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WAR programs muscle up to deliver inner peace

WAR programs muscle up to deliver inner peace

October 4, 2019

Following the grand opening of the Student Center, the Wellness, Athletics and Recreation program is making the most of its new space in the Center, and its initiatives may soon branch out into the classr...

Health education is not the same as body shaming

Health education is not the same as body shaming

By Samantha Conrad

December 12, 2018

With the body positivity movement gaining more acceptance, people are becoming more confident and happy with their bodies, no matter the size or shape. However, many body positivity advocates glorify obe...

Tale of two twirlin’ girls

Tale of two twirlin’ girls

By Lauren Carlton

February 12, 2018

LAUREN CARLTON: Two years ago, I had the opportunity to take a pole dancing class as part of a school project and I loved it. I don’t know why it took so long for me to get back into it, but I’m ...

Columbia alumna showcases film worldwide at festivals

Columbia alumna showcases film worldwide at festivals

November 13, 2017

Cinema and Television Arts alumna Sophia Orner-Thompson said she grew up watching Studio Ghibli animated films like “My Neighbor Totoro” and loved how the visuals moved across the screen like dreams. Now, Thompson, a 2017 graduate, is showcasing her short animated film...

YouTube star creates brand of positivity, health and wellness

YouTube star creates brand of positivity, health and wellness

By Campus Reporter

February 22, 2016

Miranda Gardley, a senior fashion studies and business & entrepreneurship double major, is a busy vlogger. Jumping from her studies to her own YouTube channel about fitness, fashion and nutrition to starting a s...

Plan to end over-testing needs more action

By Editorial Board

November 9, 2015

Since the implementation of mandatory standardized tests through No Child Left Behind in 2001, over-testing has become a concern for parents, teachers and students across the nation.The average student takes 112 standardized tests between preschool and grade 12, according to a 2015 study by the Council of the Great City Schools. Eighth-graders spend an average of 25.3 hours taking standardized tests during the school year...

Renegades battle static budget

Renegades battle static budget

April 20, 2015

Budget cuts may be sweeping across campus, but the Renegades organization has yet to take a hit. However, the growth the organization has experienced throughout the last school year—including the addition...

High Interval Intensity Training

March 16, 2015

Every Thursday at 3:30 p.m., the gym at the Residence Center, 731 S. Plymouth Court, offers a High Interval Intensity Training (HIIT) class taught by Columbia's Coordinator of Fitness, Athletics and Recreati...

Balanced Babe

March 16, 2015

Sarah Baker, an ex-model turned holistic health consultant, is the founder of the women's health blog, Balanced Babe. Sarah is a wellness media personality who founded her annual Be Healthful event, a ...

Columbia: a campus divided

By Editorial Board

March 9, 2015

Columbia tends to reject change the way a transplant patient rejects a new organ: The immune system attacks the new organ and shuts it down. Although Columbia has not quite hit that point, students have been resistant to the onslaught of changes the college is undergoing.Many Columbia students would have a hard time naming college administrators and their job titles let alone what those jobs entail, so when budget cuts, depar...

Ariel Pink shows strange on stage

Ariel Pink shows strange on stage

February 23, 2015

On a night when Sleater-Kinney’s reunion show had just as much star power, Chicago’s rock misfits flocked to Thalia Hall, 1807 S. Allport St., for the sold-out performance of lo-fi rocker Ariel Pink...

Columbia gets ‘CrossFit’

Columbia gets ‘CrossFit’

February 23, 2015

CrossFit is in the running to be offered as a new fitness program for Columbia students this semester.The college is entering a trial partnership with the South Loop Strength & Conditioning CrossFit...

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