The Columbia Chronicle

Critical Encounters Student Showcase

By Estefania Martinez

April 30, 2012

For the second year in a row, Critical Encounters hosted an end-of-the-year student showcase in the Conaway Center. This year, over 200 student's works were featured, showing the Columbia community how this year’s Critical Encounters’ theme (Rights, Radicals & Revolutions) has enhanced their education and work.

Columbia students take advantage of “crowdfunding” sites

By Dannis Valera

April 9, 2012

Recently, more and more people have been using "crowdfunding" sites like Kickstarter and Indiegogo to help fund creative projects. These sites, by creating a campaign page and video, help gather donations from anyone who has access to these sites. Many Columbia students have taken advantage of this new and innovative way of funding and aren't doing too bad, either.

Oppression exercise, reality for students

By Alexandra Kukulka

March 19, 2012

As an arts college, Columbia is home to students of different backgrounds, cultures and ethnicities, and there are multicultural organizations on campus to keep these students united. For many in these groups, oppression is a daily experience.On March 14, One Tribe, a group of student representatives from each of the cultural organizations that address the issues surrounding diversity and social justice at the college, staged a Tunnel...

Drawing attention to discrimination

By Editorial Board

March 7, 2011

One Tribe, the Office of Multicultural Affairs ‘diversity council, recently started Columbia’s first “Tunnel of Oppression,” a demonstration that aims to raise awareness about important issues of racism, bigotry and harassment. The project might best be compared to a haunted house, where visitors are guided through a series of rooms to experience the sorts of oppression and conflict many groups face every day. Such...

Columbia’s One Tribe organization presents ‘Tunnel of Oppression’ to raise awareness

By Shardae Smith

February 28, 2011

Guests who visit Columbia’s first “Tunnel of Oppression” might find walls inked with homophobic rants and tables filled with pictures of hate crime suicide victims, which fill the room as students yell racial slurs at spectators.One Tribe, a collective group of members from the college’s student organizations, put its spin on a national program aimed at creating an interactive environment in which visitors are subject...

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