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The War on Drugs is disrupting education

November 20, 2017

The U.S. War on Drugs has long been a controversial topic, and now, thanks to the nation’s surveillance addiction, it’s intruding and violating students’ education.Worth County, Georgia, Sheriff Jeff Hob...

News is breaking after DNAinfo shutdown

News is breaking after DNAinfo shutdown

By Tyra Bosnic

November 10, 2017

Journalists are the watchdogs, the informers and the voices of society.It may seem self-aggrandizing for college journalists to regard their future jobs in the news industry so highly, but in the years...

Kyle Heger, junior cultural studies major, spoke to curriculum committee chairs  about the value of student voice in administrative changes at a proposal forum on Feb. 27.

Campus community gives input on core curriculum

March 6, 2017

During a Feb. 27 college assembly, students, faculty and staff voiced concerns, provided ideas and gave feedback about a recent proposal for a new core curriculum. Steven Corey, interim dean of the School of Liberal Arts and Sciences and chair of the Columbia Core Curriculum, and Suz...

Mandatory minimums—right call for rape cases

September 19, 2016

In light of convicted rapist Brock Turner’s embarrassingly short prison stint, the state of California passed a bill Aug. 29 preventing those convicted of rape from receiving probation or shortened sentences. The law closes a loophole allowing lesser sentences to be handed down in cases involving an unconscious victim and mandates prison time for all rape convictions.Turner faced six years in prison, was sentenced to six mont...

Teachers want CPS to “Let Them Teach”

March 17, 2014

Angry parents, teachers and Chicago Teacher's Union members gathered March 10 outside the Teacher's Academy of Math and Science, 501 W. 35th St., to boycott the Illinois Standard Achievement Test and ...

Caravan for Peace marches through Chicago

By Dannis Valera

September 10, 2012

The Caravan for Peace marched through Chicago’s Little Village earlier this week calling for changes in policy and strategy concerning the war on drugs.The caravan first started Aug. 11, after crossing the Otay Border into San Diego. In total, the caravan will travel through 26 cities and will eventually end up in Washington, D.C., Sept. 12.Mexican poet Javier Sicilia started the caravan because of the loss of his son, J...

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