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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...

Members of the Faculty & Staff Scholarship Initiative Committee raised money for scholarships during the pub crawl on Oct. 17 at Bar Louie, 47 W. Polk St.

Scholarship crawl raises funds, fosters faculty communication

October 20, 2014

Columbia’s Faculty & Staff Scholarship Initiative Committee hosted a pub crawl on Oct. 17 that toured three bars in the South Loop with all admission proceeds going toward a student scholarship fund. Faculty and staff members had drinks, dinner and conversation at the South L...

For the second consecutive year, Columbia is hosting the Wabash Arts Corridor Crawl on the first day of this years’ Parent’s Weekend, which will take place Sept 19—20. According to Mark Kelly, vice president for Student Success, the college wants to expose parents to all the community has to offer.

Columbia invites parents to WAC crawl

September 15, 2014

This year’s Wabash Arts Corridor Crawl, an annual art and performance festival sponsored by the college, will be bigger than ever . The WAC Crawl will take place Sept. 19—the first day of Pare...

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