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Roger Guenveur Smith brings ‘Rodney King’ show to Chicago

Roger Guenveur Smith performing

By Arts & Culture Editor

January 26, 2015

Recent events have made police brutality and excessive force prevalent topics of conversation in the U.S. Actor Roger Guenveur Smith performed his one-man show, “Rodney King,” Jan. 24 at the DuSab...

A box had already been filled with non-perishable goods donated by students during the first stretch of the Library’s Food For Fines campaign, a program to collect food for nonprofit organization Chicago Lights in exchange for late fee credit. 

Late fees help feed those in need in winter

November 24, 2014

In an effort to gather food donations for Chicago Lights, a nonprofit social advocacy group at Fourth Presbyterian Church, 126 E. Chestnut St., Columbia’s library has created a fine forgiveness program c...

Jewelry project benefits Ugandan sex trade survivors

By Senah Yeboah-Sampong

October 22, 2012

One Columbia student is using her academic and entrepreneurial skills to help victims of human trafficking halfway around the world.Hannah Kardux, a senior fashion studies major, is raising money for the Kwagala Project, a nonprofit organization that helps victims of human trafficking in Uganda by selling their handmade jewelry.Most days, Kardux sets up a table with the colorful necklaces, earrings and bracelets in the lobby of the 62...

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