The Columbia Chronicle

Students benefit from design contest

By Lauren Kelly

October 19, 2009

This fall Columbia is hosting the second Manifest Design Competition, a student-based art contest to design the official artwork and graphics for Manifest 2010. All current students can propose work and vote for the winning design on Columbia’s Web site after the submissions are posted.The winner of the competition will win a $500 prize and work with a creative printing service to get the final product ready for distribu...

Excitement over excrement

By Meryl Fulinara

September 29, 2008

Nance Klehm, a professional ecologist, is trying to make No. 2 her No. 1 priority.Humble Pile is a nutrient looping project started by Klehm that utilizes the composting of human excrement and urine through the use of a dry toilet. With the project now in its second phase-composting-Klehm has started holding workshops at the Mess Hall, 6932 N. Glenwood Ave., to discuss the project and celebrate the end of phase one- collecti...

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