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Tripping hazards and the Trans Student Union

Tripping hazards and the Trans Student Union

February 19, 2020

On this week's episode of Chronicle Headlines, a managing editor looks at potentially hazardous bike lane dividers. Then, we speak with the co-chair of the Trans Student Union.

Queer DIY music, Title IX and Eva’s soulmate

Queer DIY music, Title IX and Eva’s soulmate

February 12, 2020

On this week's episode, the Chronicle's Managing Editor Kendall Polidori talks about Oux, a Chicago band immersed in the queer DIY music scene and the basics of Title IX. Then, we meet Eva's soulmate—her emotional support dog.

Weed comes to campus and CFAC looks ahead

Weed comes to campus and CFAC looks ahead

February 5, 2020

On this week's episode, Chronicle staff give the run-down of what Illinois' marijuana legalization means for Columbia students. Then, the reelected part-time faculty union's Steering Committee talks about their goals for the upcoming term.

An expanding Sahara and ‘Death by Dying’

An expanding Sahara and ‘Death by Dying’

January 29, 2020

On this week's episode of Chronicle Headlines, a photojournalist journeys to the Sahara Desert to see how the climate crisis is affecting the nomadic people who live there. Then, we talk to the Columbia duo behind the award-winning podcast "Death by Dying."

CFAC elections, Fred Hampton, American Medina and a south suburb tutoring center

CFAC elections, Fred Hampton, American Medina and a south suburb tutoring center

December 11, 2019

On this week's episode of Chronicle Headlines we update you on the CFAC election and a tutoring center in in south suburb Palos Heights, Illinois, that caters to Middle Eastern students. Then, Staff Reporter Paige Barnes speaks with Associate Professor in the English and Creative Writing Department Gary Johnson about Black Panther Fred Hampton, and Muslim voices come together in a Chicago History Museum exhibit.

CFAC election and Black Friday strike

CFAC election and Black Friday strike

December 4, 2019

On this week's episode of Chronicle Headlines, our staff covers the Columbia part-time faculty union election and a series of climate strikes at Water Tower Place on Black Friday.

 
 
 
Starbucks roastery, a steamy musical and an LGBTQ+ ball

Starbucks roastery, a steamy musical and an LGBTQ+ ball

November 20, 2019

This week on Chronicle Headlines, the new Starbucks Reserve Roastery brings thousands of people to the Magnificent Mile, a Columbia student's musical comedy "pushes a lot of lines," and a MasQUEERade Ball provides an inclusive space for LGBTQ+ youth.

Switching majors, addressing academic disparity at the college and trend-defying international enrollment rates

Switching majors, addressing academic disparity at the college and trend-defying international enrollment rates

November 13, 2019

On this week's episode of Chronicle Headlines, our staff looks at the large number of students who change their major, the programs in place to lessen academic disparities for minority students at Columbia as well as how the college's number of enrolled Chinese international students appears to be defying nationally trends. 

The Obamas, predicting the future and students spaces

The Obamas, predicting the future and students spaces

November 6, 2019

On this week's episode of Chronicle Headlines, our staff talks about President Barack Obama's trip to Chicago for the Obama Foundation Summit, a Columbia artist-in-residence who uses books to read students' futures and restricted access to student facilities and resources on-campus.

 
Hair Trigger goes digital, a retired detective investigates an unsolved murder and director Rian Johnson visits Columbia

Hair Trigger goes digital, a retired detective investigates an unsolved murder and director Rian Johnson visits Columbia

October 30, 2019

On this week's episode of Chronicle Headlines, we look at the final print edition of Columbia's literary publication Hair Trigger, an unsolved crime from the 1950s haunting a retired Chicago detective and director Rian Johnson visits the college's Film Row Cinema to talk filmmaking ahead of his latest film, "Knives Out."