The Columbia Chronicle

Convocation welcomes new students, new opportunities

By Alexandra Kukulka

September 4, 2012

by Heather Schroering and Alexandra KukulkaThe arduous task of last year’s collegewide prioritization process left some of the Columbia community feeling defeated, but spirits seemed high as a new crop of freshman and transfer students buzzed about campus at the new student convocation on Aug. 31.Speakers at both the student and faculty and staff the same morning convacation, have seemingly set the bar for the upcoming academi...

Last minute heroics help Wildcats draw even with Musketeers

By Nader Ihmoud

August 27, 2012

The Northwestern University Wildcats men’s soccer team opened its season Aug. 25 with a draw against the Xavier University Musketeers on its home turf, Lakeside Field, 2247 N. Campus Drive.All hope seemed lost for the Wildcats until goalkeeper Tyler Miller sailed a ball into Musketeer territory, resulting in a foul and penalty kick for Wildcats midfielder Chris Ritter.“I really didn’t know anything or what would happe...

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