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Trump, the new Reagan: ‘religious freedom’ endangers public health

By Editorial Board

January 29, 2018

The “moral” majority of the 1980s has made it to the 21st century, and now they wear “Make America Great Again” hats.The Department of Health and Human Services created the Conscience and Religious Freedom Division Jan. 18, which is ironically inside the Office of Civil Rights. This new federal division will focus on allowing medical professionals to deny patients treatment if a procedure conflicts with their reli...

Poe (Kevin Webb) fantasizes about his poetry aspirations. 

Poe musical explores control and circumstance

January 18, 2018

A musical about the life of Edgar Allan Poe has a lot to live up to: It must balance Poe's macabre, dramatic writing style with factual detail, while being careful not to lose one in favor of the other.Blac...

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...

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