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Columbia part-time faculty union president Diana Vallera.

Part-time faculty to receive additional payment for online transition; college to limit ‘surveillance’ of instructors

April 14, 2020

Part-time faculty will receive an additional week of compensation for their work in transitioning courses online during Columbia's three-week "pause." The union representing part-time faculty member...

Jeff Budzien profile

By Nader Ihmoud

October 8, 2012

Jeff Budzien is a junior at Northwestern University and the starting place kicker for the Wildcats football team. During the team’s Sept. 15 victory against the Boston College Golden Eagles, he matched Northwestern’s record for most field goals in a game with 5. Following that game, Budzien was named the Big Ten special team’s player of the week. The Chronicle chatted with Budzien about what makes a successful field goal ...

San Fran dance troupe visits Dance Center

By Heather Scroering

February 20, 2012

By Tyler McDermottContributing WriterKicking off the Center’s spring 2012 season ,Members of the Margaret Jenkins Dance Company explored the connections between emotion and nature Feb. 9 at the midwest debut of “Light Moves” at Columbia’s Dance Center, 1306 S. Michigan Ave.The San Francisco-based dance troupe ventured onto campus Feb. 9 for a three-day run of the collaborative piece that portrays the simulation betwee...

New security camera systems for Chicago Public Schools

By Gregory Cappis

September 6, 2011

The Chicago Public School system is installing more security cameras at local high schools, building on the successes of the cameras at a troubled South Side school.High-tech security cameras, costing $7 million, are scheduled to be operating by the end of the school year at 14 additional high schools with large volumes of past arrests and misconduct cases.Christian Fenger Academy High School, 11220 S. Wallace Ave., pilote...

FBI expansion of power hits home

By Darryl Holliday

January 31, 2011

Federal investigations into U.S. residents’ private lives are on the rise, both nationally and in the city of Chicago because of suspected terrorist links that many say are unfounded, and in effect, constitute violations of privacy and First Amendment rights.Two forms of federal subpoenas, national security letters and grand jury subpoenas are increasingly used by the FBI to obtain personal records and private documents...

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