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Theatre Department Interim Chair departs from college

Theatre Department Interim Chair departs from college

May 15, 2019

Interim Chair of the Theatre Department Peter Carpenter announced his departure from the college. His last day will be June 30. In a May 15 email to The Chronicle, Carpenter said he was offered a po...

Editor’s Note: Support student media in honor of Student Press Freedom Day

Editor’s Note: Support student media in honor of Student Press Freedom Day

January 28, 2019

In April 2018, student newsrooms nationwide used #savestudentnewsrooms to advocate for student journalists and stress the importance of campus media. The campaign was launched in response to several problems...

Chicago, the puppetry capital of the world for 11 days

Chicago, the puppetry capital of the world for 11 days

By Kendall Polidori

January 25, 2019

With more than 100 performances and 24 shows and events from 10 different countries, the Chicago International Puppet Theater Festival hits the city for its third year this month, with Columbia once again par...

Onye Ozuzu to step down as school dean

Onye Ozuzu to step down as school dean

May 30, 2018

Onye Ozuzu is stepping down as dean of the School of Fine and Performing Arts and professor in the Dance Department in July to join the University of Florida, Gainesville, as dean of the College of the Arts, according to a May 30 email announcement from Senior Vice President and Pro...

We’ve got your back. Do you have ours?

By Editorial Board

May 7, 2018

Another school year comes to a close, sending 30 more issues of The Columbia Chronicle into the archives.But what has The Chronicle done this year? Actually, quite a lot.In September 2017, The Chronicle reported on the closing of three open computer labs and the shock of many of the labs’ employees when they abruptly lost their jobs without warning from the college.In October 2017, the paper highlighted an accusation of racia...

Counseling services should help students, not hurt them

By Editorial Board

May 7, 2018

How can students feel safe at Columbia if therapy dogs in the library seem more helpful than counseling services?As reported on Page 24, two students who alleged they were sexually assaulted on campus tried to get help from the Title IX and Counseling Services Offices, but inadequate care by the college only made their situations worse.It is deeply troubling that two students who had already faced harrowing personal trauma could...

Maroons relocate offensive identity

By Nader Ihmoud

April 8, 2012

Self-doubt has caused the University of Chicago Maroons baseball team to perform less well than they did a year ago.The Maroons led the nation in hitting last season but did not execute with the same offensive outburst during this season’s first 16 games. But in the team’s 15-5 victory over the Benedictine University Eagles April 4 at J. Kyle Anderson Field, South Cottage Grove Avenue and East 55th Street, the Maroons ...

College players showcase talents at combine

By Etheria Modacure

March 7, 2011

INDIANAPOLIS— In New York City, on April 28, one lucky player will be the first overall pick of the NFL and will begin his career with the Carolina Panthers. He will hear his name called by Commissioner Roger Goodell, receive a Panthers jersey and hat on stage and pose for a picture before a national television audience.With the exception of players invited to the NFL Draft ceremonies in the Big Apple, other athletes wi...

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