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Liam Neeson’s ‘Tombstones’ not a walk to remember

Liam Neeson’s ‘Tombstones’ not a walk to remember

September 29, 2014

After actor Liam Neeson’s formulaic performances in critically panned, but financially successful action flicks such as “Taken” and “Non-Stop,” his new role in “A Walk Among the Tombstones”...

‘Real’ women in ads still airbrushed stereotype

By Assistant Metro Editor

April 7, 2014

Some clothing brands have recently strayed from using pencil-thin, traditionally beautiful women to model their clothing with campaigns that attempt to portray “real” women. However, one brand’s campaign subtly reinforces the stereotype that smart women aren’t typically associated with beauty.Online retailer Betabrand replaced supermodels with models who double as Ph.D. holders or doctoral candidates in their spring “sm...

Roosevelt and Columbia students taking part in an open gym on Thursday, Feb. 6 after discussions for a 5-on-5 basketball tournament to take place this spring at Roosevelt University's Goodman Center.

Sunday League brings basketball back to Columbia

February 10, 2014

A NEW INTRAMURAL basketball league could help Columbia’s struggling basketball team recruit new players for the coming season. The 5-on-5 league, which began Feb. 9, is open to both Columbia and Roose...

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...

New year, fresh optimism for Renegades basketball

By Brandon Smith

October 22, 2012

Renegades basketball is gearing up for the coming season with a new roster.Head Coach and Columbia alumnus Joseph Phillips spoke optimistically about his team despite having an almost entirely new lineup. This is Phillips’ third year as the Renegades men’s basketball coach.“We’re looking to play our first game on Nov. 1 with a brand new roster,” he said. “We’re a little more organized this year. We’re takin...

Renegades avoid Hawks comeback

By Nader Ihmoud

February 20, 2012

The Renegades basketball team is undefeated and as professional as ever.The team defeated the Illinois Institute of Technology Hawks 83-74 Feb. 12, but for Head Coach Joseph Phillips, victory was not enough.Heading into the second half, the Renegades had a 19-point lead after a 9-0 run to end the first half. The dominance did not end there. The team eventually built a 30-point lead against the Hawks during the 20 minutes of...

High hopes for Columbia basketball

By Nader Ihmoud

February 13, 2012

Despite having a low profile on campus, the Columbia Renegades men’s basketball team holds its head up high as it works to develop a respectable program.The team has 13 roster spots to work with. Head Coach Joseph Phillips said he will keep five of those available for player-coaches and future recruits. The team’s captains are sophomore music major Oscar Chatman and freshman music major Brian Byrd.“[The team is] com...

Students respond to simple communication

By Editorial Board

November 8, 2010

Reaching 11,992 students is a challenge our Student Affairs Office tackles quite well. The Student Loop was ranked second in the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators 2010 Excellence Awards. While similar programs at other colleges garner 10 to 20 percent average readership, The Loop has more than 40 percent.Although impressive compared to other schools, it is disheartening that less than half of the student bod...

Renegades basketball ready to step up this season

By JeffGraveline

October 5, 2009

After last season’s woes and financial trouble, the Columbia College Renegades basketball team is heading in a new direction.With the addition of 2007 Columbia grad, Head Coach Joseph Phillips, his hard- nosed conditioning program and a strong summer season under their belts, the Renegades are prepared to show that they’re not to be taken lightly on the court or in the paint anymore.“We’re going to take this thing...

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