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Eco-friendly feces

By Trevor Ballanger

April 9, 2012

by Trevor Ballangerassistant arts & culture editorIn an age when “going green” is becoming a higher priority on people’s to-do lists, it’s hard to go anywhere without having the option to recycle just about anything. And though not everyone chooses to do so, there is one thing all people have in common: the need to have a bowel movement. Environmentalists are now using this simple bodily function to the earth’s a...

At first glance, offenses down

By Samuel Charles

March 14, 2011

Every year, colleges in the U.S. are required by law to circulate crime statistics deemed germane to their campus. Such numbers include on-campus assault, arson, manslaughter and drug and liquor law violations.The two most common offenses in Columbia’s annual reports from 2007 through 2009 were liquor and drug law violations. While the numbers appear to decrease, the method used to report those numbers may be misleading....

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