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Students and others listen as U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley spoke at the University of Chicgao Institute of Politics in her first ever visit to a university. 

Ambassador Haley: UN diplomats are glued to Trump’s tweets

February 26, 2018

Before current U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley started her job, former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger gave her this advice: “Put yourself in your adversary’s shoes, understand ...

Anne Marie Mitchell, associate chair and professor in the Communication Department, spoke to students in the combined Agency and PR Campaigns course at 33 E. Congress Pkwy. on Feb. 22.

Partnership with 1871 advertises opportunities

February 25, 2018

Columbia and technology center 1871 have partnered for an advertising and public relations course designed to provide students with professional experience and samples for their portfolios. 1871, located at 222 W. Merchandise Mart Plaza, was founded in 2012 to support Chicago’s...

Compassion for Syrians cannot be conditional

Compassion for Syrians cannot be conditional

By Tyra Bosnic

February 19, 2018

When was the last time you cared about Syria? Was it the last time you saw an injured Syrian child on Twitter? Do you ever think about the thousands dead and millions displaced?While we are choosing to ...

European Union deserves Nobel Peace Prize

By Tyler Davis

October 22, 2012

Nobel Peace Prize nominees are usually kept secret, so there was much speculation about who would be this year’s laureate.The prize could have gone to a wide variety of do-gooders, including Burmese President Thein Sein for moving his country’s militaristic government toward democracy or Bradley Manning for divulging vital information to Wikileaks. The Telegraph, a British paper, speculated that Bill Clinton would be ...

Iraq is crumbling to pieces

By The Columbia Chronicle

September 17, 2012

When Tariq al-Hashimi, fugitive Iraqi vice president and senior Sunni official, was convicted and sentenced to death on Sept. 9, it became clear that U.S. influence on the country has quickly faded since our troops withdrew in December 2011, leaving  a foreign policy disaster in their wake.The Iraqi government, led by Shiite Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki, issued a warrant for al-Hashimi’s arrest Dec. 19, 2011, the day after...

Turkey: A window into the eastern world for NATO

By Contributing Writer

May 16, 2012

By Austin MontgomeryAfter joining NATO in 1952, Turkey has become responsible for providing a key link between the western NATO members and the Muslim world.With a population that is 98 percent Muslim, Turkey is also one of the only predominantly Muslim countries with a westernized democratic style. With long term goals ranging from integrating all of the western Balkan and Euro-Atlantic countries to providing government ...

Crime at, around Columbia prevalent despite security office’s reassurances

By Samuel Charles

January 31, 2011

Columbia’s Office of Campus Safety and Security only minimally adheres to the Jeanne Clery Act, a federal law that requires all higher education institutions participating in federal aid programs to disclose certain pieces of information regarding campus crime.Between Aug. 29 and Dec. 31, 2010, there were 41 thefts on campus property reported to security, an average of one theft every three days. But none of the seven C...

Columbia’s basketball team continues to work hard

By Etheria Modacure

November 15, 2010

There aren’t media days for the Columbia Renegades men’s basketball team. No cheerleaders give the team a confidence boost at games. Without tall position players, the Renegades will have a difficult time matching up against their opponents this season, according to team president Benjamin Kolman, sophomore audio arts and acoustics major.The Renegades finished last season 0-12 and lack the size needed to post up or bloc...

You’re cracking me up

By Kay Luna

November 5, 2009

I'm LOVING all the Turkey-Day disaster stories you're posting for me. They're hilarious - and you're making me feel a little bit better (just a wee bit) about holiday cooking.I mean, everyone flubs up now and then. Then, we can all laugh about it later! HAHA! So, please - keep the stories coming. I think this could make a really funny story to run in the paper, so some of you might be hearing from me by e-mail to see if you...

Turkey-day disasters

By Kay Luna

November 3, 2009

Hey, why don't they tell you to look in BOTH ends of the frozen turkey before you cook it (or do they, and I just ignored it???!!!)? Ha!Because I nearly cooked a plastic bag full of giblets (eeeuuuwwwww!!!) the last time I attempted to cook a turkey for the holidays. Therefore, that was the last time I ever attempted such a thing. TEEHEE!Thank goodness, my mother-in-law was there as I got ready to put the turkey into the oven...

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