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Ihmoud's Moods

By Media Relations Editor

March 10, 2014

It seems like a lifetime ago that Chicago Bulls guard Derrick Rose went down with another season-ending injury and fans and analysts began to count the Bulls out for the season. Some even wanted the te...

Diseased DNA strand

Cancer genetics software gets update

March 10, 2014

Tumor analysis has become faster and more accurate thanks to new technology that better identifies cancer markers.Researchers at the Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine in Minnesota made improvements to the syst...

Scratching the surface of illicit tattooing

Illegal inking: Scratching the surface of illegal tattooing

January 27, 2014

"She told me to do whatever I felt like I wanted to do, which is a really awesome gift to your tattooist."Leaning over a client with the tattoo gun buzzing in his hand, Madsen Minax prepared to freehand a piece...

Vice President of Student Affairs Mark Kelly throws up a hook shot during the Nov. 13 3-on-3 Renegades basketball tournament at the Goodman Center.

Columbia, Roosevelt basketball tournament brings heat

November 18, 2013

TWENTY-SEVEN TEAMS OF Columbia and Roosevelt students gathered at the Lillian and Larry Goodman Center, 50 E. Parkway, Nov. 13 for a 3-on-3 basketball tournament to compete for tickets to the Dec. 5 Chicago B...

Wildcats lose B1G opener, Carmody pushing for change

By Nader Ihmoud

January 4, 2013

Following the Northwestern University Wildcats' mens basketball team's 94-66 loss to the University of Michigan Wolverines at Welsh Ryan Arena, on Jan. 3, Head Coach Bill Carmody said change is imminent.The Wildcats have been known as a fast paced offense but after losing the conference opener at home in a blowout, Carmody has come to the realization that his team will no longer be successful with that type of offensive t...

Mental health closings displace patients

By Managing Editor

November 19, 2012

An estimated 484 mental health patients have gone missing since the city consolidated 12 publicly funded mental health clinics into six facilities in April, according to a recent report.The report, published Oct. 24 by AFSCME Council 31, the union representing the city’s mental health employees, shows that 5,337 patients were being treated by the city-operated clinics before the closings. By July, the Chicago Department ...

Wildcats prepare for Big House

By Nader Ihmoud

November 7, 2012

The Northwestern University Wildcats are in a heated race to get to this season’s Big Ten championship game.The University of Nebraska Cornhuskers and the University of Michigan Wolverines are each a game ahead of the Wildcats in the Legends Division and Northwestern has a chance to make up ground against the Wolverines at the Big House in Ann Arbor on Nov. 10.The Wildcats prepared for their road game against the Wolverin...

Back to Ghoul Bash raises funds for scholarships

By Dannis Valera

November 5, 2012

Mark Twain stopped drinking his soda to listen to the undead Miss Ohio announce that the silent auction would be ending soon, and a princess quickly went to bid on a few items.This was the scene Nov. 1 when Columbia faculty and staff members gathered to raise money for scholarships at the second Back to Ghoul Bash at Stage Two in the 618 S. Michigan Ave. Building, where they listened to bands, bid in a silent auction and ...

Buttering up Obama

By Trevor Ballanger

November 5, 2012

Two instructors in the Art & Design Department are leaving the public with a taste of the extraordinary, or at least a craving for all things buttery.Industry of the Ordinary, an artistic venture founded in 2003 by artists Mathew Wilson and Adam Brooks, has a history of challenging common perceptions of familiar objects. Its latest performance art piece involved pushing a bust of President Barack Obama made entirely of ...

Editor’s Note: Prioritize student wellness

By Heather Scroering

November 5, 2012

While some at Columbia believe the college’s artistic nature is too unique to be compared to other institutions, there’s one issue that no college campus can deny—obesity.Almost 30 percent of American college students are overweight or obese, according to the American College Health Association, so it is no longer enough to live by the old proverb, “Early to bed, early to rise keeps you healthy, wealthy and wise....

Cancer in movies lack positive vibes

By Brandon Smith

October 29, 2012

Movies starring characters diagnosed with cancer rarely portray the reality of the disease, a new study shows.The study, called “Cancer in the Movies,” was unveiled Sept. 20 at the annual European Society for Medical Oncology conference in Austria. Authors analyzed 82 films featuring characters with cancer and found that they very rarely reflected the actual survival ratesof patients.“Things for cancer patients are ...

Featured Athlete: Ben Manns

By Kyle Rich

September 17, 2012

Ben MannsCollege/Team: Columbia RenegadesAge: 21Achievements: Promoted to Renegades vice presidentBen Manns came to Columbia to study film and telecommunications. He became part of the Renegades when he and former Renegades Vice President Forrest Frazier set out to develop the college’s football program for. Frazier resigned last semester and Manns was promoted to vice president. He hails from Waukesha, Wis., and is a dieha...

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