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President Kim discusses goals, challenges for upcoming year

President Kim discusses goals, challenges for upcoming year

September 9, 2018

President and CEO Kwang-Wu Kim has big plans for Columbia's 2018-2019 academic year, including increased security measures, continued construction of the student center and beginning the search for a new provost. Kim discussed these goals, along with some of the challenges he s...

Chicagoland Transfer Award offers students opportunities for success

Chicagoland Transfer Award offers students opportunities for success

September 4, 2018

Columbia is trying  to strengthen relationships with local community colleges with the new Chicagoland Transfer Award, which was awarded to 11 incoming students this fall. Students transferring to Columbia from nearby community colleges were able to apply for one full-...

Student resources sliced by budget cuts

Student resources sliced by budget cuts

October 23, 2017

Students are complaining of reduced college resources within their departments and clubs due to the college’s budget cuts. The affected programs noted by students include the English and Creative Writing Department, the Student Athletics Association, the Communication ...

Strategic Plans go both ways

By Editor-in-Chief

April 13, 2015

The reactions of the campus community to the Strategic Plan have been varied, garnering support for its boldness from some while drawing the ire of an ever-growing population of faculty, staff and students.In this issue, sources’ displeasure with the plan is evident, and the college community’s chilly attitudes toward voicing their opinions have seemingly thawed. Last week few people would comment, let alone answer reque...

Columbia students, faculty worth the fight

By Opinions Editor

April 13, 2015

I transferred to Columbia with one goal: graduate. After attending a claustrophobic conservatory program in Seattle and a community college in Southern California where I was going nowhere fast, I just needed to finish getting a degree and Columbia was my last resort—in hindsight, not the mentality one should have going into college.Though I arrived with the credits of a sophomore and scored high on the COMPASS test, I was instructed ...

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