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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 ...

Notable Native: Jesseca Rhymes

Notable Native: Jesseca Rhymes

By Metro Editor

April 4, 2016

Jesseca Rhymes, for the second consecutive year, has asked for donations of feminine hygiene products instead of birthday presents. Rhymes said she got inspired to start the organization Never Go Withou...

New Student Group Wants “Fair Trade” Status For College

New Student Group Wants “Fair Trade” Status For College

February 8, 2016

Three undergraduate students in Fashion Studies programs are forming an organization that will aim to make Columbia a “Fair Trade College.” The group is part of a citywide student coalition working...

Creative Writing beset by failed chair search, fewer students

By Assistant Campus Editor

May 12, 2014

A failed search for a permanent chair of the newly developed Creative Writing Department has faculty and staff questioning the future of the department.Louise Love, interim provost and vice president of Academic Affairs, sent out an email April 30 stating that after extensive interviews with three candidates, the administration was unable to appoint any of them.“It’s not that we will not have a chair, it’s that we wi...

Aloha, Oprah

By Emily Ornberg

December 3, 2012

Media mogul Oprah Winfrey is adding another title to her list of many occupations: organic farm owner.An OWN spokeswoman confirmed that Winfrey will produce and sell a line of organic products made of resources grown in Maui, Hawaii, where she is currently developing her organic farm.“The trademarks were filed for Oprah’s farm on Maui to enable the farm to grow and distribute produce on Maui and throughout the Hawaiian Isla...

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