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Chipotle fundraiser ends in good taste with PRSSA

Chipotle fundraiser ends in good taste with PRSSA

October 13, 2019

The Public Relations Student Society of America initially walked away from a recent fundraiser having raised no funds due to a contractual technicality, but when the  Chronicle contacted the parent ...

Columbia continues assistance for hurricane-affected students

Columbia continues assistance for hurricane-affected students

September 25, 2017

Columbia students and administrators continue to assist students affected by hurricanes, including fundraising by the Public Relations Student Society of America. Dean of Students John Pelrine said the college identified 125 students from areas impacted by Hurricane Irma includin...

Alumnus inspires graduating seniors to hold on to passion

Alumnus inspires graduating seniors to hold on to passion

April 26, 2017

In a speech for Columbia's Public Relations Student Society of America chapter, 2012 marketing and radio alumnus Bill Coon told students to not forget what they love to do and to keep pursing that in any way they can. In his speech, titled Pursuing Your Passion Post Graduation at...

Someone You Should Know: Student stays busy by giving back

Someone You Should Know: Student stays busy by giving back

November 10, 2014

Kara Vana, a sophomore public relations major, is bringing Headbands of Hope, a nonprofit that raises funds for children’s cancer research, to Columbia. For every standard headband sold for $14.95, the company donates $1 to the cause and gives a headband to a girl battling the di...

“Planet of the Apes” is the dawn of a great franchise

By Josh R. Weitzel

August 12, 2014

The “Planet of the Apes” franchise has been a staple of the science-fiction genre since 1968. Although no sequel was as critically acclaimed as the original, the series has enjoyed success with a reboot in 2011’s “Rise of the Planet of the Apes,” which employed revolutionary visual technology and a thrilling origin story set in modern day. The latest sequel, “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes,” is not only one o...

Student group plans benefit to help ailing Chicago girl

By Contributing Writer

December 3, 2012

By Tyler Eagle, Contributing WriterColumbia’s chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America will partner with Be The Match, a national nonprofit dedicated to finding donors for bone marrow and stem cell transplants, for an event to help find a bone marrow match for Nyiah Young, a 7-year-old Chicago native with sickle cell anemia.The event will be held Dec. 5 in the Wabash Campus Building, 623 S. Wabash Ave., ...

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