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Spritz Burger

Fast food gets gourmet twist

March 17, 2014

Burger lovers searching for somewhere new to eat should look no further than Lakeview’s newest restaurant, Spritz Burger. Since its Feb. 14 opening, Spritz Burger, 3819 N. Broadway, has brought a br...

Free community college could boost education access

February 17, 2014

Tuition and education-related fees have steadily increased in recent years, and state governments have begun debating measures to reduce the cost of higher education. In Tennessee, Oregon and Mississippi, legislators have presented plans to make community college free for two years, which could increase access to higher education but requires high standards to prevent dropout rates from increasing.The Tennessee Promise pr...

‘Grease’ creator offers scholarship

By Senah Yeboah-Sampong

September 24, 2012

Jim Jacobs has got bills—dollar bills—and the co-creator of the musical “Grease” is about to make them multiply for students.Jacobs visited Columbia Sept. 18 to finalize plans with the college for two eponymous scholarships for musical theater students starting in fall 2013.“What am I going to do with this bread?” Jacobs said. “Why don't I give it to the needy children's fund of Chicago. That would be Columbia Col...

Students, faculty, alumni perform Columbia’s first charitable cabaret

By Lisa Schulz

February 13, 2012

Under a dimmed chandelier, surrounded by a piano and chairs, hopeful students, faculty and alumni stepped onto a small stage to belt out adventurous songs in an effort to attract scholarship funds.“An Evening of Cabaret: Journeys and New Beginnings” was the first fundraiser for the Betty Garrett Musical Theatre Scholarship held Feb. 4 in Studio 404 of the Theatre Building, 72 E. 11th St. The scholarship, established i...

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