The Columbia Chronicle

Few students show interest in Winter Olympics

By Katy Duffy

February 26, 2018

The greatest challenge as a fan of the 2018 Winter Olympics at Columbia is finding someone who shares your interest, said Tori Levin, a sophomore American Sign Language-English interpretation major, who described discovering other Olympics fans as “few and far between.” Because sports fans on campus are rare, there are very few sports opportunities at Columbia. The Student Athletic Association lists seven active sports leagues on its website, bu...

Ugly politics: Jabs at Trump’s looks will not create change

Ugly politics: Jabs at Trump’s looks will not create change

February 19, 2018

On Feb. 7, President Donald J. Trump boarded Air Force One on a fatefully blustery day. The wind lifted his thinning hair off his head, exposing a large bald spot beneath. Shortly after, the ruthless ...

In his first public appearance since leaving the Oval Office, Barack Obama inspired the next generation in a April 24 panel discussion at the University of Chicago.

Obama encourages next generation in welcomed return home

April 24, 2017

Former President Barack Obama returned to his adoptive home April 24 for his first public appearance since leaving the White House. At the University of Chicago, where Obama previously taught constitutio...

Chicagoans may see tax, age increase for tobacco products

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By Metro Editor

January 25, 2016

Mayor Rahm Emanuel proposed ordinances on Jan. 13 that would increase the legal age to purchase tobacco products from 18 to 21 and raise taxes on many forms of tobacco.The ordinances are still pending City C...

Super Bowl XLIX: Seahawks, Patriots and sharks?

By Sports & Health Reporter

February 9, 2015

Super Bowl XLIX went down in history Feb. 1 with a record-breaking 114.4 million viewers tuning in to see some good old-fashioned football,  highly-anticipated commercials and compelling halftime entertainment. The New England Patriots and the Seattle Seahawks played some valiant football, but the Seahawks could not pull through (in the fourth quarter) due to what is quickly becoming known as one of the worst calls in Super...

Designer egos stifle fashion’s voices

By Sophia Coleman

October 8, 2012

Quote approval has been a hot debate in journalism lately, and it’s no surprise that divas in the fashion world are included on the list of culprits who have little faith in journalists.Several brands have made headlines for pressuring publications and reporters to take pieces off the Internet or run corrections. The PR rep for Yves Saint Laurent wrote to online fashion publication Business of Fashion in mid-September aski...

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