Candy Chan

Candy Chan

Candy Chan is studying History with a focus on War and Revolution at Barnard College. She is currently a staff writer at the Columbia Daily Spectator, covering issues pertaining to Columbia's relationship with West Harlem.

Prior to that she was an editor at Spectator's long-form magazine, The Eye, where she wrote stories about gender and sexuality.

Chan grew up in Vietnam where she witnessed first-hand the dangers of censorship; she has been determined to pursue a career in truth-seeking and to defend journalists' rights since. 

Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany Slammed Democrats For “Making an Absolute Mockery” Of Coronavirus Relief Deal

By Candy Chan | Published 04.08.2020.

Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany Slammed Democrats For “Making an Absolute Mockery” Of Coronavirus Relief Deal

Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany started today’s press briefing with a cautionary tale about mail-in voting; she reminded…

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British Comedy-Drama “The Duke” To Premiere At Venice Film Festival

By Candy Chan | Published 29.07.2020.

British Comedy-Drama “The Duke” To Premiere At Venice Film Festival

British comedy-drama “The Duke” will have its world premiere at the 2020 Venice Film Festival.  The film…

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Trump Wants Social Media Platforms To Stop Altering Content

By Candy Chan | Published 29.07.2020.

Trump Wants Social Media Platforms To Stop Altering Content

President Trump wants social media companies to stop altering users’ speech. On Monday, the White House released a…

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Apple, Amazon, Facebook, And Google Take Turns On The Hot Seat Before Congress

By Candy Chan | Published 29.07.2020.

Apple, Amazon, Facebook, And Google Take Turns On The Hot Seat Before Congress

A historic hearing brews in Washington D.C. as four tech giants face the force of the government. Amazon, Apple, Facebook,…

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Attorney General William Barr Testifies Before House Judiciary Committee For the First Time

By Candy Chan | Published 28.07.2020.

Attorney General William Barr Testifies Before House Judiciary Committee For the First Time

Attorney General William Barr testifies before House lawmakers to defend himself against a litany of offenses, ranging from…

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In Memoriam: A Celebration of John Lewis’ Life

By Candy Chan | Published 27.07.2020.

In Memoriam: A Celebration of John Lewis’ Life

Representative John Lewis, a Democrat from Georgia and a civil rights icon, will lie in state in the Capitol Rotunda, making…

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Black Students Speak Out Against My High School

By Candy Chan | Published 26.07.2020.

Black Students Speak Out Against My High School

My memories of high school belong on a postcard. Every fall morning I woke up to vibrant orange leaves, like small flames…

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Johnny Depp Strangled Amber Heard On Their Honeymoon, She Claims

By Candy Chan | Published 22.07.2020.

Johnny Depp Strangled Amber Heard On Their Honeymoon, She Claims

Amber Heard was back in the witness box to give evidence in the libel trial against The Sun. Heard is The Sun’s star…

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Johnny Depp Held Amber Heard “Hostage” In Australia, She Claims

By Candy Chan | Published 21.07.2020.

Johnny Depp Held Amber Heard “Hostage” In Australia, She Claims

On Tuesday Amber Heard and Johnny Depp reconvened at High Court to proceed with the libel trial against The Sun. Heard took…

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Johnny Depp Created A “Monster” Persona, Claims Amber Heard 

By Candy Chan | Published 20.07.2020.

Johnny Depp Created A “Monster” Persona, Claims Amber Heard 

On the 10th day of the libel trial against The Sun, Amber Heard took to the witness stand for the first time to give evidence.…

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Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany Accuses Governor Hogan Of “Revisionist History”

By Candy Chan | Published 16.07.2020.

Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany Accuses Governor Hogan Of “Revisionist History”

Press Secretary started today’s press briefing by reaffirming President Trump’s commitment to rolling back regulations.…

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Winona Ryder And Vanessa Paradis Vouch For Johnny Depp 

By Candy Chan | Published 16.07.2020.

Winona Ryder And Vanessa Paradis Vouch For Johnny Depp 

Eight days into the libel trial against The Sun, the court heard that Amber Heard punched Johnny Depp after the couple got…

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Amber Heard Accused Of “Stealing” Sexual Violence Story From Former Assistant

By Candy Chan | Published 15.07.2020.

Amber Heard Accused Of “Stealing” Sexual Violence Story From Former Assistant

Johnny Depp and Amber Heard are back at London’s High Court to proceed with the second week of a libel trial against…

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A Decades-Old Massacre In Oklahoma, Unearthed

By Candy Chan | Published 14.07.2020.

A Decades-Old Massacre In Oklahoma, Unearthed

History textbooks, understandably, fail to document every significant moment. Even the narratives they do tell are those…

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Photo Emerges Of Johnny Depp Asleep Covered In Ice Cream in Trial

By Candy Chan | Published 13.07.2020.

Photo Emerges Of Johnny Depp Asleep Covered In Ice Cream in Trial

In the second week of the high-profile libel case against The Sun, Johnny Depp appeared before the court on Monday for…

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