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How-to: Be Funny

March 3, 2014

Ask anyone what they look for in a significant other and they'll probably say a sense of humor. But how does one develop comedic chops? Sophomore theater major Sarah Perry shared six key steps to being ...

While you were out

By Ivana Hester

September 10, 2012

Columbia College doesn’t stop getting recognized while students are away on summer vacation. Here’s what you missed while you were out.Hair TriggerHair Trigger, the Fiction Writing Department’s literary magazine, received a gold medal for its 34th issue from the Columbia Scholastic Press Association. Since its third issue in 1979, which also received first prize from the CSPA, the magazine has received a total of 30 a...

Racism in the 21st century

By SpencerRoush

March 28, 2011

Young generations are growing up in a society more tolerant of races, genders and lifestyles than at any time previously. But banishing racism from our society’s cultural repertoire has proven unattainable, even for those young people who’ve witnessed more tolerance than any other generation in recent memory.It’s easy to forget racism is rampant among youth while attending Columbia because of its diversity. I’m su...

Two Columbia publications, students receive accolades

By CiaraShook

February 1, 2010

The Fiction Writing Department has once again brought home the gold from the Columbia Scholastic Press Associate competition, with publications Fictionary and Hair Trigger each receiving certificates of achievement.Both publications have received awards  in the past, with Fictionary winning a silver medal in 2008 and Hair Trigger winning the gold crown several times. Students’ literary work and artwork will advance to the ...

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