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Menstruation can cramp performance in academia and the workplace

Menstruation can cramp performance in academia and the workplace

By Valeria Mancera-Saavedra, Staff reporter

February 7, 2020

More than 800 million people menstruate everyday, but the word “menstruation” is often still spoken about through whispers. “There’s definitely a stigma. I never felt comfortable, especially ...

OPINION: Columbia needs to make period products more accessible

OPINION: Columbia needs to make period products more accessible

By Katherine Savage, News Editor

October 4, 2019

While washing my hands in one of the Columbia Library bathrooms, I noticed a sign that said period products are located on the 11th floor or in the bookstore, which instantly made me angry. If I were to ...

Spectrum Dance gracefully leaps its way to Columbia

REVIEW: Spectrum Dance gracefully leaps its way to Columbia

February 13, 2019

Bold lights, striking movements and bright colors spun their way into Columbia and  amazed the audience during a stunning performance by the Spectrum Dance Theater."The Rambunctious Iteration #3 -  ...

Travis Scott brings Astroworld to the United Center

Travis Scott brings Astroworld to the United Center

December 8, 2018

It is hard to categorize Travis Scott’s performance as a concert. As a member of the audience there are times you feel like you are at an amusement park. The Houston rapper’s “Astroworld: Wish You W...

All Crampus market wants for Christmas is period products

All Crampus market wants for Christmas is period products

December 1, 2018

Santa Claus is coming to town, and Aunt Flow is coming with. People looking to get their hands on homemade jewelry, clothing, pottery, pins and more can shop at the second annual Crampus Holiday Market whe...

Going organic in the bedroom

Going organic in the bedroom

February 12, 2018

Women around the globe use products such as tampons, pads, lube and condoms to protect and take charge of their bodies. But are these products doing more harm than good.Cotton is considered the world...

Junior art and art history major Melanie Vazquez won first place in this year’s WAC Mural Contest. Her mural will be displayed on the south-facing wall of the 623 S. Wabash Ave. Building for six months before being replaced by senior art and art history major Shelby Gahm’s second–place mural.

Student winners announced for WAC Mural Contest

May 8, 2017

Junior art and art history major Melanie Vazquez never painted murals before entering Columbia’s second WAC Mural Contest. Encouraged to enter by a professor in the Art and Art History Departm...

Newcomer Anya Taylor-Joy stars as Thomasin in her first major film role.

‘The Witch’ ditches cabin in the woods

February 15, 2016

Director Robert Eggers’ feature-length debut “The Witch” is set in New England in 1630. In the first scene, a gray, austere court broods over the fate of William, played by Ralph Ineson, a father o...

Behind the Scenes: The 90’s Show

November 24, 2014

Columbia’s Urban Music Association hosts the annual 90’s Show in the 618 S Michigan Ave Building at Stage two. The show is a tribute to the music, performing arts and fashion of the 1990’s. Columbia...

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Genetic loop keeps cellular clocks on time

September 22, 2014

The human body’s circadian rhythm, synced with the 24 hour day, regulates almost every physiological process. New research has illuminated the interaction between four genes that control this circadian cl...

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