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Columbia’s Computer Music Collective team throws 20 BELOW

December 7, 2015

Columbia’s Conaway Center, located in the 1104 S. Wabash Ave., Building was filled with college students who enjoyed music from rappers Anak1n, Roosevelt The Titan, Noah Sims, SoloSam, Banks The Gen...


Ice hockey off to rough start, team stays optimistic

January 26, 2015

The Renegades ice hockey team is experiencing a cold snap during its first season. Since its Dec. 14 debut, the team has lost one game and forfeited four others for lack of player attendance. Attendance is a pr...

We need to recognize suicide rights

By Editorial Board

October 27, 2014

A 29-year-old California woman diagnosed with terminal brain cancer made national headlines for her decision to end her life by taking a prescribed lethal medication on Nov. 1.After being given six months to live, Brittany Maynard opted to undergo assisted suicide— “die with dignity”—a controversial practice that only three states in the U.S. permit. Maynard was diagnosed with brain cancer on New Year’s Day, and doct...

Fukunaga tries hand at classic book

By Drew Hunt

March 7, 2011

Charlotte Bronte’s 1847 novel “Jane Eyre” is one of England’s most famous and enduring novels. There have been more than 20 film and stage adaptations of the story and few stray far from the text. For this reason, new interpretations often feel dated and unnecessary.The latest director to try his hand at “Jane Eyre” is Cary Fukunaga, an up-and-coming filmmaker whose previous work is about as far removed from Br...

Euthanasia should be considered an option for some patients

By Lisa Wardle

February 15, 2010

While health care progresses along with science and technology, the ethical decisions surrounding quality of life only evolve slowly. We are far from curing all of the diseases that remain the cause of many painful deaths, but we’re also unwilling to fully legalize euthanasia for individuals who may suffer for years.A recent study published in the New England Journal of Medicine reported findings of 54 individuals deeme...

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