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. 

Biden’s Campaign Demands Facebook And Twitter To Remove Trump’s Posts About Mail-in Ballots

By Candy Chan | Published 23.06.2020.

Biden’s Campaign Demands Facebook And Twitter To Remove Trump’s Posts About Mail-in Ballots

Joe Biden, the presumptive Democrat presidential nominee, asked Facebook and Twitter to take down President Trump’s…

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The Voice Of America Is Not The Voice Of Trump

By Candy Chan | Published 22.06.2020.

The Voice Of America Is Not The Voice Of Trump

On Monday, leadership at VOA changed almost entirely. The Senate confirmation of President Trump’s appointed head of…

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What Teenagers Did To Sabotage Trump Rally Is Not A Prank, It’s Online Activism

By Candy Chan | Published 22.06.2020.

What Teenagers Did To Sabotage Trump Rally Is Not A Prank, It’s Online Activism

President Trump and his team had high expectations for their Saturday night rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Brad Parscale, chairman…

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Press Secretary McEnany Slams Democrats And CNN At Press Briefing

By Candy Chan | Published 19.06.2020.

Press Secretary McEnany Slams Democrats And CNN At Press Briefing

On Juneteenth, the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the US, President Trump wanted…

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Eight Takeaways From John Bolton’s Explosive New Memoir

By Candy Chan | Published 18.06.2020.

Eight Takeaways From John Bolton’s Explosive New Memoir

John Bolton’s tell-all memoir, The Room Where It Happened, should officially publish next week. Its contents have the…

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The U.S. Imposes New Sanctions Targeting Assad Regime In Syria

By Candy Chan | Published 17.06.2020.

The U.S. Imposes New Sanctions Targeting Assad Regime In Syria

The U.S. has issued new sanctions on supporters of President Bashar al-Assad's regime in Syria, with the Department of…

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Kellyanne Conway On John Bolton’s Book, Iowa Polls, And Tulsa Rally

By Candy Chan | Published 17.06.2020.

Kellyanne Conway On John Bolton’s Book, Iowa Polls, And Tulsa Rally

Kellyanne Conway had several things to say this morning. During this brief gaggle, Conway talked about John Bolton’s…

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Social Media Users First Praised the Minnesota Freedom Fund. Now They Denounce It

By Candy Chan | Published 17.06.2020.

Social Media Users First Praised the Minnesota Freedom Fund. Now They Denounce It

By now, it’s all too evident how social media can make or break an individual or organization. Weeks ago, as the protests…

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Forbes Revoked Kylie Jenner’s Billionaire Status. Here’s Why It Matters 

By Candy Chan | Published 15.06.2020.

Forbes Revoked Kylie Jenner’s Billionaire Status. Here’s Why It Matters 

Forbes magazine dropped Kylie Jenner from the billionaires list, claiming that they have doubts about whether she earned…

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Trump Administration Rolls Back Transgender Protection In Health Care Act

By Candy Chan | Published 15.06.2020.

Trump Administration Rolls Back Transgender Protection In Health Care Act

The Trump administration rolled back an Obama-era regulation that protects transgender patients against discrimination by…

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Deaths Of Black Men Hanging On Trees Stir National Outrage 

By Candy Chan | Published 15.06.2020.

Deaths Of Black Men Hanging On Trees Stir National Outrage 

Across the nation, the death of Robert Fuller, a Black man found hanging from a tree in California, has sent waves of shock…

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Labels On The President’s Tweets Offer A Moment Of Clarity

By Candy Chan | Published 12.06.2020.

Labels On The President’s Tweets Offer A Moment Of Clarity

On July 1, 2017, President Trump tweeted: My use of social media is not Presidential - its MODERN DAY PRESIDENTIAL. Make…

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Trump Authorizes Sanctions Against ICC Employees Involved In U.S. Probe

By Candy Chan | Published 11.06.2020.

Trump Authorizes Sanctions Against ICC Employees Involved In U.S. Probe

President Donald Trump issued an executive order to authorize economic sanctions against officials involved in an International…

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Megyn Kelly And Ted Cruz Slam Removal Of "Gone With The Wind" As Censorship

By Candy Chan | Published 10.06.2020.

Megyn Kelly And Ted Cruz Slam Removal Of "Gone With The Wind" As Censorship

Gone With the Wind, a true American classic set during the Civil War, has been temporarily pulled from the streaming service…

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Biden Says George Floyd Is Gonna Change The World

By Candy Chan | Published 09.06.2020.

Biden Says George Floyd Is Gonna Change The World

On Monday, Joe Biden and his wife Dr. Jill Biden met with George Floyd's family at a restaurant in Houston, Texas. Biden,…

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