev...

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