The Columbia Chronicle


Black History Celebration to feature actress Taraji P. Henson, playwright Sonia Sanchez, FOX-TV anchor Kori Chambers

By Shardae Smith

February 7, 2011

In its 85 years, Black History Month has evolved from Negro Appreciation Week into a month-long celebration helping remember icons such as Harriet Tubman and Frederick Douglass. During the years, more recent important figures in the black community have been incorporated into the annual remembrance.Columbia’s 2011 African Heritage Celebration, sponsored by the Multicultural Affairs Department, will be held throughout February...

Spirit of holiday season obscured by material obsession

By Lauren Kelly

December 7, 2009

In every holiday movie that is shown on cable TV in December, there’s inevitably a character who has lost faith in the season and has no Christmas spirit. These famous characters, from the Grinch to Scrooge, always find the true meaning of Christmas by the end of the film and everyone is happy.I am very much a Grinch during the holidays, but I don’t see myself having an epiphany and suddenly being overcome with Christmas...

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