The Columbia Chronicle

‘Super Smash Bros. 3DS’ serves up fresh punch for familiar series

By Colin McInerney

October 16, 2014

“Super Smash Bros.” has a long and twisted history. The original game premiered in 1999 for the Nintendo 64 to universal acclaim, leading to a quick follow-up in 2001 with “Super Smash Bros. Melee” for the Nintendo GameCube. Using certain glitches and exploits that were eventually worked into professional gameplay, “Melee” opened the door for the series’s competitive scene. The “Super Smash Bros.” franchise lay...

Anonymous Donor

Conceiving identities

April 14, 2014

When I was 7 years old, my father told me I was conceived through an anonymous sperm donation.As he told me the story of where I came from, the scene became burned in my memory like an acid-etched plat...

Sperm banks breed dysfunction

By Alexandra Kukulka

April 16, 2012

Chicago is a busybody city with thousands of people walking its streets every day. It is impossible to notice every person who walks by, but those faces present a frightening reality for donor children who are born via artificial insemination. A stranger might be their father, or they may panic if they see a resemblance to a person they have never met.Some parents hide their use of artificial insemination from their children...

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