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High on threads

High on threads

By Assistant Metro Editor

April 21, 2014

As I sat down in my first class of the spring semester, I noticed a pair of gray socks with yellow marijuana leaves printed all over them sprouting from a pair of gray Vans across the room. With an eye...

Mary C. Curtis shares experience, advice during Creative Nonfiction week

By Contributing Writer

November 14, 2012

Julia Halpin, Contributing WriterWith race and politics at the forefront of America’s mind, award-winning journalist Mary C. Curtis spoke Nov. 8 to Columbia faculty and students on the important role of race, culture and politics in journalism today.As part of the college’s Creative Nonfiction week, Curtis spoke about her career as a journalist and her recent coverage of the presidential election. Writing for publications ...

Buttering up Obama

By Trevor Ballanger

November 5, 2012

Two instructors in the Art & Design Department are leaving the public with a taste of the extraordinary, or at least a craving for all things buttery.Industry of the Ordinary, an artistic venture founded in 2003 by artists Mathew Wilson and Adam Brooks, has a history of challenging common perceptions of familiar objects. Its latest performance art piece involved pushing a bust of President Barack Obama made entirely of ...

Prolific Faculty Cuts Loose

By Alexandra Kukulka

November 28, 2011

“When I am working in the field” is a statement that many Columbia students hear in their classrooms while teachers draw on their professional experiences. Many students would view having a professor who is still actively working in the field as beneficial.As reported by The Chronicle on Nov. 7, most faculty members have not received salary raises this year, which some say has caused a decrease in morale.Never-the-less,...

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