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Athlete Profile: Toby Pechner

Athlete Profile: Toby Pechner

April 28, 2014

Toby Pechner, second basemen and sophomore marketing communication major on the Renegades baseball team, started playing baseball when he was 5 years old. Despite his love for the sport, Pechner put his...

New president envisions Columbia’s future

By Campus Editor

September 3, 2013

President Kwang-Wu Kim has already spearheaded some of Columbia’s most pressing problems. He helped settle a 3-year contract battle between the college’s part-time faculty union and the administration, initiated a search for Columbia’s next provost and updated Columbia’s slogan from “create change” to “redefining greatness.”Though he tackled various tasks during the summer, Kim still had time to conceptualize goa...

‘Discovering the Beating Path’ a road trip success

By Ivana Hester

November 26, 2012

The post-treatment stories of cancer survivors are often left untold, but one Columbia student and his crew are trying to change that with a documentary about survivors and how the positivity they feel is often overshadowed by negative media.Evan Bartlett, a junior film & video major and cancer survivor, is working on “Discovering the Beating Path,” a documentary that took the crew across the country this summer and is now ...

Money shot: Two Illinois men become beer pong’s most dynamic duo

By Lindsey Woods

January 17, 2012

The competition came down to one throw. It was the last of three games and the series was tied. Matthew “White Boy” White of Edwardsville, Ill., hadn’t shot well in the first two games, but now the pressure was really on. He cradled the ping pong ball between his fingers and released. Plop.With that splash of beer, White and his beer pong partner Ross “The Boss” Hampton, also of Edwardsville, were $50,000 richer...

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