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Protests break out in Puerto Rico as frustration grows

TIME Magazine recognizes influential women, youths

April 23, 2018

TIME Magazine published its annual list of the world’s most influential people April 19, highlighting a record number of 45 women and 45 people aged under 40 and showcasing the significance of our world’s evo...

DIY art space facilitates a 12-hour filmmaking adventure

DIY art space facilitates a 12-hour filmmaking adventure

By Alexa Rixon

September 20, 2017

The Dojo, an underground DIY gallery in Pilsen, is scheduled to premiere the fruits of its 12-hour done-in-a-day filmmaking adventure Dojo96 on Sept. 23 with a wrap and screening party held the same day...

Airstrikes in Syria are America’s, not Trump’s

Turns out, you can pick your family

By Arabella Breck

April 10, 2017

Exactly 100 years after the U.S. entered World War I, the current president decided to take action in one of the most contentious modern conflicts by ordering airstrikes in Syria April 6. Only time wil...

Wake up world, 2017 is coming

Children are not to blame  in child marriages

By Arabella Breck

December 12, 2016

At the end of 2015, the Economist created its 30th edition of "The World in 2016," a publication full of expert predictions on what the year would hold. Now, as 2016 comes to a close, "The World in 201...

Former Obama adviser: patience is key to foreign policy

Derek Chollet, former adviser to President Barack Obama, spoke about the nation’s foreign policy legacy during a Chicago Council on Global Affairs Nov. 3.

By Eric Bradach

November 7, 2016

Despite harsh criticism from both political rivals and the general public, President Barack Obama has implemented a long-term foreign policy strategy through patience and restraint, according to his fo...

Hillary’s debate win is a win for women

By Jessica Colopy

October 3, 2016

“I think [Donald Trump] just criticized me for preparing for this debate.... You know what else I prepared for? I prepared to be president. And I think that’s a good thing.” With roaring applause in a supposed-to-be silent auditorium, Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton won her first presidential debate Sept. 26 against Republican candidate Trump. After a slow start, Clinton snatched victory about halfway through t...

Demagogues can succeed, U.S. voters should notice

Children are not to blame  in child marriages

By Managing Editor

September 12, 2016

The president of the Philippines, Rodrigo Duterte, made headlines in the United States when he insulted President Barack Obama by calling him a “son of a whore,” according to a Sept. 7 article from V...

Featured Artist: Josh Salt

Featured Artist: Josh Salt

April 7, 2014

Senior theater major, Josh Salt is used to receiving roles in major productions such as “Chicago Fire,” but said he was still shocked to find out he will be “Harry Potter” star Daniel Radcliffe’s understudy in the Broadway play “The Cripple of Inishmaan.” Th...

Editor’s note: Quality over quantity

By Heather Scroering

October 29, 2012

Columbia prides itself on being “the largest and most diverse private nonprofit arts and media college in the nation.” But my mother  told me bigger isn’t always better.This month, Time Magazine conducted a survey of 1,000 adults, and 80 percent said they felt students don’t get the education they’re paying for at many colleges. Of the 540 college administrators Time surveyed, 41 percent agreed. Furthermore, 58 pe...

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