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Student scores second on quiz show

By Senah Yeboah-Sampong

October 8, 2012

For many students, finding the money to pay tuition and living costs is a persistent challenge. Applying for scholarships is a common strategy, but one student was recently given a more creative option.Sophomore journalism major Karen Herrejon placed second in the annual Hispanic College Quiz finals July 28, winning a $2,500 scholarship.The competition will air on NBC 5 at 12:30 p.m. Oct. 15  as part of National Hispanic Heritage Month. Herr...

Occupy Columbia granted town hall meeting with administration

By Samuel Charles

December 7, 2011

At approximately 12:20 p.m. on Wednesday afternoon, more than 20 members of the Occupy Columbia coalition camped outside President Warrick L. Carter’s office on the fifth floor of the Alexandroff Campus Center, 600 S. Michigan Ave., asking for a town hall meeting so the group may have a chance to “air grievances” against the college. The grievances are hallmarked by Columbia’s rising tuition costs.After more than an hou...

Cafe University makes changes

By Alexandra Kukulka

October 10, 2011

Cafe University is back in business in three locations on campus this year for students to grab a bite to eat between classes: the Alexandroff Campus Center, 600 S. Michigan Ave.; the Conaway Center, 1104 S. Wabash Ave; and the Wabash Campus Building, 623 S. Wabash Ave.This year, much has changed at the cafes including prices, menu items, the student worker policy and construction.“I think we’re good,” said Phillip ...

New cafe firm irons out kinks

By Shardae Smith

November 29, 2010

Now in its third month of operation, Café University, the college’s food new vendor, continues experiencing difficulties running three cafes to service students, faculty and staff, but hopes to make finishing touches and finalize menu options before the fall semester is complete.At each of Café University’s three locations—the Wabash Campus Building, 623 S. Wabash Ave.; the 1104 Center, 1104 S. Wabash Ave. and the Alexand...

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